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Expanding your classroom – a global experience

"This was a game changing experience! Comparing resource management in BC to what we saw in Costa Rica was a serious eye-opener for me! This trip gave me a renewed appreciation for our policies and management regimes in Prince George, while at the same time inspiring me to think in a more global context when it comes to planning my own career in natural resource management." Student Testimonial, 2013.

We are proud to offer our students a unique opportunity to participate in an intercultural travel experience. Spending three weeks away from home—in a safe and yet challenging travel program—our students are immersed in new cultures, politics and geography. Earning academic credit while broadening their consciousness, students gain valuable international field experience and life skills that will prepare them for work in a globally competitive market. Take your learning beyond the pages of a textbook and join as we explore new international destinations.

We are excited to announce that our upcoming field school will take students to visit the forests and communities of Ecuador! Past trips have included Costa Rica and China. Flip through our travel albums for a visual overview of our program (e.g. visiting the Great Wall of China and river rafting in Costa Rica).

Financial assistance for this course is available.

Travel Album

Highlights of our recent field school trips are showcased in the Gallery section of our website - we invite you to have a look!

News Releases

CNC students set to travel to Costa Rica for field school
A group of CNC Natural Resources Environmental Technology and biology students are taking their learning on the road to Costa Rica next month for a unique two-week field school. It's where they'll compare the natural resources of the central American country to those of B.C.
>>CNC Media, Apr 23, 2013

CNC students set to travel to China for field school
A group of CNC Natural Resources and Environmental Technology and biology students leave for China next month for a three-week field school where they'll compare the Chinese approach to forest land management with that of B.C's.
>>CNC Media, Apr 26, 2011