ABOUT US

Wild Roots Nature and Forest School

We are located at MacSkimming Outdoor Education Centre in Cumberland, Ontario. We offer a complete nature immersion program for children ages 4-8 years. 

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Current Programs: Beach School Summer Camp 2020

Registration for our Beach School Summer Camp 2020 is now open! This season, we are offering six weeks of half-day programs in July and August for children ages 4-8. Our Beach School is, put simply, Forest School on the beach at Petrie  Island. Children will learn about the environment and the amazing processes on our river and wetlands, safely alongside certified Forest School Practitioners and Biologist. Children will be able to observe turtles basking in the sunshine, watch the great blue heron take flight and learn about the diverse plant life on the island. Please download our registration package on our website and send the completed forms to wildrootsnatureandforestschool@gmail.comto secure your spot.


Summer Camp Week 1 Half-Day Program: SOLD OUT

  • Dates: July 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th and 17th. (Monday to Friday)
  • 9AM-Noon
  • Children ages 4-8
  • $175

Summer Camp Week 2 Half-Day Program:

  • Dates: July 20th, 22nd and 24th. (Monday, Wednesday and Friday)
  • 9AM-Noon
  • Children ages 4-8
  • $105

Summer Camp Week 3 Half-Day Program:

  • Dates: July 27th, 28th, 29th, 30th and 31st. (Monday to Friday)
  • 9AM-Noon
  • Children ages 4-8
  • $175

Summer Camp Week 4 Half-Day Program:

  • Dates: August 4th, 5th and 7th. (Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday)
  • 9AM-Noon
  • Children ages 4-8
  • $105

Summer Camp Week 5 Half-Day Program:

  • Dates: August 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th and 14th. (Monday to Friday)
  • 9AM-Noon
  • Children ages 4-8
  • $175

Summer Camp Week 6 Half-Day Program:

  • Dates: August 17th, 19th and 21st. (Monday, Wednesday and Friday)
  • 9AM-Noon
  • Children ages 4-8
  • $105

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Spring 2020 Nature Babies and Nature Tots

 

Nature Tots Monday Program: (SOLD OUT)

Dates: March 23rd, March 30th, April 6th and April 20th.
9:30AM-10:30AM
Newborns-2.5 years.
$100 for 4 classes. (+$50 per additional child)

Nature Babies Wednesday Program: (SOLD OUT)

Dates: March 25th, April 1st, April 8th and April 15th.
9:30AM-10:30AM
Newborns-1 year.
$100 for 4 classes.

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Registration for our Winter/Spring 2020 programs is now open! For the first time, we will be offering a full-day March Break Camp! Please download our registration package on our website and send the completed forms to:


wildrootsnatureandforestschool@gmail.com


Once payment is received, your spot will be confirmed.


Winter Wednesday Half-Day Program: SOLD OUT

  • Dates: February 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th, March 4th and 11th.
  • 9AM-11:30AM
  • Children ages 4-8
  • $200

Spring Monday Half-Day Program: SOLD OUT

  • Dates: March 23rd, 30th, April 6th, 20th, 27th and May 4th.
  • 9AM-11:30AM
  • Children ages 4-8
  • $200

Spring Wednesday Half-Day Program: SOLD OUT

  • Dates: March 25th, April 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th and May 6th.
  • 9AM-11:30AM
  • Children ages 4-8
  • $230

Spring Friday Full-Day Program: SOLD OUT

  • Dates: April 17th, 24th, May 1st and May 8th.
  • 9AM-3PM
  • Children ages 6-10
  • $240

Spring MARCH BREAK Full-Day Program: SOLD OUT

  • Dates: March 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th.
  • 9AM-3PM
  • Children ages 5-10
  • $275

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Stay tuned for details for our Summer 2020 Beach Babies Class and Beach Tots class.



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Register today!

Download our parent handbook, registration form and liability waiver below. Send your completed registration package to: wildrootsnatureandforestschool@gmail.com 

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Forest Therapy Sessions

Forest Bathing Walks with Alyssa Delle Palme

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Wild Roots Nature and Forest School

3685 Wilhaven Dr, Ottawa, Ontario K4C 1J8, Canada

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