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Field Trip 2013

Date:17th August, 2013 (Saturday)

Time: 9:00 AM (sharp or earlier)

Pick-up/Drop-off: YMCA Scarborough (230 Town Centre Ct)

Fee: $30/person – Including Wine Tasting (excluding meals)

Itinerary

9:00 am

Depart for Niagara (be on time, otherwise no refund)

1:00 pm

Tour of the Sir Adam Beck 2 Generating Station

3:00 pm

Ravine Vineyard tour

5:30 pm

Leave Niagara to Scarborough

7:00 pm

Arrive at Scarborough YMCA

 On this tour you will be visiting the Sir Adam Beck 2 Generating Station (SAB 2) which is the largest hydroelectric generating station in Ontario. In the presentation you will learn about Ontario Power Generation’s operations in Ontario and discuss the recently completed Niagara Tunnel Project. Following the presentation you will visit the public tour area at SAB 2 which overlooks the generation floor.

 

The fun is not over yet, as the second part of the field trip includes a tour of the Ravine Vineyard Historic Estate Winery. Here you can explore the fascinating history of this beautiful family run winery. Wander the Upper Farm and discover the Lowrey Family who has farmed the land for over a century. Taste our small batch, ultra premium wines while you learn about the terrain, the buildings, the family and their remarkable connection on this one of a kind tour.

Car Parking at Scarborough Centre: Paid car park south of McCowan station.

 

(Please note participants are responsible for their own refreshments on the tour)

Registration closed!

 

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