Mission Statement:

The Friends of Nancy Island Historic Site and Wasaga Beach Park is a non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to furthering the educational and interpretive programs of Wasaga Beach Provincial Park and Nancy Island Historic Site.

Wasaga Under Siege is Back Again in 2015

Enjoy a War of 1812 Experience, August 15th and 16th

© Lynda C. Reynolds

Watch out! Enemy forces are once again planning to attack Wasaga Beach! Join us in commemorating the 1814 sinking of the H.M.S. Nancy in the Nottawasaga River at Nancy Island Historic Site.

For two days, re-enactors will transport you back to the War of 1812 through Musket, Cannon & 3 Line Firing demonstrations, Native drumming & storytelling, War of 1812 Surgeon & Cooking demonstrations, Uniform and Fashion Shows and much more. Visit the British, American and Native Encampments on Nancy Island to experience life in 1812.

Our Goals:

  • To further public awareness, education, and understanding of the historical, archaeological, biological and geological resources of Wasaga Beach.
  • To support research projects related to the park's natural and historical resources.
  • To develop and make high quality, park specific items and publications available to the public.
  • To operate a retail outlet where educational publications, maps, mementos and other items related to Nancy Island and Wasaga Beach Provincial Park are available.
  • To generate funds through memberships, donations, bequests and other gifts, as well as through special events and activities.
  • To ensure that Wasaga Beach Provincial Park's natural and historical legacy will remain for future generations.


More Than Just a Beach...

The Friends of Nancy Island & Wasaga Beach Park Blog

The Friends have started a blog - and we would love for you to check it out:


Learn more about Wasaga Beach's unique natural and cultural history, keep up to date on activities and events, follow our twitter feed, and don't forget to subscribe for e-mail notifications.

Happy reading! 

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