Education Programs

We offer curriculum-based outdoor education programs from grades JK – 12. Kids can also participate in our Teen Ranger Program or Junior Curator Program.

The Essex Region Children’s Water Festival is held annually each May, and Grades 3 – 5 students will learn the importance of water and how to protect it.

Sample Half Day Schedule

  • Arrive at Conservation Area (introductions, snack and washroom break) — 15 minutes
  • Program — 90 minutes
  • Lunch (if requested) — 30 minutes
  • Prepare to depart (snack and washroom break) — 15 minutes
  • Depart Conservation Area

Sample Full Day Schedule

  • Arrive at Conservation Area (introductions, snack and washroom break) — 15 minutes
  • Program — 90 minutes
  • Lunch — 30 minutes
  • Program — 90 minutes
  • Prepare to depart (snack and washroom break) — 15 minutes
  • Depart Conservation Area

Please note that we can accommodate two groups of up to 30 students for a total of 60 participants at a time for programming. Some programs can accommodate up to 90 participants. Each group of up to 30 will be led by an Essex Region Conservation instructor. Programs may occur simultaneously or one in the morning and one in the afternoon depending on time and equipment restrictions.

Fees

Half day program: $285 per group — two 90-minute programs with one 30-minute lunch break
Full day program: $175 per group — one 90-minute program

Please note our fees are calculated per group. We can accommodate up to 30 participants in one group. We recommend filling the bus with 60 students and conducting the program with two groups.

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