Paddle the Nonquon River on the Quetico Foundation’s Annual Canoe Day; May 2nd

Join friends, the Quetico Foundation and spring canoeists on May 2nd, and paddle down the Nonquon River for a chance to see birds, turtles, lilypads and pine trees and to help benefit the Quetico Foundation’s Student Summer Research Program.

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THE DAY PLAN: The trip will begin  in Seagrave, Ontario from where we will be shuttled upstream to and put in the Nonquon for a morning paddle through a variety of wetland, field and forest communities. We will stop downstream for a gourmet lunch and refreshments around a cozy bonfire, and then continue down river to Lake Scugog. Shuttle service back to your cars will be provided.

THINGS TO BRING: Reserve a canoe/kayak & paddling gear when you register, or bring your own. Don’t forget boots, camera & binoculars! Dress for the weather!

THE COST: $100 per person including a canoe or kayak/ $80 per person if you bring your own canoe.

A charitable tax receipt for $65 will be issued for each participant.

Students half price!

The Overnight Plan: Please join the Trustees, Trustees Emeriti and Ontario Parks’ officials for a group Dinner (7pm) and overnight at the Admiral Inn & Conference Centre in Lindsay on Friday May 1st following the Foundation’s Annual General Meeting. We will enjoy a leisurely continental breakfast and start to our Saturday paddle!

Please book accommodation directly with the Admiral Inn at a special rate of $90.-$115.per room (+ taxes) including breakfast! Group Booking: The Quetico Foundation Phone: 1-866-328-1743. Dinner will be charged separately.

RSVP: To The Quetico Foundation for Dinner and/or Canoe Day as soon as possible and before April 24th.

Email or phone or mail. Cheque or Credit Card.

This will be a great kick off to the spring paddling season!!

Looking forward to seeing all of you then!

The Quetico Foundation


This event supports the Quetico Foundation’s Summer Student Research Program. If you are unable to join us on the river, but would like to support our program, your tax receiptable donation to the Foundation would be greatly appreciated!

By |April 15th, 2015|Events, Fundraising|Comments Off on Paddle the Nonquon River on the Quetico Foundation’s Annual Canoe Day; May 2nd

Double your donation to the Quetico Foundation

We are raising 60k in 60 days for our 60th birthday!


We are  almost there!  We would like to take this opportunity to extend our sincerest gratitude to all our generous supporters who have brought us this far!      THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!

Since we are so close to our goal……. we are extending this matching opportunity into the New Year!  With the busy holiday season now behind us, we hope that you will consider putting us over the top!

A Matching Fund of $30,000 has been created by several very generous Quetico Foundation donors:

  • The Dalglish Family Foundation
  • The Cole Family
  • Tanny Wells
  • Cliff Lax
  • Gerald Killan
  • Evans Investment Counsel
  • Anonymous

With your support, your donations will match this Fund, raising $60,000 in the next 60 days to launch the Foundation’s next 60 years, which begin in 2015.

Make your donation and your gift will be doubled by our Matching Fund.

$25 becomes $50.
$100 becomes $200.
$500 becomes $1000.

And, if you decide to give by becoming a Monthly Donor, your gift will be matched all year long in 2015!

Double the impact of your contribution on the preservation of Quetico Park and the important education and research programs that the Foundation supports.

Donate Now

Thank you for your generous support.

By |November 3rd, 2014|Foundation News, Fundraising|Comments Off on Double your donation to the Quetico Foundation

Thank you for joining us at the Art Show!

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This year, our 60th anniversary year, The Quetico Foundation partnered with the Taylor Statten Camping Bursary Fund in Ontario Discovered, an Art Show featuring artists from the Quetico Artists in Residence Program alongside approximately 25 Canadian artists who are inspired by Ontario’s green or natural areas both within and outside the urban environment.

Thank you for supporting The Quetico Foundation and the Taylor Statten Camping Bursary Fund for a highly successfully, culturally rich evening.

We’ll be posting a booklet of the art displayed at the show, some of which is still available! Visit this page again soon!

By |October 17th, 2014|Events, Foundation News, Fundraising|Comments Off on Thank you for joining us at the Art Show!