Bluewater District School Board

Site: Wiarton

Service: Bluewater Outdoor Education Centre

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Record #: GBA2651 Last Modified: 30 Mar 2015 Last Full Update: 29 Jul 2014
Description (Service)High quality, curriculum-driven, outdoor and environmental education for the students of Bluewater School Board  
Property houses the ES Fox Observatory - a roll-off roof observatory with a 12-inch reflector, 28-inch Dobsonian and several smaller telescopes * facility provides astronomy programs offered by BOEC for their students and Bluewater Astronomical Society (BAS) for both members and the general public * Facility is open regularly to the general public for astronomical viewing of events like comets, eclipses or meteor showers  
BAS offers 1 week astronomy summer day camp for ages 8-13 yrs * For more information or to register, contact John Hylnialuk at
Service Details
HoursMon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas ServedBruce County ; Grey County ; Wiarton
BoundariesNorth to Tobermory * South to Dundalk * East to Thornbury * West to Kincardine
EligibilitySchool Children
ApplicationCall or visit website
Address and Location
Site Location8 km west of Wiarton on Cty rd 13
Located In CommunityWiarton
Address & Map
3092 Bruce County Road 13
Wiarton, ON N0H 2T0
IntersectionHwy 6 and Bruce Rd 13
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone519-534-2767
Primary ContactSandra Mielhausen, Office Manager
Alternate ContactDebra Diebel, Site Manager; Email:
Primary ExecutiveKay Fawcett, Principal
Mailing AddressRR 3 
Wiarton, ON N0H 2T0