Laura Howells, CBC News
Posted: Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at 09:55 — Last Updated: Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at 10:07
Six-year-olds sit in a circle of tree stumps, watching their teacher write on a whiteboard in the forest.
Teachers carry bear spray and walkie-talkies. There are tarp shelters in case it rains.
Class is often outdoors this fall at Hidden Valley Elementary School, which has built a “forest school” on its property in the outskirts of Whitehorse.