We are seeking highly motivated and energetic students for the 2020 season.
Did you ever want to know what it would be like to work at a National Historic Site? Here is your opportunity.
Ruthven Park is seeking three (3) university or college students with relevant skills and experience to fill the following positions:
- Interpretation and Visitor Engagement Assistant
- Tourism and Events Assistant
- Education and Programs Assistant
Applications are due by 5 p.m. on Friday, March 20. Please include a cover letter with your resume and send to the appropriate email found on the job description.
Please note that the above student positions are contingent upon the receipt of funding.
For further information and job description please click below!
Come face to face with some of North America’s most famous animals and discover their hidden secrets at Ruthven Park this Family Day. Join us on Monday, February 17th to explore a vast collection of animal mounts and learn about unseen connections within the animal world. Learn how your actions can have drastic effects on Canadian wildlife near and far and more importantly how you can help. Over 100 mounts will be on display to see and touch! No pre-registration is required! Show starts at 1:30 pm sharp, so you don’t want to miss out!
Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas to you and your family from The Lower Grand River Land Trust and staff.
Ruthven Park National Historic Site will be closed from December 21 – January 4 inclusive and will be back open on Saturday, January 4th for Ruthven’s Christmas Bird Count. Please note, phone messages will be returned over the holidays.
Link to Newsletter: December 2019 Newsletter
We thank you for your support over the year and look forward to your involvement in 2020.
How many birds will you be able to find and identify at our Christmas Bird Count for Kids? Celebrate the final weekend of your winter break with a family day trip to help us count the wild birds at Ruthven Park.
Join us in the new year on January 4th, 2020 from 9 am – 12 pm to learn how to identify birds while birdwatching and help contribute to ongoing citizen science efforts. Participate in bird banding (weather permitting), create your own bird craft to bring home, and explore the grounds of Ruthven with experienced professionals to identify and record all of the species in the field. Hot chocolate will be provided! Remember to bring your binoculars! No registration is required, we hope to see you out!
Get into the holiday spirit as you enjoy a traditional Scottish tea featuring locally-baked scones and baked goods, followed with a tour of the Thompson Mansion decorated for the season and a fun holiday craft.
$25 per person includes tour, refreshments and a small craft. Pre-registration is required, call us today to reserve your spot; 905-772-0560.
The Welcome Centre and Grounds: Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm – By change Saturday and Sunday (Oct 14 – Nov 3)
The Mansion: Tours by appointment only, groups of 15 people or more. Call for more information 905-772-0560
Christmas Tours: Public tours begin December 4 – 20th, Wednesday – Friday only; guided tours at 12:30 pm, 2 pm and 3:30 pm.
Bird Banding: Banding lab is open September 1 – November 7 for the fall migration. Sunrise until 12 noon, weather dependent.
Give us a call today or check out our website for more information 905.772.0560 or www.ruthvenpark.ca
Phone: (905) 772-0560
243 Haldimand Hwy. #54,
Cayuga, ON N0A 1E0