All Activities + Tours

Older Adult Groups

Join us for food and fun at FortWhyte Alive. Our programs are suitable for older adults who are fully active or have limited mobility. We also offer lunch and snack menus with smaller portions.

A group of visitors take in fall migration as birds descend on the lake at sunset.

Tales along the Trail

As a dementia-friendly program, Tales Along the Trail participants will encounter the natural world in a safe and exciting way. An experienced naturalist will guide the group along FortWhyte’s gentle pathways. Each session wraps up with stories, tea and a tasty treat around a toasty campfire.

Fall Session

Every Wednesday from 2 – 3:30 pm
September 7 – October 12

Fee per participant (includes care partner): $110
Registration opens: August 24th at 12 pm

Whatever the season, nature has a story to tell

Step Back in Time (January – April)

Learn about the first settlers as they created a new life on an unforgiving land. Enjoy stories of prairie homesteaders firsts!

Birds of a Feather (May – June)

Turn your ears to the treetops to catch the song of an elusive oriole or enjoy the many finches and sparrows that call our bird feeding stations home. Learn about the hundreds of species that nest or simply pass through our 640 acres of forests, wetlands and lakes.

Blossoms and Blooms (July – August)

You’ll go wild over our wildflowers! Learn to recognize the most beautiful wildflowers of the forest and prairies.

World of the White-tail (September – November)

Bucks, does and fawns – our forests are full of these year-round residents. Test your deer knowledge with an interactive presentation on the life history of the white-tailed deer.

Cost

$6 per person (minimum cost of 10 people)

$9 plus tax per person for lunch (1/2 sandwich, bowl of soup, cookie, coffee or tea)

$3.75 plus tax per person for snack (cookie, coffee or tea)