STUDENTS ON ICE is an award-winning organization offering unique educational expeditions to the Antarctic and the Arctic. Our mandate is to provide students, educators and scientists from around the world with inspiring educational opportunities at the ends of the Earth and, in doing so, help them foster a new understanding and respect for the planet.

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Your donation helps to provide youth from around the world with life-changing expeditions as well as post expedition leadership support, education and career opportunities. Thanks to the generous support of donors and partners, more than 2,600 students from 52 countries have benefitted from the Students on Ice program.

                Students on Ice

            Celebrates 15 Years!


Join a global team of high school and university students, scientists, elders, artists, musicians and visionary leaders for the 15th Anniversary Arctic Expedition!


Arctic Expedition 2015
July 27 - August 10, 2015
click here for more information



Antarctic Expedition 2016

Our next Antarctic Expedition is scheduled for December 2016 to January 2017. High school and post secondary (college/university) students are eligible to apply. Please check back in the fall for more details and application forms.

What's New!


SOI Launches Crowdfunding Platform

PolarCatalyst is a unique crowdfunding platform created by the Students on Ice Foundation to support initiatives that benefit the Polar Regions. To learn more, make a donation or submit your project visit


Connecting to nature in Canada's national parks

Canada's national parks are an integral part of every SOI Arctic
expedition. They
provide an unparalleled classroom for
connecting youth to nature and fostering an understanding and
appreciation for the people, plants and animals that shape this
incredible land.

Follow the journey through this captivating video, beautifully
illustrating the impact of nature on youth around the world.

This video was produced in partnership with Parks Canada.
Photo (c) Martin Lipman

There's more to the Arctic than meets the eye!

Explore Expedition Arctic for a virtual journey through the Arctic

with scientists from the Canadian Museum of Nature and

Students on Ice as they discover amazing biodiversity, vibrant

landscapes and more!






Click on the banners below to retrace our
most recent educational expeditions!







Expeditions and Inspirations: An Arctic Cocktail Event
Ottawa Wave Makers: microgrants in support of Canada’s oceans
Join James Raffan’s book launch in support of SOI Scholarship Program
SOI and alumna Kyra Flaherty recognized by Nunavut Legislature



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