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Toronto 15-day Hike, Canoe and Climb High School Credit Program

Run by Outward Bound Canada



About this Day Camp


  • Day Camp
  • Age 14 - 17 (Coed)
  • Specialized in Adventure (multi) and Leadership (multi)—offers 16 activities
  • 1 session date to choose from
  • Cost starting from $2,099
  • Busing not available
  • Special needs support available  

This camp is designed to build the following character traits:

  • Resilience: Participants will step out of the comfort of daily routines and into an adventurous and exciting, yet foreign and uncertain environment. Using the course's challenges, instructors will teach participants how to transfer the skills they learned to their everyday lives.
  • Interpersonal skills: Participants will create a strong sense of community with their peers as they travel through the wilderness, learning how to work together to accomplish daily tasks and make decisions.

SAVE 15% Apply before March 1, 2023.

Join a group of fellow teens to hike, paddle and climb in your own backyard, all while earning your high school phys-ed credit! Students are eligible to earn Gr. 10 or 12 credits in Healthy Active Living and Outdoor Activities (Ontario Ministry of Education course code: PPLO/PAD4O).

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR ME?

This course is rated level 1 in social-emotional challenge and level 1 in physical challenge. Click here to learn more about the levels of difficulty.

AREA & ACTIVITIES

The program will run from 9:00am-5:00pm each day (Monday to Friday), starting at the Evergreen Brickworks, and is accessible by car, public transportation, on foot or by bike. Each week will feature an optional overnight on Thursday evening as your introduction to campcraft!

Week 1 (July 3-7):

Develop your hiking skills in the Don Valley at the Evergreen Brickworks and at the Rouge National Urban Park: home to amazing biodiversity and Canada’s only Urban National Park! Learn how to pack your backpack, select the essentials of hiking gear and build your physical and mental fitness as you explore the city on foot.

Week 2 (July 10-14): 

Focus on your flatwater canoeing skills on Lake Ontario, exploring Ashbridges Bay, the Humber and Rouge Rivers and Toronto’s harbourfront and iconic Toronto Islands: a chain of 15 islands with a picturesque view of the city skyline. Gain a solid introduction or continue building your paddling skills, strokes, and expand your understanding of canoe gear and techniques. Enjoy a view of the dynamic metropolis from the water – a whole new perspective!

Week 3 (July 17-21):

Explore new heights while learning to climb: high ropes and rock climbing, enjoying areas of the Evergreen Brick Works, indoor climbing facilities, and Rattlesnake Point on the Niagara Escarpment. Discover and build your physical and mental skills for climbing, familiarize yourself with the equipment and learn top-rope safety and techniques with new peers in beautiful urban wilderness settings!

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Session Dates and Rates

Jul 03 - 21. '23
Don Valley Village, Toronto, ON
550 Bayview Ave, Suite # 201

09:00 - 17:00
$2,099
2023-07-032099

Special Needs Support

Mild Support       Specialized programming

  ADD/ADHD
  Aspergers Syndrome
  Autism/Pervasive development delay
  Cancer
  Diabetes
  Down Syndrome
  Dyslexia
  Hearing loss
  Intellectual disability
  Physical Disability
  Tourettes Syndrome
  Troubled Teens
  Vision loss

Activities

  Recreational         Instructional      
  Intense or Competitive

  Canoeing
  Credit Courses
  Empowerment
  First-aid/lifesaving
  Hiking
  Leadership Training
  Mindfulness Training
  Nature/Environment
  Photography
  Rock Climbing
  Ropes Course
  Social Justice
  Swimming
  Travel
  Wilderness Skills
  Writing

Contact

Toronto 15-day Hike, Canoe and Climb High School Credit Program is run by Outward Bound Canada.


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