Laurentian University/Universite Laurentienne

Outdoor Adventure Leadership

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Program Information

School:Laurentian University/Universite Laurentienne
Faculty:Faculty of Health
Field of Study:Health and Physical Education, General
Description:The Bachelor of Physical Education and Health (B.P.H.E.) specialty in Outdoor Adventure Leadership is designed to assist individuals in becoming competent leaders in the outdoors. The student will develop sound theoretical base, increase technical skills. and participate in a wide range of enriching educational and work-related experiences.

Students take part in some of the foremost outdoor adventure leadership training in Canada. In addition to the regular course load, students have the opportunity to gain valuable experiences and provincially or nationally recognized technical certifications in a wide range of outdoor activities, such as canoe tripping, whitewater, sea kayaking, rock climbing, and wilderness emergency first responder. Students also embark on a 14-day, 250 to 450 km canoe expedition towards the Arctic Ocean. Students may either enroll in a 400-hour internship (on-site work) or lead a three-week international expedition out of North America.
URL:Outdoor Adventure Leadership at Laurentian University/Universite Laurentienne
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,951
International: $21,656
Enrolment #:20

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Biology 

A personal profile and 2 matrix reference forms are also required. Ontario secondary school students who apply for admission to first year at Laurentian University must present an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), as well as at least six grade 12 4U/4M courses (as specified in each program listing) with the minimum grade requirements. For additional information regarding admission prerequisites, contact our Admissions Office at 1-800-263-4188 or 705-675-4843.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 19, 2016