Spend an afternoon learning about the importance of Manitoba’s natural habitats all while enjoying a variety of activities, games and crafts. We encourage this special opportunity for grandchildren and grandparents but all families are welcome. This program promotes outdoor exploration, and exploring fun new ways to get involved in nature.
Wednesdays, July 11 - August 29 2:30-4 pm
$20/family*, $15/family* for FortWhyte Alive Members, $6 for each additional child.
Register online by visiting store.fortwhyte.org or by phone at (204) 989-8355 x 311.
Please note that experiences at FortWhyte Alive are non-refundable.
Suggested for children aged 3-12. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
*One family consists of 2 grandparents or parents, and 1 child.
Fresh from the Farm
Head to FortWhyte Farms to learn about some of the plants that are beneficial to both animals and humans and plant some seeds to take home.
The Beginnings of a Butterfly
Build a butterfly terrarium to take home your very own painted lady larva. Then go sweepnetting in the grassland to get a closer look at these beloved bugs.
Our Feathered Friends
Go on a nature walk in the forest to look for some of our feathered friends and make a birdfeeder to take home.
Try your hand at fishing in FortWhyte’s lakes and lean about the different fish species that can be found in Manitoba. Rods and tackle are available or bring your own.
Grow Garden Grow
Make your very own garden stepping stone to take home and learn about the plants in the biodiversity garden
Trees are very important for our planet and for people! Learn about all their benefits and make a tree identification booklet to take home.
Did you know Manitoba has 12 different species of frogs and toads? Make your very own toad abode to help attract these fascinating creatures to your yard.
Bird’s the Word
Go on a birding walk and learn about some of the neat ways birds find their food. Plus build a bird feeding mobile to take home.