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


Winter 2018 Sessions - February and March

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

February 2018 Dates:

Wednesdays, a.m. or p.m. - February 7, 14, 21, 28


February Themes:

Mammal Mystery

Nocturnal Neatos

Wild Woodpeckers

Dem bones

March 2018 Dates:

Wednesdays, a.m. or p.m. - March 7, 14, 21, (skip 28), April 4


March Themes:

Awaken Your Senses

Hoot, Howl and Hum

Animal Homes

Spring Babies

    Note: the February/March sessions are now full. Registration for the May/June sessions (see below) starts March 1.


    Springr 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


    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. Each class features a different nature theme offering discovery, play, and lots of outdoor fun!


    Watch this space for announcements of dates for the Summer 2018 sessions


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


    Registration for the Summer Sessions will begin May 1, 2018



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