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Spring Break Program March 17-19

Be Wild

this Spring Break at

Scout Island Nature Centre

Nature Exploring and

Art in Nature for Grades 1-6

March 17-19

 

Don’t sit at home bored —Join us for the

Spring Break Program that will have you outside exploring, playing games and having adventures every day. 

Join us between 8:30-4:00 each day

(8:30-9:30 independent activities and feeding animals,  9:30-3-Main Program, 3-4 games and finishing art work)

Pack no garbage snacks and lunches and enter your name for a prize each day

 

Each day will be different, so sign up for 1, 2 or all 3 days

 

  • March 17—What mammals are living at Scout Island
  • March 18—Plants are showing us spring is coming
  • March 19—Birds –starting to sing for spring

The cost is $35/day (scholarships available)

Call 398 8532 or shemphill at xplornet.com to register

Only 12 spots each day

Leader is Kim Zalay

with student support from Alana Witte

 

checking out tracks

Navigating Nepal

Navigating Nepal
With
Robin and Trish Hoffos
Free Presentation
Scout Island Nature House
7pm Thursday February 20

nepalRobin and Trish narrate their visit to Nepal in March-April 2019.
Their travels include stops in Kathmandu, Chitwan National Park and
Pokhara, culminating in an 11 day trek to Annapurna Base Camp.
See Asian rhino, flowering rhododendron forests and 8,000m peaks in
this special but sometimes chaotic country.
Call 250 398 8532 for more info
Or scoutisland@shaw.ca

Join the Williams Lake Field Naturalists

Why not join the Williams Lake Field Naturalists. This is the group that has managed (fund raised, supervised and trained staff, maintained trails, built bridges….) Scout Island since 1978 and new members are welcomed.
Membership is important as it gives Scout Island a strong voice. As well, being a member means you are a member of BC Nature one of the strongest advocates for nature in the province.
It is only $35/year for a family or $30 for a single.
As a member you
~ receive our lively and informative newsletter 6 times a year
~ automatically become a member of BC Nature and receive their newsletter
~ can participate in our field trips that take you all over the Cariboo Chilcotin
And yes many of the field trips are kid friendly (parents attached of course)
And you could help:
~ operate Scout Island Nature Centre
~ create and maintain the trails, viewing platforms and wildlife habitat
~ sponsor education programs
~ lead field trips to amazing local destinations from April to October
~ do research and monitoring in the natural environment
~ advocate for nature—BC Nature does this well for the entire province.
Membership form attached  WLFNMembership_Form_2020
crew at work kiosk
Members working on the new kiosk at the Nature Centre.
Big Horn Sheep are commonly seen on the fall field trip to the  Junction Sheep Range
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