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Bonnenfant Y Outdoor Education and Leadership Centre (BYOC)

The Bonnenfant Y Outdoor Leadership and Education Centre (BYOC) is located ten minutes north of Kanata on 30 acres of field, forest and rugged Ottawa River shoreline. Open year-round, the BYOC specializes in education and leadership programs for school groups, community organizations and professionals, and offers a variety of experiential, curriculum-driven outdoor education programs that can be tailored to the individual needs of any group.

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Facilities and Programs  

BYOC has recently undergone a major site renovation and the addition of new buildings and equipment, as well as updates to existing buildings, means the BYOC is well equipped to serve the needs of your group. Facilities can accommodate 15 to 300 participants for a single day program and up to 125 for overnight programs. 

On-site facilities include:

  • Variety of sleeping cabins, from rustic summer cabins without power to fully winterized cabins
  • Two low ropes courses, a high ropes course, and a climbing wall
  • Network of maintained hiking/skiing trails
  • Full-service dining chalet and kitchen
  • Refurbished waterfront and beach area with a fleet of kayaks and canoes
  • Several classrooms and out-buildings to accommodate indoor programming requirements

We offer:

School Programs
Youth Teambuilding and Leadership Development
Corporate Programs
Conferences, Meetings and Retreats

See a Sample Schedule of your day

Booking:
Ready to book our facility? Learn the steps here.
Then fill out our online booking form and email it to us at: yboec@ymcaywca.ca. We'll be in touch after reviewing your needs. You can also call us at the number below. Thank You!

Contact:

Bonnenfant Y Outdoor Education and Leadership Centre
1620 Sixth Line Road, RR #1
Durobin, ON   K0A 1T0
Tel: 613.832.1234 

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