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John Janzen Nature Centre

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7000 143 St
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2R7 Canada
780 442 5311 https://www.facebook.com/events/1701524556805590/

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June 2017
$3 - $7.50

Insectpalooza!

June 4 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
John Janzen Nature Centre, 7000 143 St
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2R7 Canada
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Come by the John Janzen Nature Centre to check out Insectpalooza! An event all about those little critters that are sometimes hairy, slimey, or even creepy, but always interesting and cool! There will be lots of fun stuff happening, the Royal Alberta Museum will stop by to show off some of its collection, and we'll even be planting Milkweed, a plant that Monarch Butterflies love! More info to come later, so make sure to check back!

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$15

Playdate with Nature: Everyone Needs a Rock

June 8 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
John Janzen Nature Centre, 7000 143 St
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2R7 Canada
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Come play, explore, and discover with your child on a playdate with nature. We'll explore the trails around the Nature Centre to find our own special rock friend, play games, and participate in an interactive story all about rocks. Please dress for the weather, activities will run rain or shine. Adults get to take part in all program activities too. This course is for ages 2-4 with adult. To register, go to edmonton.ca/ereg with course code 599712

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$15

Playdate with Nature: Everyone Needs a Rock

June 9 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
John Janzen Nature Centre, 7000 143 St
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2R7 Canada
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Come play, explore, and discover with your child on a playdate with nature. We'll explore the trails around the Nature Centre to find our own special rock friend, play games, and participate in an interactive story all about rocks. Please dress for the weather, activities will run rain or shine. Adults get to take part in all program activities too. This course is for ages 2-4 with adult. To register, go to edmonton.ca/ereg with course code 599712

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$12

Pond Exploration for Homeschoolers

June 15 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
John Janzen Nature Centre, 7000 143 St
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2R7 Canada
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Where do mosquitoes and dragonflies start their lives? Join us for a visit to answer these and other fascinating questions! In addition to playing nature games and exploring the pond with dip nets, your child will meet a small local animal that was born near a pond and now lives at the John Janzen Nature Centre. Adult attendance for this program is optional, however, we ask that no more than 1 adult attend per registered child. Ages 5-8 with an…

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$30

Dinosaur Adventures!

June 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
John Janzen Nature Centre, 7000 143 St
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2R7 Canada
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Did dinosaurs live in Edmonton? Which dinosaur had the longest teeth? How big were dinosaurs? We'll have more excitement than even a T. rex could handle as we learn through play and answer these questions and many more! For even more fun, we'll become paleontologists, examine real dinosaur fossils, find our own toy dinosaurs, and even do some dinosaur dancing! All children attending must register and be accompanied by an adult. Ages 3-5 with adult To register, go to edmonton.ca/ereg…

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$15

Play Date with Nature: Big and Little Bugs

June 29 @ 10:30 am
John Janzen Nature Centre, 7000 143 St
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2R7 Canada
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Big bugs, little bugs, red bugs, blue bugs. We'll explore the Nature Centre's trails to see how many we can find then we'll create our very own buggy works of art using mud. The wonder of nature provides opportunities for imagination, freedom, and creativity, with digging, building, art, and a chance to meet others in the community. Please dress for the weather, activities will run rain or shine. All children attending must register and be accompanied by an adult. Adults get…

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July 2017
$210

Nature, That’s Gross! Camp

July 4 @ 9:00 am - July 7 @ 4:00 pm
John Janzen Nature Centre, 7000 143 St
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2R7 Canada
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Nature is full of some of the grossest things imaginable. Animal poo, slime and stinky smells are just a few of the amazing products of nature that your child will discover. We’ll take a trip to the Edmonton Valley Zoo to see what they do with all that poo, get our hands on some slimy worms, talk about owl pellets and go on a smell scavenger hunt. By the end of the week, we’ll all be saying “cool” instead of…

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$240

Adventure Out Camp!

July 4 @ 9:00 am - July 7 @ 4:00 pm
John Janzen Nature Centre, 7000 143 St
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2R7 Canada
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Is your child ready to venture out into the River Valley? In this “get outside” camp, we’ll learn how to be safe outdoor adventurers. From making our own survival kits to going on nature hikes in Whitemud Ravine and learning to tell time using the sun, we’ll gain the skills needed to really adventure in the River Valley. The week will finish up with a visit to the new Snow Valley Aerial Park to practice teamwork and help your child…

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$15

Play date with Nature: Toadally Frogs

July 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
John Janzen Nature Centre, 7000 143 St
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2R7 Canada
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Leap into a frog's life as we discover what they eat, where they like to hide, and explore how they blend into their world. We'll even get a chance to meet a new friend who is 'toadally' amazing. Come play, explore, and discover with your child on a playdate with nature. The wonder of nature provides opportunities for imagination, freedom, and creativity, with digging, building, art, and a chance to meet others in the community. Activities will run rain or…

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$240

Jurassic World Camp

July 24 @ 8:00 am - July 28 @ 4:00 pm
John Janzen Nature Centre, 7000 143 St
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2R7 Canada
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Journey back in time to when dinosaurs ruled the world! Your child will explore the University of Alberta Paleontology Museum, examine real dinosaur fossils, experiment with preserving their own tracks, and even create their own mini volcano. To finish up the week, we’ll go to Jurassic Forest to experience life-sized dinosaurs as they move and rumble!     Ages 8-11 To register, go to edmonton.ca/ereg with course code 595578

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August 2017
$15

Play Date with Nature: The Bee’s Knees

August 10 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
John Janzen Nature Centre, 7000 143 St
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2R7 Canada
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Knees, eyes, and noses- bees have all these too! We'll compare bees to humans as we build our very own bee friends and even taste honey right from the comb. Come play, explore, and discover with your child on a playdate with nature. The wonder of nature provides opportunities for imagination, freedom, and creativity, with digging, building, art, and a chance to meet others in the community. Please dress for the weather, activities will run rain or shine. All children…

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