Family Fun With TRCA

Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) is delighted to offer fun fall activities for kids and families!

Explore the natural and cultural history of our region through a guided experience at Black Creek Pioneer Village or Kortright Centre for Conservation. Pre-book from one of several unique experiences.

PLEASE NOTE: For the safety of all visitors, volunteers, and staff, participants must agree to abide by COVID-19 protocols.

TRCA Outdoor Family Experiences have a maximum capacity of 20 participants to ensure physical distancing can be maintained between households participating in the program. Physical distancing between staff and participants outside of your household will be required for the duration of your experience.

READ OUR OUTDOOR FAMILY EXPERIENCE FAQs

brother and sister enjoy family fun while hiking in the woods during the fall

CHOOSE FROM THE FOLLOWING EXPERIENCES:

Campfire:
An Outdoor Family Experience at Kortright Centre

Gather around a campfire to experience a great Canadian tradition! Enjoy a crackling fire, toast marshmallows*, sing songs, and play traditional campfire games.

marshmallows being toasted over a campfire

PRICING:

  • Per family group (up to five people): $70.00 + HST
  • For each additional guest (up to two people): $15.00 + HST

*Upgrade to S’mores for an additional $2.00 per person!

DURATION:

  • One hour

DATES AND TIMES:

  • Thursday October 1, 8, 15 and 24 – 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday October 3, 10 and 17 – 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.
  • Sunday October 4, 11 and 18 – 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.

PLEASE NOTE: TRCA Outdoor Family Experiences have a maximum capacity of 20 participants to ensure physical distancing can be maintained between households participating in the program. Family experiences at Kortright are entirely outdoors and physical distancing between staff and participants outside of your household will be required for the duration of your experience.

Minimum registration is required for program to run.

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Nature Experience:
An Outdoor Family Experience at Kortright Centre

Explore and learn about the natural world through an immersive nature experience. Guided by an experienced leader, you will learn about trees and birds, and discover the myriad creatures that live in a pond.

young boy looks through binoculars while participating in TRCA outdoor family fall fun experience

PRICING:

  • Per family group (up to five people): $70.00 + HST
  • For each additional guest (up to two people): $15.00 + HST

DURATION:

  • Two hours

DATES AND TIMES:

  • Thursday October 1, 8, 15 and 22 – 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.
  • Saturday October 3, 10 and 17 – 12:00 to 2:00 p.m.
  • Sunday October 4, 11 and 18 – 12:00 to 2:00 p.m.

PLEASE NOTE: TRCA Outdoor Family Experiences have a maximum capacity of 20 participants to ensure physical distancing can be maintained between households participating in the program. Family experiences at Kortright are entirely outdoors and physical distancing between staff and participants outside of your household will be required for the duration of your experience.

Minimum registration is required for program to run.

REGISTER NOW

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The World of Catherine Flynn:
A Guided Family Program at Black Creek Pioneer Village*

Meet Catherine Flynn, a young woman who immigrated to Canada from Ireland as a child in the 1850s.

Catherine, as portrayed by a History Actor, will tell her family’s story and their experience of what it was like to be immigrants in mid-19th century Ontario.

costumed educator prepares to lead a guided tour at Black Creek Pioneer Village

Follow Catherine Flynn on a tour of her home, the Flynn House, and select heritage buildings throughout the Village.

*Includes an indoor component.

PRICING:

  • Per family group (up to six people): $94.95 + HST
  • Member price (for a group of up to six people): $90.95 + HST
  • For each additional guest (up to four additional people): $15.00 + HST

DURATION:

  • Two hours

DATES AND TIMES:

  • Saturdays and Sundays only

NOTE: Guided Programs and Tours at Black Creek Pioneer Village are designed to provide a more in-depth look at some of our most popular heritage buildings and our hidden natural spaces. Physical distancing measures will be maintained by participating families at all times. Please read the Black Creek Pioneer Village visitor protocols.

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General Public:* GO TO BOOKING PAGE
Village Members:* GO TO BOOKING PAGE

*PLEASE NOTE: Each booking is for a group of up to six. Add $15.00 for each additional participant up to a total of up to four additional people per booking. Please call (416) 667-6295 if your family or friend group (social bubble) is larger than six people.

 

Nature in the Village:
A Guided Family Program at Black Creek Pioneer Village*

Learn about the natural world of the Village! You will be guided by a knowledgeable nature educator in discovering wild plants and animals who live and grow in Toronto.

wildflowers in bloom at Black Creek Pioneer Village

We can customize this program for children of all ages with nature-themed games and activities, or provide an adult group with a whole new perspective on local flora and fauna through a guided tour.

We look forward to exploring the wildlife of the Village with you!

PRICING:

  • Per family group (up to six people): $94.95 + HST
  • Member price (for a group of up to six people): $90.95 + HST
  • For each additional guest (up to four additional people): $15.00 + HST

DURATION:

  • Two hours

DATES AND TIMES:

  • Saturdays and Sundays only

NOTE: Guided Programs and Tours at Black Creek Pioneer Village are designed to provide a more in-depth look at some of our most popular heritage buildings and our hidden natural spaces. Physical distancing measures will be maintained by participating families at all times. Please read the Black Creek Pioneer Village visitor protocols.

REGISTER NOW

General Public:* GO TO BOOKING PAGE
Village Members:* GO TO BOOKING PAGE

*PLEASE NOTE: Each booking is for a group of up to six. Add $15.00 for each additional participant up to a total of up to four additional people per booking. Please call (416) 667-6295 if your family or friend group (social bubble) is larger than six people.

 

Contact Information

Questions? Need help registering?
Please contact vservices@trca.ca or call (416) 667-6295.