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A CLASSROOM WITH NO WALLS – THE POWER OF OUTDOOR LEARNING

The Seneca Outdoor Education Centre is the perfect setting for an outdoor class adventure. Situated on the Oak Ridges Moraine, the property hosts a provincially-significant wetland, large kettle lake, and 700 acres of enchanting forest with a network of trails for hiking and exploring!

·        We offer specially designed Ontario Curriculum linked programming for JK, SK, Grades 1 & 2.    

·        Fun outdoor based experiential programming.

·        Low Instructor to student ratio (1:10).       

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Grades 3-12 

Thank you for your interest in bringing your class to the Seneca Outdoor Education Centre. We strive to make this trip a highlight of the year for both you and your students. The purpose of this guide is to inform you of our programs as well as what to expect when you arrive. This information will help you better prepare your students and staff for an enjoyable, memorable and well organized visit to our site.

Outdoor Education Centre Staff

Our staff members are college and university students who are enthusiastic, creative and take a personal interest in each student. All staff are trained in Standard First Aid and CPR as well as High Five – Principles of Healthy Child Development.  To ensure the safety of our participants, Waterfront Staff are certified in NLS and have canoe/kayak certifications. Staff who facilitate our Challenge Course Programs have been trained in house, and with ACCT (Association of Challenge Course Technology) accredited trainer to ensure a safe and fun experience for all participants. All of our staff participate in a yearly Spring Training Program prior to our opening.

We offer 3 different types of programs geared towards Grades 3-12:
Group Development Programs
Outdoor Skills Programs
Outdoor Education Programs

Teacher Planning Guide

 
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