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Campfire and/or Campfire Leadership

Many groups enjoy the tradition of ending their visit with us at the campfire circle. This evening program will provide participants with the skills, techniques and resources needed to lead a successful, fun-filled and inclusive campfire. Participants will prepare, practice and deliver one or more campfire components such as an opening, poems, skits, songs, stories...Read more
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Albion Hills Field Centre
Claremont Field Centre
Lake St. George Field Centre
Levels: ESL, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grades 9-12, Kindergarten
Type of course: Day Visit, evening program, Overnight
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Farm to Forest

Move from Farm to Forest in this new hands-on program with Claremont Field Centre and WindReach Farm! Students will spend half the day learning about and interacting with some of WindReach Farm’s most popular animals including chickens, guinea pigs and rabbits. For the second half of their visit they will take an immersive nature hike...Read more
Facility: Claremont Field Centre
Levels: ESL, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Kindergarten
Type of course: Day Visit, Full Day
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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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Halloween Nature Walk

Have you ever wondered why we dress in fanciful costumes, go out trick-or-treating and carve pumpkins for Halloween? Come and discover the history and natural basis for our Halloween traditions, legends and practices. Curriculum Connections: Social Studies; Heritage and Identity – Grade 1: Our Changing Roles and Responsibilities, Grade 2: Changing Family and Community Traditions,...Read more
Facility: Kortright Centre for Conservation
Levels: ESL, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Kindergarten
Type of course: Afternoon, Day Visit, Morning
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Holiday Lore

Enjoy the magic of Kortright’s forest in November and December. Explore nature while learning about the holiday season from various perspectives. Curriculum Connections: Social Studies; Heritage and Identity – Grade 1: Our Changing Roles and Responsibilities, Grade 2: Changing Family and Community Traditions, Grade 3: Communities in Canada 1780 – 1850, Grade 5: First Nations...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, Kindergarten
Type of course: Afternoon, Day Visit, Morning
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Art in Nature

Students create ephemeral art in a natural landscape and discover concepts in visual arts. Curriculum Connections: Visual Arts; Life Systems Kortright is the perfect setting for students to explore the world of ephemeral art – art made directly on the landscape using available natural objects. Students will experience hands-on contact with natural objects which leads...Read more
Facility: Kortright Centre for Conservation
Levels: ESL, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grades 9-12
Type of course: Afternoon, Day Visit, Morning
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Mapping and Orienteering

In this program the students will learn and practice map and orienteering skills. Curriculum Connections: Social Studies; People and Environments – Grade 4: Political and Physical Regions of Canada In this active program, students are introduced to the basic features found on most maps (symbols, lines, scales, title, date, map grid). Students will learn and...Read more
Facility: Kortright Centre for Conservation
Levels: ESL, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Type of course: Afternoon, Day Visit, Morning
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