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!
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