New Trail Institute

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The Nature Connected Classroom: Building Community, Improving Behaviour, and Enhancing Learning

This 3 day program covers information provided through the "Conencting Kids with Nature" training but expends from this into the areas of classroom/school community building and comprehensive classroom management that is part of a healthy, productive learning environment. Developing insights into the teacher/student relationship and the role of student and teacher wellness is looked at as a critical aspect needed to create an engaging, high functioning, productive learning community. Participants will be provided with a practical resource package which will allow them to incorporate strategies immediately within their classrooms.

$425 per person

Food, accommodations, and teacher resources are included

Please contact us at info@newtrail.ca or call us at 226-338-0031 to book this training or to discuss a customized training for your group.

Incorporating Nature Connection into Your Professional Practice

Nature connective experiences promote significant physical and mental health benefits including reduced anxiety, a better ability to focus and concentrate, improved self regulation, improved creativity and cognition, improved immune functioning, and an improved sense of well-being.  Participants will receive a model for meaningfully connecting clients to the health benefits of nature and participate in a variety of nature connection invitations designed to be integrated into your professional practice. How to incorporate nature connection approaches to maximize client benefits and the use of biophyllic design to create a holistic health promoting environment will also be addressed.

This 8 hour training will be of particular value to teachers, mental health professionals, youth care workers, long-term care home staff, as well as park and camp staff.

$125 per person

Lunch and nature connection resources are included.

Please contact us at info@newtrail.ca or call us at 226-338-0031 to book this training or to discuss a customized training for your group.

Wellness Through Nature Connection

Discover the healing benefits of connecting with nature through a personalized "wellness through nature connection experience". Learn about the amazing health benefits of nature connection and the practices that will help you to maximize the restorative and healing powers that nature provides. 

$75 for an Individualized Wellness Through Nature Connection experience

All individualized experiences take place  in natural settings in both the K-W and Tobermory areas.


Please contact us at info@newtrail.ca or call us at 226-338-0031 to book an individualized wellness experience or to discuss a customized wellness immersion for your group.

Nature Connection Immersion

Nature Connection Immersion is designed to maximize your body's immune system as well as regulate and reset your body's sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems. Participants will be invited into a variety of specifically designed nature immersion experiences, nutritional opportunities, and nature connection education opportunities that have been shown through research to maximize your body's healthful resilience and functioning. 

$725 per person

Accommodations, meals, and nature facilitation are included.

Contact us at info@newtrail.ca to book this experience.