Rock Climbing

Children rock climbing - by Sam AllardThere are many places in Ontario that you can climb on natural rock walls, but at Haliburton Forest we have a one of a kind rock face that is appropriate for all students. In just one place we will teach students how to climb, belay, work together, create a positive space, and to challenge themselves on different routes.

This natural rock wall is located at our Stocking Lake facility which also provides students with an off-the-grid experience.

Students can learn about solar panels, living lightly on the land, sustainable resource management, participating within sustainable activities, and more. Students learn so much about themselves, therefore making this experience one that is hard to pass up. Come participate in one of the most rewarding and memorable experiences Haliburton Forest has to offer. 


Please contact our facilitators for inquires and pricing information at

School group rock climbing - by Sam Allard

Expectations for Grade 7

Patterns in Physical Geography
SE.KU1 – identify carious types of landforms and explain how they are used to describe regions

Health and Physical Education
Living Skills
1.1- use self-awareness and self-monitoring skills to help them understand their strengths and needs, take responsibility for their actions, recognize sources of stress, and monitor their own progress, as they participate in physical activities, develop movement competence, and acquire knowledge and skills related to healthy living
1.2- use adaptive, management, and coping skills to help them respond to the various challenges they encounter as they participate in physical activities, develop movement competence, and acquire knowledge and skills related to healthy living

Active Living
A1.1 - actively participate in a wide variety of program activities, according to their capabilities
A1.2 - demonstrate an understanding of factors that contribute to their personal enjoyment of being active
A1.3 - demonstrate an understanding of the factors that motivate or impede participation in physical activity every day
A3.1 - demonstrate behaviours and apply procedures that maximize their safety and that of others
A3.2 - demonstrate an understanding of procedures for anticipating and responding to hazards that may lead to injury or ailments while participating in physical activity outdoors

Movement Competence: Skills, Concepts, and Strategies
B1.2 - perform a wide variety of locomotor movements, with and without equipment, while responding to a variety of external stimuli
B1.3 - send, receive, and retain a variety of objects, while taking into account their position and motion in relation to others, equipment, and boundaries, while applying basic principles of movement
B2.1 - demonstrate an understanding of the components of a range of physical, and apply this understanding as they participate in a variety of physical activities in indoor and outdoor environments