Welcome to the web home of the Harrison Lewis Centre
The centre, situated close to the Atlantic Ocean on Nova Scotia's South Shore, promotes understanding and appreciation of rural and natural environments through:
* Field trips
* Short courses
* Lectures and movies
Our faculty consists of visiting naturalists, educators, scientists, artists, and artisans.
Facilities include a cookhouse with meeting area, a large gathering space with flexible seating, projector screen, and woodstove.
There is a large main kitchen and dining area, with laundry equipment and an accessible washroom.
An onsite field laboratory is equipped with scopes, dissecting implements, lenses, refrigerator, plant specimen drier, glassware, scales, and other items.
Wireless Internet is available.
Overnight accommodations range from bunkhouses (two double-bunks each) to a large walled prospectors' tent, and numerous tent sites.
Swimming (ocean beach or fresh water pond), canoeing, kayaking, surfing, and hiking are popular off-hour activities.