Dive into a world of discovery with our exciting lineup of events, from captivating nature walks to engaging workshops designed to inspire and educate.

Experience the wonders of nature at our centre, where discovery happens through interactive exhibits and displays bring the wonders of our natural world to life.

Jump into learning and exploration with our diverse range of programs, offering hands-on experiences and insightful knowledge for nature enthusiasts of all ages.

Where nature comes to life in the Okanagan.

Experience the wonders of nature at Vernon’s own Allan Brooks Nature Centre, committed to promoting the enjoyment of nature and increasing awareness of habitat conservation through environmental education and nature-related activities. Every visit is an adventure filled with learning, exploration, and discovery, with exhibits showcasing our region’s diverse flora and fauna and engaging educational programs led by our expert guides. Join us to discover the beauty of our natural world together.

What’s Happening at the Centre

ABNC 50/50 DRAW

Support children’s educational programming at the ABNC by purchasing 50/50 ticket(s)! not only do you contribute to enriching the lives of children through immersive nature experiences, but you also get the chance to win half of the total proceeds!

ABNC Summer Solstice

National Indigenous Day & Summer Solstice

Join us for a vibrant celebration of the Summer Solstice, presented in partnership with Silver Star Rotary. This special event falls on National Indigenous Peoples Day, offering a unique opportunity to honor the changing seasons and Indigenous traditions.

Magic of Vermicomposting Workshop

Prepare to be captivated by the secrets of vermicomposting—a revolutionary technique that turns food scraps into gold for your garden! Discover the power of harnessing nature’s tiny workers as you learn how to create and maintain your very own worm bin.

Summer Camps

Get your children outdoors this summer with hands-on, fun-filled learning at Allan Brooks Nature Centre! Children will learn about our local ecosystems and wildlife through outdoor lessons, play, crafts, games, and activities!

The Art of Permaculture Workshop

Prepare to be captivated by the secrets of vermicomposting—a revolutionary technique that turns food scraps into gold for your garden! Discover the power of harnessing nature’s tiny workers as you learn how to create and maintain your very own worm bin.

The Allan Brooks Nature Centre Society gratefully acknowledges the financial assistance of