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Policy 508 Educational Field Trips and Off-Site Activities

Policy Statement

It is the policy of the Upper Grand District School Board to support school-organized and supervised educational programs and activities which occur beyond the school site that offer educational value to students, enhance the curriculum, and/or support the mission and vision of the board and the school.

When organizing and planning educational field trips and off-site activities, full consideration must be given to ensure a safe and inclusive learning and working environment is available for all students regardless of age, ancestry, colour, race, citizenship, ethnic origin, place of origin, creed, disability, family status, marital status, gender identity, gender expression, socio-economic status, employment, housing, sex, and sexual orientation.


First adopted: February 2000
Revision history: February 2012, November 2021, December 2021 (508-B), May 2022 (508-A, 508-B), July 2022 (Appendix A)