Camp Kawartha

Site: Camp Kawartha

Service: Outdoor Education Centre

Description (Service) Outdoor Education Centre 
* Operates throughout the school year providing dynamic and innovative programs for students in grades K-12 
* Over 50 high quality, experiential based programs grounded in the Ontario Curriculum for elementary and high school students 
* Programs fall under five broad areas: leadership, environmental science, history, recreation and the arts 
* Educators on staff are all university graduates, many teacher-trained, who share a lifetime commitment to excellence in education in the outdoors and offer a wide range of knowledge and experience in natural science, history, geography, environmental studies, outdoor living skills, group development and adventure learning 
* Most overnight school visits to the Outdoor Education Centre are 2½ days (2 nights) in duration (Mon-Wed or Wed-Fri), but shorter & longer visits are also available 
* Students and adults with special dietary needs are given individual attention and alternative meals 
Facility Rentals 
* Throughout the Fall, Winter & Spring (from Labour Day weekend in September to mid-June), the facilities are available to rent on weekends for group retreats, conferences, family events, or team building programs. 
* Accommodations for up to 150 people in full-winterized cabins 
* All proceeds from facility rentals help to support outdoor and environmental education programs for youth
Service Details
Hours Main Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Dates Sep-Jun: Check availability by contacting the office or viewing the availability calendar on the website 
Please Note: Facilities not available Jul-Aug when Summer Camp programs are running
Areas Served Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call or email to reserve dates * Booking contract and deposit required to confirm dates * Forms available for download from website or by calling main office
Languages English
Fees Service ; Deposit ; Call or refer to website for rates.
Address and Location
Site Location Birchview Road is 6 km north of Lakefield and 2 km south of Young's Point
Located In Community Douro-Dummer
Address & Map
1010 Birchview Rd
Douro-Dummer, ON K0L 2H0
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Intersection Birchview Rd and Camp Line Rd
Physical Access Partially Accessible ; parking, main office, dining/rotary hall, washroom building, and one cabin are wheelchair accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-652-3860
Toll Free Phone 1-866-532-4597
Fax 705-652-1500
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Primary Contact Booking Registrar; Phone: ext 202
Alternate Contact Neil Fortin, Head of Outdoor Education
Primary Executive Jacob Rodenburg, Executive Director

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