Gesstwood Camp and Education Centre

Site: Essex - Mole Rd

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Contact Information
Office Phone 519-776-7119
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Primary Contact Karen Seguin, Executive Director, Gesstwood Camp Retreat & Education Centre; Phone: (Business) 519-776-7119 * (Business) 519-903-2869; Email:
Alternate Contact David Nantais, Board Chair; Phone: (Business) 519-980-6435; Email:
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) * Curriculum based outdoor adventure education programs offered year round.  
* Ropes course offered year round to school groups, nonprofit agencies, corporate groups, sports teams. 
* Over night summer camp program for children ages 5-15 
* Day Camp summer programs for children ages 5-15 
* Year-round rental facility for retreats, picnics, business meetings, family gatherings, weddings. 
* features large conference room, main lodge with stone fireplace, full kitchen and dining facilities, swimming pool, numerous outdoor firepits, basketball & Volleyball courts, nature trails, creek, pond, archery, large outdoor recreation areas
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Dates Year Round: Rental facility for retreats, picnics, business meetings, family gatherings, weddings 
Year Round: Forest School, Ropes Course 
Summer Only: Day Camps and Overnight Summer Camps (Jul & Aug)
Areas Served Essex County ; Windsor
Eligibility Ages: 5 year(s) - 15 year(s) 
* Camp is for children ages 5-15 yrs  
* Ropes course, rentals and other programs are offered to all age, adult groups, corporate training, sport teams, post secondary groups.
Application Camp registration and facility rental forms available through the office or website
Languages English
Fees Service - for all school groups, camps, ropes course and rental facilities
Agency Information
Established 1960
Funding Fundraising ; Donations
Site Information
Site Location Directions to the Camp: Co Rd 19 (Manning Rd) to Hwy 3 (Essex Bypass) Turn left (east) to Hwy 3, follow to Arner Town Line (Co Rd 23) Turn right (south) on Arner Town Line Turn right on Gesto Rd, travel west to Mole Sideroad (second cross road from
Located In Community Essex
Address & Map
Main Lodge
1034 Mole Rd
Essex, ON N8M 2X5
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Intersection Mole Rd / S Malden Rd
Mailing Address PO Box 44 
Essex, ON N8M 2Y1
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Parking, Washroom, Ramp and Entrance
Other Details
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