Outdoor Family Experiences

Want to get the most out of your visit to Kortright? Purchase an advance ticket for one of our themed Outdoor Family Experiences.

Nature Experience

Explore and learn about the natural world through an immersive nature experience. Guided by an experienced leader, you could learn about trees, birds and discover the myriad creatures that live in a pond.

young visitors to Kortright Centre uses binoculars to look for birds

PRICING:

  • $70 + HST per family (to maximum of five)
  • $15 for each additional guest (up to two extra guests)

DURATION:

  • Two hours

DATES AVAILABLE:

  • Sunday October 10 — 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday October 12 — 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday October 20 — 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday November 10 — 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Sunday November 14 — 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Saturday November 20 — 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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Survival Skills

Learn the basics of survival in this hands-on program. Understand how to build a fire, make shelters, and more.

young visitor to Kortright Centre learns to build a fire as part of the wilderness survival skills program

PRICING:

  • $70 + HST per family (to maximum of five)
  • $15 for each additional guest (up to two extra guests)

DURATION:

  • Two hours

DATES AVAILABLE:

  • Saturday October 2 — 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday October 13 — 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Sunday October 24 — 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
  • Saturday November 6 — 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday November 17 — 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday November 24 — 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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Mapping and Orienteering

In this active program, you will be introduced to the basic features found on most maps (symbols, lines, scales, title, date, map grid). You will then learn and practice map and orienteering skills such as reading a map, orientating maps in the correct direction, and following a map route.

a visitor to Kortright Centre uses a map to explore the property

PRICING:

  • $70 + HST per family (to maximum of five)
  • $15 for each additional guest (up to two extra guests)

DURATION:

  • Two hours

DATES AVAILABLE:

  • Wednesday September 29 — 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Saturday October 2 — 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
  • Sunday October 24 — 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday November 3 — 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Saturday November 6 — 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

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Insects

Ambush bugs, Tiger beetles, Dragonflies and Painted Lady Butterflies: just some of the fascinating insects and invertebrates you may see and learn about during this hands-on program. Participants will be given the opportunity to catch, observe and release a variety of insects in different habitats.

dragonfly

PRICING:

  • $70 + HST per family (to maximum of five)
  • $15 for each additional guest (up to two extra guests)

DURATION:

  • Two hours

DATES AVAILABLE:

  • Wednesday October 6— 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Sunday October 10 — 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
  • Saturday October 16 — 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
  • Sunday November 14 — 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
  • Saturday November 20 — 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

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PLEASE NOTE: TRCA Outdoor Family Experiences have a maximum capacity of FOUR families to ensure physical distancing can be maintained between households participating in the program. Family experiences at Kortright are entirely outdoors and physical distancing between staff and participants outside of your household will be required for the duration of your experience.

Minimum registration is required for program to run.

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