Memories of Gull Lake

Why learning to survey is an unforgettable experience for University of Toronto engineers.
As summer slips into fall before their third year of study, civil and mineral engineering students spend two weeks in the heart of cottage country to learn the art of land surveying. Survey Camp, a 175-acre property on the northern shore of Gull Lake in Haliburton, Ont., has been a fixture in field work education since 1919, when the University of Toronto purchased the land. “The country is broken and rolling and admirably suited for the various problems that arise in practical surveying,” states the 1930s camp manual.Read the full article at U of T Magazine.