Children’s Programs – Fall 2022

Treetop Tales

Join us for stories in the forest on the first and third Fridays of the month from 11:00 am to 11:30 am. Suitable for ages 2 and up, with an adult. By donation.

Please stay home if you’re not feeling well.

Our upcoming Treetop Tales dates are December 16, January 6 and 20.

Members Programs

These programs are free for Ecology Centre Members. Non-members are welcome to register at $11.50 per person. Register in-person or by calling 604-990-3755.

Cedar & Wool Weaving Workshop

Sunday, January 29 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm

Lynn Canyon Park

Join Squamish artist Tracy Williams (Sesemiya) to learn about traditional ecological knowledge of the Squamish people. Sesemiya has been working with the bark from the cedar tree and mountain goat wool for many years. Participants will have an opportunity to make a cedar headband/bracelet or a wool headband/bracelet. Suitable for ages 7+.

Recommended additional $10 donation per person to cover the cost of supplies.

Discovery Days – Fall & Winter Session – FULL

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 local plants and animals.

Families must register for all five monthly classes. The cost is $55 for all 5 sessions, plus fees. If you’d like to register after classes have begun, please call the Ecology Centre at 604-990-3755 for a prorated rate. Programs run from 1-3 pm, one Saturday a month.

Full refunds are available before September 3, no partial refunds are available.

This fall and winter Discovery Days will be held both indoors and outdoors, so dress for the weather. Please meet in front of the Ecology Centre. Please stay home if you’re not feeling well.

Wild About Bears

Saturday, January 21 from 1-3 pm

What bears live in BC, and which ones live in North Vancouver? Learn about bears, their homes, and how to co-exist with them.

Bountiful Bees

Saturday, February 25 from 1-3 pm

Spring is coming! What do the bees need to be happy? Learn about bees and how you can make a home for them.

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.

Inspired by Nature: Felting Animals & Plants – FULL

Sunday, December 11 from 1 – 2:30 pm

Lynn Canyon Park

Go for a forest walk to find inspiration, then learn how to felt a plant or animal using needle felting techniques. Adults and children will work together to learn more about their plant or animal and develop their creations.

Registration Full