As part of our traditional start up programming, HTS is excited to offer students in Grades 5 - 12 the opportunity to “Breakaway” in the second week back at school!  
    • HTS Breakaway Trips - Let's Go Camping!

    • Breakaway Trips - Let's Go Exploring!

Grounded and guided by our Student Life Framework, a program of activities and experiences has been designed for each grade in order to build community, foster new friendships, and set each student up for a successful year of learning. Breakaway is an important part of the HTS experience and it is our expectation that every student will attend.

Lower School Trips

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  • Grade 5 - ALIVE Outdoors at Camp Timberlane

    The ALIVE Outdoors Program for Grade 5 student will revolve around building community connections with their peers, peer mentors and HTS faculty as well as deepening their sense of self. Participating in this overnight camp experience is an excellent way to help our students deepen their confidence and individuality while having fun and making new friends. 

    For some students, this will be their first experience away from home and we will work hard at creating a supportive and caring environment.
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Middle School Trips

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  • Grade 6 - Camp Kandalore

    At this three day program Grade 6 students will be challenged to explore goal setting throughout the activities and workshops as a way of building integrity in their actions.
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  • Grade 7 - ALIVE Outdoors at Camp Timberlane

    The ALIVE Outdoors Program for Grade 7 students will revolve around building community connections with their peers, peer mentors and HTS faculty as well as deepening their sense of self. Participating in this overnight camp experience is an excellent way to help our students deepen their confidence and individuality while having fun and making new friends. 

    For some students, this will be their first experience away from home and we will work hard at creating a supportive and caring environment.
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  • Grade 8 - Quebec City Trip

    Grade 8 Students will discover the best of Europe in Canada on this 4-day student tour of historic Quebec City. Students will learn the history of soldiers in 1812 at Martello Tower and will gain a new appreciation for French culture.
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Senior School Trips

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  • Grade 9 - Canadian Ecology Centre Trip

    At the Canadian Ecology Centre, students will gain a better understanding and appreciation for the natural world around them and learn how they can have a positive influence on our environment. 

    Developing a strong environmental ethic is all about surrounding yourself with nature and finding lifelong activities that support a healthy respect for oneself, each other, and our environment. Students will learn outdoor skills and participate in activities that focus on personal goals, challenges, and team work.


     
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  • Grade 10 - Ottawa Trip

    In this 4 day trip Grade 10 students will tour important political institutions in our Nations’ capital, explore the War Museum and participate in the KAIROS Blanket Exercise at Beechwood Cemetery. Students will enjoy a bike ride along Rideau Canal and shopping at the Byward Market.
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  • Grade 11 - ALIVE Outdoors at Camp Timberlane

    Grade 11 students will spend time together as a community while deepening their understanding and refinement of their unique leadership abilities. Students will exercise and further develop their skills by participating in experiential workshops as well as acting as peer mentors for the younger HTS students. Playing a key role in the facilitation of a positive and memorable experience for their junior peers will deepen our Grade 11 students' understanding of responsibility, reliability and build confidence in their personal leadership style.
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  • Grade 12 - ALIVE Outdoors at Camp Timberlane

    Grade 12 marks a transitional period in our students' lives as they prepare to enter life outside of the HTS community. Amidst outdoor activities and workshops, the Grade 12 program will provide space for students to explore legacy by reflecting on their HTS experience to date, their graduating year and beyond. Having the space to reflect upon how they are perceived as a graduating class and as an individual in society, will help them live through transitions with greater awareness of self and future goals.
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IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS

Important waivers and forms have been sent home with your child and need to be completed and returned to your child's homeroom teacher by Friday, June 3, 2022.

For new students starting at HTS for the 2022-2023 school year, please use the links below, print and sign forms, and send to appropriate division head by June 3:
Ms Heather MacDonald, Head of Lower School
Mr. Rob Thomson, Head of Middle School
Mr. Greg Rose, Head of Senior School 

Please take the time to read the accompanying information and to fill out the appropriate forms. Each Grade has its own set of unique forms. Thank you for your attention to the timely completion of these forms and for supporting the HTS Student Life programming. 

If you are missing any forms or waivers, please use the links below to access the documents so you can print out at home. 


Grade 5 Breakaway Waivers and Forms:
ALIVE Outdoors Parent Info Package
ALIVE Outdoors Waiver and Health Forms (print and sign)
HTS Grade 5 Informed Consent Form (print and sign)

Grade 6 Breakaway Waivers and Forms:
Kandalore Parent Info
Kandalore Waiver (print and sign)
HTS Grade 6 Informed Consent Form (print and sign)

Grade 7 Breakaway Waivers and Forms:
ALIVE Outdoors Parent Info Package
ALIVE Outdoors and Health Forms (print and sign)
HTS Grade 7 Informed Consent Form (print and sign)

Grade 8 Breakaway Info:
HTS Grade 8 Parent Info Letter 
(Please note that the Informed Consent for Grade 8 trip is located on School Cash Online and needs to be reviewed and completed by June 3, 2022.)

Grade 9 Breakaway Waivers and Forms:
Canadian Ecology Centre Medical Information and Consent Form (print and sign)
HTS Grade 9 Informed Consent Form (print and sign)

Grade 10 Breakaway Waivers and Forms:
HTS Grade 10 Informed Consent Form (print and sign)

Grade 11 Breakaway Waivers and Forms:
ALIVE Outdoors Parent Info Package
ALIVE Outdoors Waiver and Health Forms (print and sign)
HTS Grade 11 Informed Consent Form (print and sign)

Grade 12 Breakaway Waivers and Forms:
ALIVE Outdoors Parent Info Package
ALIVE Outdoors Waiver and Health Forms (print and sign)
HTS Grade 12 Informed Consent Form (print and sign)

Info on Student Charges for Grade 6-12 trips:
Please submit your student charge payment information through School Cash Online before Wednesday, May 31, 2022. This will ensure that you are set up for the first installment fo Student Charges, which will be paid electronically on the morning of August 1, 2022.