Lessons Learned from the Pack

One of the attractions to working with the dogs – especially with the numbers we have – is the constant learning. Every day, every interaction with the dogs is a learning experience, both for me & for the dog(s). A few years back I did a paper on the similarities between the kennel & society. […]


Winning is not a sometime thing:it is an all time thing. You don’t win once in a while; you don’t do thinks right once in a while; you do them right all of the time. Winning is a habit. Unfortunately, so is losing. Vince Lombardi quote. Think about it. Back soon. Paul

A Teacher’s Testimonial

Written by Tom Lewis, Director of Leadership and Community Service, Pickering College I have been bringing students to Chocpaw since their very first year of operation. I would not have maintained such a long association if it were not for the fact that Chocpaw offers such a unique experience that you won’t want to miss. […]

A Lesson Like No Other

A Lesson Like No Other Written by Kate McLaren The following article appeared in the Saturday, February 21, 2009 edition of the North Bay Nugget, weekly newspaper, and deals with a school trip with Chocpaw Expiditions. For students in Ecole Secondaire Catholique Algonquin’s outdoor education course, the old proverb experience is the best teacher” rings […]

Dog Sledding and Outdoor Eduacation

The following article deals with dog sledding and the educational learing experiences provide by Chocpaw Expeditions. Dog-sledding and Outdoor Education by Paul Strome There are as many different perceptions of an outdoor activity as there are participants. In the following article I will share with you several of those perceptions that focus on one of […]