Parks, Forestry & Recreation

Island Park - Franklin Children's Garden

Address: 9 QUEENS QUAY W

An interactive garden for kids and families on the Toronto Island Park. Franklin Children's Garden is inspired by Franklin the Turtle from the celebrated book series written by Paulette Bourgeois, illustrated by Brenda Clark and published by Kids Can Press: a Corus Entertainment Company. The garden is divided into seven sections where children can enjoy gardening, storytelling, exploring wildlife and visiting seven child-accessible sculptures from the Franklin the Turtle series.

  • Ward: 28
  • District: Waterfront
  • Near: Queens Quay W & Harbour Sq
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camps icon Camps


Camp Specialty Child - All DayThe 'ultimate camp experience' for campers ages 6 - 12 who want to develop or fine-tune their skills in specialized areas of interest. Skilled and experienced instructors provide specialized instructional programs. All of these programs are complemented with a full line-up of traditional camp activities.
Specialty Camp: Island Voyageur  (10 - 12yrs)
Jul-31-2017 to Aug-04-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Specialty Camp: Island Ecologist  (6 - 8yrs)
Aug-08-2017 to Aug-11-2017, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Specialty Camp: Island Explorer  (6 - 8yrs)
Aug-08-2017 to Aug-11-2017, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Specialty Camp: Island Explorer  (9 - 12yrs)
Aug-08-2017 to Aug-11-2017, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Specialty Camp: Island Voyageur  (10 - 12yrs)
Aug-08-2017 to Aug-11-2017, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Specialty Camp: Island Ecologist  (6 - 8yrs)
Aug-14-2017 to Aug-18-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Specialty Camp: Island Ecologist  (6 - 8yrs)
Aug-21-2017 to Aug-25-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Specialty Camp: Island Explorer  (9 - 12yrs)
Aug-28-2017 to Sep-01-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Specialty Camp: Island Voyageur  (10 - 12yrs)
Aug-28-2017 to Sep-01-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Specialty Camp: Island Ecologist  (6 - 8yrs)
Jul-31-2017 to Aug-04-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Specialty Camp: Island Explorer  (6 - 8yrs)
Jul-31-2017 to Aug-04-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Specialty Camp: Island Explorer  (9 - 12yrs)
Jul-31-2017 to Aug-04-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Specialty Camp: Island Explorer  (6 - 8yrs)
Aug-14-2017 to Aug-18-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Specialty Camp: Island Explorer  (9 - 12yrs)
Aug-14-2017 to Aug-18-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Specialty Camp: Island Voyageur  (10 - 12yrs)
Aug-14-2017 to Aug-18-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Specialty Camp: Island Explorer  (6 - 8yrs)
Aug-21-2017 to Aug-25-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Specialty Camp: Island Explorer  (9 - 12yrs)
Aug-21-2017 to Aug-25-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Specialty Camp: Island Voyageur  (10 - 12yrs)
Aug-21-2017 to Aug-25-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Specialty Camp: Island Ecologist  (6 - 8yrs)
Aug-28-2017 to Sep-01-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Specialty Camp: Island Explorer  (6 - 8yrs)
Aug-28-2017 to Sep-01-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Camp Specialty Plus ChildThe ultimate camp experience for campers who want more. Higher fees are charged to cover additional expenses beyond the typical Specialty Camp such as busing, rental of specialized equipment, site rental, etc
Specialty Camp: Franklin Jr. Sprouts with Caregiver  (3 - 5yrs)
Jul-31-2017 to Aug-04-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 12pm
Specialty Camp: Franklin Jr. Sprouts with Caregiver  (3 - 5yrs)
Aug-08-2017 to Aug-11-2017, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 12pm
Specialty Camp: Franklin Jr. Sprouts with Caregiver  (3 - 5yrs)
Aug-14-2017 to Aug-18-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 12pm
Specialty Camp: Franklin Jr. Sprouts with Caregiver  (3 - 5yrs)
Aug-21-2017 to Aug-25-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 12pm
Specialty Camp: Franklin Jr. Sprouts with Caregiver  (3 - 5yrs)
Aug-28-2017 to Sep-01-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 12pm

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Special Events - ChildSpecial events are a sporting, cultural or other type of unique activity, occurring for a limited or fixed duration (one-time or annual).
Franklins & Friends Fall Harvest Festival  (6 - 12yrs)
Sep-17-2017 to Sep-17-2017, Sun, 10:30am - 12:30pm

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