Tabs for Harley

Tabs for Harley.  Discovery is a drop off location for all your drink can tabs.  Harley is one of our students and has attended Discovery for several years.  Any and all drink can tabs that are collected will be passed on the Harley’s family and will enable his parents to...

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Infant/Toddlers complete “Two Week Outside Challenge”

Amongst the luckiest young Canadians are the Infant/Toddlers of Discovery.  As with all really young children their lives and activities are very controlled by the adults in their lives.  How fortunate for these children that the staff of the Infant/Toddler room  understand that great outdoor experiences are a part of a high...

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Field and Forest program makes Evening News

During our first week of our just started Field and Forest Nature School we were visited by Global News who did a short story on it for the evening news.  It’s like Tommy explained to Talia the news reported, “I learned about everything out here…in the grass”.  Follow this link...

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United Way & All Charities Campaign Season

Did you know you can direct your United Way or All Charities Campaign contributions to Discovery Centre?  Many of your workplaces are about to embark on a workplace fundraising campaign with either United Way or the All Charities Campaign (provincial employees). If you plan on participating in your workplace campaign,...

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Board Members Needed

We are beginning our search for  new Board members.  You would be joining an existing group of experienced parent Board members who are planning on returning to serve another term on Discovery’s Board.  Board member’s responsibilities includes making policy and budgetary decisions for our Centre on behalf of the larger community. ...

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Food for thought from an international friend!

An international discussion on leadership resulted in these thoughts being shared.  This is coming out of a working group on nature and children (World Forum Foundation) which several of Discovery staff are involved in. “Animals considered happy and healthy are the ones that roam freely in green and open environments, as...

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Daddy goes to Forest Day

Daddy goes to Forest Day!  A few weeks ago we had a Dad find the time to leave work and join his child’s class on “forest day” at Assiniboine Park. I’ve asked him to consider doing a short write up on his experience and so here is.   It really is a...

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