• Full-Immersion Experiential Learning
• Countless Curriculum Links
• Connection to Local Landscape
• Great games and challenges to bring back
• Team Building for a positive Classroom Culture
• Promotes simple avenues for mental health & well-being
• Thrilling, Wholesome, Joyous, & Unforgettable.
Setting It Up: Fees & Options
In the woods: our Location
Benefits. A thrilling full immersion experience in our forest classroom. Opens young eyes to the wild spaces just outside of Guelph. A rich experience of wild spaces: coyote tracks, porcupines in trees, minks in the river, bird calls in the canopy.
Drawbacks. Busing costs, limited shelter in torrential downpours.
1 to 30 students, 2 GOS staff. $550
31 to 45 students, 3 GOS staff. $750
46 to 60 students. 4 GOS staff. $950
at your school
Benefits: Creates connection to the natural spaces that kids enjoy every day. Supports students to see their school yard through fresh eyes. Shortened program sessions can be delivered to more children. Save on busing fees.+ a $75 discount from above price list.
Drawbacks: not in 30 + acres of wooded riverside magic.
A Note on Staffing & Fees
• We require a ratio of 15:1, students to instructor, for field trip events that are effective, meaningful, and safe for kids, teachers, and our instructors. All field trip events require a minimum of 2 instructors.
• Our fee structure reflects primarily a living wage for our experienced and professional staff. We are committed to offering our services to any and all schools, families, and organization who see value in what we do. As such, if our costs are prohibitive to your group, please get in touch about sliding scale and funding options.
Check out testimonials and schools who have already been out to join us :) We hope to see you soon.
Who's experienced the GOS Field Trip?
Kortight Hills • Alma • Jean Little • Trillium Waldorf • Meezan • Elora• John F. Ross • J.D. Hogarth • Willow Road • Gateway Drive • Brant Ave. • Rockwood Centennial • John McCrae • Holy Trinity • Jean Steckle • Everdale • GCVI • Rainbow Daycamp • Victory • Ottawa Cresent • Arthur • Westminster • Wellington Hall • Aberfoyle