For more than 25 years Green Acres has facilitated field trip programs for students from Toronto, York, Durham and Peel Regions.Please click the tabs below to learn more about our Maple Syrup, Farm, Leadership Centre and Pumpkin Picking programs.

Our Leadership Centre is open April-October and is perfect for team building, retreats, and September orientations! For details on our Leadership Programs please click here.

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Spring Programs

Maple Syrup – Any Grade

Availability: March 23 – April 2

In this classic Canadian program students will tap a tree, help harvest sap, learn about how our evaporator works, sample fresh maple syrup, and learn all about Maple Syrup, a designated Canadian Heritage product.

This program is only offered as a half day program.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar – K-2

Availability: April 7 – April 21

This program meets at the intersection of science and the arts.

Mapping and Orienteering  – Grades 3-8

Availability: April 7 – April 21

Fall Programs

Spring Fling (Farm) – Pre-K – Grade 3

Availability: April 23 – June 17

This is the program that made us famous! Students participate in  hands on activities, learning about baby animals including goats, sheep, cows, horses, llamas, chickens, rabbits and more. A hayride, cow-milking, and farm themed co-operative game activities are just a few of the activities that your class might participate in as a part of this program.

Fun @ Camp – K-Grade 8

Availability: April 23 – June 17

The perfect program to end off your school year! We’ll customize a program just for your students using our amazing camp facilities and staff.

Fall Programs

In September we run amazing programs through our Leadership Centre. To learn more about them please click here.

Pumpkin & Harvest – Pre-K – Grade 3

Availability: October 1 – October 30

Guided by a trained Outdoor Education Specialist your class will learn about the pumpkin from sprout to carving. Classes will also have a tractor ride and get to visit baby animals at the farm!

Each student will leave with their own small pumpkin at the end of this half-day program.

Farm Adventures

Availability: October 1 – October 30

The farm at Green Acres is always fun! Students will learn about animals, the environment, and how farmers prepare for the busy harvest season.

Both of these programs are offered as half day programs but can be combined to create a full day program.

Fees & Policies

Half Day Trip: $7.50 per student

Full Day Trip: $11.00 per student

  • There is a minimum charge equivalent to 20 students
  • All fees include 1 Parent Volunteer per 7 students
  • Additional Parent Volunteers: $4 each
  • No charge for teachers, education assistants or early childhood educators.
  • Please contact our office for cancellation policy.

There is no HST on Field Trip programs. We reserve the right to reschedule or alter programs.