Outdoor Classroom

Simcoe Muskoka – Coldwater, Ontario

outdoor classroom.pngWild Life Academy’s forest school is an incredible place for nature exploration, outdoor learning, and adventure.  We offer entirely outdoor, half-day or full-day, events for homeschool groups, clubs, or teams.  Ideal for group sizes of 6 to 20 participants.  Check out our events below.

Our site provides 50 private acres of mixed woodland, trail systems, wetlands, and streams.  With a rugged base camp area, gathering fire circle, & composting outhouse.


Each ‘option’ is 2 ½ hours – select one option for half-day or one ‘program’ for a full-day event.  All visits include Bouldering, Slacklining, and Rec Games provided additionally as time permits.  A Wild Life Academy facilitator will prepare and guide your group’s private event.  Events start at a $175 minimum.  Pricing varies based on group/event details, use the form below to request a quote.

Program 1 (ages 8-adult)

SKILLS option: Orienteering, Fire Building & Water Boiling Challenge
TEAM option: Outdoor Escape/Mystery Game, Team Building Initiatives

Program 2 (ages 4-adult)

FITNESS option: Obstacles & Fitness Training Grounds, Adventure Race
VENTURE option: Scavenger Survival Game, Adventure Challenge

Child & Me Forest Adventure (ages 2-4)

AM or PM: Forest Discovery, Fun Fitness, Nature Crafts & Creativity
we recommend half day for this age group

Navigation Course (teen/adult)

HALF-DAY: Map & Compass Skills, Wilderness Travel Technique
FULL-DAY: Extended Wilderness Trek, Search & Rescue Mission

Team Building (teen/adult)

GAME option: Outdoor Escape/Adventure Game, Team Initiatives
OCR/FITNESS option: Obstacle Course Event, Team Fitness Challenge


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By Appointment Only!  Located at Hwy 400 & 12, near Coldwater Ontario.  25 minutes North of Barrie, and 20 minutes between Midland and Orillia.  Booking is required – address is provided with confirmation.