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September 2017

Workshop: Relationships within Ecosystems

September 10, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Camp Kawartha Environment Centre, 2505 Pioneer Road
Peterborough, Ontario Canada
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$15

Plants work with each other as well as other living and non-living elements in their environment to secure a healthy niche in their ecosystem. We will look at these relationships and discuss how we can encourage them in our gardening practices and designs. Our time in the garden will be spent ensuring that the herbs, flowers and fruit bushes we planted this spring are healthy and pest and weed free. Instructor: Cathy Hooper, Master Gardener and Permaculture Designer This workshop is part of…

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Green Energy Doors Open

September 24, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Camp Kawartha Environment Centre, 2505 Pioneer Road
Peterborough, Ontario Canada
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Free

Green Energy Doors Open / Ontario Natural Building Tour Open House This year the Green Energy Doors Open and the Ontario Natural Building Tours have partnered up! Please drop in Sunday, Sept 24th anytime between 10 and 4 to learn more about Green Energy and Natural Building. And don't forget to check out all the other great events at other facilities and homes across the province or in your region. For more information about this province-wide event, visit: www.greenenergydoorsopen.ca or…

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Workshop: Edible Landscaping

September 24, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Cathy’s Garden, 99 Ford Street
Warsaw, ON K0L 3A0 Canada
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$15

This workshop is technically not a workshop but rather a tour of an eight year old experimental and working edible landscape designed using permaculture principles. The tour of 99 Ford St. in Warsaw will showcase perennial and annual veggies, fruit and nut trees, bushes and vines, herbs and edible flowers and we will talk about the placement, care and uses of each plant.  This tour is a fundraiser for the Environment Centre's Edible teaching garden and the funds raised will…

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December 2017

Forest Fridays: Fall Session A

December 8, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until December 8, 2017

Camp Kawartha Environment Centre, 2505 Pioneer Road
Peterborough, Ontario Canada
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$210

Nature-based Learning for Homeschool Children Ages: 6-12 year olds We strive to nurture a sense of wonder, character and a deep respect for nature through wilderness living skills, naturalist studies, awareness, play, exploration and direct experiences of the outdoors. This program runs from Sept 29 to Dec 8, 2017, every second Friday (6 days).

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Forest Fridays: Fall Session B

December 15, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until December 15, 2017

Camp Kawartha Environment Centre, 2505 Pioneer Road
Peterborough, Ontario Canada
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$210

Nature-based Learning for Homeschool Children Ages: 6-12 year olds We strive to nurture a sense of wonder, character and a deep respect for nature through wilderness living skills, naturalist studies, awareness, play, exploration and direct experiences of the outdoors. This program runs from October 6 to December 15, 2017 every second Friday (6 days).

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Annual General Meeting

December 19, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Camp Kawartha Environment Centre, 2505 Pioneer Road
Peterborough, Ontario Canada
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Join us for our AGM on Tuesday, December 19th at the Camp Kawartha Environment Centre, 2505 Pioneer Road in Peterborough. Please note this is NOT at our main camp. The evening begins at 5:30pm with mingling, refreshments, and entertainment by our own Glen Caradus & company. The formal portion of the evening will commence at 6:45pm. Agenda includes: annual reports, election of officers, and special presentations. We will also provide an update regarding our upcoming Capital Campaign. Special Guest Maryam Monsef, Member…

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January 2018

Winter Day Camp

January 2 - January 5
Camp Kawartha Environment Centre, 2505 Pioneer Road
Peterborough, Ontario Canada
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Ages: 6-12. During this 4-day camp, kids will participate in active and engaging outdoor experiences. Campers will use the Environment Centre as a cozy home base from which to explore the Trent Nature Area and participate in a variety of nature themed activities. Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm. Arrival Time: 9:00am Departure Time: 4:00 - 4:15 pm Sample Activities •  Traditional skills (fire making, outdoor cooking, shelter building) •  Nature based games and crafts •  Snowshoeing, snowsculptures •  Animal tracking •  Exploring the wonders of nature!…

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LIT/WLIT Reunion

January 6 - January 7
Camp Kawartha, 1010 Birchview Road
Douro-Dummer, Ontario K0L 2H0 Canada
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$60

Reunion for graduates of Leader-in-Training (LIT) or Wilderness Leader-in-Training (WLIT) from Summer 2017. The LIT Reunion has become a winter tradition for “graduated” LITs/WLITs as a final token of thanks for their efforts last summer and their dedication to camp over the years.  The cost for the weekend is $60 and covers all meals and expenses. Arrival to camp begins for 12noon on Jan 6th, and departure and pick-up no later the 4pm on January 7th . Activities will include…

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Forest Fridays: Winter Session A

January 12 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until March 23, 2018

Camp Kawartha Environment Centre, 2505 Pioneer Road
Peterborough, Ontario Canada
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$210

Nature-based Learning for Homeschool Children Ages: 6-12 year olds We strive to nurture a sense of wonder, character and a deep respect for nature through wilderness living skills, naturalist studies, awareness, play, exploration and direct experiences of the outdoors. This program runs from January 12 to March 23, 2018 every second Friday (6 days).

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Forest Fridays: Winter Session B

January 19 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until March 16, 2018

Camp Kawartha Environment Centre, 2505 Pioneer Road
Peterborough, Ontario Canada
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$175

Nature-based Learning for Homeschool Children Ages: 6-12 year olds We strive to nurture a sense of wonder, character and a deep respect for nature through wilderness living skills, naturalist studies, awareness, play, exploration and direct experiences of the outdoors. This program runs from January 19 to March 16, 2018 every second Friday (5 days).

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