$4 – $6

Outdoor Explorers - Winter Celebrations

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time

Location

Location

John R. Park Homestead Conservation Area

915 Essex County Road 50

Essex, ON N0R 1G0

Canada

View Map

Refund Policy

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 1 day before event

Event description

Description

Homeschool Day!

During this 90 minute hands-on program students will:

  • Tour the 1842 homestead decorated for Christmas and the winter season with many natural plant materials such as berries and dried flowers
  • Learn about winter travel by sleigh, and keeping warm as a pioneer
  • Bake gingerbread cookies and make popcorn on the hearth while discussing traditional pioneer meals around holidays
  • Create a pioneer style ornament to take home
  • Enjoy a Park Family Puppet Show

See our other upcoming Homeschool events by clicking the links below:

  1. Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 10:00AM-11:30AM Wetland Ecosystems Located at Hillman Marsh Conservation Area
  2. Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 12:15PM-1:45PM Woodland Wildflowers Located at Kopegaron Woods Conservation Area
  3. Monday, September 10th, 2018 10:00AM-11:30AM Hawk Watch - Migration Program Located at Holiday Beach Conservation Area
  4. Monday, November 26th, 2018 10:00AM-11:30AM Winter Celebrations and Traditions Located at the John R Park Homestead Conservation Area

Pre-registration is required.

Registration Details:

  • All children must be accompanied by an​ adult. All youth participants aged 3 and older, must register for this event.

  • Parents/guardians must register, and attend the program.

  • Online registration closes at 3:00pm the Friday previous to the event or when the event is sold out

  • To register for select programs individually, please click the links next to the program titles above.
  • Fees - Space is limited. Reserve your spot now to avoid disappointment!
    • Student - $6.00 per program

    • Adult- $4.00 per program

FAQs

Is a paper ticket required for this event?

No, a paper ticket is not necessary!

What is the refund policy?

Refunds can be issued until one day before the event. No refunds will be issued after this date.

Is there any food for purchase at the program locations?

For those eating lunch at the conservation areas, please note that there is no food available there for purchase. We also ask participants to be mindful of our litterless lunch policy and deposit any food-related garbage or recycling off-site. Water fountains are available to fill up re-useable water bottles at each site, except Kopegaron Woods.

Do I need to accompany my (teenaged) children to this event?

We do require that all children have an adult supervisor on-site and participating in our programs in case of unforeseen incidents (sickness, injury, etc.). If you would like to assign supervision of your children to another adult who will be participating, that would be fine. We simply ask that they be registered with the individual who has accepted this responsibility.

What if it rains or snows?

All of our programs run rain, snow or shine. Please come prepared for outdoor activity and dress appropriately for the weather.

Can I bring my dog to this event?

While leashed dogs are allowed on ERCA trails, we ask that they do not accompany you during programming times.

My friends will also be attending this event. Can we request to be placed in the same group/class?

Due to the number of participants and the nature of our programs, we can not guarantee placement with other registrants.

How can I get more information about ERCA's homeschool programs?

If you'd like to be added to our homeschool family contact list, please contact Sam Keller at education@erca.org or 519-738-2029


Share with friends

Date and Time

Location

John R. Park Homestead Conservation Area

915 Essex County Road 50

Essex, ON N0R 1G0

Canada

View Map

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 1 day before event

Save This Event

Event Saved