Three kids pointing to insects at conservation areas
Three kids pointing to insects at conservation areas

03.14.2020

Ball’s Falls March Break Camp Programming Cancelled

Ball’s Falls March Break Camp Programming Cancelled

Earlier today, NPCA management consulted with Niagara Region Public Health regarding conservation area services and programming in relation to COVID-19 following the issuance of new provincial recommendations. While Niagara Public Health indicates the risk of contracting COVID-19 is currently low for Niagara residents, due to additional precautions and recommendations from the province, the NPCA has made the decision to cancel all March Break Programming.

At this time Ball’s Falls March Break Adventure Day Camp is CANCELLED.

Due to cancellation, two options are available to parents who registered their campers for 2020 March Break Camp:

  • Roll over March Break Registration to 2020 Summer Adventure Day Camp (and receive a discount!)
  • Summer camp details can be found here: https://www.cognitoforms.com/NiagaraPeninsulaConservationAuthority/_2020SummerAdventureCampRollOverForMarchBreakParticipants
  • You will be receiving a discount on Summer Camp registration (savings of $5 /day or $10 /week)
  • After you have notified NPCA staff of cancellation, parents will have until Monday, March 23rd at 12:00 pm (noon) to select the day(s) or week(s) for Summer Camp registration and notify programming@npca.ca the days or weeks they would like to register for, NPCA programming staff will roll your camp registration over to your desired days/weeks and your with Registration Confirmation 
  • Full refund issued to your credit card on file
  • Please notify NPCA staff of your cancellation roll-over or refund selection at programming@npca.ca.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Alicia Powell, Manager of Conservation Area Services at apowell@npca.ca or 905-562-5235 ext. 26.

Parents and guardians can stay tuned for a follow-up message next week from Jenna, NPCA’s Program Assistant, who has fantastic outdoor education tips and activities for your family to experience over the March Break and following weeks at home. As outdoor educators, we believe access to nature and the great outdoors is critical to health and wellbeing, and we hope that your family is able to enjoy nature over this time – even in your own backyard!

Ball’s Falls Conservation Area Facilities Closed to the Public

At this time, the Centre for Conservation at Ball’s Falls Conservation Area, and all venues and facilities on-site will be closed to the public. Hiking trails are still accessible for visitors to enjoy.

The NPCA is continually monitoring this public health situation and will undertake the recommendations of public health officials and our conservation partners, as well as assess our own capabilities from a risk management and customer service standpoint.