In-Person Programs

All In-Person, outdoor sessions throughout January will be temporarily cancelled due to Covid-19. Please see our virtual opportunities, or reach out to us at facilitator@empowersimcoe.ca to chat with a facilitator.

EarlyON In-Person programs offer a variety of age appropriate activities, toys and equipment that promote interactive learning, early literacy and school readiness.

There are a number of changes to this program, due to COVID related safety measures. Please review all information prior to registering. If you have any questions please contact us at: facilitator@empowersimcoe.ca.

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To Register for In-Person programs:

1  –  Click the button of your preferred location below (Barrie | Bradford | Innisfil).

2  – Choose the preferred program, date and time of your visit.

3  – Enter all required fields to complete registration.

Please Note: Programs will run Rain or Shine, cancelled only in the event of thunder/lightning or extreme weather.

colorful national park scene

Tuesday mornings: 10 am – 11 am at 40 Fraser Court, Barrie.

Join facilitators for some games, creativity and exploration!

Limit 5 groups.

kids playing in the park

Tuesday afternoons:  2pm – 3pm at 40 Fraser Court, Barrie.

Active Fun Afternoons:  Jump, run, balance and explore in our backyard!

Limit 5 groups.

kids laughing in the park

2pm – 3pm at 40 Fraser Court, Barrie
Wednesday afternoons

Join us for active games, movement, Story Walks, word play, imagery, and Picket Fence Poetry in our enchanting outdoor space! Let’s read, play, talk and sing!

Limit 5 families.

FOREST

10 – 11am on Thursday mornings

Dress for the weather, while we engage and explore our beautiful Simcoe County Forest Trails through activities, games and songs!

1110 Highway 26 at the Simcoe County Building (turn left to the west parking lot & keep left)

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1:30-2:30pm on January 27th

Join us and Angelia, our EarlyON Indigenous Coordinator, as she strolls along with us and shares her teachings through stories, songs, and forest adventures!

Let us embrace the healing powers of being in nature. All Welcome!

1110 Highway 26 at the Simcoe County Building (turn left to the west parking lot & keep left)

colors with faces

Tuesday mornings Feb 8 to 22 (9:30am – 10:30am)

Over 3 weeks we will discover that learning to regulate your feelings will put your family in the Zone!

winter

Wednesday mornings, 9:30am – 10:30am in our playground.

Circle time, play time and outdoor exploration.

Limit 3 groups.

SITTING ON ICE

Wednesday afternoons, 1:30pm – 2:30pm.

Explore nature in our backyard!  Learn some new ways to experience the world with your child.

Limit 3 groups.

building snowman

Thursday mornings, 9:30am – 10:30am

Join the Bradford EarlyON team as they welcome Winter with games, stories, activities and MORE!

playing in snow

Thursday afternoons, 1:30pm – 2:30pm in our playground.

Circle time, play time and outdoor exploration.

Limit 3 groups.

kids jumping in park

Wednesday and Thursday mornings from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Starting September 29th

Join facilitators for an outdoor experience that includes exploring, creating, singing and more….

Please come prepared for a morning in the sunshine or rain with appropriate clothing.

*Please note the school playground equipment is off limits to EarlyON participants

Questions?

View the video below for step by step instructions for completing registration, the waiver and self screening assessment prior to your visit to the EarlyON Child and Family Center.

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