Eco Quest - Self-Guided In Person Program

Last updated on
Monday, December 18th, 2023
Experience type: 
Program Description

Go on a quest for nature knowledge! The Eco Quest takes your students through the Ecology Centre’s displays. Get interactive with our displays as you find the answers to the scavenger hunt questions and decode the secret message. Receive a small prize when you complete the Eco Quest booklet and then enjoy a nature video in our theatre. 

Big Ideas
  • Living things have life cycles adapted to their environment.
  • Water is essential to all living things, and it cycles through the environment.
  • Living things are diverse, can be grouped, and interact in their ecosystems.
  • All living things sense and respond to their environment.
  • Multicellular organisms have organ systems that enable them to survive and interact within their environment.
  • Trip Details
    For Grades: 
    3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    45 minutes unless otherwise stated.
    Maximum Students: 
    Offered In French: 
    Also Offered For: 
    Daycamps, ESL, Guides, Homeschool, Other, Preschool, Scouts
    Packages Provided: 
    No Packages Provided
    Fee Details
    Cost Per Student: 
    Fee Notes: 

    These group programs are for a maximum of 30 children plus adults.
    Cost: $3.00 per child*. Minimum cost of $30.00 for groups of less than 10 children.


    *For classes coming on a guided program, you can add on an Eye Spy or Eco Quest at a discounted rate. Fees are $50 for larger classes (13-30 students) and $25 for smaller classes (up to 12 students).

    Additional Notes

    This is a self-guided look at the Ecology Centre nature museum. There will be a short introduction on how to do the worksheet. We have a bin to store backpacks while the students are completing the activity. Food is not permitted inside the Ecology Centre.

    Fill out our school booking form online to start the booking process. Please call 604-990-3755 or email if you have any questions. 

    We can only accommodate one class of 30 students or less per time slot.

    Lynn Canyon Park is easy to access.

    1. Public transit. Take the #227 community shuttle* to Peters Road at Duval Road or the #228 bus to Burrill Avenue and Lynn Valley Road. The community shuttle cannot fit an entire class.
    2. Private bus. Bus parking is limited. Please notify us in advance if you will be arriving by private bus so we can make arrangements for parking.
    3. Car. If you’re visiting with parent drivers, the closest parking to the Ecology Centre is the upper paved parking lot. Pay parking is in effect seasonally from March 1 to October 31. Parking is $3 per hour, for a maximum of 4 hours. The parking meter only accepts credit cards. District residents are eligible to purchase a $10 annual DNV Park Parking Pass that will enable them to park in the lot without paying the hourly rate. More information is available here.