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Incentive Program

The Incentive Outdoor Program attracts creative and motivated students with a passion for the outdoors.  The fundamental goal of the program is to provide opportunities for students to develop critical thinking skills, creativity, innovative problem-solving and adaptability, both in the classroom and in the larger community. Incentive is an experiential program that develops competent, confident and caring people with strong leadership and outdoor education skills. ​

Entry Requirements

Students may enter the Incentive Outdoor Program in Grade 8, 9 or 10 and should:

  • have a strong desire to attend the Incentive Outdoor Program
  • have a strong desire to develop outdoor & leadership skills
  • can strive in a higher learning environment (pre-AP style courses)
  • commit to actively participate in all the outdoor activities
  • demonstrate resilience and a growth mindset
  • have the ability to organize time and work independently
  • enjoy working collaboratively, and are inclusive of ALL people
  • demonstrate social responsibility and community involvement
  • demonstrate ownership for their learning
  • demonstrate strong academic proficiency in all subject areas (at the Grade 10 level, all students will be expected to complete Foundations of Math and Pre-Calculus 10)