Our site is 2.5 hours northeast of Toronto on the campus of Bark Lake Leadership Centre in Irondale, ON. Bark Lake is a beautiful private lakefront setting with opportunities for swimming, boating, and hiking. The site is a large wooded area, with some walking distance between buildings. Classes and workshops take place in a variety of locations, while concerts and dances take place in the large dining hall at the centre of the site.
We provide tasty meals and healthy snacks with attention to special needs. Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate children, pets or visitors.
When you register, you will be asked to indicate your preferences for accommodation. Oak Centre features single and double rooms with en suite bathrooms. These rooms are priced higher than other rooms on site. The remainder of the rooms are single, double, and triple rooms in cabin and dorm accommodations. All accommodations are assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis with attention to special needs. We cannot guarantee you your first choice of room.
The Oak Centre features single and double rooms with en suite bathrooms. Oak Centre has the feel of a hotel.
Point Cabin is a 4-bedroom cabin, with a view of the lake just a few feet away. Each bedroom accommodates 2 people. As well, there are 2 washrooms, a living room, kitchenette and a deck.
Pine Four is a dorm-style facility with 4 rooms with two single beds in each. There two shared washrooms. Note that Pine Four is further from the Dining Hall than most other residences.
Birch features one large triple room and one shared washroom.
Tamarack Staff is a 3-bedroom cabin providing two rooms with two single beds each, as well as another room with a double bed. It also provides: a living room; kitchen; and 1 shared washroom with sink, toilet and shower.
Tamarack Lodge is a small cabin featuring one large triple room and shared washrooms
Other cabins on site may be used depending on availability and suitability.