|Event Name||Start Date||End Date||Location||Description|
|A Path that Leads to Yesterday||July 1, 2017||July 1, 2017||Picnic Shelter||
Through exploration, storytelling and hands-on activities, this program will focus on interactions between the Aboriginals and European Settlers showcasing the importance of both positive and negative consequences of contact between these two groups (i.e. language barriers; trading; competition for land and resources; weapons and technologies introduced by the Early Settlers; European diseases on the First Nations; food; clothing; roles of men, women, and children; intermarriage) Opportunities for critical thinking, problem solving, teamwork, prediction, dexterity and endurance will all be integral components for sharing of cultural aspects of how these two groups coexisted for survival living off the land (skills, beliefs, and knowledge).
|Animal Olympics||July 21, 2017||July 21, 2017||Picnic Shelter -10am||How do you think you compare to the speed of a coyote or the building ability of a beaver? Species all over the world are specially adapted to make sure they survive in a fast and furious world looking for food or shelter? Come out and challenge other contestants to see how you rate among these magnificent animals.|
|Crazy About Bugs!!||August 6, 2017||August 6, 2017||Picnic Shelter-10am||
Did you know that insects are the most diverse group of animals that exist on the planet? They come in a variety of shapes, colours and sizes and each species plays a unique and vital role in its habitat. Come out and explore a world so tiny that you may need a magnifying glass (and a net) to see it! Investigate the amazing variety of insects through games, hands-on activities, and a bug collecting adventure.
|Whoo's Awake-The Woods at Night||August 19, 2017||August 19, 2017||Picnic Shelter- Dusk||
As the sun goes down and dusk approaches a whole new world begins! While humans sleep many animals, including bats, owls, flying squirrels, moths, and katydids become active-searching for food and a mate. This fun and fact filled PowerPoint presentation, is an exciting opportunity to learn more about the amazing life of nocturnal animals as we talk about how bats locate their prey, how moths pollinate flowers and about the calls of owls. It should be a hootin' good time!
|Myth Busters||September 2, 2017||September 2, 2017||Picnic Shelter-Dusk||
This program is all about the myths and misconceptions that have been passed down about some of our local creatures-from the blind bat to the mud-slapping beaver. This game-show style program will put some of those myths on the chopping block and challenge your knowledge of the natural history of the area you are camping in - the Carolinian Life Zone!
|Halloween Haunt Weekend||October 6, 2017||October 9, 2017||
Start off the weekend by decorating your site to join in the festivities, and sign-up for the the pumpkin carving and site decorating contests. On Saturday create a pumpkin masterpiece and have a chance to win a prize; then join the family fun, dress-up and trick-or-treat through the campgrounds!