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Education Programs

Our programs are extensive and varied.  In addition, we work with numerous partners to ensure that our programs meet the Ontario curriculum and provide every child with the best possible experience.

All our programs are booked on a first come, first serve basis and tend to fill quickly.  Please call at least two weeks in advance to book a program. For a full list of fees, click here.

Programs

  1. The WREN Program - over 50 different outdoor education programs are offered throughout the jurisdictions of both Saugeen and Grey Sauble Conservation Authorities.  Everything from in-depth water studies, wetlands, insects, endangered species and much more.
     
  2. The DEER Program - a cooperative effort between Saugeen Conservation and Bruce Power, these programs are offered to all Bluewater District and Bruce Grey Catholic District school board schools free of charge and deal with various aspects of the local ecosystem as well as energy conservation.
     
  3. Flood Waters and You - a cooperative effort between Saugeen Conservation, local OPP offices and St. John Ambulance, these in-school programs are offered to all elementary schools in the Saugeen watershed.  Hands-on experiments and multi-media presentations teach students about the dangers of flood waters and hypothermia.  
     
  4. Earth Week - six different in-school programs designed to celebrate Earth Week, learn about our natural resources and empower youth to help improve the local environment.  Sponsored by Enbridge. 
     
  5. The Grey Bruce Children's Water Festival - Saugeen Conservation is proud to assist with organizing and presenting this annual education event involving grade four students from across Grey and Bruce Counties.  Students participate in over 40 different hands-on activity centres all focused on water.
     
  6. Wild Encounters Nature Day Camp - a cooperative effort between Saugeen Conservation and the Town of Hanover; this week-long day camp gets kids outside and active while exploring our natural resources. Registration and more information is available through the Town of Hanover Recreation Department.
     
  7. The Bruce Grey Forest Festival - initiated by the Education and Forestry staff of Saugeen Conservation, this full day program aimed at grade seven students from across Bruce and Grey Counties immerses them in the forest to learn about our forest resources, stewardship, species at risk and much more.  Hands-on curriculum based activity centres hosted by secondary school students along with a wide variety of industry representatives (Ministry of Natural Resources & Forestry, Saugeen and Grey Sauble Conservation Authorities, local stewardship and woodlot associations etc.) allow students to learn about our forests and the interactions within the ecosystems.

Contact

Nancy Griffin (519-367-3040 Ext. 237 (office), 369-4706 (cell) or n.griffin@svca.on.ca for more information about our programs and bookings

All programs are considered half day unless stated otherwise.  Half day programs run either from 10:00am to 12:00pm or 12:30pm to 2:30pm.  Two half-day programs make a very worthwhile full-day program.

 

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