The museum is offering a variety of programmes for kids and adults this season. Read on to find out how you can be involved in the fun!
Dinosaur Story Time at the Museum – begins July 7th
Starting July 7 and re-occurring every Monday throughout the summer at 1pm, children of any age are invited to come and listen to a dinosaur story at the museum. Story Time is a free drop-in activity. (Note: the museum will be closed on Monday, August 4th).
Learn to Dye Wool – begins June 20th
Children will learn to dye wool using everyday kitchen supplies and the heat of the sun! Spices, flowers, fruits and vegetables make wonderful natural dyes.
Learn to Knit – begins June 27th
A knitted square has the potential to become so many things: a hat, a bag, a pair of fingerless mitts … it’s up to your child’s imagination.
Learn to Finger Knit – begins July 11th
Finger knitting is a great way to introduce children to the fibre arts and a wonderful way to learn the basics of knitting. Your child will start and finish a finger knit project in class.
“Mystery in the Rocks” – begins July 8th
These children’s classes center around dinosaurs and fossils. Using museum specimens and hands-on, interactive activities, students will be given the unique opportunity to explore what life was like on Vancouver Island millions of years ago.
The Nature Lab & Studio – begins July 8th
Environmental Sustainability & Art Workshops for Children. Developed and presented by Jennifer Margetish, these workshops provide inspiration through a hands-on exploration of patterns, colours, textures and forms found in nature that can be used in creating art.
Public Fossil Tours – on now!
People of all ages love the fossil tours – complete with the chance to do a hands-on dig at a nearby river.
Check the museum event calendar for all programmes that run throughout the summer.