Bluewater District School Board

Site: Wiarton

Service: Bluewater Outdoor Education Centre

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 (see separate listing for details) * Facility is open regularly to the general public for astronomical viewing of events like comets, eclipses or meteor showers
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Dates Sep-Jun
Areas Served Bruce County ; Grey County ; Wiarton
Boundaries North to Tobermory * South to Dundalk * East to Thornbury * West to Kincardine
Eligibility School Children
Application Call or visit website
Languages English
Fees Service
Address and Location
Site Location 8 km west of Wiarton on Cty rd 13
Located In Community Wiarton
Address & Map
3092 Bruce County Road 13
Wiarton, ON N0H 2T0
Intersection Hwy 6 and Bruce Rd 13
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-534-2767
Fax 519-370-2947
Primary Contact Sandra Mielhausen, Office Manager
Alternate Contact Debra Diebel, Site Manager; Email:
Primary Executive Kay Fawcett, Principal
Mailing Address RR 3 
Wiarton, ON N0H 2T0

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