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August 2, 2014
Species at Risk Day

Saturday - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Regular park admission applies. We will be drawing your attention to the many, animals, birds, reptiles, plants and marine species that are at risk of extinction. Learn the threats to their survival and play our giant interactive dice game to see if you can help them. Discover the many ways these species have value.  For more information email  legacycentre@gov.ns.ca or phone 902-758-5316.



August 11, 2014
Summer Day camp. Shubenacadie Youth in Nature Club (SYNC)

The week of Aug 11 to Aug 15

 Join Shubenacadie Young Nature Club ( SYNC) daily, 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM. Age 7-12 years old.

 The beautiful Provincial Wildlife Park offers the perfect outdoor location to learn about nature and wildlife for children age 7-12. Children can be registered for the day or the whole week. The cost is $30 per day for 1 child or $140 for the week. We offer physical, mental and social stimulation in an educational and recreational program to encourage a lifelong enjoyment of nature. All participants will receive a Certificate of Completion at the end of the day.  Camps will be run by experienced outdoor educators trained in first aid and CPR. The ratio of leaders to campers is approximately 1 to 8 with a minimum of 6 campers and a maximum of 16. For more information or to pre-register email  legacycentre@gov.ns.ca or phone 902-758-5316.

 



August 23, 2014
No Slandering of the Snakes!!

Saturday-.1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Regular park admission applies.   We are seriously celebrating Snakes with displays, a colouring contest, and make your own snake with a recycled tie for $3. Learn about Nova Scotia’s five species of nonpoisonous snakes and meet some personally. For more information email legacycentre@gov.ns.ca or phone 902-758-5316.



August 30, 2014
Interesting Insect Day

Saturday-1:00 pm-4:00 pm.  Regular park admission applies. Grow a grasshopper or make a water strider. Try our insect identification activity and marvel at our insect display case with its incredible collection. Discover how insects help humans. For more information  email  legacycentre@gov.ns.ca or phone 902-758-5316.

 



September 6, 2014
The Wicked Web of Food Chains

Saturday- 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Regular park admission applies.  Food chains are important in biology, because they show how energy passes through all living things from one to another. Build a food pyramid. Connect the food webs of wildlife. Discover why being at the top of the food chain can lead to bioaccumulation.  For more information email  legacycentre@gov.ns.ca or phone 902-758-5316.

 



September 13, 2014
A Bear's Picnic

Saturday- 11:00-1:30. Regular park admission applies. Join us as we explore the three species of bears in Canada. Learn how the black, grizzly and polar bears are similar. Nova Scotia’s black bear population is doing well but investigate how the grizzly and polar bears are facing challenges.  For more information email  legacycentre@gov.ns.ca or phone 902-758-5316.



September 27, 2014
Wild Photo Day

Saturday-1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Regular park admission applies.  If you would like a lesson on shooting better wildlife photos, bring your camera and join us in this educational session. An experienced photographer will explore photo basics and then help you test your skills in the park. Pre- registering required. You must receive a confirmation to be eligible for this event. For more information or to pre-register email legacycentre@gov.ns.ca or phone 902-758-5316.    



October 4, 2014
Mushroom Hunt with John Crabtree

Saturday- 10:30 am- www.novascotiashroomsandblooms.com   Regular park admission applies. Join us on our wetland trail to search high and low for many of the fungi species found in NS.  Wear good walking shoes, a hat and raingear if necessary. Pre- registering required. You must receive a confirmation to be eligible for this event. For more information or to register email  legacycentre@gov.ns.ca or phone 902-758-5316.



October 11, 2014
Family night tour

Saturday - 7:30 pm -9:00 pm. Have you ever heard wolves howl at night?  Join us in an easy, guided moonlight walk of the Shubenacadie Provincial Wildlife Park.  Get a nocturnal view of the park and its inhabitants.  The fee is $6 per person. Cash only.  All ages welcome.  Please bring flashlights, insect repellant, dress for the weather, wear good walking/hiking shoes and bring water. Pre- registering required. You must receive a confirmation to be eligible for this event. For more information or to pre-register  email  legacycentre@gov.ns.ca or phone 902-758-5316

 



October 25, 2014
A Wild Halloween Party

Saturday, 10:30 am - 1:30 pm. Regular park admission applies. Come to the park for tricks and treats, where the animals can see your Halloween costumes. Surprise our wildlife with your outfits and we will have some surprises for you. For more information  email  legacycentre@gov.ns.ca or phone 902-758-5316.