A Multi-Day School Field Trip to Algonquin Eco-Lodge

Algonquin Eco-Lodge, a peaceful, eco-friendly haven along the southern edge of the dense Algonquin Park, is merely a 105-minute drive from the Greater Toronto Area. Thus, our genuinely off-the-grid wilderness lodge is a popular destination for a multi-day school field trip near Toronto. Regardless of the season, we can accommodate groups of all ages and sizes, thanks to our ample camp-style acreage and cozy Algonquin Park cabins. Not only do our alternative energy practices provide potential educational opportunities for the kids, but our exclusive access to the vast glory that is Algonquin Park ensures that every student also gets in touch with nature.

A Field Trip Near Toronto: Four-Seasons of Adventure

Photo of Kids Hiking During a Field Trip Near Toronto

As you might imagine, winter is the most popular season for a school field trip or youth retreat. However, we’ve also hosted a plethora of field trips during autumn, spring, and, yes, even summer. Whether you lead a band of intermediate students, a homeschool group, or an after-school program, we’ll help piece together a multi-day field trip that perfectly suits your kids. Algonquin Eco-Lodge is void of distractions as we’re miles away from cell service, and there’s not a single television on the premises. The secluded, pristine allure of this land will help foster teamwork, collaboration, and hours upon hours of adventure.

Potential Group Activities

Call of the Wild, the “adventure consultants,” can curate a variety of team-building activities that are perfect for sports teams, bible retreats, and secondary-aged students on the verge of graduation. This fully-customizable outdoor program can focus on managing change, conflict management, problem-solving, building an ideal team, and so much more! Midday activities range from fostering wilderness camping skills to Nordic skiing or canoeing. Here’s a shortlist of potential group activities that your kids can try together. Very few school trips in Ontario can include such a diverse group of activities.

  • Camping for beginners
  • Canoeing
  • Dog sledding
  • Dragon boat regatta
  • Horseback riding
  • Nature hike
  • Nordic skiing
  • Sailing
  • Snowshoeing
  • Survival scavenger hunt
  • Whitewater rafting
  • Wild adventure courses

Moonlit Algonquin Park Camping

Algonquin Eco-Lodge isn’t your average field trip near Toronto—we handle everything from the team-building activities to the tasty grub and campfire stories. And, remember, we’re entirely eco-friendly, thanks to our various carbon-neutral practices and 100 percent micro-hydro electricity. The lodge itself, which features indoor plumbing and hot showers, sleeps 34. But most field trip ventures prefer to spend the evenings in the bush. After all, there’s nothing quite like roasting marshmallows above a crackling fire underneath a starry sky, only a handful of steps from your tent. Please give us a call today at 905-471-9453 to inquire about a school field trip or learn more about our particularly serene slice of Southern Ontario.