Thames Valley District School Board

Site: Woodstock - Blandford Rd

Service: Vansittart Woods Environmental Education Centre

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Contact Information
Office Phone 519-467-5468
Primary Contact Kathy MacDonald, Environmental Educator, Thames Valley District School Board; Phone: 519-468-5468; Email:
Alternate Contact Lauren Selby, Environmental Educator, Thames Valley District School Board; Phone: 519-468-5468; Email:
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Environmental Centres are part of the out-of-school learning landscape * develop inquiry & observation skills based on their natural curiosity * integrate their learning & understand that it continues outside their classroom and in their community * build transferrable 21st century competencies such as problem solving, critical thinking & questioning, collaboration, communication skills & creativity * enhance physical, mental health & wellness * enjoy experimental learning opportunities with a focus on environmental stewardship * an opportunity to consider their roles as confident, capable & caring citizens

Public trail loops through hardwood and pine forests * off-trail snow-shoeing, cross country skiing, walking, dog walking (dogs must be on a leash and please scoop the poop and carry out after your dog) * no motorized vehicles or bicycles permitted * no hunting allowed
Hours TVDSB schools are using the centre and trail on Mon-Fri 9 am-3 pm. Public are welcome to use the site after 3 PM on week days and on weekends/holidays
Areas Served Oxford County
Eligibility Schools within Thames Valley District School Board
Application By appointment * permission from Thames Valley District School Board
Information and school/class bookings call 519-467-5468
Languages English
Fees Service - TVDSB schools no cost
Agency Information
Funding Fees
Site Information
Located In Community Woodstock
Address & Map
775275 Blandford Rd
Woodstock, ON N4S 7V9
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Intersection Blandford Rd and Oxford Township Rd 3
Mailing Address c/o Thames Valley District School board 
1250 Dundas Street St 
London, On N5W 5P2
Physical Access Not Accessible - Building and school yard not open to public, Trails may be accessible depending on weather conditions (all terrain wheelchairs are suggested)

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