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Early Years Programs at the Surrey Nature Centre

Nature Preschool tree huggers

Spark a sense of wonder and help your preschoolers build confidence in the natural world as we play, create and imagine. Discover a world filled with the sights, sounds and smells of the forest at the Surrey Nature Centre!

How to Register

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Nature Preschool: Fall Registration is Now Open

Dates: September 26 to December 14, 2017 
Tuesday & Thursday (24 sessions) from 9am to 11am
Cost: $407.75
Registration Code: 4552223

Our Nature Preschool program at the Surrey Nature Centre will allow your child to engage in active play, nature arts and exploration, and a wide variety of child-led learning opportunities. This program takes place exclusively outdoors and is led by certified ECE staff.

Nature Preschool Parent Info Session

Are you thinking about registering your child in a City of Surrey Nature Preschool? Join us for an informative drop-in session where staff and instructors provide an overview of the Nature Preschool experience and answer your questions.

The next info session will be held in the week of September 18th, 2017. Check back here soon or call for details.

Nature Preschool: Summer Day Camp

This unique program will allow your child to explore the outdoors, enhancing their learning and connecting them to their environment. Your child will engage in active play, nature arts and exploration, and a wide variety of child-led learning opportunities.

Dates: August 14 to 18, 2017
Monday to Friday from 9:15am to 11:15am
Cost: $77.75
Registration Course Code: 4529606

Dates: August 14 to 18, 2017
Monday to Friday from 12:45pm to 2:45pm
Cost: $77.75
Registration Course Code: 4529607

Preschool Field Trips

Bring your daycare or preschool group to explore Surrey's natural environment. Our programs draw inspiration from the BC Early Learning Framework and promote hands-on learning by encouraging children to play in nature. Activities include story, art and exploration in Green Timbers Park.

Call us at 604-502-6065 or email naturecentre@surrey.ca to book a program for your group.

Dates, Times & Prices

  • July 2017 to August 2017:
    • Monday to Friday from 9:30am to 11:00am or 12:00pm to 1:30pm
    • $94.75 per group, up to 24 children
  • September 2017 to June 2018:
    • Tuesday to Friday, 9:30am to 11:00am or 12:00pm to 1:30pm
    • $98.50 per group, up to 24 children

Nature Play

Join us for some forest fun! An experienced leader will engage you and your kid in outdoor play with storytelling, nature arts and exploration, games and best of all, child-led free play. Parent participation is required.

Free, drop-in
Saturdays till September 23, 2017
9:30am to 11:00am

For more information, contact us at 604-502-6065 or naturecentre@surrey.ca