Bonnenfant Y Outdoor Education and Leadership Centre
Meaningful group experiences fostering personal growth, skill development, and teamwork.
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.
BYOC is well-equipped to serve the needs of your group. Facilities can accommodate 15-300 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