Wilderness Integrated Leadership Development

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What We Do

Empowering the leaders of tomorrow through Four Core Educational Streams (OE4):

Who We Are

Our Mission

Our mission is to reconnect our future leaders with the natural world and with themselves. We strive to create a new model of education that focuses on the whole student. We seek to create experiences and learning opportunities to ignite curiosity and passion for learning while developing confidence, resilience and courage in order to empower the changemakers. These are the leaders that will lead their peers and their community to make the world a better place.

Our living curriculum is designed to stimulate curiosity and a passion for learning.

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The 7 Habits of a Highly Effective Wild Schooler

  In a world that often rushes by in a blur of appointments, notifications, and obligations, the concept of a Wild Schooler stands as a testament to a different way of living, perhaps the future of living.  Wild Schoolers are striving to develop an innate set of core competencies that will allow them to navigate …

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How to enhance one of the most critical stages of your child’s development.

In recent years, a growing body of research has been demonstrating the profound impact that outdoor schools and nature based learning can have on adolescent brain development. In particular, new research is showing that during the ages of 10 to 14, adolescent brains are going through the second most significant growth spurt of their lives …

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Escarpment WILDHOOD Festival

We are excited to invite you to the first annual Escarpment WILDHOOD Festival!!! This event was inspired by The WILDHOOD Festival,   the U.K. multi award-winning festival for children and families, will bring together various local environmental groups at our own Blue Mountain WILD School’s campus location on the Kimbercote Farm property.  The objective of the …

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Happy New Year! This year promises to be just as crazy and uncertain as the last.  It greatly saddens me that the government is once again closing schools.  In the face of mental health, in the face of lasting developmental issues, in the face of happiness and our children’s well-being, closing down schools should be …

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Our Transition to Wild At Home

Unprecedented times call for unprecedented measures. Our team has worked around the clock for the launch of “Wild at Home.” Designed to engage students in independent and self-driven learning, our program reduces screen time and increases outdoor time. So far, it has been a resounding success as parents and students report high engagement and pleasure …

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316362 3 Line, Kimbercote Farms, Kimberly, ON. N0C 1G0