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Ecotourism Adventure

Context: You work for a tour company in the Ottawa Valley and you have been asked to plan an ecotourism adventure for several clients in beautiful Renfrew County.


Design Brief: To design and create an ecotourism adventure.


Possible Solutions: List as many possible solutions as you can for an ecotourism adventure.


Design Constraints: The following are some constraints or limitations for this project:

  1. You will work individually.
  2. The assignment will be submitted in one week.
  3. You will prepare a professional proposal for the ecotourism adventure that will be provided to the clients.
  4. The following items need to be accounted for:
    • client information form
    • travel, accommodation, meal, and activity information during the ecotourism adventure
    • you will select one of the activities from your information and be prepared to have the class attempt the activity (Mr. Ferguson must approve the activities first) from classroom to Mateway to town. Plan for up to 20 minutes.
    • detailed budget
    • contracts
    • ecotourism adventure timeline (i.e., trip itinerary)
    • your ecotourism business card (2” x 3.5”) 
    • Brochure 
    • poster ad for the ecotourism adventure (24” x 36”)
    • thank-you/come again letters
    • invoice
    • Create helpful lists including: supplies, emergency resources, alternate plans, weather, etc.

Detail Design: The following are the steps to designing and making your Project:

  1. Ensure that the work area is clear of hazardous materials (i.e., oil, gas, rags, wood, plastic, etc.)
  2. Develop all of the above for your ecotour.
  3. Clean-up your work area and put your tools away.

Materials: as required. Books, pamphlets, internet, etc.


Commissioning: Were you successful in this project when you tried it out?


Evaluation: Did this project work as you expected it to?


Reflection: Did you enjoy this project? What were you most proud of? What would you do differently next time? Skills learned?