Toronto Outdoor School Activities Ontario

Welcome to Our Hiking Classroom

Only 60-90 minutes west of Toronto ... a year round outdoor learning adventure.

Starting at $225.00 per group of 15 students... can do mutiple groups at once.

From Grades 6 to University Levels... each program is custom designed.

Native Studies Programs  .  Unique Adventures  .  Floating Classroom

Scouts & Guides Programs  .  ESL Field Trips  .  Overnight Learning Programs


Our hiking classroom teaches through experiential fun... these outdoor school activities are 1 hour west of Toronto, Ontario.

Our hikes identify plants through visual features, touch, smell and interaction.

Below is a video made by one of the high schools students that did a hike with us and then went on to make Medicine Bags with our teaching partners the Fleurys.

About 30-50 plants, shrubs and trees are covered on the hiking classroom.

Includes identification of poison ivy, stinging nettle and other poisonous plants.

Talks on trees as tools, includes the exercise of making smoke without matches.

Teaches wildlife relationships to the plants and trees identified.

Covers First Nations medical and edible useage of plants identified.

Try making fire without matches.

Relationships of forest types to water, aspect and soil.

Talks on local First Nations History from the Neutrals to the Six Nations

Handling & making of flint tools used by First Nations.

Discussions on First Nations farming and local prairie grasslands 

Open 7 days a week . Year Round . Reservations Required

Our hikes can be customized in time & length to match your age group. (2-5 hrs)

Cost for 1.5-2.5 hours is $225.00 for the first 15 people plus HST... each additional person is $15 plus HST.

Cost for 3-5 hours is $300.00 for the first 15 people, plus HST... each additional person is $20 plus HST.

Our goal is not maximum distance, but maximum experiences!

We can do a complimentary cookout if you supply the hotdogs & food.

Because it can be a rough terrain... students and chaperons must be able bodied.

Groups are responsible for providing their own transportation for drop off and pickup.

Please review our  Waivers and Risk Management Plans ... we also carry full liability, available on request.

For other outdoor learning adventures for public school grades... we highly recommend the programs hosted by the GRCA at Apps Mill... link.

 

We hosted the TFO "Survival Show for Kids".

Our Hiker's Classroom was used as a training tool by the Waterloo Collegiate’s Envirothon Team... Winners of the 2007 Provincial Envirothon Competition. 

 


“If you would like a school year-end trip that students won’t forget… please knock on our door… because we do it well!"