Scout Island Nature Centre summer programs continue in Williams Lake

Summer programs for children continue at Scout Island Nature Centre until Aug. 23.

Summer programs for children continue at Scout Island Nature Centre until Aug. 23. Children ages 3 to 8 meet Monday to Friday from 9:30  to 11:30 a.m. or 1 to 3 p.m.

Children ages 8 to 13 meet Wednesdays from 1 to 3 p.m. or 9:30 to 3 p.m. The cost is $10 per session or $20 for the full-day session.

Sessions for ages eight to 13 will include creative activities led by resident artists.

This week the topic is reptiles and amphibians.

The week of July 30 the topic will be bids: Aug. 6 week, bugs high and low; Aug. 13 week wet and wild water; Aug. 20 week survival of the fittest.

The Nature Explorers Camp runs Tuesdays in July. Children ages seven to 13 will hike a new trail in the region every week, learn outdoor skills, play games and learn about the life of each area explored. Students can sign up for $25 a day for one of the days or all three of the hikes.

Cost of the programs has been kept low through support from the City of Williams Lake, The Canada Summer Jobs Program, B.C. Gaming and volunteers from the Williams Lake Field Naturalists.

For details on programs and cost information contact the Nature Centre at 250-398-8532 or e-mail scoutisland@midbc.com

 

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