1st Year Community Experience

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Each year 1st year students as a part of the core Community Development course head off for a hands on experience exploring and learning in a local community. This year in late February we will be out on a two day adventure, exploring a local community and interviewing key stakeholders before heading out to Camp Mockingee to reflect and build our own community in the outdoors. It is an opportunity to get to know each other better and build strong relationships while considering and applying concepts of community developkment in a new comunity. Stay tuned for details.

Last winter, the 1st year students were hosted by the Town of Kentville for a full day experience exploring the concept of community capitals in a small town context. We surveyed community assets and needs acorss a range of settings and reported back our perspectives. Here are a few photos of students in action...