Children’s Programs – Winter 2023

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 March 17, April 21, May 5 & 19 and June 2 & 11.

Leap into Spring!

Friday, March 17 from 11:00 – 11:30 am

Join us for some ribbiting stories and songs all about frogs.

Discovery Days – Spring Session

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 four monthly classes. The cost is $46.00, for all 4 sessions. Programs run from 1-3 pm, one Saturday a month. Full refunds are available before March 4, no partial refunds are available.

Register in-person or by calling 604-990-3755.

Fantastic Frogs

Saturday, March 18 from 1-3 pm

It’s time for the frogs to wake up for the spring! Hop to the Ecology Centre to learn more about these amazing amphibians.

Eat Your Greens!

Saturday, April 15 from 1-3 pm

Animals love leaves! Learn about leaves and the big and small animals that eat plants to survive.

May Flowers

Saturday, May 13 from 1-3 pm

Get up close with some forest flowers. What is a flower? How do flowers support the lives of many forest animals?

Scurrying Squirrels

Saturday, June 10 from 1-3 pm

Squirrels are everywhere – gliding from tree to tree and hiding cones underground. Learn about these fluffy tree climbers and seed-munchers!

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.

Raptors Ridge Birds of Prey – FULL

Sunday, March 26 from 1:00 to 1:45 pm

At the Ecology Centre in Lynn Canyon Park

Meet birds of prey from Raptors Ridge, along with their knowledgeable handler, and learn more about the incredible abilities of birds like hawks, owls and falcons. Raptors Ridge is committed to wildlife conservation and to educating the public about raptors. Suitable for ages 5+.

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.

Ivy Weaving – FULL

Saturday, April 1 from 2 – 4 pm

Lynn Canyon Park

Learn about invasive ivy and how it can be used to create beautiful woven objects. Varsha Gill from Still Moon Arts Society will guide us in an ivy weaving workshop.

Waitlist Here

Please include your first and last name, and the name(s) of your child(ren), your phone number, email and whether or not you are a NatureKids BC member.