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Welcome to the Saskatoon Young Naturalists. Young Naturalists’ activities are open to all ages and offer nature-based activities designed for families. Content is geared towards the 5 to 11 year old range. We operate on the belief that children’s (and parents’) learning is enhanced when the parents/guardians are present. Parent/Guardian supervision is required on all Young Naturalists’ Programs.

The Saskatoon Young Naturalists’ began in 1968. Click here for our history. Young Naturalists is a joint program with theSaskatoon Nature Society and the Saskatoon Zoo Society. Thanks to funding from the Saskatoon Nature Society programs are free of charge unless otherwise noted.

Each Young Naturalist activity is an individual activity, separate from the other activities.  You must register for each activity separately (however you can register for more than one activity at one time).

TO REGISTER  for a program or for more information send an e-mail to indicating which program (or programs) and the number of children.  Space is limited on most programs so advanced registration is required. Registration is on a first-come basis. You can register at any time.

Due to enrolment restrictions, the Young Naturalists’ Program is normally unable to accommodate groups (the program is designed for families). If you have a special interest group (such as Scouts, 4-H, school group, etc) please email to arrange a special program for your group. There may be a charge for this programming.

For upcoming Young Naturalists programs, check out our Upcoming Young Naturalists Programs page. The list below is a listing of the programs that we may offer each year. We do not always run every program, every year. Please click on the Upcoming Young Naturalists link above or go directly to our event page for the up-to-date listings of the Young Naturalists programs that are running in the current year.

Tracks and Scats
Chickadee Pishing
Great Horned Owl Ecology
Birdhouse Workshop
Crocus Hike
Pike Lake Field Trip
Great Horned Owl Field Trip
Bluebird Trail
Tentative: Long-eared Owl Field Trip
Purple Martin Field Trip
Butterfly Field Trip
Peregrine Falcon Field Trip
Grasslands Field Trip
Sandhill Crane Field Trip
Saw-whet Owl Field Trip
Bird Feeder Workshop
Paper Making Workshop
Christmas Bird Count for Kids (CBC4Kids)

Click Here for Upcoming Young Naturalists’ Programs

Check out the Young Naturalists’ newsletter

Saskatoon NatureKids Buzz

Fall 2018

July/August 2018

May/June 2018

April 2018

March 2018

February 2018

January 2018

December 2017

Oct-Nov 2017