In June 2010 Dechinta offered its first 3 week semester — a test pilot program with all northern students. The program was accredited by the University of Alberta’s Native Studies faculty. www.dechinta.ca
Woofing International (“World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms”). Blachford Lake Lodge is pleased to be a host for Woofing Canada and Woofing International. We have been the NWT’s only Woofing Host for the past 4 years and have enjoyed hosting volunteer Woofers from many countries including Germany, England, USA, Holland, France, Australia, New Zealand, Italy, Poland, Japan, and Canada.
Woofer volunteers have built our greenhouse, planted tended and harvested our organic greenhouse and garden produce,upgraded out nature tails system, maintained our “ Clivus Multrum “ composting toilet and alternative energy systems, baked in the kitchen and recently volunteered to assist in all aspects of the first Dechinta University accredited semester classes.
If you are interested in being a volunteer Woofer with our team at Blachford see the Woofing site, become a member of Woofing International/ Woofing Canada see:
—then once you have your Woofing membership number, review our website blachfordlakelodge.com, then email us with a letter of interest,how you feel you can best contribute to the Blachford and the Dechinta vision, your resume/list of experiences, and which time period you may be available. Then we will reply to you by email.