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Foley Mountain Educational Programming

The outdoor environmental education program at Foley Mountain provides students with interactive, experiential, curriculum-based experiences that will help them to understand our natural world and their relationship with it. The Program can accommodate up to 60 students per day and all equipment is provided. All programs are approximately 1.5 hours in duration. Descriptions are offered as general guidelines — if there are specific objectives that you would like to accomplish, please let us know. Although grade levels are recommended for each program, these are only guidelines. Please select any desired fields to narrow your search.

Half Day Program $175 / group maximum 30 students, 90 minutes with an RVCA instructor
Full Day Program $250 / group maximum 30 students, two 90 minutes with an RVCA instructor
Self-directed $2.50/person Interested in just visiting the conservation area with your class but not booking a program? The cost is $2.50/person. This does not include the use of buildings other than access to public washrooms. To reserve facilities, contact staff. Staff must still be contacted to book a self-directed visit.
Overnight Tent Camping (accommodations only) 1-15 people - $75/night
16-30 people - $150/night
30+ people - contact for pricing
*Additional buildings also available for rent (link to facility rentals)
Take you class on an overnight adventure to our group camping area! Plan your own activities or book our education staff to provide programming during your stay (see above for pricing).

 

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Grade

Program

Description

Grade

Season

GPS and Geocaching

GPS and Geocaching

Weave together technology, the outdoors, and physical activity! Get an introduction to GPS technology and how it can be used to navigate your way through the environment . Discover the fun of geocaches as your students explore the grounds at Baxter!

4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Knee High Navigation

Knee High Navigation

It is never too early to learn the basics of navigation! Students try their hands at using map and compass to work their way through a mini-orienteering course.

K, 1, 2, 3
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Navigation

Navigation

Weave together technology, the outdoors, and physical activity! Get an introduction to GPS technology and how it can be used along with map and compass in navigation. Students will complete a mini geocaching treasure hunt.

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Orienteering

Orienteering

Give your students the chance to lose themselves in the ways of map and compass work! Students will learn the basics of how to properly use a map and compass and will practice these skills while navigating through orienteering courses of varying difficulties.

3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Contact Us

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

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

Email:

Hours:

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

Member of: conservation ontario