Registration is OPEN for our most powerful camp experience….

find yourself in the woods this summer

Red Wolf Wilderness Camp Red Wolf Wilderness Camp (Ages 7 – 14) As our flagship program, Red Wolf Wilderness Overnight Camp is our most powerful experience for youth. Campers have the rare opportunity to fully immerse themselves in wilderness and learn to live off the land. They spend their days foraging, tracking wildlife, making fires, building shelters, carving, […]

The 11 Year Old Who Can Light a Fire Quicker Than Your Dad

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By Adrian Iacovino Meet Lexa, a kid with a sweet tooth, a snuggly demeanor and the skills to light a fire quicker than your dad. She’s 11 and has been going to the Pine Project’s Outdoor School for 6 years. Every Thursday, she takes a bus to our advanced program, Adventure Out, to sink into […]

Save the Date: Summer Camp Reg Opens Next Week!

Summer Camp Registration

Save the date! Registration for our Urban Day Camps and Red Wolf Wilderness Overnight Camp opens on Wednesday, February 12th at noon. Safe, fun, and full of adventure! Pine Project summer camps offer creative play, exploration and adventure as campers work together in small groups throughout their week. Camps introduce nature awareness and experiential knowledge of […]

Register for our March Break Nature Retreat!

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March Break Nature Retreat Our March Break Nature Retreat is the perfect opportunity for families and individuals to escape the city, unplug, meet new friends, and connect with nature. Each day holds new adventures as participants wander through quiet snowy forests, cozy up by the fire to tell stories, relax in the sauna, share newly […]

Register Now for March Break Day Camp!

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March Break Day Camp (Ages 6 – 13) Our March Break Day Camp is all about having fun outside no matter the weather! New this year, March Break Day Camp will be held at Norval Outdoor Centre, giving campers the chance to escape the city, immerse themselves in nature and practice skills we aren’t able to in […]

Learn to read the stories in the landscape, deepen your connection, expand your knowledge…

New Online Course

Are you ready to feel a deeper connection to nature? Do you want to be more knowledgable about ecology and wildlife? Would you like to see more wild animals and observe or photograph them in their natural state? Are you interested in starting a career in the outdoors? Do you teach outdoor education, want to advance your career in the outdoors, or want to develop your skills […]

Thanks to our generous sitters and donors, our Sit-a-thon 2019 raised…

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Our Sit-a-thon 2019 fundraiser has come to a close! With that, we’d like to send a huge thank you to all of our generous donors, and of course, our dedicated sitters. With your help, we exceeded our goal of $15,000 and raised $16,000 for our Best Day Ever Bursary Fund. Every dollar raised will go […]

This Black Friday, Choose to #OptOutside with The Pine Project…

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This month we’re celebrating #10yearsofpine by joining REI Co-op​ and thousands of others who are skipping Black Friday in order to #OptOutside Will you go outside with us? On November 29th head outdoors and document your adventure. Don’t forget to tag us in your photos on Facebook (@thepineproject) or Instagram (@thepineproject) or use the hashtag […]

Donate Now to our Sit-a-thon 2019 Fundraiser

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We believe that nature-connection education should be accessible to everyone… … and not only those who can afford it. That’s why we’re celebrating 10 years of The Pine Project with our annual Sit-a-thon fundraiser. The Sit-a-thon is a peer-to-peer fundraising campaign where participants pledge to sit quietly in nature, for as long as they choose, in […]

The Pine Project is 10 years old!


Since 2009, we’ve grown from a small group of people motivated to make a difference in children’s lives to Ontario’s leading nature connection organization. Over the next 10 months, we’ll be celebrating our 10th birthday by sharing fun events and other ways to get involved. Stay tuned! To kick off our celebrations, we’re reflecting on […]