Day Visits

Claremont Field Centre

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!


Kortright Centre for Conservation

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.


Black Creek Pioneer Village

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!


Tommy Thompson Park

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


TRCA Parks

Toronto and Region Conservation (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 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