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Virtual Fieldtrips!

October 2020 to March 2021

The Nature Centre is offering virtual fieldtrips for Grades 1 - 6.
Join one of our education staff online & discover our amazing local environment!
Each program is designed to complement Alberta Education's Science Curriculum. 

Cost: $65 per class 
* $20 for each additional class (contact us for details) *

Each fieldtrip package will include the following:

1. Pre-Presentation Activity: (20 minutes to be completed in class)

      • The Nature Centre will provide activities to be led by the teacher & will introduce
        students to the topic that the online presentation will cover.

2. Interactive Online Presentation: (20 minutes in length)

      • Presentations will be lead by HSNC staff using MS Teams.

3. Post Presentation Activity: (20 minutes, to be completed in class or at home)

      • Post presentation activities will be provided by HSNC staff. These will be led by the
        teacher as a follow up/extension of the topic that the online presentation covered.

Request a date and time for your fieldtrip online!

Our staff will contact you via email, after the online booking request has been made, for additional details.

 Fieldtrip Topics for:
 ECS | Gr. 1 | Gr. 2 | Gr.3

Rabbit's Adventure

ECS | Gr. 1

Go on an adventure in the river valley! 
Learn about the needs of local animals while helping Princess Bunny find
her crown.

Who am I?

ECS | Gr. 1 | Gr.2

Discover some of the amazing adaptations local animals use to survive winter
in Lethbridge.


Owl Prowl

Gr. 1 | Gr.2 | Gr.3

Who has amazing senses? Owls do! Explore some of the ways that local owls
use their senses.

Fieldtrip Topics for:
Gr. 4 | Gr. 5 | Gr. 6

Waste Case | Gr. 4

Explore consumer behavior and the ecological impacts of the waste it generates.
Learn more about conscious consumerism and the science of waste systems,
this module is designed to engage critical thinking around needs, choices and consumer responsibility. 

*This fieldtrip does not include an online presentation.

Wetlands | Gr. 5

Go on a virtual visit to the Elizabeth Hall Wetlands and discover the plants and animals that make this ecosystem unique. Take a closer look at the microscopic invertebrates that live in the pond using our WentzScope™!


Mystery in the Coulees | Gr.6 

Something strange has happened in the Nature Reserve!
Help Nature Center staff analyze the evidence and learn to identify animal
tracks and signs along the way.


For more information:
t: (403) 320-3064 | e:​​​

Outdoor Discovery Tours​​​


Would you like to learn more about our local environment?

Book a tour led by one of our interpretive staff. Programs are suitable for adults, children, EA​L classes,
Guides, Scouts and groups with unique requirements. 

Each program includes interactive activities & outdoor exploration.

Program topics include:

 Bird Watching | Animal Tracking | Geocaching | Wildflowers | Sustainable Building Tours

Programs book well in advance. Call or e-mail for current fees & availability.
t: (403) 320-3064 | e:​​