Summer Programs

“Fish Facts and Tales”stickleBacks

Come join us in exploring Nagles Hill Brook and learning “Facts and Tales” about freshwater fish! Families will learn about freshwater habitats and how a good habitat can provide living organisms with their 5 basic needs. Children can help “Build a fish” as they learn about how the trout is adapted to live in a stream habitat.

SummerCamp“Marsh Metaphors”

Join us for our program titled “Marsh Metaphors”, where you can learn about how marshes are like a sponge, cradle and a box of cereal- all at the same time! Visit the Long Pond Marsh with us and learn how our marshes are important to protect our watersheds.

“Exploring Eels”

“Exploring eels” is fun, interesting program for all ages! Join us at the Fluvarium and learn more about the mysterious American eel. From their bizarre lifecycle to their strange diet, American eels are one fascinating species! Come visit “Ellie” the eel at the lower level of the Fluvarium for a live demonstration of how she eats and swims!

close up GreenFrog“Amazing Amphibians”

Amphibians are the only vertebrates that live underwater for the first part of their life but can live on land as adults! Join us on the lower level of the building in front of the flow through tanks as we learn more about these amazing creatures and investigate the Amphibians that live with us, here at The Fluvarium.

“The Three R’s”

Did you know that Canadians produce about 7 million tonnes of waste each year, and that over 65% of this waste can actually be recycled or composted? Join us at the Fluvarium to learn about how reduce you ecological footprint using the “Three R’s”! Children can help Gus the Garbage Can by helping him make sure waste materials are put in their proper place!

DragonFly“Intriguing Invertebrates”

Did you know that a dragonfly begins its life in the freshwater, or that there is an aquatic insect called a caddisfly that actually builds its own home from materials’ it collects? Investigate bugs that are hidden in our streams with “Intriguing Invertebrates”.