Perfect for junior naturalists, Explorers Camp is all about getting to know Toronto’s local ecosystems. The city is filled with cool nature mysteries and amazing wildlife! By going on fun nature adventures to find them, we grow an appreciation for all living things.
Explorers Camp follows an imaginative storyline that inspires campers to complete daily missions. We wander through the forest, play games, and learn new naturalist skills like bird language and plant ID. Campers are empowered to lead their own excursions in a way that feels timeless, promotes curiosity and is a ton of fun!
- Natural and human-made hazards
- Edible and medicinal plants and trees
- Mammals and wildlife observation
- Birds and bird language
- A holistic understanding of ecological systems
- Storytelling, art and theatre
- Learning wilderness and naturalist skills
Coyote Camp is all about learning the coyote’s way of life. Coyotes are highly aware and stick to the edges of our awareness. They’re adaptable and play an important role in their ecosystem. Because of these reasons and more, we try to be like the coyote!
Coyote Camp follows an imaginative storyline that inspires campers to complete daily challenges. We play games that heighten our senses and learn new wilderness skills like fire-building, carving and wildlife tracking. By spending the week outside having a ton of fun, campers build their awareness and resilience.
- Games and adventures
- Learning a variety of wilderness and naturalist skills
- Learning about wildlife
- Awareness of our natural surrounding and engaging the senses
- Natural camouflage and silent movement
Pine is an experience that should not be missed for all Toronto youth. The kindness of counselors along with their attention to getting to know each child individually is only equalled by the outdoor experience delivered.— Parent of two Pine campers
Etienne Brule Park (Coyote Camp)
Etienne Brule Park (Explorers Camp)
Taylor Creek Park (Coyote Camp)
Taylor Creek Park (Explorers Camp)
*Price for 4 day weeks (June 29 & Aug. 4): $345
A payment plan is available. Bursaries are available through our Bursary Fund.
* Before and after care is available at an additional cost:
- Before Care (8:30am – 9:00am): + $25/week/child
- After Care (3:30pm – 5:30pm): + $70/week/child
We’ll be accepting applications to register for Summer 2020 starting on February 12, 2020 at noon! To view availability and apply to register after that date, click the Registration button below and complete an application. Once you’ve submitted an application, we’ll reach out within 2 weeks to confirm your acceptance into the program or follow up with additional questions.
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