The Nature School at Kortright

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The Nature School

 

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The Nature School
at Kortright Centre for Conservation

9550 Pine Valley Drive
Woodbridge, Ontario
905-832-2289
jgreen@trca.on.ca

The Nature School is located at the Kortright Centre for Conservation. A 555 acre property with majestic hardwood forests, open wild meadows and access to swamps, marshes and the Humber River.

Mission Statement

To provide a supportive outdoor student-led learning environment that empowers, motivates and develops the whole child.

Values

The core values of The Nature School are:

Take Risks

Provide opportunities to build a student’s innate motivation, confidence and skills to take supported risks within a nurturing environment where it is safe to fail.

Education of the Whole Person

Develop the physical, social, cognitive, linguistic, emotional, social and spiritual aspects in our students and promoting their holistic development by linking school experiences to students’ life experiences.

Student Led

Support student development through the use of learning approaches that motivate students to develop theories, questions and ideas that drive the learning process forward. 

Environmental Stewardship

Utilize the  diverse habitats that exist on the 555 acre learning environment to foster a connection with and develop an appreciation for the Natural Environment.

Parent Manual

Download our Parent Manual for more information about The Nature School.

Teachers

The Nature School teachers hold one or more professional designations including certified Forest School Practitioners, Registered Early Childhood Educators and/or Ontario Certified Teachers with degrees in Outdoor Experiential Education with extensive experience working with children in their early years.

Sponsors and Partners

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Primary School Forms

Parents/Guardians must sign the following documents in order to confirm application:

· Application Form

· Waiver Of Claims And Indemnity

· Photo and Image Release Form

· Payment And Fee Policies

· Student Medical History Form

· Vaccination Records/ Statement of Conscience or Religious Beliefs Form 

All of the above documentation plus the application fee, must be received in order to move to the next phase in the admissions process.

Please email or fax completed forms to jgreen@trca.on.ca or 905-832-8238


Preschool School Forms

· Application Form

· Waiver Of Claims And Indemnity

· Photo and Image Release Form

· Payment And Fee Policies

· Student Medical History Form

· Vaccination Records/ Statement of Conscience or Religious Beliefs form 

Please email or fax completed forms to jgreen@trca.on.ca or 905-832-8238

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the required information please speak to the Jasmine Green at 905-832-2289 x 239.

Tuition Fees

Program

Tuition Fees

The Nature School

$12,000

The Nature School Pre-School

$1500

The Nature School Before and After Care  Program(School-age only)

$3850