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  • Grades 9-12

Microplastics and Our Water

Curriculum Links: Biology – Sustainable Ecosystems, Environmental Science – Human Health and the Environment; Human Impact on the Environment Description: Microplastics are destroying our marine ecosystems, and we’re the ones putting them there. In this hands-on session, students will learn about microplastics – what they are, why they are a problem, and ongoing awareness raising...Read more
Facility: Watershed On Wheels
Levels: Grade 5, Grade 8, Grades 9-12
Type of course: Afternoon, Morning, Outreach
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Geomatics

Curriculum Connections: Grade 9, 11, 12 (see below for detailed connections) Combine geography and environmental science in this active, engaging, full-day program! Students will learn about the history of and uses for GPS technology before heading out with GPS units to go geocaching. Once the students have mastered GPS technology, they will use their devices...Read more
Facility:
Albion Hills Field Centre
Claremont Field Centre
Lake St. George Field Centre
Levels: Grades 9-12
Type of course: Full Day, Overnight
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Eco-Jeopardy

Modeled after the popular television game show, participants will be divided into teams and challenged in a fun and interactive manner to answer environmentally themed questions. Categories include such topics as wildlife, water, waste minimization, energy and climate change, and are meant to raise awareness of human impacts on the environment.Read more
Facility:
Albion Hills Field Centre
Claremont Field Centre
Lake St. George Field Centre
Levels: Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grades 9-12
Type of course: Afternoon, Day Visit, evening program, Morning, Overnight
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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
Facility:
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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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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Team Building Activities

Teambuilding is a fun and engaging program that teaches students how to be both effective leaders and team members, through a variety of team related activities and challenges. Curriculum Connections: Leadership and Recreation The half day teambuilding program, introduces students to select challenges appropraite for the age of the group and group dynamics. Within these...Read more
Facility: Kortright Centre for Conservation
Levels: Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grades 9-12
Type of course: Afternoon, Day Visit, Morning
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Snow Shoeing

Enjoy the forest in winter on a snowshoe hike along our trails. A walk in Nature provides so many mental and physical benefits. It can be an introduction to the natural world for those who are new to this environment or it can be a more detailed journey for those who feel comfortable in the...Read more
Facility: Kortright Centre for Conservation
Levels: Grade 1, 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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Survival Skills

Learn what to do if you get lost in the woods. Work in small teams to build a fire and a shelter to keep your group warm. Curriculum Connections: All 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...Read more
Facility: Kortright Centre for Conservation
Levels: 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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