Adventure Earth Fall Programs

nature preschool program

Fall Programming

 Registration opens September 8, 2021! Visit halifax.ca/myREC to register. 

Questions about the Adventure Earth's Fall Programs?

Contact the staff at:

Damion Stapledon (Community Recreation Outdoor Coordinator), 902-490-4539, stapled@halifax.ca.


Note about all Fall Programs: 

For all Adventure Earth Centre Fall programs you will need closed toe shoes, warm outdoor clothes, rain gear and water bottle.

Overnight Camps

Located at Camp Mockingee these camps will provide a full overnight camp experience for participants!

D.E.A.L. Leadership Camp (Discovery, Experience, Actioning & Leadership)

Discover, Explore, Action & Learn Camp is a weekend camp for youth who are interested in: an experiential learning experience, where they will learn different leadership skills, outdoor skills and about Earth Education programs.

Date: September 17-19
Ages: 13-18 yrs
Location: Camp Mockingee  
Cost: $50.00  
Course code: 00042601

Fall H.E.A.T. Camp (Helping Earth by Acting Together)

“Helping the Earth by Acting Together” provides great opportunities for youth who have an interest in the environment and who would like to “make a difference”. It is “youth driven” and aims to provide opportunities for leadership, to develop personal skills, to create service and action projects, to participate in active living opportunities, and to remain connected to other like-minded youth.

Date: November 5-7
Ages: 13-18 yrs
Location: Camp Mockingee
Cost: $50.00
Course code: 00042600

ReGen Adult Camp

Experience an engaging earth education approach to environmental education, nature appreciation, ecological understanding, environmental awareness and action. Program consists of many of the best activities from each of the AEC programs, as well as formal and dramatic presentations, environmentally based teachings at each mealtime, and typical camp fun such as evening campfires and sleeping in cabins. Led by youth staff and leaders.

Date: October 16-17
Ages: 18+
Location: Camp Mockingee
Cost: $40.00
Course code: 00042603

 

Programming in Parks

Outdoor Cooking & Fire Building

Date: October 2, October 9, October, 16, October 23, 2021 (6:30PM)
Ages: 12-18
Locations: Albro Lake Park Beach, Titus Smith Park, North Preston, Acadia Park
Cost: Free
Course codes: Albro Lake Park Beach, October 2 – 00042607
                          Titus Smith Park, October 9 – 00042775
                          North Preston, October 16 – 00042776
                          Acadia Park, October 23 – 00042777
Description: Join us to learn some basic fire building skills and enjoy outdoor cooking.

Try it: Family Compass Fun

Date: October 2, 2021
Ages: 5+
Location: Bissett Lake Park   
Cost:
Free
Course codes: October 2 (1:30PM) – 00045285
                          October 2 (3:00PM) – 00045287
Description:
Learn some basics about how to use a compass and then practice in a fun way by completing the challenge set up in the park. Receive your prize upon completion!

Family Hug-A-Tree

Date: October 23, 2021 (2:00PM)
Ages: 5-12yrs
Location: Acadia Park
Cost: Free
Course code: 00045291

Description: The Hug-A-Tree and Survive program is a nationally recognized program created by AdventureSmart. This program helps teach children how not to become lost in the woods and what to do should they become lost. This is an interactive presentation. All participants will receive a certificate and whistle upon completion. Children must be accompanied by an Adult 19+

 

Shubie Park Programs

Nature Parent & Tot

Date: Thursdays starting Sept 23, 2021 (10:00AM)
Ages: 16m-5yrs
Location: Shubie Park
Cost: $16.60
Course code: 00045264
Description:
Play time spent outdoors exploring, discovering, and learning. Nature crafts, activities, and games. Scavenger hunts, painting trees with water, loose parts play, and nature walks!

Nature Preschool

Date: Tuesdays starting Sept 21, 2021 (10:00AM)
Ages: 3-5yrs
Location: Shubie Park  
Cost:
$24.90
Course code: 00045262
Description:
Play time spent outdoors exploring, discovering, and learning. Nature crafts, activities, and games. Scavenger hunts, painting trees with water, loose parts play, and nature walks!

Nature Lover In-service Day Camps  

Date: September 24, October 22, November 25, 2021 (9:00-4:00pm)
Ages: 5-12yrs
Location: Shubie Park 
Cost: $16.45
Course codes: September 24 – 00045296
                          October 22 -  00045400
                          November 25 – 00045401

Description: A day to try out Adventure Earth programming. Come explore the parks with us, try new and exciting nature activities and play outdoor games!

Try it: Family Compass Fun

Date: October 16, 2021
Ages: 5+
Location: Shubie Park  
Cost:
Free
Course codes: October 16 (1:30PM) – 00045289
                          October 16 (3:00PM) – 00045290
Description:
Learn some basics about how to use a compass and then practice in a fun way by completing the challenge set up in the park. Receive your prize upon completion!

Family Halloween Loose Parts

Date: October 30, 2021 (10:00AM)
Ages: 5-12yrs
Location: Shubie Park  
Cost:
Free
Course code: 00045293
Description: Join us in a great space in the woods for some creative and imaginative play using natural materials as well as ones provided. Think forts, mud pies, and all of that good ol’ fashioned fun! Put on your closed-toe footwear and some clothes you don’t mind getting dirty and let’s explore!

 

Fleming Park Programs

Nature Parent & Tot

Date: Wednesdays starting Sept 22, 2021 (10:00AM)
Ages: 16m-5yrs
Location: Fleming Park
Cost: $16.60
Course code: 00045265
Description:
Play time spent outdoors exploring, discovering, and learning. Nature crafts, activities, and games. Scavenger hunts, painting trees with water, loose parts play, and nature walks!

Nature Preschool

Date: Mondays starting Sept 20, 2021 (10:00AM)
Ages: 3-5yrs
Location: Fleming Park
Cost: $24.90
Course code: 00045263
Description:
Play time spent outdoors exploring, discovering, and learning. Nature crafts, activities, and games. Scavenger hunts, painting trees with water, loose parts play, and nature walks!

Nature Lover In-service Day Camps  

Date: September 24, October 22, November 25, 2021 (9:00-4:00pm)
Ages: 5-12yrs
Location: Fleming Park
Cost: $16.45
Course codes: September 24 – 00045295
                          October 22 -  00045399
                          November 25 - 00045402
Description:
A day to try out Adventure Earth programming. Come explore the parks with us, try new and exciting nature activities and play outdoor games!

Family Hug-A-Tree

Date: October 9, 2021 (2:00PM)
Ages: 5-12yrs
Location: Fleming Park
Cost: Free
Course code: 00045288 
Description:
The Hug-A-Tree and Survive program is a nationally recognized program created by AdventureSmart. This program helps teach children how not to become lost in the woods and what to do should they become lost. This is an interactive presentation. All participants will receive a certificate and whistle upon completion. Children must be accompanied by an Adult 19+.

Family Halloween Loose Parts

Date: October 30, 2021 (1:30PM)
Ages: 5-12yrs
Location: Fleming Park
Cost: Free
Course code: 00045294
Description: Join us in a great space in the woods for some creative and imaginative play using natural materials as well as ones provided. Think forts, mud pies, and all of that good ol’ fashioned fun! Put on your closed-toe footwear and some clothes you don’t mind getting dirty and let’s explore! (Family. Each person attending must be pre-registered. Children must be accompanied by an adult.)

 

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