Algonquin Park Outdoor Experiential Education for School and University Groups
Duke of Edinburgh qualifying expeditions and custom adventures across Ontario
Voyageur Quest operates unique tailor - made Outdoor Educational Programs across Ontario. Our diverse team of professional guides, musicians,First nation elders, trappers, mushers and fisherfolk combine to shape innovative programs tweaked to your interest, age or group size. Duke of Edinburgh award qualifying expeditions and leadership training and are among our most popular experiences.
Voyageur Quest operates most of the Duke of Edinburgh journeys and expeditions out of our three facilities at Algonquin's north west corner. Larger groups travel to our associated camps, lodges within Provincial and National Parks.
Trips are customized for groups as small as 6 to full school or university class groups of 100+. Our Toronto office is available to co-ordinate transportation from your school, parent information nights and skill workshops.
Both the Algonquin Log Cabin and Algonquin Cottage Outpost are great for groups of 8 to 20 looking for an intimate wilderness experience led by quality instructors. Heated wall tent and traditional winter travel programs are ideal for Duke of Edinburgh Gold candidates interested in winter camping.
We operate trips in all four seasons.
From our Canoe Outpost at Algonquin's northwest corner, Voyageur Quest operates guided canoe trips qualifying for bronze, silver and gold levels. Duke of Ed. canoe expeditions focus on leadership development, sustainable living and traditional wilderness travel skills.
Ask our office about:
Canoe and hiking trips to Silver Peak in Killarney
Voyageur Canoe "Paddle to the Bay" trips down the French River.
"Many thanks for the great trip last weekend, the girls can back with nothing but smiles"
-St. Clement's, September 2009
Duke of Ed - Algonquin Winter Camping
The colder weather brings new opportunities and challenges in the outdoor classroom giving students an opportunity to enhance their leadership, expedition and survival skills. Winter programs include:
First Nation workshops
"The girls had a wonderful time on the weekend – kudos to your staff who made it all happen."
~ BSS, Jauary 2009
Toronto Island Programs
1/2 day and day trip outdoor experiential programs operate in Toronto and on the Toronto Islands. Teambuilding and leadership skills are the focus for our popular Fresh Air Challenge where students partake in two to five active components featuring a Voyageur Canoe paddle across the Toronto Harbour, biking, and orienteering.
Other island events include:
The Amazing Race
Toronto Island Eco Adventure.
Voyageur Quest works with a number of progressive public and private schools in the GTA, across the province and in the United States including:
Upper Canada College
St. Andrew's College
University of Mississippi
Francojeunese Ecole Secondaire
References are available on request.
Contact our office to start building your
Outside the Classroom group experience