Algonquin College - Pembroke Campus

Outdoor Adventure Naturalist

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Program Information

School:Algonquin College - Pembroke Campus
Faculty:Algonquin College in the Ottawa Valley (Pembroke)
Degree:Diploma; Co-op
Field of Study:Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Description:This two-year Ontario College Diploma program, delivered in a compressed format over 47 weeks, is partnered with Wilderness Tours (Canada`s largest outdoor adventure company) and provides the training, practical skills, and tourism industry experience to satisfy the provincial, national, and international demand for skilled interpreters, nature and ecotourism guides. Appealing to individuals interested in working outdoors, guiding clients, and interpreting natural environments, the program focuses on nature and heritage interpretation, outdoor adventure training, leadership, business, and risk management skills.

This program offers one cooperative education (Co-op) Work Term(s) option. Qualified students with a minimum GPA of 2.7, have the opportunity to apply for paid co-op employment to gain valuable work integrated learning experience and networks within industry.
URL:Outdoor Adventure Naturalist at Algonquin College - Pembroke Campus
Course Based:Yes
Length:47 Week(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $2,723
International: $7,300
Careers:Recreation and Sports Managers

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Foundations for College Mathematics (MAP4C) 

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent. Applicants with an OSSD showing senior English and/or Mathematics courses at the Basic Level, or with Workplace or Open courses, will be tested to determine their eligibility for admission; OR Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) certificate; OR General Educational Development (GED) certificate; OR Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and without a high school diploma at the start of the program). Eligibility may be determined by academic achievement testing for which a fee of $50 (subject to change) will be charged.

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based)
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Submission of a Letter of Intent and a personal resume.

* 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 June 29, 2018

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