Educational programs at Scout Island Nature Centre will benefit from any profits raised at an upcoming banquet.

Educational programs at Scout Island Nature Centre will benefit from any profits raised at an upcoming banquet.

Scout Island banquet April 11

The Scout Island Nature Centre’s annual fund raising banquet happens Friday, April 11, at St. Andrew’s United Church.

The Scout Island Nature Centre’s annual fund raising banquet happens Friday, April 11, at St. Andrew’s United Church.

The guest speaker will be “Marine Detective” Jackie Hildering, the highly acclaimed marine educator, cold water diver, underwater photographer and whale researcher living on Northern Vancouver Island.

She will present a program called Ocean Wonders which includes some of the highlights of what she has learned about the cold, dark waters of the Northeast Pacific Ocean.

Profit from the banquet will provide educational programs in nature for children and families at Scout Island Nature Centre.

The Open Book, Scout Island Nature House and from members of the Williams Lake Field Naturalists.