Mission and Philosophy



"The best way to take care of the future is to take care of the present moment."


-Thich Nhat Hanh



Our Mission


Our mission is to create accessible and empowering learning spaces where Canadian youth are encouraged to use their unique qualities and interests to make positive changes in their communities.




Our Vision


Our vision is that all youth have the opportunity to explore the nature in their own backyards and develop a lifelong connection with the Earth and their community, in order to become environmental stewards and leaders.



Our pedagogical approach


Inquiry-based & student-centered


Social justice oriented


Aligned with UN
Global Goals for
21st Century learning


Inclusive & accessible



Our Definition of Sustainability


The intersection of climate justice, social justice, and public health & wellness