Outdoor Overnight School Trip Programs

Our outdoor overnight school trip programs in Ontario are designed so that you can customize the menu for the desired experience. We have options available year round.


Native Studies Programs  .  Hiking Classroom Program  .  Floating Classroom

Scouts & Guides Programs  .  ESL Field Trips  .  Unique Adventures


There are 3 overnight trip options available:

1) Wilderness camping along the banks of the Grand River with portable washrooms, gas BBQs or fire pits, cut your own wood, plus a dual eating & teaching area with picnic tables. We supply water... bring your own food and cook your own meals. No hydro. Up to 60-70 people! Cost $5 per person per night plus HST... bringing own camping equipment. (tents can be rented)

2) Bunk cabins with flush toilets and showers, a dining hall with a full kitchen, also a gas BBQ picnic area. Bring your own food and cook... or have the onsite cafeteria cater. For 55 people... but if some tent up to 75 people. There is a campfire area and numerous hiking trails. Cost $15 per person per night plus HST.

3) Winterized heated buildings with a kitchen for small groups of 12. Or for larger groups of up to 80 people a full cafeteria service with meeting rooms. There is a campfire area  and numerous hiking trails. Cost start at $30-$50 per person per night plus HST.

 

Food Options

1) Bring your own to cook over a fire, gas BBQ or kitchen facility

2) Or have meals catered... with or without evening snack

MEALS ... prepared for groups of 8 of more... does not include HST
12 years and up 3-11 years
  Breakfast (hot buffet) $9.50 $5.00
  Lunch (buffet, includes dessert) $13.50 $7.00
  Supper (buffet, includes dessert) $15.50 $8.50
 Snack (beverage and snack) $3.50 $2.00

The following 4 special diets will be accommodated with advance notice. Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free and Vegan for an additional $2.00 per meal. Vegetarian at no additional cost. We are a nut aware facility

Program Options

Hiking Classroom (2-4 hours) on edible & medicinal plants with team building survival challenges... details

Floating Classroom (3-4 hours)... rafting from upstream down the river to the overnight area... covers wildlife, plants, survival & First Nations history... details

Learn to Canoe & Kayak... a 1 hour instructional lesson followed by a guided instructional paddling experience back to the campsite.

Man Tracking (1-2 hours)... learn the art of tracking people... details.

Survival Skills (2-3 hours)... how to make arrowheads from stone, making rope from plants, making fire with hand drills and trying the weapon used before a bow called an Atlatl... details

Six Nations Bus Tour... A Haudenosaunee guide will travel in your bus for 3-4 hrs... allowing you to experience the Six Nations Territories through their eyes... details.

Flintlock and Powder (30 minutes)... a talk and demo on the types of muskets used by settlers.

Learn to Fish (2 hours)... A group program on how to fish... hands-on... tying knots... casting... lures and equipment. details

Read the Night Sky... (90 minutes) a star program teaching how to locate the sky for constellations and planets.

Campfire Speakers... Metis Drummer... Medicine Man... Jay the Voyageur... Story Tellers... First Nations Dancing & Singing... Residential School Survivors.