Primary School Programs
Our Primary School Programs accommodate various grade levels, needs, and are designed to be a springboard for action and understanding and strive to be relevant to learners so that they can connect to the natural world through their head, heart, and hands.Book a Program - email email@example.com
Programs take place at Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area, Mac Johnson Wildlife Area, or any of our other Conservation Areas upon request.
Programs are two hours in length and available mornings and afternoons. Start times can be flexible. We encourage full day programs and/or partnering with other classes and teachers.
- $8 per student (min fee of $120).
- $5 per student attending from the Limestone District School Board (Board pays $3 subsidy)
- $2.00 extra per student for Maple Madness programs
Students will go on an autumn journey learning about the seasonal needs, adaptations and changes of plants and animals. Puppet friends will support the children to discover these through a variety of sensory and hands-on activities.
Enhance your Health and Physical Education, Science, and Arts curriculum and give your class a wellness experience. A Forest Therapy Walk aka Forest Bathing is an opportunity for everyone to engage with sensory based invitations and sharing throughout in a way that feels comfortable to them. This connective, wellness experience is of benefit to all including the earth.
Your students will learn what changes or metamorphosis that various insects experience through their lifecycle. Through various activities, students will gain an appreciation of the valuable role insects play in the environment which includes their own backyards.
Students are introduced to the members of the wetland community and the basic roles they play. Through a visit to the wetland, students will act as gentle giants and take part in a hands-on live capture and release dipping experience of wetland aquatic animals and plants. As well as an exploration of a nearby forest habitat.
Available at Little Cataraqui Creek only.
The visit begins a welcome and a ride back to the sugar bush in tractor-drawn wagons. In small adult volunteer led groups students go on a scavenger hunt where they experience an age-appropriate discovery of historic and modern methods of making maple syrup which honours and acknowledges the Indigenous Peoples discovery of sweet water.
Students will go on a spring journey learning about the seasonal needs, adaptations, life cycles and changes of plants and animals. The children will discover these through a various
sensory and hands-on activities.
Students will go on a winter journey learning about the seasonal needs, adaptations and changes of plants and animals. They will discover these through a variety of sensory and hands-on activities with the support of our puppet friends and the incredible signs that animals leave behind with their track and scat clues for all to discover.