Children’s Programs – Fall 2021

Discovery Days

Enjoy a walk, craft, and story in Lynn Canyon Park! Families with children ages 3-8 are welcome to join us for this pre-registered, monthly series of programs. The cost for all four monthly classes is $44 (plus fees). For registration after the first program on October 16, please phone us at 604-990-3755 for a discounted rate.

Programs run from 1-3 pm, one Saturday a month. 

This fall and winter, Discovery Days will be held outdoors, so bundle up! Masks are recommended for adults. Please stay home if you’re not feeling well.

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Going Batty

Saturday, October 16 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm

Learn more about these amazing nocturnal animals!

On the Move

Saturday, November 6 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm

Learn about animal migration!

Getting Some ZZZZs

Saturday, January 15 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm

What is hibernation? Do local animals hibernate?

Waking Up

Saturday, February 12 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm

Learn how the park’s plants and animals are getting ready for spring!

Treetop Tales

Leaping lizards! It’s time to head back to Treetop Tales. Join us for stories in the forest on the first and third Fridays of the month. Suitable for ages 2 and up.

This fall and winter, Treetop Tales will be held outdoors in our covered back walkway, so bundle up! Masks are recommended for adults, and distancing will be possible.. Please stay home if you’re not feeling well. 

Drop-in programs, no registration needed.

Fall Leaves

Friday, October 1 from 10:00 to 10:30 am

Let’s explore the colours, homes, and food that fall leaves create!

Harvest Time

Friday, October 15 from 10:00 to 10:30 am

Share stories to celebrate the fall harvest!

Swimming Salmon

Friday, November 5 from 10:00 to 10:30 am

Read and learn about these amazing fish.

Muddy Puddles

Friday, November 19 from 10:00 to 10:30 am

Enjoy the beauty of fall rain and mud!

Solstice Story Time

Friday, December 17 from 10:00 to 10:30 am

Bring a lantern and join us for winter stories to celebrate the upcoming winter solstice!

 

These programs are for families with children ages 5 to 13. Children must be accompanied by an adult for in-person programs. You are welcome to register for a complimentary NatureKids to try it out – then you must become a member of NatureKids BC.

Clean Up for Salmon & Friends

Sunday, October 17 from 1:00 to 2:30 pm

Help restore a small park adjacent to Maplewood Farm. This park contains a salmon-bearing creek and is a gem of a park tucked away next to the Seymour River. Clean up garbage, remove invasive species, and plant native plants.

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A Wild Mushroom Walk

Sunday, November 7 from 1:00 to 2:30 pm

Join Willoughby Arevalo and Terezinha Cabral for a mushroom walk and mushroom origami! This program is supported by the NatureKids and the Elders Council on Parks. 

This program is a collaborative program, Registration for this program will be taking place independently of the Ecology Centre. Watch this space for additional information. 

Beautiful Birds

Sunday, December 5 from 1:00 to 2:30 pm

Join us to learn about local winter birds, and get ready for the winter bird count! The Bird Count has been running since 1900, and it’s the longest citizen science project in North America. This year, your family can take part!

Register Here