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 […]

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


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 […]

The p.i.n.e. project & LEAF establish new Adopt-a-Park-Tree initiative

Leaf Recap

We are happy to announce that we’re teaming up with our friends at LEAF (Local Enhancement and Appreciation of Forests) to receive support from their Young Urban Forest Leaders (YUFL) program. Together we will be establishing a new Adopt-a-Park-Tree initiative at Étienne Brûlé Park. LEAF is a non-profit organization dedicated to the protection and enhancement […]

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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Upcoming Adult Programs-2

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: End Sept./Beginning Oct., 2017 – June 2018 Duration: This is a 9 month commitment, Oct – 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, […]

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 […]



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 […]