Events at the Park

May 4, 2019

Volunteer Day

10:00am-1:00pm

Join us for our 4th annual Volunteer Day! This event is open to anyone thinking about, interested in, or already volunteering at the Shubenacadie Wildlife Park through the Wetland Centre! Come join us for an introduction on how the park works, learn about our different programs and how you can get involved. This will include a walking tour of the facilities, so dress appropriately for weather conditions.

Admission is free for registered participants.

Please register by emailing k_scott@ducks.ca or 902-758-4541.

June 8, 2019

Learn to Fish

8:30am-12:30pm

Learn the safe and proper way to fish in Nova Scotia. We recommend this event for ages 8 and up. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Fishing gear will be supplied if needed. Be prepared for a classroom session, then take to the pond and try your hand at catching some delicious fish. You decide whether to catch and release, or take the fish home for dinner. Bring outdoor clothes, rubber boots, hat, insect repellent and sunscreen.

You must pre-register and receive confirmation from the park in order to attend this event. To register, phone 902-758-7094 or email legacycentre@novascotia.ca.

June 22, 2019

Wild about Bees

June 22nd & 23rd

10:00am-4:00pm

This wild weekend, we’re going Wild about Bees! Join us at the Shubenacadie Wildlife Park to explore the lives of these tiny workers. Check out our active beehive and see if you can spot the queen. Enjoy a sweet taste test of some delicious local honey. Make a fun craft to take home for $1.00.

Regular park admission fees apply.

For more information email legacycentre@novascotia.ca or phone 902-758-7094.

July 13, 2019

Duck Day

10:00am-2:00pm

Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) and the Shubenacadie Wildlife Park present Duck Day! Join us at the Shubenacadie Wildlife Park for a day of family fun celebrating the partnership between DUC, the Wildlife Park, and our community of dedicated supporters. The day will include a FREE BBQ, live entertainment, face painting, crafts, nest box building, critter dipping and more.

Regular park admission fees apply.

For more information contact us at 902-758-4541, or k_scott@ducks.ca

 

July 20, 2019

Teddy Bear Picnic

10:00am-4:00pm

Celebrate Parks Day with the Shubenacadie Wildlife Park and join our Teddy Bear Picnic! Bring your favourite teddy bear and a snack to one of our story time sessions at 10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 1:30, 2:30 & 3:30. Learn all about bear species in Canada. Make a fun craft to take home for $1.00.

Regular park admission fees apply.

For more information email legacycentre@novascotia.ca or phone 902-758-7094.

July 22, 2019

Day Camp

July 22-26

8:30am-4:30pm daily

Join us for our weeklong day camp offered to children ages 7 to 12 years old. Campers will learn all about what nature has to offer from our experienced outdoor educators. Campers will learn about the animals at the Wildlife Park as well as explore wildlife on our nature trails.

Registration for the week is $175.00.

For more information or to pre-register email Katie Scott at k_scott@ducks.ca or call 902-758-4541. Registration closes July 15th, 2019.

August 3, 2019

Night Tour

9:00-10:30pm

Join us for a nighttime guided walk of the Shubenacadie Wildlife Park. Get a nocturnal view of the park and its inhabitants. The fee is $6 per person. This event is recommended for ages 12 and up. Dress for weather conditions and wear good walking/hiking shoes. Bring flashlights, insect repellant, and water.

Pre-registration is required. You must receive confirmation from the park in order to attend this event.

For more information or to pre-register email legacycentre@novascotia.ca or phone 902-758-7094.

August 10, 2019

Wild about Butterflies

August 10th & 11th

10:00am-4:00pm

This wild weekend, we’re going Wild about Butterflies! Learn about NS butterflies, including the endangered Monarch Butterfly. Come observe the life-cycle of a butterfly up close. There will be a limited amount of milkweed seeds (the Monarch’s main food source) available for visitors to start their own butterfly garden. 

Regular park admission fees apply.

For more information email legacycentre@novascotia.ca or phone 902-758-7094.

August 31, 2019

Wild about Owls

August 31st & September 1st

10:00am-4:00pm

This wild weekend, we’re going Wild about Owls! Join us at the Shubenacadie Wildlife Park to explore these amazing predators. Learn about their incredible adaptations of silent flight, unique hearing abilities and extreme night vision. You can dissect an owl pellet for $3!

Regular park admission fees apply.

For more information email legacycentre@novascotia.ca or phone 902-758-7094.

August 31, 2019

Night Tour

8:30-10:00pm

Join us for a nighttime guided walk of the Shubenacadie Provincial Wildlife Park. Get a nocturnal view of the park and its inhabitants. The fee is $6 per person. This event is recommended for ages 12 and up. Dress for weather conditions and wear good walking/hiking shoes. Bring flashlights, insect repellant, and water.

Pre-registration is required. You must receive confirmation from the park in order to attend this event.

For more information or to pre-register email legacycentre@novascotia.ca or phone 902-758-7094.

September 28, 2019

Night Tour

7:00-8:30pm

Join us for a nighttime guided walk of the Shubenacadie Provincial Wildlife Park. Get a nocturnal view of the park and its inhabitants. The fee is $6 per person. This event is recommended for ages 8 and up. Dress for weather conditions and wear good walking/hiking shoes. Bring flashlights, insect repellant, and water.

Pre-registration is required. You must receive confirmation from the park in order to attend this event.

For more information or to pre-register email legacycentre@novascotia.ca or phone 902-758-7094.

October 12, 2019

Family Night Tour

7:00-8:30pm

Join us for a nighttime guided walk of the Shubenacadie Provincial Wildlife Park. Get a nocturnal view of the park and its inhabitants. The fee is $6 per person. This event is recommended for all ages. Dress for weather conditions and wear good walking/hiking shoes. Bring flashlights, insect repellant, and water.

Pre-registration is required. You must receive confirmation from the park in order to attend this event.

For more information or to pre-register email legacycentre@novascotia.ca or phone 902-758-7094.

October 26, 2019

Wild about Halloween

10:00am-1:00pm

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.

Regular park admission fees apply.

For more information email legacycentre@novascotia.ca or phone 902-758-7094.