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Kids Programs

Fall Hours:

Open Daily 10:00am – 4:00pm 
(Closed Mondays)

September Long Weekend Hours

September 3rd | 10:00am – 6:00pm
September 4th | 10:00am – 6:00pm
September 5th | 10:00am – 4:00pm

Admission by Donation

Extreme by Nature! Sustain-O-Topia!

September 10 | 1:30pm - 3:30pm | Ages 11 - 15

Do You Enjoy Playing Board Games?
Join Nature Centre Environmental Educator, Paige Rosner, to learn about the impact of land use development
by playing our very own interactive game called Sustain-o-topia! 

Call to Register for this FREE Youth Program: 403-320-3064

Big Bird Little Bird | Ages 2-5

Get outside & explore nature with your preschooler during these 3 week sessions!

Discover all that fall has to offer through activities, crafts, and games! 

Thursdays | 9:30am - 10:30am OR 11:00am - Noon

Fall Sessions | $15 per session

September: 15, 22, 29
October: 13, 20, 27
November: 10, 17, 24

Junior Naturalists | Ages 6-10

Discover fun fall nature themes during each 3 week session. 
Enjoy nature-based games, outdoor activities, crafts, and more!
Saturdays | 10:00am - Noon

Fall Sessions | $30 per session

September: 10, 17, 24
October: 15, 22, 29
November: 5, 19, 26

Inspired by Nature: Youth Art Exhibit

Calling all youth of Southern Alberta!
  Exhibit your nature-inspired artwork in the 'Inspired by Nature: Youth Art Exhibit' this fall at the Nature Centre! 

In partnership with Rotary Club of Lethbridge East & Helen Schuler Nature Centre, we are proud to present the work of the next generation of artists. This annual showcase of creative expressions from youth aged 18 & under will be on display in the Community Art Gallery at the Nature Centre.

The exhibit will be on display Sept 19 – Oct 30, 2022. 

Submissions can be mixed media, art, music, photography, videography, or writing.

Click the link below for ‘How to Participate’ & ‘Submission Guidelines.’

Full details at

Join one of our education staff & discover the amazing plants & animals found right here in Lethbridge!

Programs will take place entirely outdoors. Cost: $35/ program

Choose from one of the following topics for your 1 hour private tour: 

  • Animal Tracking – Have you ever wondered what animals are in your neighbourhood during the winter? Discover more about our wild neighbours by exploring animal tracks & signs.
  • Birds, Birds, Birds! – The river valley is home to many different birds, some that stay year round & some that are here for part of the year. Discover the amazing birds that can be found in Lethbridge. 
  • Cottonwood Forest – Discover the only native tree species found in Lethbridge. Explore some of the creatures that depend on the cottonwood forest.

 Borrow one of the NEW StoryWalk Around Town kits featuring Barbara Reid’s book Picture a Tree 
from the Lethbridge Public Library. 

Kits include a copy of the book, activity sheets, suggested map locations, and adventure supplies.
Pick up your kit from the Lethbridge Public Library.  


Get Outside 101

Enjoy the benefits of being outside year-round!

Challenge yourself to try at least one fun outdoor activity every week!

Outdoor Adventure Club - on YouTube!

Tune in & Join Jr. Naturalists leader Taylor as he explores the coulees & Oldman river valley.

Learn about the local environment through a series of activities that encourage youth to get outdoors.