Forest & Nature Program
The Forest Nature Program was started in 2016 as a partnership between Humber’s Department of Early Childhood Education and the Humber Child Development Centre.
The goals of the Forest Nature Program (FNP) are to:
- Provide children with regular and repeated access to the same natural setting, for longer periods at a time.
- Provide opportunities for children, students, and staff to be more physically active and increase strategies for mental health and wellness.
- Increase knowledge about local forests, ponds, rivers, creatures and animals, biodiversity, and traditional teachings (including the four directions teaching, the elements of life, and natural life cycles.