Explorer Days are nature-related outings organized by each club’s volunteer leader(s). Most clubs have Explorer Days once a month. For some Explorer Days, you may build nets and go pond dipping for aquatic insects; on others, you may go explore a local tide pool, learn about mushrooms in a forest, paint, or go bird watching. View a list of upcoming and past Explorer Days and read our Explorer Day Etiquette below!

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10:00 am


December 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

DUCKS IN DECEMBER On this nature walk, we will be looking at all birds (not just ducks) and other things too.  It can be chilly out there, so DO dress for the weather!  Club Leader Lynn Pollard will guide us. Location: Elgin Heritage Park, 13723 Crescent Road, Surrey Note:  There are two entrances to Elgin […]

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1:00 pm


December 16, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Changing Colours - A look at animals in the winter This winter we will be looking at animals who change their colors with the seasons; WHY and HOW do they do it?  While we eat and socialize, we will also make a quick craft before going for a short walk in the park.  Along with a potluck-style snack, […]

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Explorer Day Etiquette:

  • First and foremost: 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 (feel free to fill it out prior to your event!) 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.
  • To take part in any Explorer Day, all children must be accompanied by an adult guardian, who are responsible for their behaviour. Children consistently disrupting the experience of others may be asked to leave.
  • Bring appropriate weather gear, sunscreen (if needed!), snacks, water, and other useful tools like binoculars, sketch books, cameras, and magnifying glasses.