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Camp Kawartha Environment Centre

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2505 Pioneer Road
Peterborough, Ontario Canada
705-652-3860 http://campkawartha.ca/contact-us/locations/pioneer-road/

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May 2017
$15

Workshop: Starting from Seed

May 14 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Camp Kawartha Environment Centre, 2505 Pioneer Road
Peterborough, Ontario Canada
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It is economical to start your own seeds for herbs and for growing your own food. We will look at the different times and ways to start seeds and what different seeds need to germinate well. We will talk about choosing seeds for extending your vegetable growing season and for growing winter storage vegetables. The gardening component of this workshop will involve seeding herbs, flowers and ground covers into our edible garden and, weather permitting, we will plant out some fruit bushes. This workshop…

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Workshop: Caring for Fruit Bushes and Trees

May 28 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Camp Kawartha Environment Centre, 2505 Pioneer Road
Peterborough, Ontario Canada
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Trees and bushes form the structure of a landscape design. Our haskaps, currants and cherry plum bushes will be arriving from the Green Barn and we will be planting them out and seeding around them. We will take time to discuss the needs of fruit bushes and trees in terms of selection, disease, pruning, pollination and harvesting as well as looking at their functions in the edible landscape. This workshop is part of the Edible Landscaping Workshop Series. Instructor: Cathy Hooper, Master Gardener and Permaculture…

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June 2017
$15

Workshop: Weeds and Pests

June 11 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Camp Kawartha Environment Centre, 2505 Pioneer Road
Peterborough, Ontario Canada
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June is the best time for weeding around our newly seeded plants as well as ensuring that our young herbs and fruit bushes are healthy and resistant to pests. We will discuss how to control weed populations and how to deal with insects that can damage or destroy our plants. This workshop is part of the Edible Landscaping Workshop Series. Instructor: Cathy Hooper, Master Gardener and Permaculture Designer

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July 2017

Environmental Day Camp #1

July 4 - July 7
Camp Kawartha Environment Centre, 2505 Pioneer Road
Peterborough, Ontario Canada
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Ages: 6-12, co-ed. During 4-day camp (Tuesday to Friday), 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. The focus of this camp is to explore the outdoors, learn new skills, create natural crafts, play fun & challenging games that develop sensory awareness and an appreciation of nature. Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm. Arrival Time: 9:00am Departure Time: 4:00-4:15 pm Sample Activities • Traditional skills…

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Environmental Day Camp #2

July 10 - July 14
Camp Kawartha Environment Centre, 2505 Pioneer Road
Peterborough, Ontario Canada
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Ages: 6-12, co-ed. During this week of 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. The focus of this camp is to explore the outdoors, learn new skills, create natural crafts, play fun & challenging games that develop sensory awareness and an appreciation of nature. Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm. Arrival Time: 9:00am Departure Time: 4:00-4:15 pm Sample Activities • Traditional…

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Environmental Day Camp #3

July 17 - July 21
Camp Kawartha Environment Centre, 2505 Pioneer Road
Peterborough, Ontario Canada
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Ages: 6-12, co-ed. During this week of 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. The focus of this camp is to explore the outdoors, learn new skills, create natural crafts, play fun & challenging games that develop sensory awareness and an appreciation of nature. Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm. Arrival Time: 9:00am Departure Time: 4:00-4:15 pm Sample Activities •…

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Environmental Day Camp #4

July 31 - August 4
Camp Kawartha Environment Centre, 2505 Pioneer Road
Peterborough, Ontario Canada
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Ages: 6-12, co-ed. During this week of 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. The focus of this camp is to explore the outdoors, learn new skills, create natural crafts, play fun & challenging games that develop sensory awareness and an appreciation of nature. Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm. Arrival Time: 9:00am Departure Time: 4:00-4:15 pm Sample Activities • Traditional…

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August 2017

Environmental Day Camp #6

August 14 - August 18
Camp Kawartha Environment Centre, 2505 Pioneer Road
Peterborough, Ontario Canada
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Ages: 6-12, co-ed. During this week of 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. The focus of this camp is to explore the outdoors, learn new skills, create natural crafts, play fun & challenging games that develop sensory awareness and an appreciation of nature. Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm. Arrival Time: 9:00am Departure Time: 4:00-4:15 pm Sample Activities • Traditional…

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September 2017
$15

Workshop: Relationships within Ecosystems

September 10 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Camp Kawartha Environment Centre, 2505 Pioneer Road
Peterborough, Ontario Canada
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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. This workshop is part of the Edible Landscaping Workshop Series. Instructor: Cathy Hooper, Master…

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Workshop: Edible Landscaping

September 24 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Camp Kawartha Environment Centre, 2505 Pioneer Road
Peterborough, Ontario Canada
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This workshop involves a field trip to 99 Ford St in Warsaw to tour a seven year old Edible Landscape with fruit and nut trees and bushes, herbs, edible flowers and vegetables, a greenhouse and chickens. This will give participants the opportunity to see the plants in action and to learn more about what works and what doesn’t and to ask specific questions about plants of interest. This workshop is part of the Edible Landscaping Workshop Series. Instructor: Cathy Hooper, Master Gardener and Permaculture…

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