FIELD TRIPS

OUTDOOR

EDUCATION

FIELD TRIP INFORMATION FOR HOME SCHOOL GROUPS, PUBLIC, PRIVATE AND CATHOLIC SCHOOLS IN ONTARIO

Please note that our field trip season has closed, but will resume in the Spring!

Canteen  Destiny's outdoor classroom rests on a 21 acre organic farm in the suburb of Hamilton, Ontario. We are central to Burlington, Dundas, Cambridge & Brantford.  We are surrounded by conservation lands, as well as wide open spaces, old and modern buildings and so much more for children to learn and explore.  Our teachings are a mix of modern and times past.

We offer grade programs, as well as those that we customize to your group to provide the optimal learning experience for student and teacher. We can build a trip from scratch just for you, with the desired balance of aducation and fun!

 

Our programs are presented by our team of staff who are passionate about agricultural enlightenment.

We are also happy to combine any of the programs offered

in order to cover one or more units of study, or to satisfy

split grade reqirements.

The programs listed below outline the grade level and 

a few of the big ideas that will be covered during the trip.

Please call our office to book a field trip that will be hands on,

relevant and memorable.

We are always happy to customize a program for your specific classroom needs.  Just give us a call at 705-430-0554 or email us at canteendestiny@gmail.com

Join us this October or November at our base located at Our Father's Farm, where we can  host your school for an upcoming field trip to our 21 acre organic farm.  

PRICING & HOURS:  (pricing subject to change with program customization - please contact for exact price)

HALF DAY MORNING 10:00 am - 11:30 am  -  $6.00 per child base price     

HALF DAY AFTERNOON:  12:00 pm - 1:30 pm   -  $6.00 per child base price

FULL DAY:  10:00 am - 1:30 pm  -  $12.00 per child base price

High school options also available through our Land Based Learning Program!

 

Grade Programs

Open Barn Doors

K  

KINDERGARDEN

Expereince a day on our organic farm.  Enjoy a scavenger hunt in the garden and say hello to our farm animals.  Bring home a plant to watch it grow plus so much more!

Goal:  Develop personal &  social skills, physical fitness activities.

Birds, Bugs and Trees

1  

GRADE ONE

As we take a nature walk through our trails and buildings, discover where animals call home.  See why the woods are buzzing with activity and how our buildings are designed for our farm animals.

Goal:  Setting the relationship between farms, nautal environments & man-made local environments, plus developing mapping skills.

Horse, Chickens & Goats

2  

GRADE TWO

Learn about out animals while doing new things. Milk our goats, collect eggs and brush horses.  There are plenty of hands-on-activities that help you learn how to care for animals.

Goal:  All animals have their similarities and thier differences.

3  

GRADE THREE

Get the Dirt on Plants

Our farm is the perfect place to investigate plants from seeds to flowers to fruits.  Investigate why soil is so important.   Four stops to explore growth and changes in plants and the rural community.

Goal:  The environment is affected by human activity.  The quality of soil plays a significant role.

New Beginnings

5  

GRADE FIVE

Learn about how food has changed society and the environment through the last few centuries. Learn about the beginnings of our farm, and where we are now! Participate in a hands on project that will leave your mark on the food system!

Goal:  Social and environmental challenges had a major impact on the communities.

Farm Nitty Gritties

6  

GRADE SIX

Learn what the daily responsibilities of a farm owner are.  Learn what to do and what not to do when working on a farm, and follow the paths of the ups and downs.

Goal:  Get hands on experience from the point of view of the farm owner.

Renewable Energy,  Sun

Power 

7  

GRADE SEVEN

See first hand the alternative way to run a farm.  Learn about Solar Powered panels and renewable energy and the effects it has on a local farm.

Goal:  Develop an understanding about saving the environment and the people one set at a time.

Renewable Energy,  Sun

Power 

8  

GRADE EiGHT

See first hand the alternative way to run a farm.  Learn about Solar Powered panels and renewable energy and the effects it has on a local farm. A secondary focus on sustainable farming

Goal:  Develop an understanding about saving the environment and farming safely and responsibly.

Habitats--Everyone Has 

a Home

4  

GRADE FOUR

Full list of activities that can be added on/used to create custom program:
  • Farm tour
  • Hands-on gardening
  • Pony rides
  • Animal education
  • Feed/pet the animals
  • Archery tag
  • Bubble soccer
  • Trampoline/tire swing
  • Camp style games, team building games and activities
  • Educational coloring pages/crafts and activities
  • Tuck shop
  • Nature walk
  • Education on a variety of topics
Ask us if there's anything you didn't see on this list that you'd like to do on the farm!

Seeing first hand the wonders of every creatures home.  Learn why and how they live like they do.  Explore fields to the barn, from the water to the trees. We'll also touch on bees!

Goal:  Each habitat has their limits to ensure viability.

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1050 Highway 5

Dundas, ON

L9H 5E2

 

OPENING HOURS

Canteen Destiny staff members are in the office and available most weekdays.

Monday- Saturday

9:00 AM to 7:00 PM

ADDRESS

289-659-2541

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