Age 14-17
  • Jul 3 - Jul 21
Duration 3 weeks (15 weekdays)
Location Evergreen Brickworks
Indigenous Territories Mississaugas of the Credit, Anishnabeg, Chippewa, Haudenosaunee, Wendat
Program Options Financial Assistance
Courses / Toronto 15-day Hike, Canoe and Climb High School Credit Program

Toronto 15-day Hike, Canoe and Climb High School Credit Program

Join a group of fellow teens to hike, paddle and climb in your own backyard, all while earning your high school phys-ed credit! Students are eligible to earn Gr. 10 or 12 credits in Healthy Active Living and Outdoor Activities (Ontario Ministry of Education course code: PPL2O/PAD4O).


This course is rated level 1 in social-emotional challenge and level 1 in physical challenge. Click here to learn more about the levels of difficulty.



The program will run from 9:00am-5:00pm each day (Monday to Friday), starting at the Evergreen Brickworks, and is accessible by car, public transportation, on foot or by bike. Each week will feature an optional overnight on Thursday evening as your introduction to campcraft!

Week 1 (July 3-7):

Develop your hiking skills in the Don Valley at the Evergreen Brickworks and at the Rouge National Urban Park: home to amazing biodiversity and Canada’s only Urban National Park! Learn how to pack your backpack, select the essentials of hiking gear and build your physical and mental fitness as you explore the city on foot.

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Have the adventure of a lifetime and become the best version of yourself.