Outdoor Education Hike Grand River GROWE

OUTDOOR EDUCATION GRAND RIVER WINTER HIKE 

Come GROWE closer to nature by experiencing an interactive-style nature hike. Participants will learn plant, tree and bird identification while hiking the Carolinian Forest surrounding the heritage Grand River.

 

Your highly educated and energetic guides will lead you on an adventure through the forest that will have all your senses tingling from the sights and sounds of the fascinating and beautiful 116 acre property of Five Oaks.

 

Clients will be treated to a taste of the abundance of winter wild edibles that nature has to offer. This hike caters to beginner/intermediate level. 


 

Introduction (10 minutes)   

We will meet with the clients have introductions and outline the itinerary of the program. The guides will go through an extensive safety talk and risk management. 

 

Wild Edibles Hike (1.5 hours)

 

Our highly educated and passionate guides will lead you through the forest of Five Oaks in an interactive way that will have you seeing the outdoors in a whole new light. The forest is alive in a whole different way during the winter season and we will investigate and discover what the winter woods has to offer.  We will explore the trail by identifying an array of trees, plants and birds along the way. Clients will be treated to a taste of the abundance of winter wild edibles that nature has to offer.  

 

Question/Answer/Good Byes (20 minutes)

 

We will all join for circle time where we pass the talking stick to share what we learned and enjoyed during the program. 

 

Time Required: 2 hours            Location: The Summer Centre, Five Oaks 

 

 

Participant

Cost/Person

 

 

1-4 participants

$45.00

 

 

Cost per Paying Person For 5 Or More People (not including free children)

 

 

Adult

$20

Senior 60+

$15

Ages (13-17)

$15

Ages (6-12)

$10

Ages 5 and Under

Free

 

Group Pricing

Total Cost

Estimated Cost per person

10 to 15

$150

$15/10 person

16 to 30

$224

$14/16 person

31 to 45

$341

$11/31person

46 to 60

$460

$10/46person

Time for Program – 2 hours

Guide: Participant Ratio – 1:15