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May 2019

Canoe Camping Long Weekends (Frost Centre, Haliburton)

May 18 @ 10:00 am - May 20 @ 3:00 pm

Overview: The most efficient way to access wild areas in an environmentally friendly way is by means of canoe. Purpose: To introduce all aspects of lightweight camping as applied to canoe tripping. Topics: how to plan and implement a canoe trip into the back-country paddling techniques types of canoes selection of paddles PFD's canoe safety and rescue (Coast Guard regulations) camping gear and clothing menus, and, trip planning. Canadiana will be an underlying theme, including skills and lore of the…

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Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants (Humber Valley, Toronto‎)

May 19 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Humber Valley, Toronto, 203 Humber College Blvd
Toronto, Ontario M9W 6V3 Canada
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Overview: This course will teach students how to identify 50-75 different species of plants, trees, shrubs, ferns, and lichens. The format of the program may vary based on the site or vendor. Families welcome, kids over 7 years. basic principles of ecology and habitats, species preferences and site distribution, rules and regulations, safety and health concerns, ethics of plant foraging. Students will also learn to make teas, salads, jams and bannock.

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Outdoor ‎Survival & Disaster Prep (Humber Valley, Toronto)

May 20 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Humber Valley, Toronto, 203 Humber College Blvd
Toronto, Ontario M9W 6V3 Canada
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Overview: This introduction to survival skills and preparedness is a must for anyone, such as hikers, canoeists, hunters, fisher persons and outdoor leads/camp staffs, who ventures into the great outdoors. The format and duration of the program will vary based on the site or vendor. Families welcome, kids over 7 years. Topics: Proper gear/clothing/footwear Shelter-building and fire-building Signalling for help Setting snares and foraging for food Map and compass basics Being prepared at home and cottage The “what if?” priority…

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Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants (Cootes Forest, Hamilton)

May 25 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Overview: This course will teach students how to identify 50-75 different species of plants, trees, shrubs, ferns, and lichens. The format of the program may vary based on the site or vendor. Families welcome, kids over 7 years. basic principles of ecology and habitats, species preferences and site distribution, rules and regulations, safety and health concerns, ethics of plant foraging. Students will also learn to make teas, salads, jams and bannock.

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June 2019

Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants (Guelph Forest, Guelph)

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Overview: This course will teach students how to identify 50-75 different species of plants, trees, shrubs, ferns, and lichens. The format of the program may vary based on the site or vendor. Families welcome, kids over 7 years. basic principles of ecology and habitats, species preferences and site distribution, rules and regulations, safety and health concerns, ethics of plant foraging. Students will also learn to make teas, salads, jams and bannock.

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GPS Map & Compass Workshop (Hilton Falls, Milton)‎

June 2 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Overview: Learn how to find your way in the wilderness, using handheld GPS, magnetic compass and Topo maps. The format and duration of the program will vary based on the site or vendor. Topics: Marking and finding way points Backtrack and breadcrumb trails Choosing a GPS and appropriate maps and compass  

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Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants (Greenwood Forest, Ajax)

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Overview: This course will teach students how to identify 50-75 different species of plants, trees, shrubs, ferns, and lichens. The format of the program may vary based on the site or vendor. Families welcome, kids over 7 years. basic principles of ecology and habitats, species preferences and site distribution, rules and regulations, safety and health concerns, ethics of plant foraging. Students will also learn to make teas, salads, jams and bannock.

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Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants (Spencer Gorge, Dundas)‎

June 16 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Overview: This course will teach students how to identify 50-75 different species of plants, trees, shrubs, ferns, and lichens. The format of the program may vary based on the site or vendor. Families welcome, kids over 7 years. basic principles of ecology and habitats, species preferences and site distribution, rules and regulations, safety and health concerns, ethics of plant foraging. Students will also learn to make teas, salads, jams and bannock.

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Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants (Humber Valley, Toronto)

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Humber Valley, Toronto, 203 Humber College Blvd
Toronto, Ontario M9W 6V3 Canada
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Overview: This course will teach students how to identify 50-75 different species of plants, trees, shrubs, ferns, and lichens. The format of the program may vary based on the site or vendor. Families welcome, kids over 7 years. basic principles of ecology and habitats, species preferences and site distribution, rules and regulations, safety and health concerns, ethics of plant foraging. Students will also learn to make teas, salads, jams and bannock.

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Outdoor ‎Survival & Disaster Prep (Humber Valley, Toronto)

June 23 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Humber Valley, Toronto, 203 Humber College Blvd
Toronto, Ontario M9W 6V3 Canada
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Overview: This introduction to survival skills and preparedness is a must for anyone, such as hikers, canoeists, hunters, fisher persons and outdoor leads/camp staffs, who ventures into the great outdoors. The format and duration of the program will vary based on the site or vendor. Families welcome, kids over 7 years. Topics: Proper gear/clothing/footwear Shelter-building and fire-building Signalling for help Setting snares and foraging for food Map and compass basics Being prepared at home and cottage The “what if?” priority…

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