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Outdoor Education Centre
South Bruce Peninsula, Ontario
Please note: Some business hours may vary due to COVID-19.

Welcome to the Bluewater Outdoor Education Centre! We are excited to be celebrating 40 Years of excellence in outdoor education this year! We hope you will join in our celebrations!

For more information about our 40th anniversary celebrations, go to There, you can find out about events, contribute stories and photos, and learn about the long history of outdoor education in Bluewater.

The Bluewater Outdoor Education Centre is proud to offer a full roster of high quality, curriculum-driven, outdoor and environmental education experiences for the students of the Bluewater District School Board. Contact us to find out what we can do for your students!

Each year, approximately 4 000 students experience the great outdoors on our 320 acre site and the surrounding UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.

BOEC Mission

Through time spent out of doors, the Bluewater Outdoor Education Centre plants the seeds of curiosity and wonder, growing students who value and understand our connection to nature and make wise decisions for our planet.

BOEC Vision

Within all Bluewater learners, the BOEC seeks to nurture:

  • admirable character,
  • nature literacy and outdoor skills development,
  • healthy, active living,
  • historical perspectives, and
  • an interest in sustainable solutions to our environmental challenges,

Through a creative, fun, and locally focused approach to interdisciplinary learning.

The Bluewater Outdoor Education Centre, Nature Inspired for 40 years! 

3092 Bruce Road 13
South Bruce Peninsula, Ontario
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