"Perhaps we cannot statistically prove that people who are more connected to the earth are wiser and healthier and happier, but common sense tells us that it must be so" - Steve van Matre
Our Philosophy: Explore • Play • Learn
Here at Bear Creek we pride ourselves on the diversity of programming we are able to offer. Our lead instructors have extensive educational and outdoor backgrounds that allow us to cater our programs to your needs. With over 35 years of combined experience, JILL BAXTER and MATT CUCCARO are well respected and practiced outdoor educators. With a Masters of Environmental Education, Jill has worked as an environmental educator in facilities ranging from Colorado to the Canadian Arctic. Matt has specialized as an outdoor skills instructor, educating for school programs, professional rescue courses, and organizations all over the country. In essence, Bear Creek’s School Program values experiential education and outdoor leadership experiences as extremely valuable for students and teachers alike.
Our Outdoor Centre, located on 500 acres, contains two private lakes and miles of wooded trails perfect for nature exploration, orienteering, and hiking.
For More Information: BCOC (Main Office Location) 3828 Burnstown Road Renfrew, Ontario K7V 3Z4
I took my students to Bear Creek and what a wonderful experience for everyone.