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Celebrating the Child and Nature Movement in Ontario…and Beyond!

October 26, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm


The Chalet in Albion Hills Conservation Area is the perfect place for a unique provincial conference focusing on the children and nature movement in Ontario. The conference will run from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday October 26, 2017. Come prepared for spending time both inside and in the great outdoors while learning about exciting initiatives underway in Ontario and Canada.

At the conference, you will have the opportunity to network, participate in sessions, and learn about work being undertaken to connect children and nature including the unique research being conducted in Ontario by Andrea Faber Taylor, University of Illinois.. Make sure you take advantage of the space and enjoy a health walk along one of the trails or choose a spot for a quiet nature reflection.

Coffee, tea, and a hot lunch will be provided. Please make sure to include any food restrictions when you register. Transportation to and from the conference from Downsview Park Station in Toronto is available but space is limited. Reserve a seat when you register.

Register now. Registration is limited. Conference schedule to be released shortly.

Confirmed Session Leaders

  • Andrea Faber Taylor, University of Illinois
  • Shawna Babcock, Outdoor Play Canada
  • Jacob Rodenburg, Co-Author of “The Big Book of Nature Activities”
  • Mike Puddister, EcoHealth Ontario
  • Cathy Dueck, Pathways to Stewardship
  • Sandy Clee, Simcoe County District School Board


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Albion Hills Conservation Area Chalet
16500 Peel Regional Rd 50
Caledon, Ontario L7E 3E7 Canada
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416 661 6600
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