Group Programs

In addition to curriculum-based nature education programs for school-aged children, there are preschool and summer camp programs, birthday party programs as well as programs featuring art and nature making.

Group Programs run for ~2.5 hours with time for a lunch or snack.

For all groups of less than 30 participants, the following participant fees schedule will apply:

  • $7.50 per participant
  • One chaperone or leader will be admitted free with every ten paid participants.
  • Special Needs Aides will also be admitted free with the group.
  • Additional chaperones will be charged $3.50 each.
  • Minimum 12 participants or $90.

For all groups of more than 30 participants, each participant will pay an admission of:

  • $8.50 per participant
  • One chaperone or leader will be admitted free with every ten paid participants
  • Special Needs Aides will be admitted free with the group.
  • Additional chaperones will be charged $3.50 each.

Click here to see full list of activities available

The program runs despite weather conditions (rain, heat or smoke). 1 week prior to the program (7 days) the final numbers and payment are due. Cancellation within 7 days of the program will not receive a refund.

Please call 250-260-4227 or fill out the form below to make a group booking, arrange payment or invoicing and discuss details of your visit.

Request a Group Program

Other Types of Group Programs:

Birthday Parties: Imagine the memories you can create by celebrating a specially themed birthday party at the Allan Brooks Nature Centre! Birthday celebrations includes your choice of a theme (e.g. birds, reptiles, marmots, insects or pond), can include a scavenger hunt or other interactive activities; guided exploration of the Display Exhibits and the Grassland Trail; and, use of picnic area for refreshments and cake. Our birthday party fee is $150, for up to 15 children. Please contact education@abnc.ca or 250-260-4227 to book your party now!

Wedding Photos & Ceremonies: Allan Brooks Nature Centre offers the perfect picturesque backdrop to create unique wedding memories. We have a number of areas on site that are perfect for a small ceremonies and breathtaking photos. Availability is subject to consideration of public programs and visitors. Please contact 250-260-4227 or info@abnc.ca to discuss options and to make arrangements.

Staff or Family Gatherings: If you’re looking for an interesting location to host a reception for staff, family, clients, volunteer appreciation, a group at the office, retirement home, social club, or service club then you should consider Allan Brooks Nature Centre. Please contact 250-260-4227 or info@abnc.ca to discuss options and to make arrangements.

Grassland Theatre: Looking for a unique venue for your next concert or show? Why not use the Grassland Theatre at ABNC?! Spectacular views and bench seating make the Grassland Theatre a perfect location for an outdoor concert or show. Our theatre accommodates access to power, is fully accessible and can seat up to 200 people. Please contact 250-260-4227 or info@abnc.ca to discuss options and to make arrangements.