Forest Day Program

Coldwater, Ontario

“The best way to spend the day!

The same care, community, and adventure that makes Wild Life Camp so special will be available to kids this fall with Wild Life’s Forest Day Program – learning, growing, and thriving in nature.

Interest-led learning, skills development, purposeful play, fun fitness & recreation, reading & story telling, arts & crafts, building & projects, experiments & exploration, ecology & environment, and camp sports & games are all on the agenda.

sample schedule

THE DETAILS

Ages 4 (3+) to 7 (8+), flexible
Small Group / Open-Air / Experiential
Half Day / Full Day
see below for more parent info

OPTIONS/PRICING

Program availability varies seasonally, see our schedule for current options.
Pricing ranges from $35*-$45/half day to $65*-$75/full day
*full term payment discounts may be available  

apply here

you will be contacted as availability options match your request.

OUR FACILITY

Located just off of Vasey Rd. at Hwy 12 & 400, our site includes:  50 private acres of forest and trails, streams & wetlands, a platform tent shelter, indoor warming spaces, multiple outhouses with composting toilet systems, a washing station, a games field, rock climbing structures and obstacle elements, campfire ring, and meeting circle.


– PARENT INFO –

COVID-19 PROTOCOLS:

We follow the guidelines of the Simcoe Muskoka Health Unit as they pertain specifically to day camps/cares – we will be adapting accordingly (the following protocols are subject to change).

A daily health screening will take place at arrival before participants are permitted to enter the program space. Only participating children and facilitators (cohort members) are permitted beyond our access point.

Facilitators & participants are currently not required to wear masks (however, anyone preferring to is welcome to do so).

Steps are taken to reduce shared contact items and surfaces (i.e. individual art supplies). Additional cleaning protocols are in place and high contact surfaces are sanitized regularly.

If your child or anyone they have been in contact with has shown symptoms relevant to COVID-19 within 14 days, they are required to not attend.

Drop-off & Pick-up:

LOCATION ADDRESS – info can be found at the bottom of this page.

FULL DAY:
Drop Off is between 8:30 and 9:00am
Pick Up starts at 3:30, ends by 4:00pm

HALF DAY:
Drop Off is between 8:30 and 9:00am
Pick Up starts at 12:00, ends by 12:30pm

Charges may apply for late pick up.

What to bring:

  • clothes that can get messy
  • backpack
  • lunch & snacks (nut-free & garbage-less)
  • reusable water bottle (plus an extra)
  • rubber boots / insulated boots
  • closed toe shoes, please no sandals
  • durable rain wear
  • seasonal outerwear (i.e. snow suit)
  • extra socks, sweater, warm layers
  • extras as maybe needed (i.e. underwear)
  • head bug-net (spring)

Lunch & Snacks:

Please provide your child(ren) a Nut-free and Garbage-less lunch and morning and afternoon snacks, along with a reusable water bottle.

Address:

To better our program security, exact address information is not provided publicly. This information is provided to registered participants only, via email prior to program start, or please contact us directly.