CHAOS is an experiential program that is offered to Yukon students in grades 9 and 10 and is be based at Wood Street School. "CHAOS" stands for Community, Heritage, Adventure, Outdoors and Skills. These programs have been developed in collaboration with the First Nations Programs and Partnerships Unit at the Department of Education.
Goals & Objectives:
Giving students an opportunity to learn through experience
Creating an environment for success and learning
Providing students with an opportunity for leadership
Developing understandings and making connections to Yukon First Nations knowledge, traditions, skills, values and beliefs in course content
Providing a sense of belonging and community relationships
Program will be developed using a holistic approach: working to balance mental, physical, emotional and spiritual.
Maintain and enhance the standards of the BC curriculum
Students participate in Physical and Health Education 9 or 10 (program specific). Grade 10 students will receive 4 credits upon successful completion of the course.
Major Expeditions There will be a number of major expeditions (up to 8 days long) planned for each semester. These expeditions will integrate the students’ academic studies with other program objectives.