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Gr 7-9 Programs – $2.50 each unless otherwise stated
Explore the trails and find out why wetlands are great for both people and wildlife! Seasonal themes.
An interpreter-led exploration of the Centre’s interactive exhibits. On special! Add this program to a half-day for only $2.25 per student!
Plants & People
Discover some of the fascinating uses of marsh and prairie plants and their special significance to Indigenous People (May – October).
Through a demonstration model and various grade-appropriate activities and games, students learn the importance of wetlands and watersheds.
Sample our wetland water to discover the diverse life of the marsh (May – October).
Owl Pellet dissection
Discover Manitoba’s owls and their special adaptations. Dissect a sterilized pellet and categorize the bones with the help of a chart. Extra charge of $3.00/pellet + tax. One pellet per two students is recommended.
Enjoy the simple games played by Canada’s early European settlers. Handcraft a gift or toy to take home.
From double ball to hoop and pole, Indigenous games were and still are a fun way to learn important skills and lessons.
Unforgettable adventure awaits as your group travels our winter trails by snowshoe.
Surviving the Freeze
Discover the behavioral and physiological adaptations that help wetland plants and animals face the challenges of winter.
Beginning Birder – $5.00
1.5 – 2 hour
Learn about the fascinating diversity of bird life found in our area with this introduction to bird observation and identification (all seasons).
Look What I Found – $5.00
Explore life under the marsh. Examine life cycles, adaptations and food chains of aquatic invertebrates using a video-microscope (May – October).
Intro to GPS – $3.00
Learn the basics of how GPS and GIS technologies can be used and gain some hands-on experience using GPS units to mark and find locations.
Geocaching 101 – $6.00
An expanded version of the 1-hour program, including further exploration of GPS use and an introduction to this popular pastime.
Bannock Bake – $3.25
Learn the history behind bannock and discover the fun of preparing your own and cooking it over an open fire.
Voyageur Canoe – $5.75
30 – 45 minutes
Explore the marsh in an interpreter-led, ten–passenger, voyageur-style canoe (group size limited & weather permitting).