Bluewater District School Board

Site: Wiarton

Service: Bluewater Outdoor Education Centre

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Description (Service) Curriculum-driven outdoor and environmental education experiences for the students of Bluewater District School Board * 320 acre site close to Lake Huron, the Niagara Escarpment and Bruce Trail, and a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve  
Facilities feature the ES Fox Observatory, heritage farm buildings including the original bank barn and stone farmhouse, a dormitory/dining hall, and classroom facility 
Only open to the general public for open houses and events, and specific astronomical events run by the Bluewater Astronomical Society (see separate listing for details)
Service Details
Hours Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm * Contact for program hours
Dates Year Round
Areas Served Bruce County ; Grey County
Boundaries North to Tobermory * South to Dundalk * East to Thornbury * West to Kincardine
Eligibility Ages: 5 year(s) - 100 year(s) 
Students of Bluewater District School Board * Facility may be rented to groups who are focused on education and/or the environment, outside of the regular school schedule (weekends, school holidays) * Not open to the public
Application Call or visit website
Languages English
Fees Service
Address and Location
Site Location 8 km west of Wiarton on County Rd 13
Located In Community South Bruce Peninsula
Address & Map
3092 Bruce County Road 13
South Bruce Peninsula, ON N0H 2T0
View Google Map
Intersection Bruce County Road 13 and Spry Lake Road
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact information
Office Phone 519-534-2767
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Primary Contact Deborah Diebel, Site Manager, Bluewater Outdoor Education Centre
Alternate Contact Kraig Gallivan, Site Development Administrator, Bluewater Education Foundation
Primary Executive Donna Farrow, Principal of BOEC & Amabel Sauble Community School, Bluewater District School Board; Email:
CWD_NEWHUB_HEADINGGROUPS Child, Youth & Family ; Cultural & Community
CWD_NEWHUB_HEADINGS Recreation for Children / Youth / Families ; Social Integration

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