Southern Alberta & Crowsnest Pass Tour

King's offers a field trip for donors to grow in community and engage with God's creation.

Trip: June 24-25, 2017

Join King's professors, Dr. Vern Peters and Dr. John Wood and King's president Dr. Melanie Humphreys as they explore Southern Alberta on a field trip that will elevate your appreciation for our wider sense of home, understanding of landscape and local conservation issues, and how they impact our community and our way of life. Connect with sense of place and grow in community as we venture on this cultural experience together and engage with God's creation.

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Check back here for more information. You can also call 1-800-661-8582 option 4 for more information or to reserve your spot on the bus.

Trip fee of $450/per person (single occupancy accommodations) or $800/couple (double occupancy accommodations) includes: 

  • Chalet accommodations at Castle Mountain Resort
  • Comfortable coach transportation with washroom on-board
  • All meals provided

Saturday, June 24

7:15 am

Start Loading the bus at front entrance of King’s

7:30 am

Depart from Edmonton – “Parkland Region Tour”
Human Settlement and Prairie Landscape Interactions

10:00 am

Slack Slough, Red Deer
North American Waterfowl Conservation and Viewing

12:30 pm

Picnic Lunch – Okotoks
The Last Stand of Cottonwoods – Of Floods and Forests

2:00 pm

Erratic Alley
Glaciers and the Land Beneath Our Feet (move to Sunday)?

3:00 pm

Coffee and Jerky on the Cowboy Trail

3:45 pm – 5:15 pm

Alberta’s Most Scenic Highway
Porcupine Hills: Foothills of the Rockies

5:15 pm

Welke Ranch Visit

7:00 pm

Arrive at Castle Moutain Resort
Settle In

7:45  pm


9:15 pm

Optional Campfire and Readings
Deeper into the Prairies


Sunday, June 25

6:00 am

Sunrise Activity

7:30 am


8:30 am


8:45 am

Lundbreck, Alberta – Engaging the Creation: Communities of Conservation
Ancient Trees and Charismatic Wildlife of the Rockies

10:00 am

Prayer Walk and Devotional

11:00 am


12:00 pm

Longview Black Diamond sit down lunch

2:00 pm


4:00 pm

Bradley’s Ranch

6:00 pm

Resume Drive – Return to Edmonton

9:00 pm

Arrive in Edmonton

 *itinerary subject to change