We are lucky to be located in a beautiful, forested natural environment, alongside the Ottawa River. Children developing in the outdoors is important, and our classes spend time in nature every day.
Our Outdoor Education Program is a child-centered inspirational learning process that offers opportunities for holistic growth through regular sessions. It's a long-term program supporting play, exploration, and supported risk-taking. It develops confidence and self-esteem through learner-inspired, hands-on experiences in a natural setting.
All grades are involved in the Outdoor Education Program.
It helps develop physical and social skills.
It ties directly into many areas of the curriculum.
It helps build confidence and supports mental health.
It makes vital cultural connections.
The Outdoor Education Program runs on the belief that every child should have regular, long-term access to the forests and natural environment in their community, which provides them with authentic, engaging, play-based learning opportunities.