Highlands Nordic - Ontario's Premier Cross Country Ski Centre
Ontario's Premier Cross Country Ski Centre

Outdoor Education 

Highlands Outdoor Education and Science Centre offers a great selection of dynamic, half day programs.

Two half-day programs create a full day of fun, experiential learning.

All programs have been cross-referenced to the current Ontario Core Curriculum, covering a range of general and specific expectations from a selection of Science, Geography, History and Physical Education strands.

We incorporate language requirements through writing, reading, oral and visual communication components.

All programs are hands-on and adapted to suit your class.

Spring and Fall:  enjoy an active mini-farm with cows, chickens, ducks, turkeys, pig, rabbits ...

Winter:  NEW  -  take the opportunity to add cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.

                           Choose a half day curriculum based program and half day skiing or snowshoeing!!!

Spring & Fall  
Half Day (One Program): $10 per student
Full Day (Two Programs): $13.50 per student

Full Day (Two programs):

$18.00 per student (rentals and lesson included)

Teachers & Parents: FREE

*Pre-Booking Required

  • Skilled Interpretative Staff - Learning Centre
  • Washrooms and Eating Areas – Cold and Warm Drinks Available for Purchase
  • All Terrain Motorized Vehicle On Site for Special Transportation Needs


See Bottom of this page for:

flyers giving information on the programs available for individual grades!!

Curriculum connections and a brief program outline for each program (these are being added as we go)

Click here for Outdoor Education Program Trip Tips.

Click here for winter OEC Accessibility Accommodations

Click here for spring/fall OEC Accessibility Accommodations 



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Outdoor Education