RUTHVEN RANGERS – 2019 SEASON
Week 1 Monday, July 8 – Friday, July 12
Week 2 Monday, July 29 – Friday, August 2
Week 3 Monday, August 19– Friday, August 23
Our camps are filled with outdoor scavenger hunts, environmental science activities, and extremely messy art projects.
HOW TO REGISTER
Cost – $30.00 per student, per day or $135.00 per student, per week
Ages – 6 – 12 years old
Camp Time – 9:00am – 4:00pm
To Register – Please call (905) 772-0560 or email email@example.com and please note that pre-registration is required.
WE GUARANTEE THAT WE WILL SEND A TIRED, DIRTY, KID BACK HOME WITH YOU!
Join us for Historic Play Day! Saturday, July 6th, 2019
Ruthven Park is the only national historic site in Haldimand County that is open to the public. Its rich cultural and natural heritage provides a rich immersion in Haldimand County’s past but also portrays unique and memorable stories held by the Thompson family who for five generations built and often resided at the site. We have so much to tell you so please visit us on Saturday, July 6, 2019. Tours of the 1840’s Greek Revival mansion are at 10 am, 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, 2 pm and 3:30 pm. Enjoy a walk around the grounds, hike the trails, visit the Thompson family cemetery and remains of the former ghost town of Indiana. Bring a picnic and enjoy a scenic view of the Canadian Heritage Grand River.
Admission is FREE for the day!
Come out to Ruthven Park for a family fun event!
Learn to identify the variety of insects that come out after dark on the grounds and discover what makes each of them unique.
Wednesday, August 28th at 8:00 pm.
Pre-registration is required, admission by donation!
Call to book 905.772.0560.
Dear members and friends,
The busiest and hopefully warmest season of all has arrived at Ruthven Park! Our grounds are greener than ever with all this rain as well the mansion and grounds continue to be a draw for visitors from far and wide. The Mansion is now open for guided tours 7 days a week, tour times are 10 am, 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, 2 pm and 3 pm.
Join us for Historic Places Day on July 6th! To celebrate we will be offering FREE guided tours of the Thompson family mansion as well as tours of the family cemetery and nature trails! Regular tour times apply.
You can access the PDF of the quarterly report on your device by downloading it when you click here: 2nd Quarterly Newsletter
Ruthven Park staff
Ruthven Park is a rural 1,500-acre country estate and former home of the Thompson family located in Cayuga, Ontario. The property is a unique and diverse environment consisting of archaeological, built heritage resources, cultural heritage and natural heritage landscapes, including a historic house museum and other heritage buildings, slough forests and two cemeteries. The property is situated along the banks of the nationally recognized Canadian Heritage Grand River. The CAO is responsible for managing capital and administrative budgets, staff and volunteers and reports to the Lower Grand River Land Trust Inc. (LGRLT) Board of Directors.
The property is significant in its holdings and is protected under a Part IV designation under the Ontario Heritage Act and by an easement with the Ontario Heritage Trust and is recognized as a site of national significance by Parks Canada.
Click here for a full job description for the position: CAO Job Description June 2019.
Please forward a cover letter and resume to Betsy Smith, President of the LGRLT at firstname.lastname@example.org which must be received by July 5, 2019, at 5 p.m.
The LGRLT is a non-government, not-for-profit, charitable organization. The Board thanks all candidates in advance; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fair and accessible employment practices to attract and retain talented employees.
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