Free Spirit Forest and Nature School is Southern Georgian Bay’s only not-for-profit, Forest School Canada and Ministry of Education certified private school program. We offer quality nature programming  in Collingwood, Wasaga Beach and Meaford, ON.

Collingwood – Bygone Days Heritage Village (879 Sixth ST)

This 86 acre property on the outskirts of Collingwood offers tons to explore. Complete with multiple forests, ponds, a sugar shack and heritage village, the adventure never ends. We even use a 19th century school house and prospector tent as our home bases!


Wasaga Beach – FS Headquarters (28 Sunset Court)

This wonderful mixed forest of oak and towering pine is nestled beside the Nottawasaga River. It is the perfect backdrop for discovery and adjacent to the Provincial Park, this impressive green space is eager to be explored!

Meaford – Memorial Park (179 GRANT AVE)

Right in the heart of Meaford lies 30 acres of picturesque park and woodland walking trails. Even more, this wonderful green space runs along 400m of beautiful Georgian Bay shoreline. It’s Nature’s ultimate playground just waiting to be uncovered!

PRINCIPALS: Kim and Matt Simpson
(705) 606-1508