PATRICK BALES/THE PACKET & TIMES Orillia OPP brought about 130 students together from the city's three high schools for a day of fun and games Thursday at Mara Provincial Park. Students from OD/Park Secondary School, Patrick Fogarty Catholic Secondary School and Twin Lakes Secondary School came together to play beach games and interact with OPP officers, including members of the marine, canine and tactics and rescue units, often in a hands-on fashion, as these students experienced, testing out the avatar robot.

Fun and games

Orillia OPP brought about 130 students together from the city's three high schools for a day of fun and games Thursday at Mara Provincial Park. Studen

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