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Kids Programs

Spring Hours:

Tuesday to Sunday | 10:00am – 4:00pm
Closed Mondays 

* April 29 & 30 | 1:00pm-4:00pm
(The Centre will be closed for a special facility event on the mornings of Friday April 29 & Saturday April 30)

Admission by Donation

Extreme by Nature - Bumblebee Houses

 Do you have bumblebees in your backyard?

Discover ways we can help provide food and habitat for local bees! 
Build your own bumblebee house to take home!

May 13, 2022 | 6:30pm - 8:30pm | Ages 11 - 15 | $5

Learn, grow & play at a new venue each day! 

Discover activities inspired by theatre, art, nature & local history.

July Camp | July 25-29

August Camp | August 8-12

8:30am - 4:30pm | Ages 6-10  |  Cost $200

Nature Centre | New West Theatre | Galt Museum | SAAG | Fort Whoop-Up


Junior Naturalists Club

Get outside & explore fun nature themes during each month long session!

Saturdays | 1:30pm - 3:30pm | Ages 6 to 10 | $30 
Spring Session Dates: 

May: 7, 14, 28 
June: 4, 18, 25

Save the Date! Nature Play Day! 

June 11, 2022 

at Henderson Lake Park 

Is your organization interested in participating? 

Contact us!

Big Bird Little Bird

Children (ages 2-5) & adults discover all that the river valley has to offer through fun activities, crafts & games!
Get outside & explore nature with your preschooler during these month long sessions.

Wednesdays or Thursdays | 10:00am - 11:00am | Ages 2-5 | $15 per child

Spring Session Dates:

April: 6, 13, 27  |  April 7, 14, 28

June: 1, 8, 15  |  June  2, 9, 16

Click Here to Register Online! or call the Nature Centre 403-320-3064

 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.  

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.


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.