Field Trips with TRCA
No matter your location, you’re close to nature and transformative, experiential education with TRCA!
Single-day field trips, meeting a variety of curriculum expectations, recreation and group or team building experiences for full day kindergarten through grade 12, are available at the following locations:
- Albion Hills Field Centre
- Black Creek Pioneer Village
- Claremont Nature Centre
- Kortright Centre for Conservation
- Lake St. George Field Centre
- Tommy Thompson Park
- TRCA Parks
Albion Hills Field Centre is located in the Albion Hills Conservation Area, eight kilometers north of Bolton in the region of Peel. Intersecting on this 446-hectare property are the Humber River and Centreville Creek. The Field Centre is a spacious cedar and granite chalet-style building and combined with the conservation area, Albion Hills provides the perfect backdrop for nature-based, curriculum-linked, recreation and team building excursion.
To visit Black Creek Pioneer Village is to journey back in time to discover life in early Ontario. The Village is an example of a typical crossroads community found in the Toronto area during the 1800’s
Imagine what the world was like before cars, televisions, radios or computers were invented. That world comes to life at Black Creek Pioneer Village. Step back in time and learn about our past by experiencing one of our exciting educational programs. The life and atmosphere of a 19th century Victorian village awaits you with over 35 restored heritage buildings in a beautiful setting of parkland and gardens. Travel back to a different world and discover Pioneer life – right here in Toronto!
Located on a beautiful 160-hectare property in the Durham Region, the pristine Duffins Creek runs through the property flanked by valley slopes of mixed woodland and open meadows. We offer a variety of nature based programs for school groups, guides, scouts, adults and community groups as well as camps and nature clubs!
The Kortright Centre for Conservation helps children discover fascinating facts about our plant and wildlife populations through observation and hands-on participation.
Fields, meadows, forests and wetlands – welcome to nature’s classroom! We believe that by teaching children about sustainable living practices and renewable energy, we will foster a new generation of environmentally aware citizens that will be able to live in harmony with the natural environment.
One of the highlights of this site is Lake St. George itself, a beautiful kettle lake which the property surrounds. The property is also the headwaters of the east branch of the Humber River, and features mixed woodlands, open meadows, reforested areas, and wetlands that possess abundant fish and wildlife populations.
Lake St. George Field Centre is located on a 120-hectare site on the ecologically significant Oak Ridges Moraine, just east of Bayview Avenue in the Town of Richmond Hill.
Investigating The Living City Spaces – Education at Tommy Thompson Park
The education programs at Tommy Thompson Park provide unique opportunities to experience the phenomenon of migration or explore Toronto’s urban wildlife habitats. We currently offer a series of captivating education programs for students
Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) Parks provide wonderful opportunities to explore and enjoy interesting natural and cultural spaces within the Greater Toronto Area. Located in Peel, York and Durham regions, the parks are close to home and easily accessible.
TRCA Parks, various locations
The beautiful conservation parks offer diverse learning and recreational opportunities, including:
- Guided or self-directed education programs
- Exploration of natural features and habitats
- Cross-curricular, recreational and fitness programs and activities