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Our Education Season Ends and our Summer Programs Begin!

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It's a Wrap! As I write this article, we are preparing for tomorrow’s education program, which happens to be the last one of the 2021-2022 season! We will wrap up with four Grade 1 classes at beautiful Willey West Campground. We’ve had…

Women’s Wellness Retreat 2022

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Women’s Wellness Retreat 2022 comes to Eagle Point Provincial Park A Great Way to Kick off Spring! Eagle Point Blue Rapids Parks Council is pleased to announce a fantastic event for all you hard working ladies out there! We’re hosting…

2022 Fire & Ice Event Sponsorship Opportunities

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Family Day Eve Fire & Ice Festival On February 20, Eagle Point-Blue Rapids Parks Council is partnering with the Town of Drayton Valley to host the 2022 Family Day Eve Fire & Ice Festival from 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm. In 2020, over…

10 Winter Activities for the Entire Family!

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GO ON A WINTER WALK Collect items along the way and make a collage with them when you get home. Take some snowy pictures. Look for tracks in the snow. MAKE SNOW ANGELS Look for a nice big patch of undisturbed white fluffy…

Insects and Spiders Learning Links

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Insect and Spider Learning Links and Activities Fun Stuff Crafts - How to Paint a Bug Rock Music - Songs about Bugs, Insects, Spiders and Slugs Movies - A Bug’s Life - Watch the Trailer Bug Bingo Activity Page Insect Hotels: A Refuge…

Catching Bugs with a Pooter

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Build your own Pooter to Catch Bugs! Scientists call them aspirators, but bug enthusiasts call them pooters.  Pooters help scientists (and kids) catch small insects for closer examination without touching them. These simple instructions will…

Learning Links for the Camping Issue

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Take the Camping Issue Learning Further with these handy links! If you're thinking about building a fire on your camping trip, check for Alberta Fire Bans at www.albertafirebans.ca Want Shelter or Fort Ideas?  Read Eagle Point-Blue…

Connecting Kids to Nature with Bird Bingo

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Your kids will "Connect" to Nature with Eagle Point Bird Bingo!

Nature Journals are not just for Scientists

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Nature Journals are a great way to get kids to build a deeper connection to nature while enhancing their observations skills.

Nature News and the New Normal

Nature News As with any challenging situation, opportunities arise as a way to adjust to new circumstances. As we adapt to this new normal, we are super excited to announce the production of “Eagle Point Nature News.” To continue with our…

Good Stuff to Do with your Kids Outdoors – Part 1.

Life in the Time of Social Distancing The past week has been completely surreal.  Schools, many offices and businesses have already closed, with more closings looming.  Many of us are already working from home while finding things for our…

Parks Council News

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New Catalog of Programs! We’ve been busy here at the Parks Council! We've been doing lots of great Outdoor and Environmental Programming with little ones and youth and been we've completed our new catalog of programs! We now offer 20…

Old Slogans, Hot Topics and a Few Facts

By Kathy Schwengler, Education & Outreach Coordinator Eagle Point-Blue Rapids Parks Council Old Slogans - Modern Movement Saving the planet isn’t a new idea. Can you believe that the slogan “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” was…

BOLD Nature Kids – A New Outdoor Program!

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BOLD Nature Kids is a new program to get pre-school aged children outside!

An Exciting Announcement for Environmental Education in the Drayton Valley Area!

Eagle Point-Blue Rapids Parks Council receives a generous three year grant from the Edmonton and Drayton Valley Community Foundation.

A Successful Parks Day 2019!

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Parks Day 2019 was a great success thanks to our partner clubs, sponsors and volunteers!

Get Ready for Parks Day 2019

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Eagle Point Parks Day at Willey West includes a full day of outdoor adventure and cultural activities for the whole family!

Park News… The Good and the Bad.

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THE GOOD NEWS…. The Tipi is Up! We’d like to send a big Thank You to Linda Prentice, Alice Berger, Al Flamond and all the volunteers who lent a hand on May 11 during our Tipi Rising Ceremony! We also want to thank the Drayton Valley Community…

Eagle Point-Blue Rapids Parks Council 2019 Calendar

This is a great gift or keepsake! Purchase your very own beautiful 12-month coil-bound calendar, featuring twelve beautiful photographs of our two parks! Only $20.  All proceeds go to our Environmental Education Program! Calendars are…

Rotary-Pembina Nordic Outdoor Education Centre Becoming a Reality!

EDUCATION CENTRE NOW A REALITY This week, we’re excited to share the Pembina Nordic Club’s updates about the new Rotary-Pembina Outdoor Education Centre and their club events! Education Centre News… Construction on this two story facility…

Tag Archive for: Alberta Parks

The Critter Christmas Tree

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A Holiday Tradition in the Park! We've got a special way to celebrate the Christmas season here in Eagle Point Provincial Park!  We started this tradition about 3 years ago - we wanted a self guided way to integrate the holiday season with…