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Young Explorers Summer Day Camp (2011)

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Send your child on an environmental and recreational adventure at Canada's oldest continually operating university botanical garden.

Young Explorers Summer Day Camp is a weeklong environmental and recreational adventure for children aged 7-11. The camp will create life-long connections with nature, wildlife, plants, science, and the environment through games, crafts and exploration in our 44.5 hectare (110 acre) Garden, the Greenheart Canopy Walkway, and the UBC campus.

Two programs are offered this summer: July features "People & The Environment", while August highlights "Gardening & Nature".

Please visit Young Explorers Summer Day Camp for additional information, including details on how to register.

Young Explorers Summer Day Camp

Posted by Daniel Mosquin at 9:17 AM on March 15, 2011

Community Shuttle to UBC Botanical Garden

Category(-ies): Botanical Garden News , Front Page News , Local Interest

Courtesy of the UBC TREK Program Centre:

TransLink's Community Shuttles are minibuses that fit well into communities, providing more service, connecting neighbourhoods and linking with the regional transit network.

"There are 3 community shuttle routes at UBC. C19 goes from Alma and Broadway along NW Marine to UBC. C20 covers destinations and residences on the west side of campus including Totem Park, the Botanical Gardens, Nitobe Gardens, the Museum of Anthropology and the Chan Centre. C22 serves residents on the east side of campus, e.g. Hampton Place and Fairview/Acadia."

To get to UBC Botanical Garden via public transit, take a bus to UBC and then board the C20, which stops outside of the Student Recreation Centre on Student Union Boulevard next to the diesel bus loop. The C20 runs throughout the day until midnight with service commencing at 7:15 am during weekdays and at 9:15 am and 10:15 am on Saturday and Sunday, respectively. Note that the bus runs every 20 minutes during most of the day so be sure to check the schedule.

Posted by Daniel Mosquin at 2:25 PM on October 9, 2009