Scott Hennigar

 

Instructor

Phone: (902) 585.1724

Email: scott.hennigar@acadiau.ca  
Office: School of Kinesiology, Rm 385e

Teaching Labs

  • Intro to Camping
  • Intro to Snowshoeing
  • Intro to Mountain Biking
  • Intro to Cross Country Skiing
  • Intro to Canoe Tripping
  • Intro to Adventure Programming
  • Intro to Sea Kayaking
  • Intro to Orientation
  • Intro to Winter Camping
  • Outdoor Leadership 1 & 2
  • Winter Survival
  • Advanced Survival
  • Advanced Wilderness Navigation
  • Wilderness Canoe Tripping
  • Bike Touring Leadership
  • Advanced Skills and Standards - Challenge Course
  • Sea Kayaking Tripping

Teaching Courses

  • Adventure Programming
  • Adventure Education
  • Outdoor Recreation Management

Scholarly Interests and Expertise

  • Adventure program design and delivery
  • Outdoor Leadership
  • Teaching methods for remote wilderness situations
  • Wilderness survival
  • Risk management
  • Primitive technology
  • Mentoring

Community Service

  • Advisor and mentor to Annapolis Valley Regional School Board's At Risk Youth program
  • Advisor and mentor to the Nova Scotia Youth Facility alternative learning program

Did you know that Scott...

  • Has attended seven wilderness survival courses at the Tracker School in USA
  • Has been mentored by survival expert Tom Brown Jr.
  • Works with world renown challenge course expert Rich Klajnscek at Seafox Consulting
  • Has attended a bicycle training camp with Chris Carmichael Training Systems (Lance Armstrong's Coach)
  • Collects outdoor tools, including knives, axes, and primitive weapons
  • Has acquired and restored five antique cedar canvas canoes including three Chestnuts, a Harold Gates and a Tremblay
  • Has worked on international disaster relief programs with the American and Canadian Red Cross
  • Has never had an indoor job in his life!

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