TRCA’s secondary level programs are designed to engage and inspire, while making curriculum-connections and linking back to the classroom.
Bring learning to life in authentic and inspiring environments with highly skilled and trained education and environmental or heritage professionals.
Secondary level programs are available in 5 formats. Choose the one that best suits your students’ needs, or combine a few options for a custom and immersive educational experience:
The following locations provide exciting secondary-level programming utilizing unique resources, highly trained staff and conservation lands. SHSM certifications are also available at these locations:
Overnight, immersive and memorable curriculum-linked excursions for secondary students are available at:
Lake St. George Field Centre
Our highly trained and OCT-certified teachers bring the resources right to your classroom and run a program for you, right in the comfort of your own school. These subsidized programs fill up quickly, so avoid disappointment and book well in advance:
Theses programs take place outside of school hours (typically over the summer) and provide secondary level students a wide variety of experiences working in conservation, on environmental projects. Hours earned vary by program. Registrations fill up quickly, so register early to avoid disappointment!:
Take credits outside of the classroom and into authentic environments:
Earn an Ontario high school credit (IDC4U) in two weeks doing REAL ARCHAEOLOGY this summer!
The 40th season of Boyd Archaeological Field School will take place from July 14th to 30th, 2017 at Claremont Nature Centre located in Pickering (Ontario), Canada.
Students will complete a Grade 12 Interdisciplinary Studies Credit (IDC4U) while participating in all aspects of an actual excavation.
In this unique experiential course, students will receive instruction in:
- all basic techniques of archaeological field work
- hands-on activities, such as flintknapping and other ancient technologies
- classroom sessions from our certified teachers and professional archaeologists
- guest lectures from leading experts in archaeological disciplines
- indigenous perspectives from First Nations’ educators
Whether or not students plan to pursue a career in archaeology, this total immersion course will challenge them to perform at new levels of achievement in a team environment.
A $200 deposit is required to hold your booking. Full payment is due by June 24, 2017.
For more information about the Boyd Archaeological Field School, visit www.boydfieldschool.org.