Contact

Bluewater Outdoor Education Centre

3092 Bruce Road 13

Wiarton, ON  N0H 2T0

Tel:         519-372-5403
Email:    info@bef-oec.org

Mailing address:

PO Box 1316

Port Elgin, ON  N0H 2C0

The Bluewater Education Foundation's Office is located at the entrance to the Lodge at the Bluewater Outdoor Education Centre, just north of Wiarton. Please call ahead before coming to visit!

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Mike Schwindt

Development Manager

Mike is a passionate believer in the value of outdoor education, with a diverse professional background. After teaching for 10 years (including 5 in a remote community in Northwestern Ontario and 4 at Neyashiinigmiing), Mike ran youth employment workshops, provided career counseling, managed health and safety, and provided educational programming virtually through the first year of COVID at the Bruce County Museum.

Mike and his family live in Wiarton and are actively involved in the life of the community. Mike has been a member of the board of directors for the Wiarton Kids' Den since 2019, is a founding member and current treasurer for the Wiarton Oldtimers' Hockey League, and is a trail captain for the Peninsula Bruce Trail Club.

 

Mike's role with the Foundation is to increase the use of the Bluewater Outdoor Education Centre in a sustainable manner, consistent with the goals of the Foundation and the founders of the Centre.