Featured Events

Beavermead Campground is proud to offer a wide variety of events and workshops this summer.

In conjunction with Otonabee Conservation and other local organizations, these special events are open to the campers at Beavermead Campground as well as the general public. Come out and increase your environmental awareness and have some great fun at the same time!

Check out the Featured Events Calendar to see what’s available.

2017 Calendar

Environmental Events for the Entire Family

All Events are Free – No registration required



June 3rd
International Trails Day
Enjoy local trails from your base camp at Beavermead Campground Visit www.otonabee.com for details.
July 8-9th
Discovery Days #1
8th Yoga in the Park (10-11 AM) family friendly, bring mat/towel
Sciensational Snakes (1:00-2:00 PM) Get up close and personal with local species of snakes
Water Safety Display and workshop with Peterborough Power and Sail Squadron
9th Guided Paddling Tour of Little Lake (2:30-4:00PM)
June to August 2017
Peterborough MusicFest
Join Otonabee Conservation at Peterborough MusicFest ~ Free Admission ~ Live Music
 August 2017
 Discovery Days #2
 12th Yoga in the Park ~ family friendly, bring mat/towel (10-11AM)

Paddling Puppeteers ~ Interactive puppet show including songs of the Kawartha Lakes (1:00-2:00PM)

Turtles of Ontario ~ Live specimens (2:30-4:00PM)

Campfire ~ Meet at the Gatehouse for a campfire under the stars! (8:00-10:00PM)

Bat Walk ~ Join us for a night walk to learns about bat species and behaviour. (8:30-9:30PM)

13th OFAH/OPG Tackleshare Fishing Workshop~ Learn to fish. Includes games and fish identification. All equipment provided. (11am-1pm)

Otonabee Conservation Guided paddling tour of Little Lake ~ Bring your own canoe or kayak or borrow one of ours! (TBD)

(Events subject to change)

Thanks to our Special Event Guests:

  • Sciensational Snakes
  • Ontario Turtle Conservation Centre
  • Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters
  • Marsha Roscoe (Yoga)
  • Chris Ketola (Bat walk)
  • Otonabee Conservation Staff