OEC Trip Tips


Programs: developed and delivered by Highlands staff, were designed specifically to meet the Core Ontario Curriculum.

Class Preparation: at least one introductory lesson on the unit should be taught in order to familiarize the students with the terminology that will be used.

Participation: Highlands staff will deliver your choice of program(s). Parents and volunteers will be expected to assist students during the program(s). Activities are NOT suitable for infants and toddlers.

Lunchtime: Bring your own lunch.

Discipline: Teachers will be responsible for students during lunch break and discipline throughout the day.

Clothing: The majority of programs involve outdoor activities.

Proper dress is essential for students, teachers and parent volunteers. Take into account the season, insects, program, etc.

  • Please wear hats in ALL seasons.
  • OUTDOOR footwear is essential.
  • Rubber boots for Pond programs and rainy days.
  • Closed-toed footwear for the other programs.

Spring Programs: Bring non-aerosol insect repellent, sun block.

Environmental Ethic: Stress an environmental ethic. Aim to keep Highlands clean and free of litter. Leave flowers, plants and animal life undisturbed. Any collecting is done under the supervision of a Highlands staff member.

Transportation is your responsibility.

Facility is Wheel Chair accessible. An ATV carrier is on site.

Communications: Highlands Nordic
1182 Conc 10 South Clearview Township
Duntroon, ON L0M 1H0
phone: 705-444-5017

Email the completed booking form to: hoec@highlandsnordic.ca
Please indicate any special needs your students may have.


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