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 […]