Learning Through Adventure!

Education & Outdoor Recreation

Great Moose Adventures

Outdoor Education, Wilderness Retreats & Canadian Culture

Forest Classes
Starting in September 2021

New in 2021! We will be starting two Forest Classes for children who want to benefit from and enjoy the outdoor learning, exploration and play at GMA Academy for one day per week. 

These classes differ from our regular Academy Classes as the entire day is spent outside combining exploration, physical activity, play and child directed learning with our our STREAM curriculum (Science, Tools, Reading, Engineering, Art & Math).

Children should be comfortable being outdoors all day, though a covered area and indoor space is available for lunches where needed, inclement weather and for storing gear.

Program Dates

Fall Term: September - November (12 weeks)

Junior Forest Class (Ages 5-7): Every Wednesday starting from September 8th to November 24th (9am-3:15pm)

Senior Forest Class (Ages 7-11): Every Thursday starting from September 9th to November 25th (9am-3:15pm)

*Winter & Spring Term dates will be confirmed at a later date*

Sample Day Itinerary

9:00 - 10:45
 Morning Circle , Hike, Forest Exploration
 10:45 - 11:45
 Snack Time & Outdoor Play
 11:45 - 12:45
 STREAM Activity
 12:45 - 200
 Lunch Time & Outdoor Play
 2:00 -3:00
 Physical & Outdoor Education (POE)
 3:00 -3:15
 End of Day Circle & Pick Up

Lunches & Snacks

Students need to bring their own lunch and snacks. We ask that children bring ‘boomerang lunches’, where students take home all garbage from their lunches. 

As part of the learning at GMA, students will be involved in the school garden and foraging in the forest and any harvests collected will be offered from time to time for the children to try or take home. Fireside snacks will also be cooked occasionally as part of our outdoor studies and circle time.  If your child has a special dietary need or allergy please let us know. We will be in touch if there are any other students who have food allergies that may result in certain items being banned from all lunches and snacks.

Registration Information

Please fill out the form below if you are interested in signing up for one of our Forest Classes or have any questions. Once we receive this we will be back in touch to let you know of availability and next steps to sign up.

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Payments and Refunds

Fall Term (12 sessions): $720 per student (no tax). 

Payments can be made in one lump sum or in 3 installments of $240

Installment #1  is due when registering  to secure a spot

Installment #2  is due on September 1st

Installment #3  is due on October 1st

If you wish to withdraw from the program we ask you to give us 30 days notice. Refunds will be given as below:

30 or more days notice - full refund minus a $75 administration fee

Less than 30 days notice - no refund

Closure due to a government order - full refund minus a $75 admin fee