Summer Programs

Children attending this year’s summer programs are in store for fun, adventure and new discoveries!  Our schoolage children will be exploring the great outdoors with visits to Rouge Valley Conservation Area, Enniskillen Conservation Area, Darlington Conservation Area, Kortright Conservation Area, Heber Downs Conservation Area, Bruce's Mill and Greenwood Conservation Area.  Our toddlers, preschool and Kindergarten children will have the adventure brought to them with story tellers, co-operative games, animal stampede, fun fitness, dance, mad scientists and music!  Follow our Facebook page as we post pictures of our fun, our finds and our friends!


Outdoor Leadership Camp 2018


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What is Outdoor Leadership Camp?  Something different for your 9 to 12 year olds...

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Outdoor Leadership Camp Focuses On:

  • The educators introduce provocative ideas
  • Campers self direct program through their own thoughts, ideas and interests
  • Campers encourage each other to take the lead

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How Does Learning Happen?

Belonging – Every child has a sense of belonging when connected to their world

Well-Being – Every child is developing a sense of self health and well-being

Engagement – Every child is an active and engaged learner who explores the world with body, mind and the senses

Expression – Every child expresses themselves in many different ways through materials, their bodies, and words

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Promoting Leadership Skills

  • Perseverance
  • Decision making
  • Coaching / Mentoring
  • Encouraging peers
  • Role modeling
  • Leading
  • Goal setting
  • Risk taking
  • Negotiating
  • Teamwork
  • Motivation / Motivating
  • Encourage good work ethic

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  • Fire safety
  • Learning to build fires / different ways
  • Different materials to make fire
  • Cooking / experimenting with cooking (Popcorn)
  • Cedar Tea

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Safety First

  • Outdoor guidelines
  • Safety scenarios
  • Survival skills

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  • Exploring the great outdoors
  • Learning about the wilderness, trees and wild life
  • Building a sense of wonder
  • Trying something new
  • Orientation

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Games & Crafts

  • Friendships
  • Team building
  • Cooperation
  • New experiences
  • Collecting natural clay / materials
  • Being creators not consumers

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What else would you like to know? Ask me!

Ages 9-12

Schoolhouse Playcare invites outside participants

Ask about our 10% Discount

Bus locations;

          Glen Dhu            

          Roland Michener

          (Approximate times 8:15-4:45)

Contact a Schoolhouse Playcare Centre for registration

For more information contact Ruth @

905-728-7740 ext. 205

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