Secondary

From art in nature to survival skills, the Kortright Centre’s programs for secondary level students offer immersive, outdoor educational experiences that engage both intellect and the imagination.

WHY BRING YOUR SECONDARY CLASS TO KORTRIGHT?

Our programs focus on learning through direct observation and participation in outdoor activities that will allow students to discover fascinating facts about the plant and wildlife populations and their interactions within these ecosystems.

The Kortright Centre has one of Canada’s largest renewable energy demonstrations, making it an ideal setting for teaching secondary-level students about alternative energy: solar thermal, photovoltaic (solar electric), wind and biomass.

Each topic emphasizes the individual’s role and responsibility in maintaining a healthy environment through sustainable living practices.

All programs are designed to meet curriculum expectations at the grade levels specified, and are presented by experienced professional instructors.

high school students tour Kortright Centre for Conservation

PROGRAM PRICING

Regular Price


Per Class
(Up to a maximum of 30 students) (Plus HST)

Half-Day Program: $200

Full-Day Program: $375

Special Program Price


Per Class
(Up to a maximum of 30 students) (Plus HST)

Maple Syrup (two hours): $220

Team Building and Low Ropes (full day): $400

Team Building (half day): $220

Climate Change/School Spirit Day: $400

Two Half Day Programs Booked on the Same Day: $375

Material Fee


Per Class (Plus HST)

GPS/Geocaching: $15

One Teacher/Supervisor for every 10 participating students is FREE. Each additional helper is $5.65.

high school students explore trail at Kortright Centre for Conservation

FIND A PROGRAM

Program bookings are unavailable at this time.

FIELD TRIP DETAILS

All programs must be booked in advance.

Programs are 1.5 to 2 hours long. Morning programs are from 10 am to 12 pm. Afternoon programs are from 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm. (These times may be adjusted slightly to accommodate your travel arrangements.)

Programs always have an outdoor component. Groups should dress for the conditions on the day of their visit. Before your visit, please discuss the importance of dressing appropriately for outdoor activities. On days of inclement weather the program will be modified to include some indoor activities along with the outdoor components.

Kortright Centre has partnered with bypeterandpauls.com to make optional boxed lunches available for school groups. Please see below for menu selections.

We are pleased to offer ONE complimentary admission to teachers and supervisors for every 10 participating students.

Please note that most Kortright programs can be adapted for groups with special needs.

NEED HELP WITH YOUR BOOKING? Call 416.667.6295 x 602 (Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.).

group of students practice GPS navigation at Kortright Centre

BOXED LUNCH OPTIONS

Pizza

  • Homemade cheese or pepperoni pizza
  • Chocolate chip cookie
  • Whole apple

$6.99 + HST per person

Wrap

  • Wrap selection: Roasted turkey or grilled vegetables with pesto
  • Chocolate chip cookie
  • Whole apple

$7.99 + HST per person

Crispy Chicken Wrap

  • Breaded chicken, lettuce with light dressing on 10-inch tortilla
  • Chocolate chip cookie
  • Whole apple

$8.99 + HST per person

Beverages: All boxed lunches include one soft drink, juice or bottled water.

NOTE: Food orders must be placed at least one week prior to visit date.

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