Learning Adventures that Step in a Different Direction . 1 Hour West of Toronto
"Our staff makes education come Alive... "Teaching as we Encounter!"
Grand River Rafting Company LTD is a Learning Adventure Company... we are a Concierge for "Aboriginal & Outdoor Education Experiences" in Southern Ontario.
We are located in the Grand River Valley... 1 hour west of Toronto, half ways between Toronto and London... just 5 minutes off the 403 Highway.
Our priority is to reconnect youth to the outdoors.
Our operation is year round. Open 7 days a week.
With over 30 staff to serve you... plus a joint outdoor education partnership with McMaster University, Long Point Eco Adventures, One Axe Pursuits and Six Nations Tourism.
We offer day or multi-day learning experiences. We have overnight accommodations and can supply catered meals.
Each learning adventure is customized for your time window and desired experiences. We have the capacity to host over 200 students a day.
ESL students find our hands-on outdoor experiences a highlight of their visit... because language is not a barrier.
First Nations Programs.. interactive edible-medicinal plant hikes, Metis drum-making & medicine bags, making arrowheads, cordage & fire by hand, dance & sing with the Mohawk, medicine men speakers, campfire story tellers, residential school survivor speakers, building sweat lodges, guided interactive bus tours of the Six Nations Territories
Other Learning Adventures... floating classrooms in rafts, man-tracking, learn the stars, canoe & kayak lessons/trips, interactive drumming circles, how to fish courses, ropes and climbing walls, tree & wildlife courses, planning interior canoe trips, interactive pirate quest, muskets of the past, learn your bugs, survival skills, Le Voyageur speaker and stand up paddleboard adventures
You can "mix & match" any of the above themes to create a learning adventure for your class.
Our theme is simple...
"Experiencing Everything Together"
Check map below to see where we are located in the Grand River Valley.... reservations required!