While the York Region Nature Collaborative was founded in York Region,
events are open to all interested educators, parents and families.

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  • Monday, September 25, 2017 at 09:00 AM
    Kortright Centre for Conservation in Vaughan , ON, Canada


    Come to the Kortright Centre for Conservation on your PA Day and explore the world of Forest School. Each day begins with an adventure into a woodland setting. Children interact with the natural environment through the use of loose parts, creative play, shelter building, whittling wood, cooking over an open fire, knots, making woodland crafts and sharing stories. This child-led approach to learning is exploratory, inquiry based, fun and unhurried.

    Program Duration: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. 

    Cost: $55/day 

    Ages: 4 to 10 years old

    Dates: September 25, October 20, November 24, January 19, February 2, June 4

    Click here for more information or to register!

  • Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 12:00 PM · 50 rsvps
    Kortright Centre for Conservation in Woodbridge, ON, Canada

    4th Annual Family Adventure Walk


    Sunday October 22, 2017 12-3pm

    Kortright Centre for Conservation 

    Enjoy an engaging, nature-filled family day that embraces a “head, heart, and hands approach to outdoor learning” (Forest and Nature School Canada).  Parents and their children are invited to collect a map, find a journey stick, bring a bag or bucket, and venture on a journey of woodland fun.

    Follow the StoryWalk™, decorate your memory sticks, experience the beauty of nature and trees, work with clay, build dens, and create woodland art.

    All welcome. Family friendly event. Rain or Shine - please dress for the weather.

    Did we mention it was FREE!!!??? (Donations welcomed). 




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