Biology Buddies (4-6 yrs) and Les petits explorateurs (5-7 yrs)

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Kids belong outside!

Our Biology Buddies nature classes focus on the natural wonders around Swan Lake. Each class has a different nature theme, which we interpret through games, stories, crafts and an outside ramble. A joyful nature experience is always our goal.

 

Cost $80 | Friends of the Sanctuary $72 per 4 week session

 

Choose between morning classes from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. or afternoons from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

 

Call 250-479-0211 to register or stop by the nature house to register in person

     

    Wednesdays in May
    May 1 – Insects
    May 8 – Great to be green (plants)
    May 15 – Snakes
    May 22 – Hummingbirds

    Wednesdays in June
    June 5 – Beavers
    June 12 – Egg-cellent adventures
    June 19 – Ladybugs
    June 26 – Marshes


    Summer Biology Buddies – drop off program for 4 to 6 year olds
    These popular nature classes focus on the natural wonders around Swan Lake. Each class has a different nature theme, which we interpret through games, stories, crafts and an outside ramble. A joyful nature experience is always our goal.
     
    Week 1: July 8 to 11 (Mon to Thurs), 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

    Beneath our Feet: Snakes, Ants, Decomposers, Salamanders
     
    Week 2: July 22 to 25 (Mon to Thurs), 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

    Alive in the Lake: Fish, Damsels and Dragons, Turtles, Ducks
     
    Week 3: July 29 to August 1 (Mon to Thurs), 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

    Bushes of Fun: Songbirds, Squirrels, Woodpeckers, Trees
     
    Week 4: August 26 to 29 (Mon to Thurs) 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

    Soaring in the Sky: Butterflies, bats, raptors, bees
     
    COST
    $72 per week for Sanctuary members, $80 for non-members
    Registration begins May 1, 2019. Call 250-479-0211 to register or stop by the nature house to register in person

     


    Les petits explorateurs – drop off program for French Immersion nature enthusiasts, ages 5 to 7 years old
    This series of four 2-hour classes are for children aged 5 to 7 years who are learning French and are keen on nature. Each class features a different nature theme offering discovery, play, and lots of outdoor fun!
     
    Semaine 1/Week 1:

    July 15 to 18, Mon to Thurs, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

    Animal Life (shelters, babies, communication and tracks)/La vie animale (les abris, les bébés, la communication et les traces)
     
    Semaine 2/Week 2:

    August 12 to 15, Mon-Thurs, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

    Swan Lake Adventures (wetland safari, camouflage, metamorphosis, worms & dirt)/Les Aventures Swan Lake (safari, camouflage, la métamorphose, les vers et la terre)
     
    COST
    Registration begins May 1, 2019. $72 per week for members/$80 for non-members
    Call 250-479-0211 to register or stop by the nature house to register in person

     

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