Children’s Programs

Read our accessibility statement, or visit the registration links below to learn how we can adapt certain programs. Please contact us if you have any questions or feedback.

Treetop Tales

Join us for stories at the Ecology Centre every Friday from 11:00 am to 11:30 am. Suitable for ages 2 and up, with an adult. No registration required. By donation, cash and card accepted. The Ecology Centre is an accessible building.

Summer Nature Club

Looking for a fun and educational summer activity? Visit the Ecology Centre and pick up your activity bookmark to start your summer-long adventure!

Throughout July and August, complete engaging activities both inside the Ecology Centre and out in nature. Visit us multiple times to track your progress, explore new activities, and test your nature knowledge. When you’ve completed all the activities, return to the Ecology Centre to claim a special prize.

By donation. Please consider donating so we can continue to offer our low cost programs!

Forest Explorers

Stay tuned for our fall Forest Explorers: subscribe to our newsletter to be the first to know about registration!

Discover the secrets of temperate rainforest, read stories, go on a forest walk and make a craft. Suitable for children ages 2 to 5 with an adult. These programs run both inside and outside, so dress for the weather!

Cost per child is $12 per program. Full refunds are available up until 2 weeks before each program. Non-transferable.

Imagine & Explore

During these adult-participation programs, you’ll explore part of Lynn Canyon Park and enjoy learning about local plants and animals, both big and small. Each program incorporates a walk, a story, and a simple craft. For families with children ages 3 to 8.

Cost per child is $12 per program. Full refunds are available up until 2 weeks before each program. Non-transferable.

Forest Sounds – FULL

Saturday, July 13 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Saturday, July 27 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

The rainforest is full of noise! Take our bat and tree sound monitors out on a visit to the forest and listen to sounds that you can hear with your ears and sounds that are beyond our range of hearing.

Busy and Buzzy – FULL

Saturday, August 17 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Saturday, August 24 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Bees, beetles, butterflies, and hummingbirds make their way around forests and gardens in the summer. How do these amazing animals contribute to the ecosystem through pollination?

Discovery Days

Stay tuned for our fall Discovery Days: subscribe to our newsletter to be the first to know about registration!

Join us on a family adventure in the forest! Discovery Days programs are for families with children ages 3-8. You’ll enjoy a forest walk, story, and hands-on activities as you learn about plants and animals.

Cost per child is $12 per program. Full refunds are available up until 2 weeks before each program. Non-transferable.

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