Bluewater District School Board

Site: Wiarton

Service: Bluewater Outdoor Education Centre

Description (Service) Curriculum-driven outdoor and environmental education experiences for the students of Bluewater District School Board * 320 acre site surrounded by a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve 
Property houses the ES Fox Observatory - a roll-off roof observatory with a 12-inch reflector, 28-inch Dobsonian and several smaller telescopes * facility provides astronomy programs for students and Bluewater Astronomical Society (BAS) programs for both members and the general public (see separate listing for details) * open regularly to the general public for astronomical viewing of events like comets, eclipses or meteor showers
Service Details
Hours Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm, Contact for program hours
Dates Sep-Jun
Areas Served Bruce County ; Grey County
Boundaries North to Tobermory * South to Dundalk * East to Thornbury * West to Kincardine
Eligibility Students of Bluewater District School Board * other programs available to the public
Application Call or visit website
Languages English
Fees Service
Address and Location
Site Location 8 km west of Wiarton on County Rd 13
Located In Community Wiarton
Address & Map
3092 Bruce County Road 13
Wiarton, ON N0H 2T0
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Intersection Hwy 6 and Bruce Rd 13
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-534-2767
Fax 519-370-2947
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Primary Contact Debra Diebel, Site Manager
Primary Executive Donna Farrow, Principal

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