The Membership Grove

As an NFTC Guide Member
gain access to valuable and exclusive

that support you in your guiding practice.

Join Our
Passionate Community

Become a part of a dedicated community of Canadian forest therapy guides championing this transformative practice across the nation sharing a common devotion to a professional and relational approach to forest therapy.

Join Vibrant Regional
and National Events

NFTC members are invited to join an array of regional events and national community calls held regularly. Forge connections, gain insights, and be part of like-minded community committed to learning and growing together.

Be Found on
the National Guide Map

Enhance your visibility and reach potential clients through our National Guide Map, which features your location and contact details. Expand your reach and connect with eager forest therapy seekers.

Group Insurance Options
at Reduced Rates

Secure your peace of mind with group insurance options at reduced rates. NFTC membership provides a direct link to essential insurance information.

Exclusive Pro-Deals

Unlock pro-deals with top outdoor companies. As a certified guide in good standing, you’ll enjoy special discounts and offers, adding value to your professional journey.

Your Events

Promote your upcoming hosted walks through our events calendar. Reach a wider audience and make your events a resounding success.

Stay Informed with
Newsletters and Social Media

Keep up on the latest developments, insights, and opportunities in forest therapy. Engage with Canadian guides on our WhatsApp group. Stay connected, share experiences, and learn from fellow professionals.

Stay Ahead of
Industry Standards

In a dynamic world, tourism and wellness industry standards continually evolve. Clients prefer highly trained guides who deliver exceptional programs. NFTC membership keeps you at the forefront of the field.

Exclusive Resources

Access a treasure trove of resources on our website. Check the event calendar, access community call recordings, consult the collections of invitations and research, and more to enhance your practice.

at Key Events

As a member, you have a voice and representation at pivotal workshops, conferences, and meetings related to forest therapy in Canada.

Contribute to Your Association’s Success

Your annual membership dues directly support the ongoing development and success of your professional association. Your commitment is an investment in the growth of the forest therapy community.

Prepare Your Certification Documents

Membership in NFTC is currently open to Guides who are certified with either ANFT or GIFT. To Register for membership, you must upload your ANFT or GIFT certification (provisional certificate is acceptable pending completion of immersion) and Wilderness First Aid certification documents (these are usually PDF or JPG files). Make sure you have your Certification Document ready to upload before starting the Registration process by clicking the Register button below.

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