Outdoor Classrooms

The ChariTree Foundation has expanded its environmental education mandate by helping schools and children’s camps across Canada build outdoor classrooms.

The goal is to get kids outdoors more and give them more opportunities to participate in outdoor learning.

The ChariTree Foundation is offering a new round of funding to help build more outdoor classrooms.

If your Canadian school or camp is building an outdoor classroom as part of an outdoor learning program, contact The ChariTree Foundation before Dec 3, 2021 to apply for help funding it at info [at] charitree-foundation [dot] org.

Include in your email:

  1. school or camp name + address
  2. principal’s (or camp owner’s) contact information including email address as they must be involved + copied on all emails
  3. a brief description of the outdoor classroom you are attempting to build as well as a few examples of environmental education or climate education projects you plan to teach there
  4. estimated project timeline


Only Canadian schools or children’s camps can apply if they have the ability to email info [at] charitree-foundation [dot] org before December 10, 2021 a letter acknowledging that your school or camp has received $2,000 from The ChariTree Foundation to help build your outdoor classroom.

$2,000 grants will be announced by Dec. 6, 2021 and cheques mailed out on Dec 6, 2021. It’s a very simple process:

One email to apply, and if granted, one email to acknowledge $2,000 from The ChariTree Foundation to help build your outdoor classroom.

The ChariTree Foundation does not support cutting down trees to create a space for outdoor classrooms. 💚🌳