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VISA, MasterCard and Debit card are accepted for in-person registration. There is a 10% discount for families and seniors. Fees are $6 higher for non-residents of Windsor. NEW! You can now register on-line at: www.reconnectwindsor.ca (Call Ojibway first to register for this service).

FAMILY

Thrilling Thursdays

March through November, Ojibway Nature Centre will be open in the evening on the last Thursday of the month. Please sign up early for these special programs we will be offering. Fee is $6/adult, $5/child. Family discount available.

June 26 Butterfly Secrets 6:30-8:00pm
July 31 Deer Hike 6:30-8:00pm
Aug 28 Spiders and Other Bugs 6:30-8:00pm
Sept 25 Snakes & other Endangered Species 6:30-8:00pm
Oct 30 Fall Colours 6:30-8:00pm
Nov 27 Owl Prowl 6:30-8:00pm

Butterfly Count

Attention butterfly watchers! Join us for Windsor's 20th annual butterfly tally and help with this exciting and valuable field inventory of Windsor's butterflies. Lunch provided by the Friends of Ojibway Prairie. Date: Saturday, July 5
Times: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fee: $5 participant fee to North American Butterfly Association, no fee for youth

World Snake Day

Join us as we celebrate our scaly reptile friends with live turtles and snakes, hands-on presentations with local endangered species, radio-tracking demonstrations, crafts and more!
Date: July 16
Time: 11:00am – 3 pm
Fee: free admission

Nectar Festival

Learn about the sweet lives of hummingbirds, butterflies and other nectar lovers. Join us for hummingbird banding and tips on how to attract these jewels to your yard. Banding will start around 9:00 am and displays, activities and treats will run all morning.

Date: Saturday, August 23
Times: 9:00 am-noon
Fee: free admission


PRE-SCHOOL and YOUTH

Planning a Children's Party?

Celebrate at Ojibway with an animal talk and guided nature hike. Call the nature centre for details.

Natural Discoveries (ages 3-6 and 7-13)

Discover the wonders of nature through this hands-on discovery class at Ojibway Nature Centre.
Dates: Friday, June 6
Times: 10:00 am – noon
Fee: $7

‘Possum Pals (parents and tots ages 2-4)

Children not yet ready to leave the pouch? Join us for this educational and fun parent/tot adventure in nature.
Dates: Mondays, July 7 - 28
Times: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm OR 1:00 - 3:00 pm
Fee: $33/4 weeks

Captivating Critters (ages 3 - 5)

Wildlife exploration and nature fun for the younger set. The first class is introductory for parents and children.
Dates: Mondays, August 11 - 25
Times: 10:00 am-12:00 pm or 1:00-3:00 pm
Fee: $25/3 weeks

Adventures in the Wild Junior(ages 4-6)

Look for wildlife in Ojibway Park and discover an amazing variety of creatures with this hands-on program. Orienteering, guided hikes, creature features, art, science and craft activities are all part of this fun and educational camp.
Dates: Tuesdays, July 15 - August 12
Times: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fee: $155/5 weeks

Adventures in the Wild Senior (ages 7-12)

Come explore Ojibway Park and discover our pond, forest and prairie wildlife. GPS orienteering, guided hikes, art activities and creature features are all part of this unique program.
Dates: Tuesdays, July 15 - August 12
Times: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fee: $155/5 weeks

Peche Island Adventures (ages 7-12)

Join us for this rare opportunity to explore the City of Windsor’s island park. Boat trips, field studies, historical hikes are all part of this unique adventure. Very limited enrollment!
Dates: Thursdays, August 7, 14 OR 28
Times: 9:00 am – 4:00pm
Fee: $49 for one day

Wildlife Watchers (ages 7-12)

Discover Windsor’s wildlife through activities, hikes and field studies of our local natural areas including a boat trip to Peche Island. Discover over 100 different species of local plants and animals.
Dates: Monday to Friday, August 18-22
Times: 9:00 am – 4:00pm
Fee: $179 for 5 days

Canoeing Safari with Ojibway (ages 9-13)

Experience wildlife up close and personal. A canoeing lesson, war of 1812 history, frog and turtle surveys are all part of this adventure. Led by Ojibway Park naturalists with a Windsor Parks and Recreation lifeguard. Cameras are encouraged.
Dates: Thursday, July 10 or July 24
Times: 9:00 am – 4:00pm
Fee: $49/day

Creative Nature (ages 10-13)

Find your inspiration naturally! Combine your love of art with your love of nature in this unique outdoor art program at Ojibway Nature Centre. All materials provided.
Dates: Saturdays, July 19 and/or August 16
Times: 10:00 am – noon
Fee: $15/day

 


ADULT PROGRAMS

Hiking on Peche Island

Join us for this rare opportunity to explore the City of Windsor’s island park. Boat trips, an extensive hike and historical tour are all part of this unique adventure. Very limited enrollment!
Date: Thursday July 3 or Thursday July 31
Time: 9:00 am - noon
Fee: $28

Hiking with Ojibway Further Afield

Explore somewhere new! An Ojibway Park naturalist will guide you through the marsh, lake shoreline and wooded habitats of Amherst Point in Amherstburg.
Date: Tuesday, July 8
Time: 9:00 – 11:30am
Fee: $11

Canoeing Safari with Ojibway

Experience wildlife up close and personal. A canoeing lesson, war of 1812 history, frog and turtle surveys are all part of this guided adventure. Cameras are encouraged.
Date: Thursday, July 17
Time: 9:00 - 11:30 am
Fee: $28



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VISA, MasterCard and Debit card are accepted for in-person registration. There is a 10% discount for families and seniors. Fees are higher for non-residents of Windsor.



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