Elemental Excursions

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Gently Active Outings on Manitoulin Island
Especially for older adults, but open to all ages and fitness levels

--Walks, Bicycle Rides, and Snowshoeing, along with Ecology, Arts, and other Land-Based learning

WE HAD A SUPER SUCCESSFUL YEAR FOR THE EXCURSIONS THROUGH SPRING 2016, THANKS TO ALL WHO PARTICIPATED AND PARTNERED, AND TO ONTARIO MINISTRY OF TOURISM CULTURE AND SPORT!  STAY TUNED FOR OUR NEW SERIES, "OUT OF THE BOX" OUTINGS, STARTING IN AUG/SEPT. WITH WALKS AND PADDLING OUTINGS!

IN THE MEANTIME, SEE OUR UPDATED TRAILS MAP, AVAILABLE ON PAPER AT 4ELEMENTS OR OTHER LOCATIONS AROUND THE ISLAND, OR DOWNLOADABLE HERE.

MAP LINK

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--To see FULL BROCHURE of all Elemental Excursions which happened Fall 2015 through June 2016.  Click HERE.

 They included:

Tuesday May 3, Bird Migrations and Poetry Explorations, at Lake Wolsey, with Chris Bell and Kate Thompson
9am-12noon
Thursday May 12, Teachings with Trees, in MChigeeng, with Deb Tate and Leo Bebonang
10am-1pm woods walk and teachings, by donation, all welcome
1pm-4pm  spoon carving, space limited, $15 fee, pre-registration required for afternoon
Saturday May 14, Kagawong River Plant Quest, and Nature Journaling
with Jenna Carter and Heather Thoma
 1pm-3pm
Tuesday May 31, Misery Bay Provincial Park, Endangered Species and Creative Prose Writing
with Gaynor Orford and Kate Thompson
1-4pm
Thursday May 26, Barrie Island Cycling & Photography, & Meadow Ecology
with John Knox, Heather Thoma, and Manitoulin Island Cycling Advocates
1-4pm
Saturday May 28, Investigating Insects, on Kagawong River, with Blaire Flynn and Sophie Edwards
11am-1pm
Saturday June 4,  Community Art & Cycling,  and Sustainable Transportation talk, at Kenjgewin Teg Ed. Institute, with 4elements, Manitoulin Island Cycling Advocates, and Justin Tilson.  Short cyling ride (approx. 5km)
1-4pm
Thanks to our partner organizations listed above, and Township of Billings, Manitoulin Nordic Ski Club, and Ontario Ministry of Tourism Culture and Sport for collaborating to make these Excursions such a great program for all in 2015-2016.

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For more information contact:

Heather Thoma
Elemental Excursions Program Coordinator
heather@4elementslivingarts.org

4elements office in Kagawong:
705-282-0444

 

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