Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary nature programs

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Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary hosts a wide variety of programs for diverse audiences: programs for families, special events, and parent and child programs.

 

Special Events – Throughout the year we celebrate exciting happenings in the world of nature. Drop-in anytime to our scheduled special events. Admission by donation.

 


Winter Wildlife
Sunday, January 28, 12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m. – drop in anytime
When the cold winds blow and you’re knee deep in snow, critters have a warm place to go! Join us as we discover how our winter wildlife deal with this challenging time of year through games, crafts, and hands-on exploration. Fun for the whole family!
Admission by donation. For more information call 250-479-0211 or visit the Nature House.
 

Raccoons are Wild
Sunday, February 25, 12:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Discover the world of this masked bandit. Are they really bandits or just wonderfully adapted for living in our urban environment? This event will feature the “Way Cool Raccoon School” puppet show, crafts and hands-on exploration.
Admission by donation. For more information call: 250-479-0211 or visit the Nature House.



Spring Break at Swan Lake

March 26 to 29, 2018, 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. drop-in anytime
Games, crafts, songs, and hands-on activities; fun for the whole family! Live animals will be featured during the Snake Break event. Wildflower Walk is indeed a walk up Christmas Hill, so be sure to wear sturdy shoes and bring a water bottle and snacks.
 
Monday, March 26: Avian Antics
Tuesday, March 27: Snake Break at the Lake
Wednesday, March 28: All that Crawl
Thursday, March 29: Wildflower Walk
 
All events are drop in 12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m. and will include family friendly crafts & activities, except the Wildflower Walk which is exclusively a hike up Christmas Hill (leaving the Nature House at 12:15 pm). The Snake Break will also include live animals!
 
Throughout Spring Break, the Nature House is open 8:30 a.m to 4:00 p.m., Monday to Friday. Feed the ducks, hold a snake, make a puzzle, buzz with the bees, hike a trail...

 

Admission by donation. For more information call: 250-479-0211 or visit the Nature House.

 


 

Special Events are generously sponsored by:

 

Victoria Natural History Society

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