Exploring Nature - Outdoor Learning Program


The CCLC is excited to once again be running its Exploring Nature Outdoor Learning Program for children 4 to 8 years old for January 2-4, 2018!  

Our Winter Outdoor Learning Program is being led by our Registered Early Childhood Educators and follows a inquiry-based approach to learning in the outdoors that will be dependent on seasonal changes. As the outdoor environment provides a rich place for exploration and learning, there will be many opportunities for connections to the Ontario Science and Technology Curriculum for the primary grades, which could include understanding life systems, understanding structures and mechanisms, understanding matter and energy, and understanding earth and space systems. The focus of the programming will include daily exploration both inside and outside with intentionally planned experiences that will support the chidlren's learning. There is no additional charge for care before and after programming. 

//bit.ly/2QC9BfA. There are only 24 spots available per week! Our Mission Time spent learning in nature has been shown to have dramatic benefits for children’s social, psychological and physical functioning. Through this learning program led by our Registered Early Childhood Educators and Ontario Certified Teachers, we aim to help children develop a lasting and meaningful relationship with nature that will help them become stewards of the environment. Hours of Operation Drop Off - 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM Programming - 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Pick Up - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM Dates Offered Week 1 July 3 - 6 $208 Week 2 July 9 - 13 $260 Week 3 July 16 - 20 $260 Week 4 July 23 - 27 $260 Week 5 July 30 - August 3 $260 Week 6 August 7 - 10 $208 Week 7 August 13 - 17 $260 Week 8 August 20 - 24 $260 There is a 10% discount if registering for 4 or more weeks. Children will bring their own nut-free lunches and snacks on a daily basis and should come dressed for the weather.

To Register

Please register through the University of Guelph Open Learning and Educational Support: https://bit/ly/2QC9BfA  (instructions for using the enrollment portal are below)



Please email outdoor@uoguelph.ca with any questions.


Cancellation Policy

There are no full or partial refunds with less than two months’ notice of cancellation.