Forest Explorers Outdoor Early Learning Centre

Coming Soon!

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Building Features

  • 4,500 Square feet built on 900 acres of Ottawa greenbelt land with trails
  • A Licensed Nature-Based Early Learning and Care program that includes:
  • An infant room for 10 babies
  • A toddler room for 15 children 18 months to 2.5 years
  • 2 preschool rooms for 24 children 2.5 years until they start kindergarten
  • Extensive, oversized cubbies and heated mud rooms for all programs
  • All rooms will be designed with easy access to the outdoors
  • Large decking and natural play spaces adjacent to building
  • Communal gathering space
  • Indoor and Outdoor Classrooms for professional learning, research seminars, and study tours
  • Communal kitchen and dining areas
  • Communal staff room to support informal dialogue, sharing and learning between all employees

Full Fee Rates

IMPORTANT NOTICE: We are enrolled in the Canada-Wide Early Learning and Child Care program (CWELCC); the rates above reflect a reduction of our previous fees by 52.75% (or to the threshold of $12.00 / day). By September 2025, fees expected to be an average of $12.00 per day.