Winter School Programs

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There is a minimum booking fee of 20 students.


Winter Wonderland Nov—Dec k/(pre/ECE)

Explore wildlife outdoors and warm up with craft and play based activities in our nature centre! Meet a tree and explore living and non living forest elements.  Play a matching game including antlers of reindeer,  moose, elk and our local white tailed deer. Enjoy a hayride (weather permitting) and warm up with delicious apple cider.

Half day $6

Wonderful Winter Nov—Dec Gr 1-2

Explore wildlife outdoors and warm up with craft and play based activities in our nature centre! Check out the physical characteristics of our local conifers and investigate how they keep their green through winter.  Take a hike to investigate seasonal changes. Get creative in a game which investigates the physical characteristics and needs of our local deer population. Enjoy a hayride (weather permitting) and warm up with delicious apple cider.

Half day $6  Full day includes campfire with marshmallows $10

Migrate, Hibernate or Adapt Nov—Mar  Gr 1-2

Investigate changes plants and animals go through in order to survive in the changing seasons. Conduct an experiment to discover why leaves change colours during the year. Become familiar with the mammal species of Ontario through a guided hike exploring tracks and signs. Get your hands on some wildlife artifacts to decide which animal migrates, hibernates or adapts for survival.

Half day $7  Full day includes campfire with marshmallows $10

Trees Please Nov—Apr Gr 3

Explore Heartland Forest and learn tree id and fun facts about our beautiful deciduous forest. Parts of a plant, lifecycle, adaptations, forest community, Human uses through history, human impact, and how we benefit from the trees and plants around us are covered through interactive game stations. Includes tree craft.

Half day $7  Full day includes campfire with marshmallows $10


Prices listed are per student
Adults $4, Staff Complimentary
Minimum group fee of 20 students
Full Day programs run 9:30-2:00
*campfire with marshmallows(weather dependent)