65 Ways to ReCreate and Discover Our #RADCommunity

‘HOW TO’ use your #RADCommunityPassport…

Digital Passport Users:

Download your digital passport here :#RAD Community Passport

  • Instead of a STAMP in your passport: look for QR codes at different ‘Destinations’ where there are STAMPS available (it will allow you to send us an email providing your STAMP) OR
  • Print off a STAMP Collectors’ Page…take a pic and send it to us by email.
  • Use our hashtags when you share your adventures on your own social media:
    #RADCommunity
    #RADCommunityPassport
    #YouOtterBeHere
  • Follow the instructions for any DESTINATION (#1 to #65) and send us evidence of your adventures by email to: RADCommunityPassport@bdaci.com

Hard Copy (If you choose to print it):

  • Fill out your personal information and/or add a ‘passport photo’ or drawing of yourself or your whole family (page 3)
  • Get a STAMP in your passport at various DESTINATIONS, as noted in the passport.
  • Follow the instructions on any DESTINATION and then email your entries to us at: RADCommunityPassport@bdaci.com
  • You can also access the digital passport at any time.

How to WIN @ the ‘Choose Your Own’ Adventure:

  • Follow the instructions in your passport and send your photos, videos, written work, art of any kind, to: RADCommunityPassport@bdaci.com Please let us know if we can assist you.
  • Have FUN as you ReCreate and Discover Our #RADCommunity !

65 Ways ...

#1 Canada Day Land Search
#2 RAD FAB Driving Tour: 'Defining a Nation Downriver'
#3 Photo Op: Capture Images of Canada Day July 1st, 2021
#4 Leeds & Grenville MURALS
#5 Visit: any Waterfront
#6 Visit: a favourite ‘Fishing Hole’
#7 Visit: a favourite ‘Ship Watching Spot’
#8 Photo Op: Ships, Boats & Harbours!
#9 Visit: my Local Library
#10 Discover a small business or local farmer: …have you been to your local farmers’ market?
#11 Historic Walks: Westport or Delta
#12 Visit: The Village of Delta, find the playground, trail or beach!
#13 Historic Walks: Brockville
#14 Historic Walks: Prescott
#15 Photo Op: Historic Sites, Churches & Forts
#16 Visit: The Healing Circle Labyrinth in Johnstown
#17 Garden Tours: Brockville - walking
#18 Scavenger Hunt: Downtown Brockville Business BINGO
#19 Painted Rocks: Brock Trail or a local park/trail
#21 Explore the Magic of Limerick Forest
#22 Scavenger Hunt
#23 Photo Op: Nature
#24 Sensory Tour: Leeds & Grenville - driving
#25 Art: Nature
#26 Attend an event (online or in person) created by our local performing artists     
#27 Share a Song for Summer 2021!
#28 Farm Exploration Ideas: Chatterfield Farm, Merrickville 
#29 Farm Exploration Ideas: BUSL (Mallorytown),Hall's Apple Orchard (Brockville),Tincap Berry Farm OR Your Favourite Farm
#30 Backyard Obstacle Course
#31 Have a Campfire or BBQ    
#32 Backyard/Balcony Gardening/Birdwatching Pictures
#33 Photo Op: Flowers & Gardens
#34 Sensory Tour: Three Options: Matchy Matchy Hunt, Sense & Create Walk or Ninja Walk!    
#35 Volunteer in your Community
#36 Explore a local Provincial Park: Charleston Lake, Rideau River, Murphy’s Point
#37 Explore the Rideau Heritage Route in your own RAD way!
#38 Drive-In Movies in Leeds & Grenville: Port Elmsley, Gananoque (coming soon!) and sometimes Brockville!
#39 Random Act of Kindness
#40 Historical Geo-Passport (South Nation Conservation)
#41 Take a RAD FAB Driving Tour: Discover the 'Five Forest Tour'
#42 Invite a friend on a picnic    
#43 Visit: Saunder's Country Critters (Oxford Station)    
#44 Visit: MacJohnson Wildlife Area (Brockville)    
#45 Visit: Brockville Aquatarium - (virtually or in-person)
#46 Visit: Blockhouse Island
#47 Photo Op: Blockhouse Island Chairs (Brockville) or Joel Stone Park Chairs (Gananoque)
#48 Visit: Sculpture Park in Gananoque
#49 Discover Gananoque Walking Trails
#50 Visit Mallorytown:  Mallorytown Landing, Mallory Coach House, Skywood Eco Adventures, Purple Door Books, BUSL/Orchel Barkery, Brown's Bay Park/Beach
#51 Video Sharing: ‘What community means to me’
#52 Take a RAD FAB Driving Tour: Experience the Arts!
#53  Art: Experience of Community
#54 Your community is lucky to have you.  Tell us why!
#55 Meet a neighbour!
#56 Share something with a neighbour
#57 DIY: ‘Choose your own Adventure’ 
#58 Visit: my favourite bridge
#59 Visit: a park I've never been to
#60 Visit: Spencerville Mill - Summer 2021 Exhibit – ‘The local experience of Covid 19’
#61 Attend the First People's Park Dedication Ceremony or the Ceremonial Water Walk or the 5th Annual First Peoples' Performing Arts Festival!
#62 Who did I meet for the first time this summer?
#63 What is a favourite new place that I have discovered in Leeds & Grenville?    
#64 Visit: Brockville Railway Tunnel
#65 Road Trip TIPS

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#1 Canada Day Land Search

Search the map and discover which Indigenous Nations took care of this land before the country called ‘Canada’ was created. Native Land: https://native-land.ca/

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#2 RAD FAB Driving Tour: 'Defining a Nation Downriver'

Draw entry: Did you learn anything new? What is missing from this telling of history?

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#3 Photo Op: Capture Images of Canada Day July 1st, 2021

Draw entry: send us a pic to RADCommunityPassport@bdaci.com for an entry in the weekly draws!

Share on social media and use our hashtag #RADCommunity!

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#4 Leeds & Grenville MURALS

Have you seen any large murals in your travels around our region? See if you can spot them!

How many did you find? What was your favorite?

Draw entry: Share your pics! (Bonus points for artist info!)

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#5 Visit: any Waterfront

We are so fortunate to have so much access to water in our region.

Draw entry: Share a pic from one of your visits!

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#6 Visit: a favourite ‘Fishing Hole’

Draw entry: Share a pic of your biggest, ugliest or favourite catch! Tell us about your favourite fishing hole.

Family Fishing Week in July (July 3-11, 2021)

Free Experience Collection Loans: fishing rods, tackle boxes & nets from the Brockville Library:

https://brockvillelibrary.ca/library-services/free-museum-passes-and-experience-collection/

(temporarily unavailable due to covid but check back here for great opportunities!)

Other resources:

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#7 Visit: a favourite ‘Ship Watching Spot’

Draw entry: Where is it? Show us on a map!

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#8 Photo Op: Ships, Boats & Harbours

Draw entry: send us a pic to RADCommunityPassport@bdaci.com

Share on social media and use our hashtag #RADCommunity

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#9 Visit: my Local Library

Draw entry: Check in at the desk!

Brockville Public Library:https://brockvillelibrary.ca/

Leeds and Grenville : http://www.leedsgrenville.com/en/services/libraries.aspx

Public Library's in Leeds and Grenville

PDF: 

http://www.leedsgrenville.com/en/resourcesGeneral/Documents/librariesandlistings.pdf

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#10 Discover a small business or farmer…have you been to your local farmers’ market?

Draw entry: What did you discover? Share you saw or learned about a small business in your community!

Brockville: brockvillefarmersmarket.ca

Gananoque: gananoquefarmersmarket.ca

Kemptville:kemptvillefarmersmarket.ca

Check out this interactive map of small businesses in Leeds & Grenville:directory.leedsgrenville.com

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#11 Historic Walks - Westport or Delta

Draw entry: Take a selfie!

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#12 Visit: the Village of Delta!

Enjoy the playground beside the canteen, discover the trail or cool off at the beach Stop by The Jubliee Bakeshop! Check in at Fern & Fox Wellness

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#13 Historic Walks: Brockville

Take a selfie on your walk

Historic Houses:

Virtual Experiences: Brockville Museum

Tour of Fulford Place: www.heritagetrust.on.ca

Optional Historic Driving Tour:www.frontenacarchbiosphere.ca

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#14 Historic Walks: Prescott

Take a selfie on your walk

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#15 Photo Op: Historic Sites, Churches & Forts

Share on social media and use our hashtag #RADCommunity

Use our email address to send us a pic: RADCommunityPassport@bdaci.com

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#16 Visit the Healing Circle Labyrinth in Johnstown

Send us a pic! Who did you meet on your visit?

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#17 Garden Tours: Brockville - walking

Share a pic of your favourite flower.

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#18 Scavenger Hunt: Downtown Brockville Business BINGO

Find the WINDOW DECALS of our #RADCommunity Logo scattered throughout Downtown Brockville.

Complete all the instructions on your Brockville Business BINGO sheet and send us a pic for two tickets in the weekly prize draw!

Share some pics about your adventure!

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#19 Painted Rocks: Brock Trail or a local park/trail

Take one, leave one, ‘Paint A Rock’ or two; place it on the trail; take another with you!

Take a pic of your favorite! Visit often!

Don't visit Brockville? Start a collection in YOUR local park or walking trail!

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#20 Scavenger Hunts (Historic-Brockville): Brock Trail, Hardy Park & Centeen Park

Pick one or try them all – follow the links below for each adventure.

Which one did you try? What was the most surprising thing you learned?

  • Thanks to the Brockville Museum for their wonderful content, they have brought throughout the past year and always; check out their Digital Museum:digitalmuseum
  • Brock Trail: filesusr.com

Hardy Park: 

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  • Centeen Park:

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#21 Explore the Magic of Limerick Forest

Check in at the Story Book Installation OR Find the Beaver Lodge OR enjoy a stroll/bike through the forest.

Draw entry: Share a pic of something you saw on your visit.

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#22 Scavenger Hunt

Draw entries:

Which one did you try?

Take a pic of your ‘loot’ or show us your pics/make a collage.

Did you find or create your own? Tell us about it!

Summer Scavenger Hunts:

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#23 Photo Op: Nature

Have fun taking photos while you are out adventuring! If you take any related to ‘nature’, share on social media and use our hashtag #RADCommunity

To enter the draw, send your pic to our email address: RADCommunityPassport@bdaci.com

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#24 Sensory Tour: Leeds & Grenville - driving

Draw entry: What was the loudest sound you heard? Can you shuffle and snuffle like a Tenrec? (See Safe, Sound & About Bingo)

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#25 Art: Nature

Draw entry: Create something inspired by the beauty of our region. Share a pic with us!

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#26 Attend an event (online or in person) created by our local performing artists

Draw entry: Share the event with everyone!

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#27 Share a Song for Summer 2021!

Draw entry: any of the following...

Sing a song, play a song, write a song or share a song!

Send us a link to your favourite RAD summer tunes!

Create an L&G Road trip Playlist to share!

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#28 Farm Exploration Ideas: Chatterfield Farm, Merrickville

Chat with the goats'; take a selfie with the chattiest; check in at the gift Shop for a STAMP

  • Visit our Farm Shop the Goat House Shop & Apothecary at Chatterfield Farm
  • chatterfieldfarm.ca

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#29 Farm Exploration Ideas: BUSL (Mallorytown), Hall's Apple Orchard (Brockville), Tincap Berry Farm OR Your Favourite Farm

Draw entry:

Visit a farm!

Who did you meet?

Did you learn anything about life on a farm?

Other areas:

www.deltaontario.com

Lyndhurst:www.furnacefallsfarm.com

Frankville:www.funnyduckfarms.com

Oxford Mills:www.earthsharvestfarm.ca

Gananoque:www.rootsdown.ca

Oxford Station:www.alpaca-tracks.com

Rideau Lakes Township:www.wendyscountrymarket.com

Delta:www.facebook.com

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#30 Backyard Obstacle Course

Draw Entry: Try one of these ideas or DIY it! Care to share what you created? Share a pic!

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#31 Have a Campfire or BBQ

Draw entry: Show us your S'MORES!

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#32 Backyard/Balcony Gardening/Birdwatching Pictures

Draw entry: Send us a pic of your own projects or your neighbours’...or a favourite garden nearby!

Ways to Connect:

Brockville and District Horticultural Society:

Yonge in Bloom: https://mallorytown.ca/residents/yonge-in-bloom/

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#33 Photo Op: Flowers & Gardens

To enter the draw, use our email address to send us a pic:RADCommunityPassport@bdaci.com

Share on social media and use our hashtag #RADCommunity

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#34 Sensory Tour: Three Options: Matchy Matchy Hunt, Sense & Create Walk or Ninja Walk!

Draw entry: Which one did you try?

Special Thanks to: www.collarandcuffs.org !

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#35 Volunteer in your Community

Draw entry: Share something about what you did/who did you meet?

 

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#36 Explore a local Provincial Park: Charleston Lake, Rideau River, Murphy’s Point

Monday to Thursday admission is free.

Draw entry: Take a pic & share!

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#37 Explore the Rideau Heritage Route in your own RAD way!

Draw entry: Did you drive, paddle, hike or picnic?

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#38 Drive-In Movies in Leeds & Grenville: Port Elmsley, Gananoque (coming soon!) and sometimes Brockville!

Draw entry: What movie did you see? Send us a pic!

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#39 Random Act of Kindness

How did you feel? How did they react?

Draw entry: Share your experience.

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#40 Historical Geo-Passport (South Nation Conservation)

Draw entry: Tell us about your adventures!

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#41 Take a RAD FAB Driving Tour: Discover the 'Five Forest Tour'

Draw entry: Which one was your favourite and why?

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#42 Invite a friend on a picnic

Draw entry: Tell us about your family's favorite picnic spot. Share a map to the spot! Can you find it on Google Earth?

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#43 Visit: Saunder's Country Critters (Oxford Station)

Draw entry: What was your favourite creature? Share a pic!

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#44 Visit: MacJohnson Wildlife Area (Brockville)

Draw entries:

‘Check in' with the trumpter swans...how many did you count?

Name five different trees you find.

Ask someone to help you in your search!

MacJohnson:mac-johnson-wildlife-area

Maps:

FABRMacJohnsonWildlifeArea

cataraquiconservation.ca

Ways to connect: friends-mac-johnson

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#45 Visit: Brockville Aquatarium - (virtually or in-person)

Draw entries:

Get a STAMP for your passport at the Front Desk!

Find the Otter Tank -take a pic of your favourite

You ‘otter’ be there!

Virtual Tour: aquatarium.ca

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#46 Visit: Blockhouse Island

Draw entry: Check in at Tourism Booth to get your passport STAMP!

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#47 Photo Op: Blockhouse Island Chairs (Brockville) or Joel Stone Park Chairs (Gananoque)

Share your pics on social media and use our hashtag #RADCommunity or #RADCommunityPassport

Draw entry: Send us a pic:RADCommunityPassport@bdaci.com

Blockhouse Island Live Video Cam: www.youtube.com

Joel Stone Beach: waterfront-beaches

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#48 Visit: Sculpture Park in Gananoque

Draw entries:

Check in at the Tourism Office down the hill; enjoy the library next door or the playground, gardens and gazebo across the street! Send us your pics! If it’s Thursday, enjoy the Farmer’s Market in the park.

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#49 Discover Gananoque Walking Trails

Draw entry: Which one did you pick? What did you discover?

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#50 Visit Mallorytown: Mallorytown Landing, Mallory Coach House, Skywood Eco Adventures, Purple Door Books, BUSL/Orchel Barkery, Brown's Bay Park/Beach

Draw entries:

Where did you go?

Share some pics!

Things To Do in Mallorytown :Mallorytown_Ontario

Skywood Eco Adventure:www.skywoodzip.com

Purple Door Books: www.purpledoorbooks.com

BUSL Cidery https://buslcider.com/ and Orchel Bakery: orchelbakery

Brown’s Bay - Thousand Islands National Park:

www.stlawrenceparks.co

plan-your-visit

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#51 Video Sharing: ‘What community means to me’

Make any video sharing: "What community means to me"

Draw entry: Share it with us!

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#52 Take a RAD FAB Driving Tour: Experience the Arts!

Draw entries:

Tell us about your favourite discovery.

Share a pic of something or someone you met along the way.

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#53 Art: Experience of Community

Create any kind of art reflecting your RAD experiences of Community

Draw entry: share it with us at: RADcommunitypassport@bdaci.com

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#54 Your community is lucky to have you. Tell us why!

Draw entry: Tell us about it in anyway: written, art of any kind, video, photograph

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#55 Meet a neighbour!

Draw entry: Tell us about how you met

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#56 Share something with a neighbour

Draw entry: What did you share?

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#57 DIY: ‘Choose your own Adventure’

Create your own adventure:www.adventuresmart.ca

Draw entries:

What did you do and why?

Share a pic!

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#58 Visit: my favourite bridge

Draw entry: Tell us where it is!

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#59 Visit: a park I've never been to

Draw entry: Give us your 'Rotten Tomatoes' review!

Here are some ideas to check out:

Day Use Parks:Day-use-Parks

Landon Bay: landon-bay-centre

Jones Creek: jones-creek-tinp

Rock Dunder: rock-dunder

Lyn: lyn-valley-conservation-area

Seeley’s Bay: fitness-trail

From home:
Blockhouse Island Cam: www.youtube.com

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#60 Visit: Spencerville Mill - Summer 2021 Exhibit – ‘The local experience of Covid 19’

Draw entry: Stop by the Village Pantry for a Cinnamon Bun & STAMP your passport!

 

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#61 Attend the First People's Park Dedication Ceremony or the Ceremonial Water Walk or the 5th Annual First Peoples' Performing Arts Festival!

Stay tuned for dates & details – coming up this fall 2021!

Draw entry: learn something about one of these annual events and share it with us!

First People’s Park of the Thousand Islands:facebook.com

First People’s Performing Arts Festival: FirstPeoplesPerformingArts

 

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#62 Who did I meet for the first time this summer?

Draw entry: Tell us two things about them!

 

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#63 What is a favourite new place that I have discovered in Leeds & Grenville?

Draw entry: Share a pic, a video or a drawing about your discovery.

 

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#64 Visit: Brockville Railway Tunnel

Draw entry:

Share a pic or video of your adventure!

If it's Saturday, enjoy the Market while you're there!

 

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#65 Road Trip TIPS

In your travels around Leeds & Grenville, you are certain to discover sweet little gems and tasty pit stops

Draw entries:

Please share your favourite tips and locales for everyone to enjoy!

While passing through Athens, stop in at Luke’s European Style Market for a STAMP in your passport.

 

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