As Easter approaches we start hopping with excitement that spring is here! Soon we will start to shed our winter layers, and we will be able to watch a time of new beginnings as the trees start to bud, flowers start to bloom and bunnies start wiggling their noses! The Easter long weekend gives us time […]
One of the largest Christmas parades North of Toronto! Over 100 floats, bands & Santa himself “Celebrating Christmas”. Non-perishable food collection for The Sharing Place Food Bank Bucket Brigade collection by Orillia Kiwanis Club in support of a great parade Free parking in downtown lots! Parade Route: Centennial Drive to Front to Colborne to Dunlop […]
Saturday, June 8, 2019 – 1:00pm to 3:00pm Science is everywhere, even in the studio! Using fossils and artifacts from our permanent collection we will learn about how fossils are made and the process of archeological excavation! Afterwards, we will use plaster to create our own fossils. STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, […]
10 am to 3 pm Scheduled Events: SPEAKING of WILDLIFE impromptu info sessions all day 10:15am-12 and 12:45pm-2:30 pm: Take a WAGON RIDE to the WATER STUDY 11 am-noon KIM’S KIDS BIRD SAFARI with binos Snacks and Lunch at Ginny’s Café 1pm-2 pm: KIDS TREASURE HUNT Booths open all day, including Fair Glen Nature Centre, […]
YLCC Alumni and Community Members are invited to join us for a fun-filled afternoon. Camp will be open and we invite you to take part in our tours, inflatables, facepainting, rock climbing and more! Meet our summer staff, reconnect with camp family and get ready for a fun-filled summer!
Come to Scales Nature Park on August 23 (10-5) or August 24 (10-1) to help release hatchling turtles with the Saving Turtles at Risk Today (START) Project, and celebrate the nature centre’s 10th season! It’s turtley awesome! – hatchling turtle releases to nearby wetland (set times, email to inquire) – games for kids, face painting […]
A fun-filled day of activities and delicious food. There’s no better way to spend your summer Saturday! Activities include hula hoop competition, limbo challenge, beachfront yoga, hula dance class, guided hike, guided cross country bike, watermelon eating contest, relay races, wakeboard show, hula performance and fire show, beachfront buffet dinner, Slopeside Cinemas outdoor movie and […]
Ever wonder what the animals at Scales Nature Park do in the dark? Some of Ontario’s reptiles and amphibians are more active at night. Come find out what our animals get up to during our Halloween Flashlight Tours! The nature centre will be decorated in the Halloween spirit and so will some of the staff […]