Rouge Valley Conservation Centre

 

How to find us:

1749 Meadowvale Road

Toronto, Ontario

M1B 5W8  Canada


Map to the centre

The Rouge Valley Conservation Centre
is located in Toronto, Ontario in the
Rouge Park, the largest urban park in
North America. Operated by the Rouge Valley Foundation, a registered charitable organization, the Centre focuses on environmental restoration, monitoring and research and offers interpretive walks and educational programs for the general public, school and community groups.

Click here to learn about the Rouge Valley Conservation Centre, once known as the historic Pearse House.

ABOUT THE CENTRE

To donate to the Rouge Valley Conservation Centre click on the button below:

OUR PARTNERS

Upcoming Events
AND PROGRAMS


Winter Break Day Camp

January 3 - 6, 2017


Looking for something for the kids to do during Winter Break? We will be holding a Winter Break Day Camp from January 3 - 7. Each day we will learn about what happens to the animals in the Rouge during winter, go on a hike and spend some time doing crafts and activities.


Cost is $200/child for the week or
$50/child for individual days.
(This camp is for kids ages 5 - 12)


For more information, click here.



Family Day Weekend

Check back soon for details about our Family Day weekend events being held Feb 18-20, 2017.



Owl Prowl

Join us this February for our annual Owl Prowl. Check back in January for further details and dates.



March Break Day Camp

March 13 - 17, 2017


Children ages 5-12 can take part in our exciting March Break Program. Click here for more information.

CONTACT US

Mail:

Rouge Valley Foundation

Rouge Valley Conservation Centre

1749 Meadowvale Road

Toronto, ON M1B 5W8

Email:

info@rvcc.ca

Telephone:

416-282-8265

Got a question or comment?
Click here

Visit the Rouge Valley Conservation Centre’s LivingRoom

Have a question about something you saw in the Rouge? Want to know what’s out and about in the Rouge. Take a closer look at nature in our new LivingRoom interpretive space at the Rouge Valley Conservation Centre.


*Dates and times vary depending on availability of volunteers. If you are making a special trip out to visit us, please call in advance to check hours of operation 416-282-8265.

Interpretive Centre

Environmental Education Programs for School and Community Groups

From September 2015 to June 2016, ask about our $200 subsidy for school groups from priority areas generously provided by TD Friends of the Environment.

Take a look at our nature and green energy education programs for school and community groups. Click here to see a list of programs.

Help keep the love of the Rouge alive!
DONATE to our Environmental Education School Programs
or Environmental Summer Day Camp.


With your help, we can provide a student in need with the opportunity to attend one of our Environmental Education Programs or our Summer Day Camp. It costs only $10 per student to attend our school programs and only $250/wk for our summer day camp. Click here for details on how to donate.

Donations:

Donations can be made via the Canada Helps website

Twitter:

@Rouge_Valley_CC

Facebook:

RougeValleyConservationCentre

Subsidies for families from priority areas generously provided by TD Friends of the Environment Foundation.

Kids! Join us for our Wildlife Explorers weekend nature programs. Each Saturday morning from 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. we will explore the outdoors and learn about our wildlife friends while hiking, doing crafts and other hands-on activities. Subsidies available for families from priority areas. Click here for more details.


Registration is now open.
Winter Session starts on January 28, 2017.


Sunday Sessions will be available if there is enough interest. Please email us for information.

Registration is now open
for Winter Break Day Camp
January 3 - 7, 2017


Looking for something for the kids to do during Winter Break? We will be holding a Winter Break Day Camp from January 3 - 7. Each day we will learn about what happens to the animals in the Rouge during winter, go on a hike and spend some time doing crafts and activities. For more information, click here.

2016 Winter Fun Days!


Join us on December 10th and 11th for our final events of the year...


Full Day Kids Program - Saturday Dec 10, 2016

Drop the kids off for a full day program. We'll talk about the birds and mammals and what they are up to in winter, make a craft or two, play some games and go on a hike. Children should bring their own lunch and snacks for the day. 


Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost: $50/child

To register: Email education@rvcc.ca for details



Hike and Campfire - Saturday Dec 10, 2016

Join us on a walk through the Rouge as we learn about some winter ecology! The hike will be followed by a campfire and marshmallow roast. Coffee, Tea and Hot Chocolate will also be available. Please bring your own travel mug! We will also have our holiday photo booth and props and will be taking Holiday Photos that you can share with your friends and family.


Time: 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. hike, 5:30-6:30 p.m. campfire

Cost: suggested donation of $5/person (kids already registered in full day program do not need to pay for this)

To Register: Email info@rvcc.ca with your name, number of people and contact information



Full Day Kids Program - Sunday Dec 11, 2016

Drop the kids off for a full day program. We'll lean about winter outdoor survival, make a craft or two, play some games and go on a hike. Children should bring their own lunch and snacks for the day. Weather permitting we will have a campfire at the end of the day, roast marshmallows and make Bannok bread.


Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost: $50/child

To register: Email education@rvcc.ca for details

Visit us on December 10, 2016 from
4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. and support the Rouge Valley Conservation Centre! The staff have been hard at work knitting hats, mittens and headbands for kids and adults. There is a limited number so come by early!