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This list includes events that run during the day at the park.

For DarkSky events, click here or visit DarkSky from our menu.

Daytime Events & Programs

  • Animal Forms for Early Risers -- Early Morning Stretch, Strength, and Mobility Play (so Sleepyheads Can Sleep In)
    Animal Forms for Early Risers -- Early Morning Stretch, Strength, and Mobility Play (so Sleepyheads Can Sleep In)
    Jun 01, 2024, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM
    If you awaken early, something fun to do away from the campsite that won't make late risers grouchy and make everyone's vacation better. Loosely based on Movement Therapies such as Yoga, Brain Gym, and Trager, this is open to all ages, but children must come accompanied by an adult or caregiver.
  • Fast-and-Easy Herb-and-Spice First Aid from Your Camping Kitchen Supplies and Common North American Plants
    Fast-and-Easy Herb-and-Spice First Aid from Your Camping Kitchen Supplies and Common North American Plants
    Jun 01, 2024, 11:00 AM – 11:05 AM
    You might already have first aid supplies in your travelling herb and spice kit. Sea salt rebalances electrolytes if someone gets dizzy from exertion or sun. Plantain soothes insect itches & stings. Spruce needles help fight off colds. Discover your accessible or nearby herbal options.
  • Jun 01, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    You've taken a hike, and rain clouds came up out of nowhere. Or you've gotten lost, and it's going to take some time to get yourself found. When you need something to keep off the wind and rain, whether for less than an hour, or more than a couple of days, this is how to stay warm and take care.
  • Wild Food Walk:  Wild Flavours, Incredible Freshness, Natural Probiotics, and Nutrient Density on the Prowl
    Wild Food Walk:  Wild Flavours, Incredible Freshness, Natural Probiotics, and Nutrient Density on the Prowl
    Sun, Jun 02
    Manitoulin Eco Park & DarkSky
    Jun 02, 2024, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    Jun 02, 2024, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    The fresher & wilder your food, the less you need to eat, partly because of a greater density of the building blocks your body needs for maintenance & repairs, and partly because it's less work to extract nutrients. You may think wild foods are unpleasant - you might be pleasantly surprised!
  • How to Dress A Wild Salad — Taste and Try How Chinese 5 Flavour Theory Can Create Delicious and Complementary Dressings
    How to Dress A Wild Salad — Taste and Try How Chinese 5 Flavour Theory Can Create Delicious and Complementary Dressings
    Jun 02, 2024, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
    The five flavours we distinguish are sweet, sour, salty, bitter, and pungent (the Japanese term is umami). Traditional Chinese Medicine suggests that the very tastiest foods are also the most nourishing, and that these are the foods which effectively incorporate and blend all five flavours.
  • Homeopathic First Aid Kits for Camping:  Quickly Restore Comfort (after Bugs, Bruises, and Burns Do Their Worst)
    Homeopathic First Aid Kits for Camping:  Quickly Restore Comfort (after Bugs, Bruises, and Burns Do Their Worst)
    Sat, Jun 08
    Manitoulin Eco Park & DarkSky
    Jun 08, 2024, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Jun 08, 2024, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    When you're camping, you may not want to carry the entire contents of your medicine cabinet. It's easier to create a tiny kit with sleep aids, flu fighters, insect-bite calmers, burn (both sun and fire) soothers, and things to keep inevitable cuts, scrapes and bruises stress and infection free.
  • Empowering Ancient Ways (EAW)
    Empowering Ancient Ways (EAW)
    Mon, Jul 08
    Manitoulin Eco Park
    Jul 08, 2024, 7:00 PM – Jul 13, 2024, 12:00 PM
    Jul 08, 2024, 7:00 PM – Jul 13, 2024, 12:00 PM
    A Program from Sticks and Stones Wilderness School at Manitoulin Eco Park.
  • Family Camp July 14 | Learning your Nature
    Family Camp July 14 | Learning your Nature
    Sun, Jul 14
    Manitoulin Eco Park
    Jul 14, 2024, 5:00 PM EDT – Jul 19, 2024, 12:00 PM EDT
    Jul 14, 2024, 5:00 PM EDT – Jul 19, 2024, 12:00 PM EDT
    Take steps off the beaten track to strengthen your family bond while deeply connecting to yourself, each other and Nature.
  • Rekindling Connection 2024
    Rekindling Connection 2024
    Sun, Jul 21
    Manitoulin Eco Park & DarkSky
    Jul 21, 2024, 5:00 PM – Jul 26, 2024, 12:00 PM
    Jul 21, 2024, 5:00 PM – Jul 26, 2024, 12:00 PM
    Join Shore Charnoe and other community members at Living Connection 1st with new and old friends in common unity for deep connection with the natural world, ourselves and one another. Together we create a village to help all deepen connection for our time together.
  • Family Camp August 18 | Learning your Nature
    Family Camp August 18 | Learning your Nature
    Sun, Aug 18
    Manitoulin Eco Park
    Aug 18, 2024, 5:00 PM EDT – Aug 23, 2024, 12:00 PM EDT
    Aug 18, 2024, 5:00 PM EDT – Aug 23, 2024, 12:00 PM EDT
    Take steps off the beaten track to strengthen your family bond while deeply connecting to yourself, each other and Nature.
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