CHILDREN’s Programs

2020 summer program now open

Despite the pandemic, there has been a lot of interest in our Naturalist Programs! This is why Friends of Petrie Island is hosting an adapted Family and Friends Naturalist Program. Its mandate will be to teach and to promote the conservation of Petrie Island’s wildlife while following the safety rules of COVID-19.
Please:   maintain physical distancing of 2 metres away from those  not in your household, wear a mask of physical distancing is difficult, use good hand and respiratory hygiene, do not attend if you have symptoms or feel unwell.

Adult sessions following the same guidelines are also available.


How is the Family Naturalist Program adapted to the pandemic?
– The sessions are going to be a themed interpretive session for households or social circles (Max 10 people).
– Adapted for families with and/or without children.
– Themes can be chosen by YOU from a variety of our most popular themes:  Turtles, Amphibians, Insects, Plants, Trees.
– A guided tour of the various nature trails is also available.
Please follow COVID-19 guidelines: do not attend if having symptoms such as fever or cough or are feeling unwell, maintain 2 m physical distancing, and wear a mask if distancing isn’t observed

Prices (Per session)
$15 – Less than 5 people
$20 – More than 5 people
$10 – Discounted for members (inquire about becoming a member)
**Bring exact change**
Bilingual instructors available

To register for a program, please complete the form below. A staff member of Friends of Petrie Island will then contact you.

Questions? Contact:

Naturalist Program Registration

Our programs are finished for 2020. See you in 2021!