.. honouring our past .. educating our present .. preserving our future ..


A wide range of programs and workshops suitable for school day trips and outings.

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Take in one of many workshops or special events. All designed to enhance our discovery of nature.

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GAMIING relies on memberships & donations to continue to support our Centre for generations to come.

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Hours of Operation

Open 7 days a week from Sun up to Sun Down

*unless individuals or group secured prior approval in writing.

*Indivduals wishing to visit earlier or later MUST secure approval in writing in advance of their visit.

** Requests for extended hours of visit MUST be sent via email to info@gamiing.org

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Our Featured Event:

Greenwood Carving with John Wagner of Johns Woodenware, Curve Lake


You are in for a memorable class lead by skilled craftsman John Wagner as he guides you in the art of greenwood carving. Bring lunch.

Saturday November 6, 2021 from 9am to 4pm

Tickets for Nov. 6 Click Here


Saturday November 20, 2021 from 9am to 4pm

Tickets for Nov. 20 Click Here

Our Featured Event:

Festive Holiday Porch Planter

DIY Workshop is lead by Mieke & Betsy. Hike through the forest for cedar, pine, birch, pinecones. BYO planter, snips, gloves, ribbon.

About this event:

We will provide hot apple cider, hot chocolate and coffee.

When: Saturday, November 14, 2021 at 10am to 1pm

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Our Featured Event:

Festive Holiday Grapevine Wreath Workshop - Forest Foraging


Let's get rustic! This DIY workshop is lead by Mieke & Betsy. Bring: snips, gloves, ribbon & embellishments. Dress accordingly..

When: Saturday, November 14, 2021 at 10am to 1pm

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Our Featured Event:

Rustic Christmas Sign Making with Sarah Tokley, CHIC Chalking & Design

DIY Sign Design *** Paste, Ink, Transfers!

This DIY workshop uses the unique Chalkology paste which is provided. Together, we will create unique pieces of holiday artwork for gift giving or for enjoyment in your own home to be enjoyed this season. We provide the venue, refreshments, instruction, tools and paste/ink.

You select & apply the beautiful reusable transfers onto your preferred surface. A fun activity that everyone can do. Maximum 2 projects.

Participants to bring: Two (2) surfaces of their choice. Surfaces should be purchased ahead of time at a local Dollar Store or Michaels (see below)

Suggested Surfaces: Wood, Metal, Canvas :

EXAMPLE: Framed 8 " X 11" min. chalk board, Large wood sign, Large circular wood disc, wood Box/Crate/Tray, Galvanized Steel Pot/planter/bucket, bistro sign, brown paper bags, burlap garland, Be imaginative!

Learn more about Chalk Couture HERE

When: Saturday, November 27, 2021 at 10am to 1pm

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Updated March 31, 2021

COVID-19 Information


* To keep yourself and others safe and healthy, please follow these guidelines:

* Do not join hikes outside your municipality/region.

* When attending an event such as Easter Eco-Egg Hunt, volunteers will collect emergency contact before joining the event or starting the hike.

* Please...Stay home if you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms or if you are unwell.

* Group hikes are currently restricted to 10 people to permit social distancing, even if regional guidelines allow larger public gatherings.

* Carpool to group hikes only with people in your bubble.

* Practice Physical Distancing. Keep 2 metres apart from anyone not in your bubble. Move aside to allow others to pass.

* Masks are not required on hikes except when you cannot maintain a 2 metre distance.

* Do not expect public washrooms to be open.

* Visitors should carry their own basic first aid materials, such as bandaids, tick removers, etc.

Above all – enjoy yourselves.

We are lucky to be able to go out and hike safely!

GAMIING Nature Centre

Located on the shores of Pigeon Lake just minutes from Peterborough or Lindsay, Ontario.

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The greatest gift we can provide for our children. At GAMIING we offer programming tied to the Provincial curriculum standards.


There is a need to preserve our natural heritage for future generations. That's why GAMIING has assigned the future of our lands to the Kawartha Land Trust.


Giving and sharing within our communities is paramount to a healthy society. GAMIING welcomes vistors to the centre year round.

Our Projects ... Support Us

GAMIING continues to evolve on our property to provide a unique nature experience for our patrons while preserving this unique natural environment.

Trail Development

GAMIING has over 7 km. of trails that we work to maintain for the use of our visitors. The trails have become a source for exploring the natural habitats that we strive to preserve.


Our workshop offerings provide learning opportunities for children and adults alike. From wood carving to felting join us to learn a new skill within our natural setting.

Outdoor Education

Educational offerings has always been a focal point for GAMIING. We strongly believe in the need to understand the natrual environment that we all rely on for our existence.