Spring Break Camps at FortWhyte Aive

March 30, 2020

April 3, 2020

$47 - $52/day

FortWhyte Alive, 1961 McCreary Road, Winnipeg


Events Description

Spring Break Camps at FortWhyte Alive are a great opportunity for your child to explore, learn and connect with nature over the spring break holiday. Sign your child up for one experience, or for the entire week!

Nature Day Camp

Spring Break 2020

Dates: March 30 – April 3, 2020
Grades: 1 – 6
Cost: FortWhyte Alive Members: $47/day; Non-Members: $52/day

Why not spend spring break at FortWhyte Alive? Learn what Manitoba plants and animals are doing throughout the spring season and how spending time outdoors is great for our health!

March 30
Migration Madness
Many of FortWhyte’s summer residents, like geese and robins, spend winter down south. The return migration is on – check out the amazing variety of life waking up, flying back, or sprouting with spring!
March 31
Voyageur Adventure!
Manitoba was once a bustling hub for trading companies competing for territory. Discover how the fur trade shaped the history of our province and what daily life was like for the voyageurs. We’ll play voyageur games, practice trading, and see if we’ve got what it takes to make it!
April 1
Keep a Weather Eye on the Horizon
Weather or Not – Where does wind come from? What do clouds tell us about the weather? How do wild animals cope with extreme weather conditions? Become a junior meteorologist and learn how weather affects our lives, the lives of the animals, and plants that call Manitoba home!
April 2
Skills for Survival
Learn how to keep safe on every outdoor adventure! By staying in one place and using your gear and brains to stay warm and dry, you will be safe and sound, even if things go wrong. Learn how to avoid getting lost, and how to get found if you do!
April 3
Culture-ific Canada!
Explore the fascinating diversity of Canadian culture as we​ learn about the people who forged a life on the prairie landscape. We’ll learn about the important role of the bison and roast bannock over a toasty fire!


Farm Camp

Dates: March 31 – April 2
Grades: 3 – 6
Cost: FortWhyte Alive Members: $47/day; Non-Members: $52/day

Come experience springtime on the farm! After a long winter, plants and animals are coming to life, giving campers an opportunity to learn all about farm life through fun activities including kitchen experiments, crafts and interacting with livestock.

March 31
Egg Hunt
Collect eggs from our hens and then use them to cook up a yummy snack in the kitchen! These are just some of the egg-citing activities that campers will participate in as they spend the day learning all about where our food comes from.
April 1
Rabbit Run
Feed the rabbits and make a tasty snack with something rabbits love – carrots! We will take inspiration from our hopping rabbits to get moving through some fun and active games. Campers will end the day with a campfire.
April 2
Spring is in the Air
One of the best things about springtime at the farm is planting seeds in the greenhouse and thinking about eating fresh veggies all summer long. Campers will learn all about how plants grow and will get to plant their own “salsa garden” to take home!



Tickets : $47/day; Non-Members: $52/day
How to get tickets?
Buy Online

Are you a member of FortWhyte Alive? Members receive discounts on camp and have members-only early registration access to our popular summer camps. To become a member or renew an existing membership, visit our online store, visit us in person, or call (204) 989-8355 (ext 206).

*Please note that only the Family Membership category qualifies for camp discounts and early registration.


Date & Time:

Nature Day Camp | March 30 – April 3, 2020

Farm Camp | March 31 – April 2, 2020

Pick-up and Drop-off

Dropping OffCamp drop off is between 8 and 9 am
Camp programming begins at 9 am (While waiting, campers participate in low organized games, songs, crafts and activities led by camp counsellors.)
Picking UpCampers may be picked up between4 and 5 pm
Camp programming ends at 4 pm (While waiting, campers participate in low organized games, songs, crafts and activities lead by camp counsellors.)

Venue: FortWhyte Alive, 1961 McCreary Road, Winnipeg, MB R3P 2K9

Drop-Off and Pick-Up Locations

Spring Nature Day Camp TEMPORARY EDUCATION CENTRE, 1961 McCreary Road
Please park in our overflow or main parking lot and proceed to the Temporary Education Centre, located in our overflow parking lot across from the Prairie Dog Town for drop off and pick up.
Farm Day CampFortWhyte Farms Headquarters, 1961 McCreary Road
FortWhyte Farms is the first building on your left after turning off McCreary Road — watch for the red roof!

Free Parking
Public transport accessible

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