Students on Ice
Celebrates 15 Years!
Join a global team of high school and university students, scientists, elders, artists, musicians and visionary leaders for the 15th Anniversary Arctic Expedition!
Arctic Expedition 2015
July 27 - August 10, 2015
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Antarctic Expedition 2016
Our next Antarctic Expedition is scheduled for December 2016 to January 2017. High school and post secondary (college/university) students are eligible to apply. Please check back in the fall for more details and application forms.
The Greatest Classrooms on Earth
View SOI's latest video, The Greatest Classrooms on Earth. Incorporating footage from Arctic and Antarctic expeditions, this video tells the story of SOI journeys to the ends of the earth for an unparalleled learning experience that inspires youth as leaders and global citizens.
Q is for Qajaq
Photo (c) Martin Lipman / Students on Ice
Q is for Qajaq is a collaborative initiative to help inspire a renaissance of qajaq (kayak) building and paddling in Canada's Arctic. Visit the Canadian Museum of Nature until the end of July to see traditional Inuit qajaqs built this spring by Canadian polar adventurer Eric McNair-Landry and the Students on Ice Foundation and learn more about the history of the qajaq and its cultural signficance. These qajaqs will be taken on this summer's Students on Ice Arctic Expedition where they will be reassambled and paddled by international youth, elders, educators and scientists in the Northwest Passage. Learn more and help support this initiative!
SOI Launches Crowdfunding Platform
PolarCatalyst is a unique crowdfunding platform created by the Students on Ice Foundation to support initiatives that benefit the Polar Regions. To learn more, make a donation or submit your project visit PolarCatalyst.ca.
Connecting to nature in Canada's national parks
Canada's national parks are an integral part of every SOI Arctic
expedition. They provide an unparalleled classroom for
connecting youth to nature and fostering an understanding and
appreciation for the people, plants and animals that shape this
Follow the journey through this captivating video, beautifully
illustrating the impact of nature on youth around the world.
This video was produced in partnership with Parks Canada.
Photo (c) Martin Lipman
There's more to the Arctic than meets the eye!
Explore Expedition Arctic for a virtual journey through the Arctic
with scientists from the Canadian Museum of Nature and
Students on Ice as they discover amazing biodiversity, vibrant
landscapes and more!
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most recent educational expeditions!