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Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority

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​​​​​​​​​​​​Community Programs

  • Family Fun in the ForestFamily Fun in the Forest
  • Exploring NatureExploring Nature
  • Orienteering at Scanlon CreekOrienteering at Scanlon Creek
  • Learning with LSRCALearning with LSRCA
  • Starting a New AdventureStarting a New Adventure
 

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.​

A child sitting on his dad's shoulders while walking on a forest trail.Magic of the Forest​

Uncover clues and follow a map looking for magical markings along the way - all on the hunt for the mysterious Gnomes of Scanlon Creek (shhhh - remember to keep the Gnomes a secret). 

It’s an epic adventure that memories are made of - download now and let the magic begin!

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A group of young adults use a map to explore the forest.Trail Blazers

Explore Scanlon Creek,​ navigating across trails and various terrain by searching for hidden symbols and competing against others or the clock. 

Take a walk on the trail side and challenge your friends, siblings or even your parents in an activity that is fun together and apart. Who will win? 

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Two children walking on a log and smiling.

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. Our next Forest School session will run in September. ​

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A girl facing the camera looking through binoculars.

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!​

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