Get ready for some fishy fun at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery over Spring Break. Youth 17 and under enjoy free regular admission at all Parks Canada places (must be accompanied by an adult). The Spring Break activities will include: learning about the history of fishing on the West Coast, completing fun activities in the Parks Canada Xplorer Activity Booklet, the Cannery Kids Corner (kids under 5 will enjoy the fishy-themed toys, games & dress up), and don’t miss the machine demos at 11am, 1pm & 3pm on week days.
On weekdays from 12 to 3pm, in addition to the above, the Cannery will offer daily-themed activities suitable for kids ages 5-10 years old. Please note that this is not a day camp; kids are invited to participate accompanied by an adult guardian.
March 19 & 26: The First Fishers – How First Nations communities have and continue to fish on the west coast.
March 20 & 27: How We Catch Fish – Activities explore the different methods of fishing on the west coast.
March 21 & 28: Fishy Business – Discover the stories behind the different workers involved in the west coast’s fishing and canning industry.
March 22 & 20: Sea to Me – Learn how salmon went from sea to can, and design your own original salmon can label!
March 23: Beneath the Waves – Discover the different types of fish and marine life that have been fished commercially in the waters of the BC coast.
Spring Break at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery:
When: March 16 – 29, 2018
Time: 10am – 5pm
Where: Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site
Address: 12138 Fourth Avenue, Richmond
Although we do our best to provide you with accurate information, all event details are subject to change. Please contact the facility to avoid disappointment.