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Events

Event Name Start Date End Date Location Description
Canada Day Campfire June 30, 2018 June 30, 2018 On the beach across from the Agawa Bay Amphitheatre (Visitor Centre at Agawa Bay in case of inclement weather)

Join us around the campfire for songs and stories of iconic Canada, from voyageurs and lumberjacks to beaver and moose. Feel free to bring along an instrument to play, or a song or story of your own to share with us. Look for smoke and listen for music! Bring a chair or blanket to sit on.

Yoga July 1, 2018 July 2, 2018 Agawa Bay campground, on the beach by the Visitor Centre; if inclement weather, inside the Visitor Centre Join certified yoga instructor Adelle Leonard for sessions on July 1st at 5:00pm and July 2nd at 10:00am. As an avid lover of health and wellness, Adelle discovered yoga as a means to promote greater balance within. Influenced by the connection of mind, body and breath, she enjoys creating fun, challenging and alignment focused sequences that guide individuals closer towards the path to the self. Adelle's classes are weaved with creative flows and clean clear instruction with soul, enabling one to feel energized, enlivened and uplifted. She is deeply captivated by nature and is dedicated to living her life in rhythm.   

Bioblitz! July 14, 2018 July 15, 2018 Opening event at the Visitor Centre (Agawa Bay Campground). Additional times and locations to be announced.

Become a citizen scientist and discover all that lives in LSPP! Search for species in a group that interests you—birds, plants, fungi, insects—and we’ll record what we find in 24 hours. Your efforts will contribute to LSPP’s biological inventory! Time: 12 pm July 14 to 12 pm July 15

Backcountry Basics July 20, 2018 July 20, 2018 Visitor Centre (Agawa Bay)

With 200 backcountry campsites, 11 hiking trails, and 7 canoe routes, Lake Superior Provincial Park has a diversity of camping experiences to offer. But the backcountry can be intimidating to venture into. Learn tips to ensure your success on an overnight hiking trip in the park. Learn the basic necessities and skills needed to take your first overnight adventure as well as where to find challenging and rewarding destinations for the experienced tripper.

Concert by David Archibald July 20, 2018 July 20, 2018 Agawa Bay Amphitheatre

In celebration of Ontario Parks’ 125th Anniversary, David Archibald has written five brand new songs that he will be performing during his 2018 summer tour. Don’t miss this fun, interactive concert that celebrates the rich natural and cultural heritage of Ontario!

Superior Speaks July 21, 2018 July 21, 2018 Meet at the lakeside deck of the Visitor Centre (Agawa Bay)

Celebrate Canada’s Parks Day with a guided hike along the coast of Lake Superior. It’s a lake born of fire and ice—first, of volcanic activity that nearly split the continent apart, then of glaciers that carved the dramatic landscape. Join us for a walk along the Agawa Bay beach and discover the story of Lake Superior’s formation, what lives in and around the lake, and its human story, too.

Park Talks July 21, 2018 July 21, 2018 Visitor Centre (Agawa Bay)

We’re celebrating Canada’s Parks Day with a series of 10-minute talks about getting out and exploring Lake Superior Provincial Park in different ways. Learn about hiking, paddling, nature appreciation, and outdoor experiences you can have in all the park’s seasons.

Outdoor Adventures July 22, 2018 July 22, 2018 Visitor Centre (Agawa Bay)

Do you love the beach? Or are you excited about climbing to the top of a mountain? Here at Lake Superior Provincial Park, there is something for everyone. Celebrate Lake Superior Day with us and discover what makes each of our trails, canoe routes, and wild backcountry so special, and learn how to enjoy the park safely.

Starry Nights August 3, 2018 August 3, 2018 Agawa Bay Amphitheatre (Visitor Centre at Agawa Bay Campground in case of inclement weather)

LSPP will soon be recognized as a Dark Sky Preserve! The park’s remoteness and stunning natural landscape contribute to its high quality starry nights and protected nocturnal environment. Discover the wonders of true darkness and how the park’s dark skies contribute to the health of our ecosystems.

Event type: Evening Program

Dark Sky Weekend August 3, 2018 August 5, 2018 Assorted locations

LSPP will soon be recognized as a Dark Sky Preserve! Celebrate with us during our Dark Sky weekend.

Night at the Museum August 4, 2018 August 4, 2018 Visitor Centre (Agawa Bay Campground) Join us after hours as we light up the Visitor Centre beyond regular closing time. Meet the naturalists at different stations to explore the many facets of Lake Superior Provincial Park. Drop in anytime between 8 pm and 10:30 pm
Starlight, Starbright - Dark Sky Weekend August 5, 2018 August 5, 2018 Agawa Bay Amphitheatre (Visitor Centre at Agawa Bay in case of inclement weather) 9-10 p.m.

Have you seen bright stars on a dark night? Do you like the dark? Not all of us are comfortable in darkness, but join us just before sunset to discover why the darkness is so important for you and for the plants and animals that live in the park. LSPP will become a Dark Sky Preserve soon, which means we’ll protect the park’s night skies and teach others about it. You can tell others why darkness is so important, too! 

Event type: Junior Naturalist