Welcome to Skiller Island
Skills Canada Nova Scotia’s Essential Skills Challenge has gone virtual this year. Join us on “Skiller Island”, where you’ll use your 9 Essential Skills to complete challenges and escape to safety. Not only will these skills save you from the dangers of the deserted island, but you’ll discover how important they are when pursuing your future careers.
Before beginning, you’ll need a supply kit. If you haven’t received a supply kit yet, please order one here.
Video 1: Skiller Island Activity One
Video 2: Skiller Island Activity Two
Video 3: Skiller Island Activity Three
Video 4: Skiller Island Activity Four
Video 5: Skiller Island Activity Five
Video 6: Skiller Island Activity Six
Introduction: Welcome to Skiller Island
Your journey is about to begin! Let’s start by introducing our tour guide, Professor Castaway, and learning a bit more about the 9 Essential Skills. Then play “Five to Survive” to make sure you have what it takes to get off the island.Start Lesson Download Activity 1
Find your way
Now that you’re prepared for the next few days on Skiller Island, you’ll need to find your way to the waterfall and shelter for the night. Your journey won’t be easy as you will have to complete “Masked Maze” first. (*Supplies from kit needed: buffs, markers, maze)Start Lesson Download Activity 2
Thirsty for more
Time to fill up those canteens. Nothing on Skiller Island is easy though, so follow Professor Castaway’s instructions carefully. After completing “Hydration Station” you’ll have a full canteen of fresh water for the rest of your time on Skiller Island.Start Lesson Download Activity 3