It’s that time of year again! Donate now to support our bursary fund…

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We’ve seen first-hand how nature-connection education changes lives. When you know more about nature, the less you need. So we take children outside and bring little other than our skills, knowledge, and our commitment to mentoring future generations in understanding, participating with, and caring for the environment. Children that learn to use the simplest materials to […]

REGISTER NOW for our Teen Program starting soon…

VOLUNTEER WITH US!

The Wilderness Adventure Program is an expedition-based program for ages 13-15*. With a focus on high adventure and skill building, this is a four-weekend experience from September through June. Each weekend is a different type of overnight excursion in a new location around Southern Ontario. Diverse areas of focus for each weekend will provide a range of experiences in the […]

We’re always seeking volunteers for our programs! Find out more…

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Why Volunteer? Volunteers at p.i.n.e. earn valuable experience in our unique mentoring approach, develop their wilderness skills and proficiency, and gain opportunities to learn new in-depth naturalist skills from our experienced staff. Our staff are a community of mentors and avid learners. If you’re looking to learn new skills and knowledge about nature, education and […]

The Perfect Camp for the ‘Wild Child’ in your Life…

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Red Wolf Wilderness Camp (Ages 7 – 9, 10 – 14) Cook over the open fire, harvest wild plants and add them to meals, make fire from rubbing sticks together, and sneak up on your friends covered in natural forest camouflage that makes people virtually invisible. We’ll be making everything from primitive tools to friction fires, shelters to […]

Tickets available for our day-long conference in partnership with The York Region Nature Collective!

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Purchase tickets now. The York Region Nature Collaborative is excited to partner with the p.i.n.e project for this full day conference with workshops focusing on Naure Connection for Early Years Educators. Participants will learn key methods to confidently facilitate experiences in nature with (groups of) young children (0-6 years). Educators will further develop their own […]

We’re looking for nature-lovers to join our team!

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Looking for a work or volunteer opportunity in nature connection education? We have several different job opportunities available.

March Break Day Camp Volunteer Position

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Start Date: March 12-16 2018, 8am – 4pm Why Volunteer? Volunteers at p.i.n.e. earn valuable experience in our unique mentoring approach, develop their wilderness skills and proficiency, and gain opportunities to learn new in-depth naturalist skills from our experienced staff. Our staff are a community of mentors and avid learners. If you’re looking to learn […]

Donate a Book, Inspire a Child!

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Has a book ever changed your life? At the p.i.n.e. project, Field Guides help to inspire, inform and empower more than a thousand of our youth participants in nature-based education. To us, Field Guides aren’t boring old textbooks – rather, they are treasure chests of knowledge, and fuel our curiosity about nature! Children, youth and […]

REGISTER NOW: an expedition-based program for ages 13-17, with a focus on wilderness adventure and skill building…

Teen Wilderness Adventure Program(3)

The Wilderness Adventure Program is an expedition-based program for ages 13-17. With a focus on high adventure and skill building, this is a four-weekend experience from January through June. Each weekend is a different type of overnight excursion in a new location around Southern Ontario. Diverse areas of focus for each weekend will provide a range of experiences in the […]

Registration is Now Open for our March Break Day Camp!

March Break Day Camp 2018

March Break Day Camp (Ages 4 – 12) We are happy to announce our annual March Break Day Camp. This camp will pick up right where our summer camps left off – with tons of nature-based games, story telling, creating nature-related art and theatre, exploring, and learning various survival and wilderness living skills. We’re preparing to […]

March Break Nature Retreat

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March Break Nature Retreat (Ages 6 – 12, adults 17+) For Educators, Families and Nature Lovers We are excited to be offering our annual March Break Nature Retreat at the edge of Algonquin Park. This retreat is open to everyone who loves the outdoors regardless of their experience level or background. Each year, we welcome families, teachers, outdoor […]

Register Now: Wild Deer Adult Wilderness Skills Program

Upcoming Adult Programs

Wilderness Survival Skills, Naturalist Training, and Mentoring Deepening awareness, developing skills, and passing it on… Join the p.i.n.e project one weekend every month, January through June 2017, for a unique naturalist skills and mentoring training experience. Gain incredible skills and experiences in the wilderness. Learn tools and methods to inspire profound connection with the natural […]

The Sit-a-thon 2017 is over and we raised over $13,000…

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We just wanted to take a moment to say… THANK YOU! We are so grateful for everyone who was involved in the Sit-a-thon 2017 fundraiser – whether they were a participant committing to a sit spot and raising money for it or someone who donated to our fundraiser. Together, we raised $13,000. Amazing! Every dollar […]

Sit-a-thon 2017: Donate now to help us grow our Best Day Ever Bursary Fund!

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The Sit-a-thon 2017 is officially over and we raised over $13,000. However, you can still donate to our charity by clicking the link below. We’ve seen first-hand how nature-connection education changes lives. When you know more about nature, the less you need. So we take children outside and bring little other than our skills, knowledge, and […]

Register now for our year-round programs Oct-June…

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The real magic of our programs comes from the long-term mentoring relationships that are built between the children that participate in our programs year-round and our staff. Register now and give your kid a free-range childhood in Toronto where they will build their connection to self, others and nature. While our mission, vision and values guide […]

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Fall Medicine Making Dates: Saturday September 30th & Sunday October 1st 2017 Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm both days Location: Taylor Creek Park (Saturday) & 1139 College St (Sunday) Price: $175 Join folk herbalists Lee Earl, BSc Hon and Nikki Satira, BEs Hon for a weekend of learning about local medicinal plants and herbal cold and […]

Join our team for the 2017-2018 year…

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We are seeking volunteers for our community outdoor school for 2017-2018 programs! Start Date: Jan – June 2018 Duration: This is a 6 month commitment, Jan – June. Some exceptions may be considered. Why Volunteer? Volunteers at p.i.n.e. earn valuable experience in our unique mentoring approach, develop their wilderness skills and proficiency, and gain opportunities […]

Apply now to work at the p.i.n.e. project…

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Current Opportunities Summer Camp Staff Summer “After-Care” Staff Summer Equipment Manager Assistant Instructor (with additional Equipment Coordination duties)

Registration is now open for various adult courses…

Adult Programs are Back!

We’re so excited to announce that we have multiple adult courses available! Check out these amazing opportunities to learn from extremely knowledgeable mentors and dive into the world of naturalist knowledge and traditional skills. Available courses: Click here for more information. Click here for more information. Click here for more information. Click here for more […]

THANK YOU!

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Our fundraiser last Thursday was a huge success! We are happy to announce that we raised $5000 for our Best Day Ever Bursary Fund! We would just like to say THANK YOU to the individuals and businesses who made this possible. Thank you to Craig Cardiff and Nikki Satira for the beautiful musical entertainment, Partick […]