So Many Free Things To Do at the Helen Schuler Nature Centre

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Not only does the Helen Schuler Nature Centre have wonderful exhibits and rooftop gardens for you to enjoy at no charge, between 10 am- 6 pm all week long, they have a list of other activities throughout July!  Below is a printable pdf of the activities listed here:

Big Bird Little Bird - for preschoolers and their adult - explore nature through games, crafts and activities.  Register (it is free!) starting on Monday of each week by calling 403-320-3064.  Space is limited!

Tuesdays or Wednesdays

9:30-10:30 am OR 11 am - 12 pm

  1. July 5 & 6 - ROck is Here to Stay
  2. July 12 & 13 - Spotted Ladies
  3. July 19 & 20 - Baby Birds
  4. July 26 & 27 - Use Your Common


Trailblazers - for ages 6-10 - nature themes explored through fun, games and discover.  Adults must sign in children to this free drop off program, and pick up promptly at noon

Tuesdays or Wednesdays

10 am - noon

  1. July 5 & 6 - The Black Diamond
  2. July 12 & 13 - Celebrate Summer
  3. July 19 & 20 - Beaked Engineers
  4. July 26 & 27 - Scratch & Sniff


Extreme By Nature - for ages 11 - 15

July 13th

6:30 - 8:30 pm

  1. Orienteering - Find hidden treasures and have fun outside, looking for hidden treasures with maps and compasses


Sunday Nature Walk - for all ages, join an interpreter for a walk through the Nature Reserve

July 10th

2-3 pm

  1. The Burrowers


Ask A Naturalist - Look for a naturalist out on the trails to answer your nature questions

July 3, 17, 24 and 31st

1:30-2:30 pm


Volunteer Weed Pull - join the fight against invasive plant species and protect our local ecosystem.  This activity is ideal for adults and/or families with older children.  Gloves, bags, tools and snacks are provided.

July 21st

5-8 pm

  1. Elizabeth Hall Wetlands - meet at the parking lot


And don't forget about the free, interactive Main Gallery exhibit - Bumblebees - on now until October 2106, and in the gallery A World Without Bees exhibit.

Self-guided trails and maps are always available, too!


For more information, contact 403-320-3064

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