2015 Outdoor Adventure Events Calendar

GANARASKA REGION
To register for any of our events, please contact
905.885.8173 or [email protected] All events are
held at the Ganaraska Forest Centre; unless
otherwise noted.
GANARASKA FOREST CENTRE
www.ganaraskaforestcentre.ca
The Ganaraska Forest Centre (GFC) is the place to
be! This multi-use facility, which is visited by over
8,000 students and thousands of other guests each
year, accommodates outdoor education programs,
community and corporate group rentals, weddings
and other special events. Come check us out!
CONSERVATION AUTHORITY
2216 County Road 28
Port Hope, Ontario
L1A 3V8
P: 905.885.8173
F: 905.885.9824
www.grca.on.ca
GANARASKA FOREST CENTRE
10585 Cold Springs Camp Road
Campbellcroft, Ontario
L0A 1B0
P: 905.797.2721
F: 905.797.2545
From the East: Exit 401 at Port Hope and travel
www.ganaraskaforestcentre.ca
west on County Road 9 for 16 km. Watch for the
ANNUAL PARTNERSHIP EVENTS
north on County Road 28 to County Road 9. Travel
GFC sign and turn north on Cold Springs Camp
Road, and travel for 4km to the Forest Centre.
From the West: Exit 401 and travel north on Hwy
115. Turn east onto Durham Road 9 and travel for
10 km. Watch for the GFC sign and turn north on
Cold Springs Camp Road, and travel for 4 km to the
Forest Centre.
Ganaraska Forest Centre Canteen is open year-round on
weekends! Snacks and drinks available
9:00am – 4:00pm.
February - Winter WonderLearn –
Municipality of Clarington
April – Earth Day events
July – Family Fishing Week –
Municipality of Port Hope
September - Family Safety Day –
Municipality of Clarington
2015
Outdoor
Adventure
Events
Calendar
FAMILY CROSS-COUNTRY SKI
26TH ANNUAL OFAH/GFC CONSERVATION
Saturday January 24th 2015
Saturday April 11th 2015
& SNOWSHOE DAY
9:30am session & 1:00pm session
HALLOWE’EN HOWL
DINNER & AUCTION
Friday October 23rd 2015
Cobourg Lion’s Community Centre
Hallowe’en is just around the corner! Why not get into
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Take in the beauty of the magnificent Ganaraska Forest
5:30pm – 10:30pm
in the depth of winter. Receive an introductory lesson
We welcome you to join us for an evening of excellent
and a guided ski through the forest. Make a day of it and
give free snowshoeing a try! Please dress in warm layers.
In case of poor ski conditions, the alternate day to
th
participate is February 7 .
$20/person with complimentary ski rentals - Children
must be 8 years or older to participate. Refundable
equipment deposit required.
the Hallowe’en spirit early during this spooky night in
food, exciting live and silent auctions, great raffles, door
prizes and good company – all in support of the outdoor
the Ganaraska Forest? Carve pumpkins and paint other
fun gourds to take home, and then enjoy an interactive
and fun campfire before testing your fears on a guided
education program at the Ganaraska Forest Centre.
night hike through the forest.
Tickets are $70.00 and available in advance only. Sales
$12/adult & $6/child (16 & under)
begin
in
December
2014.
Call
the
GRCA
@
ONTARIO’S BIRDS OF PREY
905.885.8173 to purchase tickets or for further
Saturday November 14th 2015
information.
PUT SOME SPRING IN YOUR STEP!
rd
Sunday May 3 2015
8:00am – 10:00am
1:00pm – 3:00pm
Birds of a feather flock together at the Ganaraska Forest
Centre during this event. Learn about birds of prey from
around the world, with an in-depth focus on native
Follow our guide who can help you search for spring
species.
flowers and birds during Migratory Bird Week in the
$15/adult & $8/child (8 – 16 years of age)
Ganaraska Forest. Learn how healthy ecosystems benefit
human health. Don’t forget your binoculars and birding
and flower guides!
$12/adult & $6/child (8 – 16 years of age)
** Please note that all events require pre-registration &
payment that must be done through the Ganaraska
Region Conservation Authority administrative office.
Call 905.885.8173 or email [email protected]
MAPLE SYRUP DAY
Whether your child enjoys the
Saturday March 28th 2015
great outdoors or not right now,
10:00am – 1:00pm
this
Take a trip back in time with historic characters that
will enlighten you on this sweet tradition. Tour the sap
collecting route & visit the sugar shack before creating
crafts, having your face painted, and playing pioneer
games. Then settle in for some great live music while
you enjoy a pancake feast!
$12/adult & $6/child (16 & under). Pre-registration is
not required for this event.
summer
camp
will
guarantee that they do! The
Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority’s Nature Nuts
Summer Day Camp for children 6-12 years old, offers
different themed weeks; everything from Awesome
Arthropods to Surviving the Elements. Contact us for
more information!