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Apple of Your Eye

Visit an apple orchard and find out how this delicious fruit is grown! Apples are grown all across Canada. Many kinds of apple were created or discovered in Canada, including the famous McIntosh apple. In the fall, many apple orchards allow people to pick their own apples. It’s a fun way to spend an autumn afternoon!

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  • What orchard will you visit?
  • What weather do you expect? How will you dress?
  • What should you pack?


  • Explore an apple orchard!
  • Pick your own apples, and then have one for a snack! Yum
  • Not sure where to pick apples? Contact a local apple orchard near you and see if they offer pick your own!


  • What do you know now that you did not know before?
  • What was your favourite part of this adventure?
  • How do you enjoy apples?
  • What does an apple tree look like? What clues are there, other than the apples, that you might be looking at an apple tree?
  • How did you stay safe on this adventure?
  • Remember to submit your activities on our Scouts for Sustainability Take Action Map to the Review section.

Keep it Simple

  • This is a great event to bring your family to! Arrange for your family members to join you for a day of apple picking!

Take it Further

  • What can you make with apples? After picking your apples, arrange for an apple master chef event! Create different dishes out of apples – who can create the tastiest and most creative dish?