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Indigenous Youth Wanderers
A land-based program within High Park Ancestral Lands for Indigenous Youth between the ages of 12-17. Click for more details!
How to Make Nature Your Classroom: Spring Splendour
In this FREE course, discover a wealth of spring activities students will love, and feel calm and confident taking your teaching outdoors!
HPNC Online
Check out our online programs to connect to nature from wherever you are!
ReWild at Home
A selection of 1 hour, interactive online teambuilding programs for child and youth-aged groups who are meeting online. Click here for me!

Upcoming Events

7:00 PM
The park is a special place at night whether it's seeing bats take flight at dusk, hearing owls hooting or seeing the moon's reflection in Grenadier Pond. But many people, especially women, girls, trans and Two-Spirit people, don't feel safe enough to walk through the park to enjoy these wonders. Join Carolynne Crawley, Certified Forest Therapy Guide for our 2nd Annual Take Back the Night event to experience High Park at night. Thank you to the City of Toronto's ShowLoveTO for resourcing this walk. In Person - High Park Nature Centre, 375 Colborne Lodge Drive

1:00 PM
Seeds are the first and last stage of a plant's life. Join Angel Beyde, Organic Master Gardener, in our Black Oak Savannah restoration garden to learn how seeds represent freedom, equity and food sovereignty, for human and animal communities. We will learn how to sustainably harvest seeds in the larger context of a regenerative and reciprocal relationship to the earth. Please note the skills learned in this workshop are to be practiced in your own yard/ garden or the yards and gardens of friends - harvesting seeds from parks is strictly prohibited to sustain healthy plant and animal populations. Thank you to the City of Toronto's ShowLoveTO for resourcing this walk. Free In Person - High Park Nature Centre, 375 Colborne Lodge Drive

1:00 PM
Experts from the Mountsberg Raptor Centre will bring at least three raptors to the Nature Centre - so you are guaranteed to see three of the following up close: Broad-winged Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk, American Kestrel, Merlin or Peregrine Falcon. You'll learn what makes each of these birds of prey unique and the challenges they face due to human activity. After the outdoor presentation you'll get to choose your own self-guided adventure in the park using our raptor ID guides and knowledge of the best places to see raptors in the park.We offering this program at three different times (1:00 - 2:00 pm, 2:30 - 3:30 pm & 4:00 - 5:00 pm). Each session has a capacity of 25 people. Tickets: $15/person (receive 20% off when you purchase 3 or more tickets using coupon code HAWKS). Children 3 and under are free but must be registered for contact tracing. Tickets are non-refundable unless the Nature Centre cancels the event, in which case you will receive a full refund. Notes: This event is an outdoor event with a capacity of 25 participants. It is a rain or shine under the cover of our verandas. So please dress for the weather and bring a blanket to keep warm.

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