Adventure and Activities

Adventure and Actvities

Celebrate the spirit of adventure at our Academy, where learning transcends the classroom! Our activity and adventure program offers students the thrilling opportunity to travel the world, exposing them to new cultures and diverse environments. Each journey is an adventure in itself, filled with unique and exciting activities designed to challenge and inspire. From exploring distant lands to engaging in exhilarating outdoor pursuits, our students are encouraged to broaden their horizons, discover new passions, and develop a global perspective. This program is not just about adventure; it’s about shaping world-ready, well-rounded individuals.

Adventures in Learning: Dynamic Activities for Growth and Discovery
Student scuba diving
RLA - Boxing Room
The Gym
RLA - Weight Room
RLA - Triangle

Weekly Clubs

Every Wednesday for 90 minutes, our students immerse themselves in a world of diverse clubs, ranging from fishing and computer technology to car mechanics, fostering unique skills and passions in an amazing array of activities.

  • Car Mechanics 
  • Wood Working
  • Computer Science
  • Website Building and Media Production
  • Climbing and Rappelling 
  • Boxing and Wrestling
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Engineering and Science
  • Fishing
  • Lego Club
  • And many more… 

Daily Structured Activities

Welcome to the vibrant world of after-school activities at our Academy, where every day unfolds into an array of opportunities for our students. From engaging sports to enriching academic classes, from diverse hobbies to off-campus adventures like bowling and tennis lessons, our structured activities are designed to cater to every interest and passion. Here, students are encouraged to explore, learn, and grow beyond the classroom in a supportive and dynamic environment

Weight Training
Music Room

Every Day After School and Over the Weekend!

Cadets (RCAC)

Robert Land Academy proudly hosts #2968 Royal Canadian Army Cadets (RCAC), an exciting optional program for students aged 12 and up. Sponsored by the Canadian Armed Forces and the Army Cadet League of Canada, this national youth program is part of the Canadian Armed Forces’ commitment to youth development. Administered under the National Defence Act, it receives funding from the Department of National Defence and is overseen by Cadet Instructor Cadre (CIC) Officers, who are members of the Canadian Armed Forces.

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What We Do

  • Skill Development: Training in map and compass use, GPS technology, orienteering, first-aid, camping and survival skills, canoeing, abseiling, trekking, and mountain biking.
  • Ceremonial and Citizenship Activities: Involvement in military events and community activities, fostering pride and discipline.
  • Leadership Opportunities: A hierarchical system that allows cadets to develop and refine leadership skills, with older cadets mentoring younger ones.
  • Exclusive Membership: #2968 RCAC is a closed Corps, open only to students of Robert Land Academy under 19 years.
  • Regular Activities: Participation in weekly parades, training, and various RCAC activities with other cadet corps.

The Rappel Tower

At Robert Land Academy, we believe in pushing boundaries and overcoming fears to foster resilience and confidence. Our rappel tower stands as a symbol of this ethos. In the accompanying video, you will witness our students taking on the exhilarating challenge of descending the tower. This activity is more than just an adrenaline rush; it’s a powerful tool for teaching our boys how to face unfamiliar and daunting situations with courage and determination. Each step down the tower represents a leap in self-confidence and problem-solving skills, essential qualities for success in all walks of life. Watch as our students transform apprehension into achievement, learning valuable lessons in perseverance and self-belief.

Students at the Academy Experience the Thrill of Climbing and Rappelling the Tower
The Rappel tower

Sky Diving

Students have the opportunity to apply for the Skydiving club and gain their ‘Para wings’. The SkyDiving club includes full training by qualified instructors leading up to a freefall from 8000 feet. There is an extra cost associated with this club and students are selected based on their suitability.


Scuba Club

The Robert Land Academy scuba club works in conjunction with the professionals at Dan’s Dive Shop in St. Catharines. Students will be trained for the PADI open water diver certification. This club will help to build confidence, and develop teamwork skills and environmental awareness. All training will be conducted by certified PADI Scuba instructors. There is an extra cost associated with this club and students are selected based on their suitability.

The Fall Exercise

Each year the cadets at the Academy participate in a three-day 70 km hike across the beautiful Bruce Trail. The exercise is designed to provide a physical and character-building experience that will enhance Company loyalty, foster teamwork, and develop leadership. Completing the Fall Exercise returns the award of the prestigious Baker’s Badge and will generate authentic pride of accomplishment.

Bakers Badge
The Fall Exercise is one of Robert Land Academy’s signature events.
Students running on a trail

Global Expeditions: Adventure Beyond Boundaries

Bataan trip

Bataan Trip

Prepare to embark on an extraordinary adventure, the Bataan Memorial Death March, a challenging trek through the rugged high desert terrain of the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. This iconic event pays tribute to the brave soldiers who endured immense hardships during the Bataan Death March of World War II.


The Bataan Memorial Death March is not just a march; it’s a test of endurance, resilience, and honor. Participants from around the world gather to take on the challenging terrain, forging a deep connection with history and the sacrifices made by those who came before us.


Venture into the heart of the desert, where the unforgiving landscape becomes the backdrop for a remarkable journey. Trekking through arid trails, facing steep climbs, and conquering demanding terrains, participants experience the physical and mental challenges faced by heroes of the past.

But this adventure is more than just a test of physical strength; it’s an opportunity for camaraderie, remembrance, and personal growth. As you march alongside fellow participants, you’ll forge bonds that will last a lifetime. Together, you’ll honor the memory of those who endured the Bataan Death March and emerged as heroes.


Join us for the Bataan Memorial Death March and be part of an unforgettable journey through history and adventure. Challenge yourself, pay tribute to the brave, and create memories that will last a lifetime.

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Massanutten Trip

Massanutten Trip

Get ready for an extraordinary adventure as Massanutten Military Academy takes you on a thrilling five-day expedition to Massanutten in America! Nestled in the heart of nature, this is an incredible opportunity for our selected students to immerse themselves in a world of excitement, challenge, and discovery.


Our Academy’s chosen participants will have the privilege to embark on a journey set against a breathtaking forest backdrop with towering mountains. Massanutten offers a wide range of outdoor activities, from climbing and ziplining to rappelling and survival training.


This program is carefully designed to provide an unforgettable experience that pushes their limits, forges lifelong friendships, and connects them with the beauty of the great outdoors.


An unforgettable adventure where our students will embrace the spirit of adventure, learn valuable life skills, and return with lasting memories. Massanutten awaits, and it’s time to seize this remarkable opportunity!

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