Birthdays in The Garden

We are now offering our unique outdoor children’s birthday parties at HCP. This is an exclusively outdoors event for up to 12 children. 

Our birthday parties include the outdoor venue and a 1 hour program and craft, followed by 1 hour for you to entertain your guests for refreshments. For more information and to check on available dates, please contact our coordinator at [email protected]

Workshops in the Garden

ECO CRAFTS

Do you ever wonder how to reduce, reuse, and repurpose household items into new products? Bring along an old tee shirt to make a fabric tote bag to take your goods home in. Then create some more cool crafts with a variety of household pieces! Maximum of 8.

Date: September 19
Time:  10:30-12:00 noon
Ages:   6+ years
Fee:  $20/child
Register online or call 250 479 6162.
Register Online

 

FAIRY GARDENS

Miniature gardens are fun to make! They provide us with a connection to plants, help develop creativity and offer us a chance to play! We can all use more of that😊 Join us for an inspirational garden wander and then make your own dream garden to keep the fairies comfy. Maximum of 8.

Date: September 19
Time:  1:30-3:00 pm
Ages:   5+ years
Fee:  $20/child
Register online or call 250 479 6162.
Register Online

 

PUMPKIN PEOPLE

What are Pumpkin People? These outdoor creations, much like scarecrows, that we just love to have in the gardens for fall. This year, we are inviting FAMILIES to join us for a fun activity to make a Pumpkin Person and contribute to our display for fall guests to enjoy!! We will provide the supports and pumpkins along with bales of straw. You bring along some old clothes to dress up a pumpkin person and plan your own photo shoot! Limited to 6 families (or parent and child) per session.

Date:    Saturday, October 03, 2020
Time:    10:30 am – 11:30 pm OR 1:00 pm –   2:00 pm
Fee:        $20/child + adult or family

Register online or call 250 479 6162.

Morning Session
Afternoon Session

 

3 SEASON PLANTERS

Add some colour to your front step, a balcony garden, or deck with a planter designed for 3 season interest! This 3 in 1 container garden features fall and winter flowering annuals to provide colour now and through winter, and bulbs that will provide spring colour. Bring along your gardening gloves and we will provide the rest. Parents are welcome to attend! Limited to 8 participants.

Date:    Saturday, October 17, 2020
Time:    10:30 am – 11:30 am
Age:      6+ years (under 7 with an adult)
Fee:        $20/child

Register online or call 250 479 6162.

Register Online

 

TERRARIUM GARDEN FOR KIDS

Gardens come in all shapes and sizes. Get creative as you learn about the needs of little plants and what better place to grow them than in an upcycled glass container. Bring along a glass bowl, vase, jar or other container and see what you can create! (containers up to 20 cm in size). Children under 7 years must be accompanied by an adult. You provide the glass container and we provide the rest. Maximum 8. 

Date:  Saturday, October 17, 2020
Time:  1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Age:  5+ years (under 7 with an adult)
Fee:  $20/child

Register online or call 250 479 6162.
Register Online

 

Camps in the Garden

Join us for an outdoor garden experience where we will busy ourselves with seasonal gardening activities in our very own Junior Master Gardener plot! There will also be exploration of the many natural systems that keep our gardens growing, garden arts and crafts and more! Limited to 15 participants.

Pro D Day Camps

Fall, Winter, Spring

Dates:
Monday, September 28
Friday, October 23
Friday, November 20
Friday, February 12
Friday, April 19
Friday, April 23
Friday, May 14
Friday, May 21
Times:  9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Ages:  5 – 12 years (school age)
Fee:  $40/child
Registration: Call 250 479 6162 to register or click HERE to register online.

Spring Break Camps

Spring 2021

Dates:
March 15 – 19
March – 22 – 26
Times:   9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Ages:  5 – 12 years (school age)
Fee:  $40/child
Registration: Call 250 479 6162 to register or click HERE to register online. 

Summer Camps

Summer 2021

Dates & Times:
July 5 – 9 ;  9am – 4pm
July 19 – 23 ; 9am – 4pm
August 3 – 6 ; 9am – 4pm
August 16 – 20 ; 9am – 12pm
Ages:  5 – 12 years
Fee: $180/child (full day camps) / $95/child (half day camps)
Registration: Call 250 479 6162 to register or click HERE to register online.

Lessons in the Garden

If you are looking for a small group, outdoor learning opportunity for your family, class or home school network, consider our outdoor classroom delivery, featuring gardens and space to explore, learn and grow! Check our website for seasonal programs or contact our coordinator at [email protected] to tailor a program for you!