Forest Day Program

Coldwater, Ontario
Fall to Spring, Kids in Nature

“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.

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THE DETAILS

Ages 4 (3+) to 7 (8+), flexible
Small Group / Open-Air / Experiential
Drop-off 8:30-9am, Pick-up 3:30-4pm

OPTIONS/PRICING

INTRODUCTORY 10 WEEK TERM:
$2500, full-time (Mon-Fri)*
$1650, 3 days/week (Mon,Wed,Fri)*
$1200, 2 days/week (Tue,Thu)*
$650, 1 day/week (Limited)*

*except on SCDSB breaks/holidays
(part-time day options may vary)

apply hereyou 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.

8:30-9:00am Drop Off – You are welcome to drop off your child(ren) after 8:30am, we will be providing limited programming until program start at 9:00am.

3:30-4:00pm Pick Up – Please be sure to pick up your child(ren) from 3:30-4:00pm, with limited programming beginning at program end 3:30pm. 

Emergency After Care – We can accommodate just-in-case emergency after care until 4:30pm, charges may apply.  We will not be available for care before 8:30am or after 4:30pm.

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.