Registration for the 2019 - 2020 School Year is now open!

School Year & Per Term Programs

Forest Explorers (Monday & Wednesday: School Year or Per Term programs)

  • Winter Monday & Wednesday spaces available; Spring Monday & Wednesday - FULL

Ages: 5 – 13 years

Hours: 9am to 3:30pm

Days will be spent exploring the natural environment, practicing skills, developing mindfulness, embracing passions, and engaging in games that teach. The learning experience is ever changing and driven by questioning, storytelling, and inquiry. Through facilitator mentorship, reflection, community building activities, and nature inspired challenges, we aim to develop critical thinking skills, focus, positive social skills, and overall physical and emotional wellbeing of individuals and the whole group.

Forest Adventurers (Tuesday: School Year or Per Term programs)

  • Winter & Spring - FULL
  • Designed for, but not limited to, the more experienced outdoor forest schooler

Ages: 7 – 13 years

Hours: 9am to 3:30pm

Days will be spent exploring the natural environment with an emphasis on continuing to develop a sense of awareness, focus and mindfulness, leadership and collaborative skills, and more advanced nature-based skills in tracking, fire building, cooking, shelters, and tool use. Facilitator mentorship, games that teach, questioning and storytelling, and community building activities and reflection will continue to characterize the learning experience.

PA Day Programs 2019 - 2020

Ages: 5 - 13 years

Hours: 9am to 3:30pm

Dates: (DDSB & DCDSB PA Days)

  • Friday Oct. 11, 2019
  • Friday Nov. 15, 2019
  • Friday Jan. 17, 2020
  • Friday Apr. 3, 2020
  • Friday June 5, 2020

Activities will reflect the season and include various team and leadership games, cooperative group games, arts, and of course forest learning and exploration. Before and after care options are available. The cost for these programs is $50 per day plus HST. 5% Discount when registering for 3 or more days at time of registration.

Dogwood Acres Camp

We offer exciting summer camp opportunities for campers aged 5 to 16 years of age with a focus on outdoor education and leadership.

Day Camp (5 - 16 years of age)

  • Dates: July 6 - 10, 13 - 17, 20 - 24 & August 10 - 14, 17 - 21​
  • Daily Hours: Meet & Greet begins 8:45am, Programs begin 9am and run to 3:45pm
  • Extended Hours: 8am - 9am and 3:45pm - 4:45pm

Leadership Camp (11 - 15 years of age)

  • Dates: June 29 - July 3, excluding Canada Day, July 1st
  • Daily Hours: 8:45am- 3:45pm
  • Extended Hours: 8am-9am and 3:45pm-4:45pm