David Spencer's Creative Mind

Faith and Community Building in Action

Kirk Wipper was an Inspiration to Canoeists and Outdoor Educators

The outdoor education and children’s camping community is feeling the loss of Kirk Wipper who died unexpectantly on Friday March 18, 2011. Kirk was an inspiration to canoeists and outdoor educators around the world. I got to know Kirk at Camp Kandalore where I was a camp counsellor for junior boys in the summer of […]

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What we really need.

Consumerism promotes material wants and greed. This is what you really need. Pass it on.

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Aboriginal and Environmental Roundtable

On February 25, 2010 David Spencer brought together educators and aboriginal elders for the second First Nations, Inuit, Métis and Environmental Education Roundtable held at the Peel Aboriginal Network Community Centre in Brampton. See photos and read more here.

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Outdoor Paragon: Outdoor Excellence

I have been involved in outdoor recreation and outdoor education since 1974. I’ve appreciated the educators I have interacted with through COEO (Council of Outdoor Educators of Ontario), The Ontario Camp Leadership Centre and POEEA (Peel Outdoor and Environmental Education Association). In the year 2000, Paul Strome and I formed Outdoor Paragon a professional development […]

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