Leisure

COVID-Closed Camps Seek $230M From Feds, Province

The Ontario Camps Association (OCA) is lobbying the federal government for $200 million, and the Ontario government for $30 million in financial aid due to COVID-19 pandemic closures. OCA says if no government funds materialize, an estimated 20 per cent of the province’s summer camps will close for good by this fall, and 40 per […]

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Nightly Camping Open June 29 At Fanshawe Conservation Area

From UTRCA: June 16, 2020 – The Upper Thames River Conservation Authority (UTRCA) is opening nightly camping at Fanshawe Conservation Area (London) on June 29, and at Pittock Conservation Area (Woodstock) and Wildwood Conservation Area (St. Marys) on July 6. “We are pleased to announce that nightly camping is opening soon,” said Jennifer Howley, UTRCA […]

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Upper Thames River Conservation Authority Updates

From UTRCA: The Upper Thames River Conservation Authority (UTRCA) is opening day use washrooms at Fanshawe Conservation Area (London) on June 12th and Pittock Conservation Area (Woodstock) on June 15th. Backcountry camping at Wildwood Conservation Area (St. Marys) will open June 22nd. UTRCA staff members are reaching out to local health units and other campground […]

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