Outdoor Education

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Core Curriculum Based Programs

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An Experiential Learning Centre on over 100 Acres of Niagara Escarpment, a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve!

Let us help meet your core curriculum needs! At Highlands Outdoor Education Centre your class will experience hands on and inquiry based learning while completing specific expectations of the Ontario Curriculum. We offer a great selection of dynamic programs! 

All programs and activities at Highlands Outdoor Education Centre have been cross-referenced to the Ontario Curriculum for your convenience and cover a wide range of both specific and general expectations from strands.  All programs incorporate Language requirements through writing, reading, oral and visual communication components that are inherent in all of our on-site activities. All Programs are dynamic and adaptable to your group.

Bag lunches are always welcome. 

Skilled Interpretative Staff ~ Sheltered Lunch Room and Indoor Washrooms ~ Facility is Wheel Chair accessible - ATV carrier on site (signed parent permission required)

Choose a half day curriculum based program and half day skiing or snowshoeing!

Spring & Fall  
Half Day (One Program): $10 per student
Full Day (Two Programs): $14.00 per student

Full Day (Two programs):

$20.00 per student (rentals and lesson included)

Teachers & Parents: FREE

*Pre-Booking Required

  • Skilled Interpretative Staff - Learning Centre
  • Washrooms and Eating Areas – Cold and Warm Drinks Available for Purchase
  • All Terrain Motorized Vehicle On Site for Special Transportation Needs


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Information on the programs available for individual grades.

Curriculum connections and a brief program outline for each program.

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Click here for winter OEC Accessibility Accommodations

Click here for spring/fall OEC Accessibility Accommodations 


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