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Our education team offers programmed learning opportunities for children, youth and adults, enhancing participants connections to the health of the Lake Simcoe watershed in areas where they live, learn, work and play.

Through activities that are experiential, engaging, and age-appropriate, community programming seeks to raise participants' awareness and appreciation, increase knowledg​e and skills, and develop an understanding of environmental, conservation and sustainability issues.​​​

Community Page image_1.jpgS​pring into Birding Event

Saturday March 12, 2022, 9:30am to 12:00pm

Registration closed, Event full. 

Enjoy a guided birding hike to learn about the birds of Scanlon Creek and connect with nature through the joys of birdwatching. Earn stamps in a keepsake passport as you take a Storywalk, visit self-guided stations to see amazing bird artifacts and make a birdfeeder.Click this button to view the Forest School webpage for more information.

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Forest School at Scanlon Creek

Will we examine animal tracks? Explore the critters in the pond? Investigate insects in the meadow? Each week is a new adventure!

Forest school offers children aged 4 to 10 the opportunity to experience natur​​e through a variety of hands-on and play based opportunities.​​ Registration for the Spring session is ​open now.​ Click this button to view the Forest School webpage for more information.​​​ ​ 


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Explore outdoors with Nature Backpacks

Nature backpacks are available at select libraries ​to help you and your family get outside and explore. Find out more about nature backpacks, where to find one and how you can build your own!​

Click this button to view the Forest School webpage for more information.


Climate-Change-Hike.jpgClimate Change Guided Hikes 

Hike with us as we explore the local impacts of climate change.

Climate change is happening, and we're already seeing the impacts all around us. Our experts will lead the way on these fun, free and informative guided-hiking experiences that look at the local impacts of climate change and what we can do to make a difference. 

Click this button to view the Forest School webpage for more information.

Lake-Simcoe-Podcast.png ​Lake Simcoe Sessions Podcast 

The Lake Si​mcoe Sessions Podcast is an audio learning journey, where you will have the chance to hear about how climate change is impacting us locally here in the Lake Simcoe Region.

Click this button to view the Forest School webpage for more information.