Bachelor On Campus

Outdoor Recreation, Parks and Tourism (Hons)

Lakehead University

48 months
27295 CAD/year
5984 CAD/year
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Outdoor Recreation, Parks and Tourism (Hons) from Lakehead University plays an increasingly important role in our contemporary lives, contributing to our health, family cohesion, enrichment of culture, environmental appreciation, and economic development.

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Outdoor Recreation, Parks and Tourism (Hons)  from Lakehead University  offers a one-of-a-kind concentration in Nature-Based Therapeutic Recreation, as well as double degree options with Geography, History, Women’s Studies, and Natural Science (Biology). Concurrent Education is also an option, allowing you to complete your Outdoor Recreation degree and immediately enter into the two-year professional Education program. 


  • Tourism Development and Planning Officer
  • Small Business Owner
  • Outdoor/Field Instructor
  • Adventure Guide
  • Interpretive Programmer
  • Municipal Recreation Manager
  • Outdoor Education Coordinator
  • Conservation Officer
  • Events Manager
  • Youth Camp Director
  • Primary/Secondary Teacher
  • Various Parks Canada/Provincial Park positions

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Risk Management and Legal Liability
  • Nature-based tourism
  • Outdoor Leadership
  • Programming
  • A two-week expedition course
  • Career Explorations

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Fall admission:

  • January 13 (for Ontario High School Applicants) 
  • March 1 (for College Transfer Applicants) 


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Successful graduation from an academic secondary school program or equivalent  
  • Program specific prerequisite courses;
  • Equivalent of a minimum 70% overall final average (Canadian)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27295 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27295 CAD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    5984 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5984 CAD per year during 48 months.

International Tuition

  • Year 1&2: $27,295.00
  • Year 3&4: $26,522.50

National tuition:

  • 2nd year - $5,955.86
  • 3rd year - $5,915.30
  • 4th year - $5,398.29

Living costs for Thunder Bay

1149 - 1720 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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