Big Foot Snowshoeing Program

Organization Sponsor: Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation

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Program Description

The current popularity of snowshoeing could be based in the old adage, “if you can walk, you can snowshoe.” The Big FOOT Snowshoeing program’s objective is to provide Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation members, community organizations, schools and youth throughout Saskatchewan with the opportunity to get outside in the winter and have fun.

Program Approximate Cost: 

$10.00 wear and tear fee per set.

Funding Sources: 

SWF

Strategies For Sustainability: 

The Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation is a nonprofit, non-government, charitable organization of over 27,000 members in 120 branches across Saskatchewan representing every walk of life. Per capita we are the largest wildlife conservation organization of its kind in the world. Established in 1929, the Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation has become an acknowledged leader in the conservation field.

Impact Of Program: 

This program has provides snowshoes to school and members across the province. They are mailed out and returned after the sponsored event.

Evaluation Tools: 

Feedback from participants.

Key Elements Towards Success: 

This program is one of 10 educational programs available.Snowshoes are available to SWF branches, schools and youth organizations in Saskatchewan on a first come basis.After your snowshoeing adventure, hand out participation certificates. Snowshoeing is an attractive wintertime activity because it is simple, low-impact and available wherever there is enough snow.

Challenges To Meet Them: 

Snowshoes require snow and weather that is not too challenging. Temperate enough to enjoy being outside.

Length and Stage of Project: 

This program began in 2004.

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