Half Day or Full Day Summer Camps
Engage in hands-on natural learning with Allan Brooks Nature Centre Summer Camps! Our Programs offer hands on nature experiences in a fun learning environment. Each session is customized for the age group indicated. Half Day Camps run from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm, Full Day Camps run from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.
Tuesdays: Ages 4-5 *
Wednesdays: Ages 6-7
Thursdays: Ages 8+
* Programs for ages 4-5 are offered for half day only
Half Day: $20 for members, $30 for non-members
Full Day: $40 for members, $55 for non-members
Members please contact ABNC for your discount code for bookings
Half Day Camps
Full Day Camps
Instructions for Parents
- Please pack “nut free” lunches!
- Programs will go ahead, rain or shine – please come prepared for the weather!
- Wear supportive walking shoes
- Bring a hat, jacket, water bottle and healthy snack
- Apply sunblock before bringing your child to camp
- Please give 24 hours to cancel if unable to attend as we keep a wait list. If less than 24 hours is given to cancel we will have to charge a $10.00 administration fee.
2018 Summer Day Camp Themes
July 3, 4, 5 – Wing It!
Learn about birds of the Okanagan region! Find out how birds are different, what they eat, and what adaptations they have to survive. Learn how they hunt and their different flight patterns. Use ABNC binoculars to find local birds.
July 10, 11, 12 – Learn to Camp!
How do you set up a tent? What do you need to bring with you? What can you use from nature? What plants can you eat in the Okanagan? What does a bear footprint look like? Answer these questions and more as we learn to camp!
July 17, 18, 19 – “Grow” & Learn!
Get your hands dirty in our garden this summer! Plant some seeds and learn how to grow your own garden. Get up close and personal with worms our wiggly compost friends and bees our beautiful pollinators!
July 24, 25, 26 – Creative by Nature
Get outside and get creative! In this wild week we’ll be making natural art! Collect materials in the grasslands to experience nature and make beautiful wild artwork! Enjoy nature’s beauty through artwork and storytelling.
July 31, August 1, 2 – Predators & Prey
Birds, bears and bunnies, oh my! It’s a dangerous world out there, and animals need to be able to survive. Join us as we explore the many ways animals are adapted to surviving in the wild!
August 7, 8, 9 – Get Cold Blooded!
Get your hands dirty as we delve into the wonderful world of leaping lizards, slithery snakes and slimy salamanders! Explore our pond as we fish out baby salamanders and inspect them up close!
August 14, 15, 16 – Starry Night
Learn all about the night sky and discover some of our creatures of the night! Learn about local bat species, how bats fly without bumping into things and how they hunt. Take a closer look at the sky and learn how to use our sundial!
August 21, 22, 23 – Check the Map!
Come on an adventure with Allan Brooks Nature Centre this summer! Learn how to use a map and compass, then find your way to our hidden treasure!