Programs

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Maple Syrup

Enjoy early Spring’s sweetness! Learn how to identify maple trees and how they are tapped for sap. Compare past and present methods of maple syrup making. Come and learn about a fabulous Canadian tradition. This popular program includes hands-on learning about the history of syrup making from Aboriginal to Modern day times. Students will learn...Read more
Facility: Bruce's Mill Conservation Area
Levels: ESL, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 5, Grade 6
Type of course: Day Visit
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Choose your own adventure

A customized program to meet your needs. Let us know your group’s goals and we can customize a program to meet your needs. We can also develop a program that is guided by your students through an inquiry based, student centred learning approach. Please be sure to let us know what your students are interested...Read more
Facility: Kortright Centre for Conservation
Levels: ESL, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grades 9-12, Kindergarten, Pre School
Type of course: Afternoon, Day Visit, Full Day, Morning
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Self Guided

Take a self guided walk along the trails at Kortright.Read more
Facility: Kortright Centre for Conservation
Type of course: Afternoon, Day Visit, Morning
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Kite Flying Fun

Come fly a kite! See how we can capture the wind’s energy to “fill a pond” and generate electricity. Preparation Programs always have an outdoor component. Groups should dress for the conditions on the day of their visit. Before your visit, please discuss the importance of dressing appropriately for outdoor activities. On days of inclement...Read more
Facility: Kortright Centre for Conservation
Type of course: Afternoon, Day Visit, Morning
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Give a Hoot

Hike through owl territory and learn to “hoot like an owl”. Be a scientist and dissect owl pellets to see what our feathery friends have been eating. Preparation Programs always have an outdoor component. Groups should dress for the conditions on the day of their visit. Before your visit, please discuss the importance of dressing...Read more
Facility: Kortright Centre for Conservation
Type of course: Afternoon, Day Visit, Morning
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Finding your Way GPS/Geocaching

Learn about GPS technology and how it is used. Using our GPS units participants will progress through a few outdoor practice exercises. The participants will learn about the different kinds of geocaches and will search for caches on the property using GPS units to guide them. age 13 + Preparation Programs always have an outdoor...Read more
Facility: Kortright Centre for Conservation
Type of course: Afternoon, Day Visit, Morning
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Finding your Way Mapping and Orienteering

Learn map reading and orienteering skills and work in teams to navigate your way to orienteering markers at different locations on the property. age 8 + Preparation Programs always have an outdoor component. Groups should dress for the conditions on the day of their visit. Before your visit, please discuss the importance of dressing appropriately...Read more
Facility: Kortright Centre for Conservation
Type of course: Afternoon, Day Visit, Morning
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Nature Exploration

This seasonally adjusted program focuses on the plants and animals of Kortright. The many hands-on activities include nature games and activities, touching furs and feathers and hiking through Kortright’s many amazing habitats. age 4 + Preparation Programs always have an outdoor component. Groups should dress for the conditions on the day of their visit. Before...Read more
Facility: Kortright Centre for Conservation
Type of course: Afternoon, Day Visit, Morning
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