Outdoor Education Centre hosts Family Day
by Sandy Lindsay

June 14, 2015


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Flesherton's McPhail Elementary School Band, under the direction of Mr. Glasspool, entertained

Horse-drawn wagon rides were popular

Mother Nature cooperated for a new Family Day held  on Saturday. June 13th (2015) at the Outdoor Education Centre (OEC), between Oliphant and Wiarton.

The day was filled with music, fun and learning as families came out to explore nature and take part in many outdoor activities such as archery and horse-drawn wagon rides.

The Bluewater OEC has been recognized for more than 40 years as being ahead of the curve when it comes to outdoor education for more than 4,000 students annually. 

Abby & Charlotte Jones choose butterfly nets ..

... and end up with the perfect ones!

Nicole Paddon & Abby Johnston at the Bruce Power exhibit

Doug Pedwell of Friends of MacGregor Provincial Park and co-Chair of  Huron Bird Festival answered many questions from visitors

Christine Schmidt, Education/Outreach Coordinator of Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre

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Ann McKay with grandchildren, twins, Maddison and Briar

MPP Bill Walker and volunteer Ron

Archery was also popular as Peter Allemang demonstrated techniques to Jorah Dorfman ...

... and Aleida Nelson

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