Have a Blast with Nature Camp at Landon Bay

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Originally written April 29, 2018

When we think of summer holidays, fondest childhood memories often centre on getting a chance to be in the great outdoors with other kids, playing and hiking and having campfires and doing all the great things that come from summer camp.  The Frontenac Arch Biosphere Nature Camp sessions at Landon Bay give modern children the chance to share in that experience while picking up some great educational features along the way.  Operated by volunteers with a mandate (the Frontenac Arch Biosphere Foundation and its predecessor The Barbara Heck Foundation), the Nature Camp will be celebrating its 15th season.

“We are very proud of our camp as it allows kids to discover and connect with nature, a skill that is very much lacking in today’s youth,” said Dion Running, teacher at Thousand Islands Elementary School.  “I volunteer with John Macleod to run the Nature Camp at Landon Bay.  We want to share the exciting news that the camps are expanding and not just shifting as Parks Canada is currently re-developing Landon Bay – a re-development that the Nature Camp will be involved in.” Continue reading

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Lansdowne Up and Running for Terry Fox

by Lorraine Payette, written September 11, 2013

(LANSDOWNE, ON) – Put on your cross trainers and get ready to go! Lansdowne is gearing up to head into its fifth annual Terry Fox Run at the Landon Bay Centre on the Thousand Islands Parkway on Sunday, September 15. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. followed by a memory balloon release and start of the run itself at 9:00 a.m. – to read more>

Natural Nightmares a Daytime Delight at Landon Bay

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by Lorraine Payette, written on July 31, 2013

“Let’s go fly a kite, up to the highest height…”
– Mary Poppins

(LANDON BAY, ONTARIO) What could possibly by more idyllic than a brilliantly green field filled with children flying kites? Yet all this fun-and-games is actually serious learning taking place. – to read more>