View a list of upcoming Explorer Days and read our Explorer Day Etiquette below!

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January 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm PST

A TURTLY Awesome Explorer Day!

Join us and learn about turtles who live in our area. We will adventure around the Great Blue Heron Reserve, helping clear nesting grounds. Nature Mentor Maja (Maya) from Wildlife Preservation Canada will join us to show us all about Painted Turtles.

Celebrate these beautiful creatures and help us restore their habitat at the Great Blue Heron Reserve.
Where: Great Blue Heron Reserve
What to bring: Bring clothes that can get muddy and wet (rain boots, rain jacket, gloves toque and spare set just in case you get wet – dress for the weather), a snack and water.


January 19, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm PST

Explorer Day Etiquette:

  • Be prepared to HAVE FUN!
  • Pre-registration with your Club Leader is required for most Explorer Days (Friends are welcome if space permits).
  • Please arrive 5-10 minutes before the scheduled start time to ensure enough time for passport stamping and organization. Starting times are firm, and Leaders cannot wait for late-comers!
  • Please stay with the Leader and let them know if you are leaving early.
  • Children must always be accompanied by an adult guardian, who is responsible for their behaviour. Children consistently disrupting the experience of others may be asked to leave.
  • Bring appropriate weather gear, sunscreen, snacks, water, and other useful tools like binoculars, sketch books, cameras, and magnifying glasses.