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Chorus frog singing

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).

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2nd Annual Ojibway Prairie Bioblitz

Join the BLITZ and help us catalogue a record number of species in 24 hours!

Date: Saturday July 18 - Sunday June 19 (Rain or Shine)
Where: Ojibway Nature Centre (5200 Matchette Rd. Windsor)
Lots of activities are scheduled: Bioblitz schedule Also visit www.essexcountynature.com for more information.

PRE-SCHOOL and YOUTH

‘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 6 - 27
Times: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Fee: $34/4 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, July 6 - 27
Times: 1:00 – 3:00 pm
Fee: $34/4 weeks

Adventures in the Wild Junior(ages 4-5)

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 14 - August 18 (no class August 11)
Times: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fee: $154/5 weeks

Adventures in the Wild Senior (ages 6-12)

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 14 - August 18 (no class August 11)
Times: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fee: $154/5 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 6 OR 20
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 24-28
Times: 9:00 am – 4:00pm
Fee: $178 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 9 or July 23
Times: 9:00 am – 1:00pm
Fee: $35/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: Sunday, August 9
Times: 10:00 am – noon
Fee: $15

 


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: Tuesday, July 7 OR Thursday, July 30
Time: 9:00 am - noon
Fee: $29/1 day

Hiking with Ojibway Further Afield

Explore somewhere new! An Ojibway Park naturalist will guide you through one of Essex County's natural gems.
Date: Thursday, September 3
Time: 9:00 – 11:30am
Fee: $11

Canoe 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, August 13
Time: 9:00 am - noon
Fee: $34

Fall Bird Migration Field Course

A series of morning field trips to observe the incredible variety of birds that migrate through Southwestern Ontario each fall. Lead by Paul Pratt.

Morning field trips (8:30 am - noon) to Point Pelee and Holiday Beach.
$16 each ($14.50 for seniors) (dates are tentative)

  1. Sept 12, (Saturday) meet at the Hawk Tower, Holiday Beach C.A.
  2. Sept 23, (Wednesday) meet at the Point Pelee Visitor Centre.
  3. Oct 7, (Wednesday) meet at the Point Pelee Visitor Centre.
  4. Oct 24, (Saturday) meet at the Tip parking lot, Point Pelee



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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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