October 2018

September 2018

Robyn Bell – Education Student

By |2021-05-06T21:34:02-05:00September 18th, 2018|Events, Kids, Outreach, Uncategorized|

Hello everyone! My name is Robyn Bell, and I am currently a second year Bachelor of Education student at Trent University in Peterborough. I began volunteering with the Ontario Turtle Conservation Centre (OTTC), specifically their Education and Outreach program, as a part of my alternative practicum placement. I knew that the OTCC would be [...]

December 2015

Messy Church Kids Raise Over $400 to Save Turtles!

By |2021-05-06T21:34:03-05:00December 23rd, 2015|Kids, Uncategorized|

Check out these amazing kid heroes! The kids that participate in the Messy Church Program at St. George's Anglican Church crafted, learned, and raised over $400.00 to help us save turtles! With our busiest year yet at the hospital, we sure were glad to have their support. Thank you so much, you guys ROCK! 

September 2015

2015 Fall Visiting Hours

By |2021-05-06T21:34:03-05:00September 25th, 2015|Kids, Outreach, Uncategorized|

Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre Visiting Hours We have some exciting news happening now until the end of November! KTTC will have weekend visiting hours from 9 am to 5 pm on Saturdays, please stop by the Centre to meet and learn about turtles, check out our new hatchlings, and enjoy the outdoor education area while the [...]

August 2015

Great Turtle Turnout at the ROM!

By |2021-05-06T21:34:03-05:00August 18th, 2015|Kids, Outreach, Uncategorized|

Education Coordinator, Lauren, showcasing the shell of a Blandings turtle while engaging with the public on turtle conservation. The Kawartha Turtle Trauma Center was all the buzz at the Royal Ontario Museum last weekend as families were able to engage and learn about Ontario’s  turtles. The KTTC was visiting as part of the Partners in Protection [...]

We to We Visits KTTC

By |2021-05-06T21:34:03-05:00August 14th, 2015|Kids, Uncategorized|

It was an exciting day on July 29th at the Kawartha Turtle Trauma Center as a group of Me to We campers visited to help with the landscaping and gardening of the new outdoor education center! The sun was hot and the humidity seemed relentless but the campers were in good spirits with high energy [...]

November 2012

St. Teresa’s Twoonies for Turtles

By |2012-11-20T13:55:34-05:00November 20th, 2012|Kids, Uncategorized|

Staff and volunteers at KTTC want to thank the students at St. Teresa's school in Peterborough. The students held a week-long "Toonies for Turtles" fundraising campaign and raised $117 to go towards the care of the 180+ turtles that will remain at the hospital through the winter months! KTTC went to the school and presented [...]

Nash raised $50.27 swapping stickers

By |2012-11-14T12:55:59-05:00November 14th, 2012|Kids, Uncategorized|

With a little help from Mom Beverly 17 month old Nash,  raised $50.27 for turtles this Halloween. In lieu of trick-or-treating Nash visited family and friends in his turtle costume, exchanging KTTC stickers for donations.  

September 2012

Rose gives KTTC gifts on her birthday

By |2012-09-27T08:51:35-05:00September 27th, 2012|Kids, Uncategorized|

Rose and brother, Conor, next to table covered supplies that she collected in lieu of birthday gifts! Rose decided to do something different for her birthday this year, something special for turtles! So her mother, Lisa, contacted the staff at Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre to get an idea of what items we needed [...]

August 2012

William’s koolaid stand brings in $20.85 for KTTC

By |2012-08-07T21:51:32-05:00August 7th, 2012|Kids, Uncategorized|

On a hot July day 6-year-old William set up a kool-aid and brownie stand at his parent’s yard sale where he raised a total of $20.85! Rather than keeping it, he insisted that it be donated to the Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre to help the injured turtles at the hospital. KTTC outreach volunteers had visited William’s school, and apparently the presentation had made quite [...]

July 2012