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The Humber Arboretum hosts workshops, tours, family events and more throughout the year. Advance registration is required for most events. On our calendar below, click on the event you're interested in for more details. You can also subscribe to our newsletter to be kept up to date as new events are added.

Onsite day camps and some other in-person events are returning. Please read listings carefully to see if the event you are interested in is taking place virtually or at the Humber Arboretum. 

Junior Naturalists (ages 12 and 13): Healthy Planet, Healthy Lives

Junior Naturalist Camp is for curious youth ages 12-13 and focuses on exploring weekly themes and the Humber Arboretum’s flora and fauna in greater detail.

“One Health” is a term that refers to the interconnection between the health of people, animals, and ecosystems. What are the practical implications of One Health for our daily lives, and what actions can we take to improve the health of both ourselves and the natural communities around us? Junior Naturalists will explore this interconnection through challenges and hands-on activities based around wellness, eco-leadership, and stewardship.

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Junior Naturalists (ages 12 and 13): Brilliant Birds

Junior Naturalist Camp is for curious youth ages 12 to 13 and focuses on fun, in-depth explorations of the weekly theme and the flora and fauna of the Humber Arboretum.

Did you know the Toronto Ornithological Club records show 399 different bird species in the Greater Toronto Area? It’s time to bust out the binoculars and discover the diverse world of birds that can be found right here in the city. We’ll also take an in-depth look at feathers, flight, calls, and everything else bird.

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Junior Naturalists (ages 12 and 13): Nature in the City

Junior Naturalist Camp is for curious youth ages 12-13 and focuses on fun, in-depth explorations of the weekly theme and the flora and fauna of the Humber Arboretum.

From well-adapted wildlife to the rivers that run through Toronto’s ravines, there’s a wild world to discover right here in the city. From animal tracking to plant identification, the Junior Naturalists will spend the week taking a close look at the intriguing ecosystems and biodiversity that can be found in an urban setting.

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Junior Naturalists (ages 12 and 13): Fantastic Freshwater

Junior Naturalist Camp is for curious youth ages 12-13 and focuses on fun, in-depth explorations of the weekly theme and the flora and fauna of the Humber Arboretum.

When it comes to conservation oceans get a lot of attention, but freshwater systems are just as essential to life on earth, and just as threatened! This week the Junior Naturalists will take a deep dive into the (sometimes shallow) waters of lakes, rivers, ponds, and wetlands learning about threats, ecological functions, the biodiversity found within.

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