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​​​​​Outdoor Events & Group Camping

Natural Spaces for you​​​r Gathering​​

NVCA's conservation areas offer your group an opportunity to gather in nature: forests, meadows, ponds and wetlands.  A number of outdoor venues are available to rent for private functions.  


Outdoor Class​room - Tiffin Centre



The Outdoor Classroom is a two-sided wooden building just down the boardwalk from the Jose Building. Sheltered from the elements, it can serve as an outdoor meeting spot, breakout room or meal area for a small group. 
  • Capacity - 30 ppl. ​at tables, 100 bench seating 
  • Accessibility - fully accessible
  • Amenities - bench seating (tables and other seating options availa​ble)

Picnic Pavillio​​n - Tiffin Centre


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Picnic Pavilion is a perfect space for a larger picnic, barbecue or other outdoor event. Its kitchen includes a fridge and a sink with running, potable water (warm months only). There is a wood stove for heat if needed. Picnic tables provide indoor seating for 80 people, and more can be accommodated outside. There is a campfire spot, and a propane barbecue is available to rent.
  • Capacity - 80 ppl. 
  • Accessibility - fully accessible
  • Amenities - fridge, potable water (warm months only), wood stove, picnic table seating

Group Campgr​​ound - Tiffin Centre

 
The Group Campground is a peaceful area with plenty of flat ground for tenting. It also includes a lockable storage shed, “dry” outhouses with running-water sinks (non-potable), a fire pit and a stone fireplace. It is suitable for up to 50 people - larger groups may be accommodated with the rental of additional outdoor toilets. The campsite is for use by approved groups only.
  • Capacity - 50 ppl. (higher capacity may be available upon request)
  • Accessibility - accessible​ washroom (outhouse), however sandy soil may make some wheelchair access difficult; please contact NVCA about using an all-terrain wheelchair​
  • Amenities - fire pit and stone fireplace/oven, outhouses, non-potable water (warm months only), storage upon request.

Low Ropes C​​​ourse - Tiffin Centre

 
The Low Ropes Course challenges participants to work together to succeed at various tasks that progress in complexity. Lead by​ our environmental educators​, these fun, safe games promote teamwork, leadership, trust, communication and problem solving skills.


Ponds ​​& Trails - Tiffin Centre


 
The ponds a​nd trails at the Tiffin Centre offer opportunities for hiking, geocaching and other recreational activities. Educational programming and some recreational equipment may be arranged for your group if you wish. 
  • Acces​sibility - all-terrain wheelchairs available upon request

Bernie Longson Memorial Pavi​​lion ​- Fort Willow


The Bernie Longson Memorial Pavilion is a stately post-and-beam structure that provides shade and protection from the rain without distracting from the beauty of the natural surroundings. This is a lovely spot for events such as family picnics, company BBQs or a rustic wedding ceremony. 
  • Capacity - 80 ppl.
  • Accessibility - fully accessible
  • Amenities - outhouses (no running water)
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For more information or to book a tour, contact​ events@nvca.on.ca​ or 705-424-1479.​​