The Friends of Ferris is an energetic, non-profit group of volunteers who
are hard at work, constantly bringing to Ferris special events and promotions
unique to our Provincial Park! We are part of a growing network of co-operating
associations across Ontario.
assist in the maintenance of trails, trail markers and even installed
trail benches for you to sit and enjoy the quiet moments at Ferris. A
major project undertaken by the Friends was in partnership with the Campbellford
Rotary Club. A new picnic shelter was built entirely with volunteers and
today family gatherings, company picnics and special events in the Park
all benefit from this structure. Another recent improvement is the purchase
and installation of playground equipment much to the delight of young
OF FERRIS PROVINCIAL PARK
2015 will ring in a
new Friends of Ferris initiative called: “MEMORIES OF FERRIS PROVINCIAL
PARK”. We are requesting submissions, from residents and visitors
alike, describing stories or special events that have taken place in our
To learn more about this ambitious project, click
More Important Projects by the Friends
- Purchase of all
- 6 new park benches
- Updating trails with new signage
2015 Board Members
President - Barb Hogan
Vice President - Carol Robertson
Secretary - Sandy Chapman
Treasurer - John Knox
Directors: Theresa Miller, Marlaine Bennett, Marcia Perryman, Jackie
Website - Kathy Smit
Meeting- Everyone welcome!
August 4th, 2016
Park Office @ Ferris Park
Call Barb for more info - 632 0894
meetings - minutes.
*Friends of Ferris Constitution & Bylaws.
in Ferris this time of year?
The Friends have also designed and will be in charge of promotions for
the Ranney Gorge Suspension
Bridge. T-shirts and Park attire are available at the Park entrance
Support the Park by purchasing Ontario Parks clothing or a yearly Park
Stone Wall restoration workshop 2014
of Ferris has some educational info to share -
in the "earthy" side of Ferris?
We have a detailed geographical
article just for you!
Frog surveys in Ferris Provincial Park, conducted by Toronto
Zoo's Adopt-A-Pond Programme. We hope that this will help with the long
term sustainability of Western Chorus Frog populations in Ferris park.
Most recently, the Friends have begun working on refurbishing the Park
Office. The Office is used to host displays during special
events held in the Park. The Friends of Ferris plan to provide campers
with an Interpretive Display, providing young and old with something educational,
or just pure fun!
The Friends of Ferris is a registered Canadian Charitable Trust. Originally
formed in 1994, they received charitable status in 1996, and adopted a
mandate. Please join us by sharing your time, talents and expertise while
making new friends, getting some fresh air and having some down-to-earth
can be a 'Friend of Ferris'. We welcome families, individuals, special
interest groups, park visitors, and business corporations. By becoming
a member of the Friends of Ferris, you will be making a valuable contribution
to a very special place.
Any contribution - volunteer help, sharing expertise, donations - all
are gratefully accepted and always appreciated!
So please join us by sharing your time, talents and expertise,
while making new friends, getting some fresh air and having some good
down to earth fun!
Download the Friends information and membership
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Friends of Ferris thanks the CSCF
for their continued support
in the News
Stone Walls 2011*
*Restoring Living Antiques -
article- Toronto Star*
High-Kites for Kids
page 14 in Northumberland Kids*
and Friends events