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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  • Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 10:00 AM
    Ross Family Complex in Mount Albert, ON, Canada

    East Gwillimbury Nature Day


    East Gwillimbury Nature Day is on Saturday September 22nd.

    For more information Click Here. 

  • Wednesday, October 03, 2018 at 01:00 PM
    Scanlon Creek Conservation Area in Bradford, ON, Canada

    Scanlon Creek Forest School

    The Scanlon Creek Forest School is pleased to offer outdoor learning opportunities for homeschooled children aged 5 – 12 years old.  To learn more and to register, click here.   

  • Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 10:00 AM
    Discovery Child Care Centre- Forest and Nature School

    Joy of Childhood Conference

    Save the date for Child and Family Collaborative's Conference "Joy of Childhood Conference 2018" on October 20, 2018.

    Topics to be experienced include:

    • Connecting Children with Nature
    • Risky Play and its benefits!
    • Risk Assessment in our Programs
    • Outdoor education benefits as related to "How Does Learning Happen!"
    • Tour of the Nature Classroom
    • Parking Lot Playgrounds? - What can we do with them

    For more information please click here. 

    Stay tuned! Registration Details to follow! 

  • Sunday, October 21, 2018 at 10:00 AM
    Kortright Centre for Conservation


    Interested in volunteering for with the YRNC?

    Join us for our 5th Annual Family Adventure Walk in the Forest!

    Click here for more details!  

  • Sunday, October 21, 2018 at 12:00 PM
    Kortright Centre for Conservation in Vaughan , ON, Canada

    5th Annual Family Adventure Walk

    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).


  • Monday, October 22, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    Scanlon Creek Conservation Area in Bradford, ON, Canada

    PA Adventure Day Camp at Scanlon Creek Conservation Area

    Join us for an exciting PA Day full of exploration, fun and adventure!  Children ages 6 to 12 can connect with nature through a variety of activities such as Nature Photography, Orienteering, Developing Naturalist Skills, and much more!


    October 22nd, 2018

    For more information and to register, please click here.


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