Grade 8

Navigation skills - by Sam AllardVisiting Haliburton Forest with your grade 8 students will create an educational experience they will never forget. Haliburton Forest has plentiful natural features and sustainable management tactics that can be instructed to your students. Prepare your students for the future by impressing upon them our natural environment. We have paired many curriculum areas, including: health and physical education and geography to our activities and educational settings that can provide your students with life changing knowledge and opportunities.

There are many educational experiences at Haliburton Forest, like: learning about forest ecosystems and wilderness navigation or participating in archery, backpacking, camping (minimal impact, leave no trace), canoeing, cross-country skiing, dogsledding, mountain biking, snowshoeing, swimming, rock climbing, rappelling, Canopy Tours, tree climbing, communication workshops, team building and group initiatives, and low ropes and high ropes challenge courses.

Catching some critters - by Kim HigginsPrograms not covered by the grade 8 curriculum, but offered at Haliburton Forest, are: discovering the sky through our astronomy lessons, learning about aquatic ecosystems, visiting The Wolf Center, and debriefing around a campfire. The staff at Haliburton Forest will create an experience that is perfect for your students. Whether you are looking for a single-day or multi-day trip, we are committed to making your experience multi-dimensional and unforgettable. The grade 8 curriculum links are provided below. You are not bound by these ideas, as Haliburton Forest has many different educational opportunities for your students. 

Please contact our helpful staff to design the program you are interested in for your students at

Come discover Haliburton Forest, explore areas of learning, and experience something new!