Baxter Family Programs

AGAIN, this summer! Baxter is offering family programming. Children and parents can experience nature hands-on, as a family, in one of our exciting educational programs. Come to a program and spend the rest of the day at the beach. Don’t forget to bring your own picnic lunch! Cost is $5.50 per person per program with a maximum charge of $22 per family per program. Children under 5 are free. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration is required.

General Information:

  • Pre-registration required
  • All children must be accompanied by an adult
  • $5.50 per person per program, $22 per family maximum per program
  • 10:00am to 12:00pm each day

MORNING or AFTERNOON PROGRAMS

DateProgramDescriptionCamp Hours

Tuesday, July 24

Pond Study
Register

Get up close with the pond creatures that you know and love and maybe even some you didn’t know existed!

10:00AM- 12:00PM 

Wednesday, July 25

Incredible Insects
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There are more insects on Earth than people and they have some pretty crazy features! We will check out these crawling critters in a morning of fun! 10:00AM- 12:00PM

Thursday, July 26

GPS & Geocaching Program

CANCELLED
Saturday, July 28 Pond Study CANCELLED  

Tuesday, August 7

GPS & Geocaching Program
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Technology and nature meet in this program where you use GPS units to navigate your way to various waypoints to find geocaches around the park. 10:00AM- 12:00PM
Saturday, August 18 Pond Study CANCELLED  

Tuesday, August 28

Survival in the Woods
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How well can your family survive in nature? Try your hand at shelter and fire building, ending the program with a fire-roasted treat (Bannock)! 10:00AM- 12:00PM

Wednesday, August 29

Pond Study
Register

Get up close with the pond creatures that you know and love and maybe even some you didn’t know existed! 10:00AM- 12:00PM

Thursday, August 30

Incredible Insects
Register

There are more insects on Earth than people and they have some pretty crazy features! We will check out these crawling critters in a morning of fun! 10:00AM- 12:00PM
 

Additional Information

  • Qualified and experienced outdoor education staff
  • Completed registration forms can be: 
    • emailed to: debra.innes@rvca.ca 
    • faxed to: 613-692-0831
    • mailed to: Rideau Valley Conservation Authority, 3889 Rideau Valley Drive, Manotick, ON, K4M 1A5
  • Payment:
    • cash
    • cheque (made payabe to RVCA)
    • credit card (Master Card or VISA) 

 

 

Contact

Megan Irving
Baxter Manager and Camp Director
E-mail: megan.irving@rvca.ca
Tel: 613-489-3592
Fax: 613-692-0831
Location: 7498 Carter Road, Kars, ON
Mailing Address:
Box 599, 3889 Rideau Valley Drive,
Manotick, ON, K4M 1A5

 

 

Contact Us

Address:
Rideau Valley Conservation Authority
3889 Rideau Valley Drive
Manotick, Ontario K4M 1A5

Phone:
613-692-3571, 1-800-267-3504

Email:
info@rvca.ca

Hours:
Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Member of: conservation ontario