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The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) has issued a strike notice, which means that they will be in a legal position to strike as early as Monday, October 22, 2018. Our understanding is that their service will continue to operate but with rotating, localized, short-term disruptions. Delivery of all mail issued by any TDSB site, including cheque payments, may be delayed as a result of the possible service disruption. We will continue to monitor the situation and update as necessary.

Forest Valley Outdoor Education Centre

 

Where Hearts and Minds Connect With Nature

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We are one of ten outdoor education centres within the Toronto District School Board designed to provide safe, active and enriching learning experiences by immersing students and staff in natural and urban environments and to enable participants to practice personal responsibility and develop respect for themselves, for others and for their world. 

Each year, more than 17,000 students from over 170 schools visit Forest Valley OEC with their classroom teachers and parent volunteers.  Teachers collaborate with our Outdoor Education Staff to create an experiential, inquiry based, learning experience that brings the Ontario Curriculum to life and strengthens our connection to the natural world that coexists with Toronto's urban environment.

Our mission is to connect with student's previous learning and ignite their sense of wonder by connecting with nature so that they are inspired to take action to make their world a better place. 

Our Annual Maple Syrup Open House will be held on April 6th, 2019. Details to follow in September.  We look forward to seeing you!

Magnet Contest 2018-2019

Congratulations to our 2018 Magnet Contest Winner!  Nikolas from Kingslake PS, had the winning design.  His submission has been printed on magnets to be shared with all of our Volunteers.

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