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Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority

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​​​​​​​​​​School Programming

Working with our watershed Boards of Education, private educational institutions, schools and teachers, our school programming is designed to provide students from kindergarten through grade 12 with opportunities to learn about and experience the natural world, ultimately strengthening their connection to the Lake Simcoe watershed​. 

Through lessons and activities that are experi​ential, engaging, and based on provincial curriculum, school programming seeks to raise students' awareness and appreciation, increase knowledge and skills, and develop an understanding of environmental, conservation ​and sustainability issues.  

We offer school programming through:

Student using paper and pencil outsite to record informationThe Nature Centre at Scanlon Creek ​

Located in Bradford West Gwillimbury, the Nature Centre at Scanlon Creek Conservation Area specializes in curriculum-​based, outdoor education programs for student​s and teachers.

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Outreach Education

If you can't come to us, we'll come to you! Our Outreach Education team would love to come to your school (within our watershed jurisdiction) and deliver programming to your students. We can meet you in the classroom or at a nearby greenspace. 

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Looking for something more specific? We also deliver programming for:

Downloadable Climate Change Presentation

Designed specifically from a local Lake Simcoe watershed perspective, this interactive presentation - complete with speaking notes, tips and teaching guide - was developed by our team of environmental experts to provide teachers with a curriculu​m linked presentation, in an easy-to-use format.

Specialist High Skills Major

Our education team can help support your SHS​M program across a variety of sectors.​


Engaging outdoor experiences geared towards the curricular goals of homeschooling families​.​