Connecting people with nature in Ontario's Mississippi Valley

Registration now open for 2019 Winter/Spring MVFN Young Naturalists

NOTE: there are still spaces available in the 11 AM to 12:45 PM session; but the earlier session is now FULL

After another “wildly” successful fall, the MVFN Young Naturalists are gearing up to begin their five winter/spring sessions for 2019!

Each month we explore a new nature themed topic through outdoor investigation, discussions, activities, and fun crafts! YN sessions are for children between the ages of 6-11 with a keen sense of curiosity about the natural world around them.

Ready to get your hands dirty?  Here are the important details:

Meeting place: Mill of Kintail Conservation Area at 2854 Ramsay Concession 8, Almonte, ON

Session times:  9:00 AM -10:45 AM (Note: this session is now FULL) OR 11:00 AM to 12:45 PM

2019 winter/spring dates, and topics the Young Naturalists will explore!

Feb 2: Food chains and food webs with a focus on generalists and specialists. We will do this session on snowshoes! Snowshoes will be provided for all Young Naturalists for use during the session.

March 2: Snow

April 6: Plant anatomy and gardening

May 4: Ecological interactions: symbiotic relationships and invasive species

June 1: Moths and Butterflies, nature exploration day

Cost: $75 per child for all five sessions

Space is limited and is filled on a first come first served basis.  Please let us know you are interested today to secure your Young Naturalists’ registration in this popular program!

Registration: To register and for further information, please contact program coordinator for MVFN, Patty McLaughlin, at  Let Patty know your interest and she will send you a registration form and answer questions.

See our Young Naturalists page for further information about the program.