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 $60 per 4 week session

 



    Spring 2018 Sessions - May and June

    Wednesdays, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. or 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.


    May 2018 Dates:

    Wednesdays, a.m. or p.m. - May 2, 9, 16, 23

     

    May Themes:

    Animal and Plant Movement

    Backyard Safari

    Social Insects

    Dabblers and Divers


    June 2018 Dates:

    Wednesdays, a.m. or p.m. - May 30, June 6, 13, 20

     

    June Themes:

    Rad Reptiles

    Awesome Amphibians

    Beautiful Butterflies

    What’s with Water?


      Registration for May/June sessions starts on March 1, 2018. To register, please call the office at 250-479-0211 or drop in to the Nature House

     


    Summer 2018 Sessions - July and August

     

    Session 1: Meadow Adventures

    Monday to Thursday, July 9 to 12, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

    Topics: Deer, Snakes, Wildflowers, Pollinators

     

     

    Session 2: Searching the Sky

    Monday to Thursday, July 16 to 19, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

    Topics: Backyard Birds, Bats, Owls, Dragons and Damsels

     

     

    Session 3: Frolicking in the Forest

    Monday to Thursday, August 13 to 16, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

    Topics: Trees, Squirrels, Decomposers, Raccoons

     

     

    Session 4: Making Marsh Memories

    Monday to Thursday, August 20 to 23, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

    Topics: Turtles, Fish, Ducks and Frogs

     

    COST
    $60 per week for members/$80 for non-members

     

    Registration for the Summer Sessions will begin May 1, 2018


    Les petits explorateurs (summer session)

    – a drop-off program for French Immersion nature enthusiasts 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 23 – 26 Mon-Thurs, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
    Animal Families/Les familles (Inverts/Birds/Mammals/Reptiles & amphibians)

     

    Semaine 2/Week 2:

    Aug 27 – 30 Mon-Thurs, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
    Element series/Les éléments (Water/air/earth/life)

     

    COST

    $60 per week for members/$80 for non-members
    Call 250-479-0211 to register or stop by the nature house to register in person.

     

    Registration for the Summer Sessions will begin May 1, 2018

     

     

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