How to Reach Centauri Arts Camp 2017-04-07T18:13:58+00:00

How to Reach Centauri Arts Camp, Ontario, Canada


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Centauri Arts Camp is located 1 1/2 hours from Toronto in the Niagara Region of Ontario. Here are the ways you can reach us…

If using a GPS:

Enter the following address into your GPS:  6727 South Chippawa Road, West Lincoln, Ontario

DIRECTIONS…

(Please note, the map & directions are a guide, it is still a good idea to have a road map)

** PLEASE LEAVE EXTRA TIME TO TRAVEL IN THE SUMMER. THE QEW IS OFTEN BUSY AND SLOW!**

From Toronto
Take the QEW towards Niagara/Hamilton. Follow the QEW until you reach Grimsby.
Take the 2nd exit (exit 71 – labelled to “Business area” and “Christie Street”) and turn RIGHT onto Christie Street.
At the lights, go straight ahead and follow Road 12 up the escarpment (becomes Mountain Street)
Go straight along Mountain Street for approx 9 KM
At the T junction for Highway 20 (you can go no further on 12), turn LEFT
At Smithville, Highway 20 turns RIGHT on to Griffin Road N.
At the next lights, turn RIGHT onto Canborough Street
At the end of Canborough Street, turn RIGHT onto Townline Road then immediate LEFT onto Port Davidson Road
Continue on Port Davidson Road for approx 7 km
WATCH – THERE ARE SOME TIGHT BENDS and some intersections
Turn RIGHT onto Road 63 (Canborough Rd- the river runs on your left)
Turn right onto a gravel road (South Chippawa Road – (you should see the Centauri Sign)
The camp is on the right.

From Niagara Falls
Take Highway 20 to Bismarck. Go STRAIGHT ahead onto Silver Street (Road 65), and go for 4km
Turn LEFT on Port Davidson Road
Continue on Port Davidson Road for approx 7 km
WATCH – THERE ARE SOME TIGHT BENDS and some intersections
Turn RIGHT onto Road 63 (Canborough Rd- the river runs on your left)
Turn right onto a gravel road (South Chippawa Road – (you should see the Centauri Sign)
The camp is on the right

From Fort Erie and Points West

Take Highway 3 towards Dunnville.
On the extreme west end of Dunnville (drive through Dunnville and keep on Highway 3), turn right on Robinson Road.
Follow Robinson Road to the end and turn LEFT onto RR63, Canborough Road (this is the diversion)   (NEW)
Turn RIGHT onto Caister/Gainsborough Townline Road
Turn RIGHT onto a gravel road (South Chippawa Road – you should see the Centauri Sign)
The camp is on the left.

Driving from the US.
If you are driving from the USA, you will need photo ID (a passport is preferred) and it is advisable to bring the acceptance letter/email from camp. Border crossing times may be lengthy so allow enough time.
We understand that the borders will now require a signed statement from BOTH parents allowing the child to come into Canada. Parents should also have ID.

If you are driving from the US, please check  http://www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/noncan-eng.html for information on crossing the border.

See http://www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/travel-voyage/visitors-eng.html for information.

Travelling with Children across Borders

Useful information from the Government of Canada for traveling with Children

http://travel.gc.ca/travelling/children

Airport Transfers…

An airport transfer service is offered for campers arriving through Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ). If campers arrive and depart within designated times, this service is offered free of charge. Shuttles depart approx 12.30 pm and 6 pm.
You MUST notify us of transportation required, by completing our Air Transortation Form as soon as your flight is booked, and no later than May 31st. Any international families booking camp space after this date should call the camp office to enquire if an airport transfer service can still be arranged.

Click here for more information about air travel to Centauri Arts Camp

Bus from Toronto…Bus to Camp

We operate a bus from Toronto to camp on the first day of each session and a bus from camp to Toronto on the last day of each session.
Space on the bus can only be guaranteed if it is booked with us before May 31st.
Click here to request bus transport

Staying in the local area

Bed & Breakfasts

Small Towne Bed & Breakfast Located in Smithville, 10 minutes from Camp
Bed & Breakfast Canada A list of B & Bs
Lalor Estate Inn Lovely B&B in Dunnville approx 15 mins from camp
Tourism Niagara. Lists of accommodation and attractions
Haldimond County List Haldimond County Listing

Hotels

Four Points Suites Sheraton
3530 Schmon Parkway, Thorold 905-984-8484

Best Western Beacon Harbourside Resort and  Conference Centre
2793 North Service Rd., Jordan 905-562-4155

Inn on the Twenty
3845 Main St., Jordan 905-562-5336

Quality Hotel Parkway Convention Centre
327 Ontario St., St. Catharines 905-688-2324

Howard Johnson Hotel and Conference Centre
89 Meadowvale Dr., St. Catharines 905-934-5401

Holiday Inn
Lake St. & QEW, St. Catharines 905-934-8000

Niagara-on-the-Lake

Prince of Wales
6 Picton St. 905-468-3246

Queen’s Landing Inn and Conference Resort
155 Byron St. 905-468-2195

Pillar and Post Inn, Spa, and Conference Centre
King & John 905-468-2123

Oban Inn
160 Front St. 905-468-2165

White Oaks Conference Resort and Spa
905-688-2550

Charles Inn
209 Queen St.  905-468-4588

Harbour House
85 Melville St.  905-468-4683

Local Amenities

Click here to see a list of local restaurants, banks etc.

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