CHILDREN’s Programs

2022 Program

The Friends of Petrie Island run programming as soon as we open for the season (following the spring freshet) until late August, depending on staff availability.

The Friends will be offering the popular Family And Friends Guided Tours, perfect for family outings or children’s birthday parties.

We will also be delivering our Children and Youth Naturalist programs. These are interactive sessions that are delivered on a theme.

Tours or planned activities for larger groups such as school classrooms or children’s clubs may be arranged by contacting us at inquiries@petrieisland.org

Online forms for Guided Tours and Naturalist sessions are being updated. Questions? Contact:  inquiries@petrieisland.org

FAMILY and FRIENDS GUIDED TOURS

The sessions are a themed tour for households or social circles, perfect for birthday parties or family outings.
Adapted for families with or without children.
Themes can be chosen by YOU from a variety of our most popular themes:  Turtles, Amphibians, Insects, Plants, Trees.
Prices (Per session)
$15 – 1-5 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.

Family and Friends Guided Tours

Children and Youth Naturalist Sessions

Come on an adventure to the wild side of Petrie Island to enjoy a morning or  afternoon in the great outdoors! The Friends of Petrie Island run naturalist programming as soon as we open for the season until the end of August. Themed sessions involve a rotation through four stations: a tour of the Nature Center, a nature walk, a scavenger hunt and a free time period. The sessions run for about 2 hours.

Themes can be chosen by YOU from a variety of our most popular themes:  Turtles, Amphibians, Insects, Plants, Trees. Sessions are tailored to the age group.

Prices (Per session)
$5 / session/ child
$20 unlimited sessions

No charge for adults. Note: adults are asked to stay in the general vicinity.
**Bring exact change**
Bilingual instructors available

ONLINE FORM PENDING