The Region of Peel offers a variety of curriculum-linked programming for elementary and secondary schools within the Region of Peel.
- Waste Education Workshops: Grades K-12. A unique curriculum-connected workshop has been developed for each grade, engaging students through interactive learning and guided inquiry.
- Trash Talk: A Waste Education Tour: Grades 3-8. This full day tour includes a visit to both the Peel Art Gallery Museum and Archives and the Brampton Community Recycling Centre (CRC). Through hands-on learning activities, students will learn about waste management practices and waste reduction.
- Whole School Waste Reduction Campaigns: Available to Elementary and Middle Schools. These campaigns offer school communities an opportunity to address waste reduction through hands-on learning and action. This engaging program is designed to inspire change in waste practices and foster critical thinking about waste issues.
- Water and Wastewater Treatment Facility Tour: Grades 8-12. This guided tour of our leading-edge water and wastewater treatment facilities showcases how water and wastewater is treated in Peel.
- Water Education Workshops: Grades K-8. This fun and informative workshop teaches students about drinking water protection, quality, and treatment.
- Peel Children's Water Festival: Grades 2-5. Discover the importance of water through hands-on learning at the Peel Children's Water Festival, located at Heart Lake Conservation Area in Brampton. Cost is $6/student and includes bus travel and entertainment. Information on the 2020 festival to be announced.
- The Great Gulp: Open to all Peel Schools. This annual March event helps create awareness about the importance of Peel drinking water in our lives. Schools are invited to take part in 'The Great Gulp' by organizing a school-wide synchronized drink of tap water.
To learn more about these programs, please visit our website: peelregion.ca/enviroed