The Trailhead and Bronte Creek Projects are one semester (5 months), four-credit environmental programs available for students from Grade 10 to Grade 12. The programs are affiliated with Gary Allan High School.
Students spend every day at Sidrabene, a 100 acre property at 5100 Appleby Line, Burlington. Classes are limited to 20 students each class, selected from all Halton public and Catholic schools.
For Grade 10 students - Trailhead program
teach Grade 4 students as part of a one (1) day program called Novice Earthkeepers
climb, hike, canoe, snowshoe
explore environmental issues
4 day adventure canoe trip in Algonquin Park
make new friends
Download a Trailhead program application Trailhead application
For Grade 11 and 12 students - Bronte Creek Project
- teach Grade 5 students as part of a two (2) day over-night program called Earthkeepers
- climb, hike, canoe, snowshoe
- explore environmental issues
- daily outdoor classroom
- learn camp cooking skills
- make new friends
- become certified in Green-check GPS Training
- 5 days hiking the Bruce Trail hike in fall semester or canoeing Algonquin Park in spring semester
Download a Bronte Creek Project application
For more information visit the Bronte Creek Project website.