A CLASSROOM WITH NO WALLS – THE
POWER OF OUTDOOR LEARNING
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!
offer specially designed Ontario Curriculum linked programming for JK, SK, Grades
1 & 2.
outdoor based experiential programming.
Instructor to student ratio (1:10).
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 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
We offer 3 different types of
programs geared towards Grades 3-12:
Outdoor Skills Programs
Outdoor Education Programs
Teacher Planning Guide