Where Hearts and Minds Connect with Nature
Location: Forest Valley is in the west Don River valley, in a residential area just minutes from Dufferin and Finch
Featuring: experiential, inquiry-based programming for students in JK to Grade 8; our ecological oasis in the midst of the city includes forest, meadow, river and sugar bush habitat filled with wildlife and the wonders of nature; extensive equipment loans (i.e. packs, tents, sleeping bags) available to TDSB schools.
Helping Others Discover the Wonders of the Rouge
Location: Scarborough, adjacent to the Rouge Park, Canada’s largest urban park
Featuring: programs encompassing valley ecosystems, stream studies, habitat restoration with Friends of the Rouge Watershed, fossil hunting (Whitby Beach) and observing migratory birds (Lynde Shores Conservation Area).
Connecting the Curriculum to our City
Location: TUSC Central in Danforth CTI
Featuring: an urban focus with a variety of programs celebrating urban places and green spaces, incorporating new technology and utilizing many TDSB community venues, including the TUSC Greenhouse, Century Schoolhouse, TDSB Heritage Resource Centre and various historical sites.
A New Perspective on the Familiar
Location: in the Humber River Valley, near Jane and Dundas, in Warren Park Public School
Featuring: Kindergarten to grade 6 students engage in inquiry-based program opportunities using the Humber River parklands as an outdoor classroom setting where students, hike, snowshoeing and experience Nordic Skiing.