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  • 1
    Summer Nature Camps
    Event: Summer Nature Camps
    Date: August 1
    Start Time: 9:00 AM
    End Time: 12:00 Noon
    Location: Gellatly Nut Farm Regional Park, 2375 Whitworth Road in West Kelowna
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Registration is underway at the EECO (Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan) in Mission Creek Regional Park for this summer’s Nature Camps

     

    This popular half-day morning summer program for youngsters returns during July and August with camps for youth aged 5 - 7. There is also a special program for pre-school children age 3 and 4 years running mornings July 2nd to 4th and August 5th through 8th.

     

    The camps use three Regional Parks (Mission Creek, Gellatly Nut Farm or Bertram Creek) as a backdrop for fun, active indoor and outdoor activities with a focus on environmental education to foster an appreciation for our natural environment. 

     

    For more information on camp locations, dates and registration prices check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’, go online to regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact Regional Parks Services at 250-469-6232 or the EECO at 250-469-6140.




  • 2
    Gibson Heritage House Tours
    Event: Gibson Heritage House Tours
    Date: August 2
    Start Time: 12:00 pm
    End Time: 4:00 pm
    Location: Kopje Regional Park, Carrs Landing Road in Lake Country
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Delve into a bit of local history at the Gibson Heritage House in Kopje Regional Park on Carrs Landing Road in Lake Country. 

     

    Gibson House is open for tours from noon to 4:00 pm each Saturday and Sunday during July and August.  Regional Parks staff and volunteers will guide you through the 1912 heritage house which has been restored and refurnished through community donations. 

     

    For more information please visit regionaldistrict.com/parks, check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’ or contact the Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan at 250-469-6140.




  • 3
    Gibson Heritage House Tours
    Event: Gibson Heritage House Tours
    Date: August 3
    Start Time: 12:00 pm
    End Time: 4:00 pm
    Location: Kopje Regional Park, Carrs Landing Road in Lake Country
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Delve into a bit of local history at the Gibson Heritage House in Kopje Regional Park on Carrs Landing Road in Lake Country. 

     

    Gibson House is open for tours from noon to 4:00 pm each Saturday and Sunday during July and August.  Regional Parks staff and volunteers will guide you through the 1912 heritage house which has been restored and refurnished through community donations. 

     

    For more information please visit regionaldistrict.com/parks, check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’ or contact the Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan at 250-469-6140.




  • 4
    Office Closed - BC Day
    Event: Office Closed - BC Day
    Date: August 4
    Start Time:
    End Time:
    Location:
    Contact: Corporate Services
    Contact Email: info@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-763-4918
    Description:

    The Regional District of Central Okanagan office is closed on Monday, August 4th for the BC Day Statutory Holiday.

    Monday curbside solid waste collection services continue as normal.

    The Glenmore Landfill and Westside Residential Waste Reduction and Recycling Centre are open their regular hours and days.

    The Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan (EECO) in Mission Creek Regional Park is closed on Monday.

    Regional District water system customers (Star Place/Dietrich, Falcon Ridge, Killiney Beach, Westshore, Upper Fintry-Shalal Road-Valley of the Sun, Sunset Ranch) with emergencies may contact 250-868-5299.

    We look forward to serving you again at 8:00 am, Tuesday, August 5th.




  • 5
    Summer Nature Camps
    Event: Summer Nature Camps
    Date: August 5
    Start Time: 9:00 AM
    End Time: 12:00 Noon
    Location: Mission Creek Regional Park, Springfield and Durnin Roads
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Registration is underway at the EECO (Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan) in Mission Creek Regional Park for this summer’s Nature Camps

     

    This popular half-day morning summer program for youngsters returns during July and August with camps for youth aged 5 - 7. There is also a special program for pre-school children age 3 and 4 years running mornings July 2nd to 4th and August 5th through 8th.

     

    The camps use three Regional Parks (Mission Creek, Gellatly Nut Farm or Bertram Creek) as a backdrop for fun, active indoor and outdoor activities with a focus on environmental education to foster an appreciation for our natural environment. 

     

    For more information on camp locations, dates and registration prices check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’, go online to regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact Regional Parks Services at 250-469-6232 or the EECO at 250-469-6140.




  • 6
    Summer Nature Camps
    Event: Summer Nature Camps
    Date: August 6
    Start Time: 9:00 AM
    End Time: 12:00 Noon
    Location: Mission Creek Regional Park, Springfield and Durnin Roads
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Registration is underway at the EECO (Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan) in Mission Creek Regional Park for this summer’s Nature Camps

     

    This popular half-day morning summer program for youngsters returns during July and August with camps for youth aged 5 - 7. There is also a special program for pre-school children age 3 and 4 years running mornings July 2nd to 4th and August 5th through 8th.

     

    The camps use three Regional Parks (Mission Creek, Gellatly Nut Farm or Bertram Creek) as a backdrop for fun, active indoor and outdoor activities with a focus on environmental education to foster an appreciation for our natural environment. 

     

    For more information on camp locations, dates and registration prices check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’, go online to regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact Regional Parks Services at 250-469-6232 or the EECO at 250-469-6140.




  • 7
    Summer Nature Camps
    Event: Summer Nature Camps
    Date: August 7
    Start Time: 9:00 AM
    End Time: 12:00 Noon
    Location: Mission Creek Regional Park, Springfield and Durnin Roads
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Registration is underway at the EECO (Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan) in Mission Creek Regional Park for this summer’s Nature Camps

     

    This popular half-day morning summer program for youngsters returns during July and August with camps for youth aged 5 - 7. There is also a special program for pre-school children age 3 and 4 years running mornings July 2nd to 4th and August 5th through 8th.

     

    The camps use three Regional Parks (Mission Creek, Gellatly Nut Farm or Bertram Creek) as a backdrop for fun, active indoor and outdoor activities with a focus on environmental education to foster an appreciation for our natural environment. 

     

    For more information on camp locations, dates and registration prices check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’, go online to regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact Regional Parks Services at 250-469-6232 or the EECO at 250-469-6140.




    Summer Story Time at the Nut Farm
    Event: Summer Story Time at the Nut Farm
    Date: August 7
    Start Time: 10:00 am
    End Time: 11:00 am
    Location: Gellatly Nut Farm Regional Park, 2375 Whitworth Road in West Kelowna
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

     What could be better than a playground, fantastic beach and a nut orchard for the setting of ‘Summer Story Time at the Nut Farm’?

     

    Join Regional Parks staff each Thursday morning at 10:00 during July and August for the Westside edition of this popular program for youngsters age three to five and their caregivers.  Participants will be treated to nature stories, songs, a mini nature walk and engaging exploration. 

     

    Gellatly Nut Farm Regional Park is located at 2375 Whitworth Road, just off Gellatly Road in West Kelowna.  After Story Time, you might want to stick around and tour the working nut orchard or cool off with a refreshing swim in Okanagan Lake.

     

    For more information visit the Regional District website regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact the EECO staff at 250-469-6140.




  • 8
    Summer Nature Camps
    Event: Summer Nature Camps
    Date: August 8
    Start Time: 9:00 AM
    End Time: 12:00 Noon
    Location: Mission Creek Regional Park, Springfield and Durnin Roads
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Registration is underway at the EECO (Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan) in Mission Creek Regional Park for this summer’s Nature Camps

     

    This popular half-day morning summer program for youngsters returns during July and August with camps for youth aged 5 - 7. There is also a special program for pre-school children age 3 and 4 years running mornings July 2nd to 4th and August 5th through 8th.

     

    The camps use three Regional Parks (Mission Creek, Gellatly Nut Farm or Bertram Creek) as a backdrop for fun, active indoor and outdoor activities with a focus on environmental education to foster an appreciation for our natural environment. 

     

    For more information on camp locations, dates and registration prices check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’, go online to regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact Regional Parks Services at 250-469-6232 or the EECO at 250-469-6140.




  • 9
    Families in Parks
    Event: Families in Parks
    Date: August 9
    Start Time: 10:00 am
    End Time: 11:30 am
    Location: Trepanier Creek Greenway Regional Park - just off Hwy 97-C (the Okanagan Connector) at Trepanier Road
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    This summer help celebrate the 40th anniversary of our fantastic Central Okanagan regional park system by joining our ‘Families in Parks’ activities. 

    These outings with our park interpretation staff are designed so that every member of your family can take part!  Please pre-register by either dropping in to the Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan, email eeco@cord.bc.ca or phone 250-469-6139.

    • Saturday, August 9th from 10:00 am to 11:30 am, bring the whole family and enjoy ‘A Forest Tea Party’ at Trepanier Creek Greenway Regional Park.  It’s located on Trepanier Road, on the south side of the Okanagan Connector – Highway 97-C.  Forests are filled with plants that make delicious teas.  Our interpreter will take you on a guide walk and interpretive tea tasting of local edible plants.

    • Sunday, August 24th from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm, we kick off our annual celebration of the land-locked Sockeye cousin with the ‘Welcome the Kokanee Salmon Festival’ at Hardy Falls Regional Park.  There’s a parking area located on Hardy Street, off Highway 97 along the south end of Peachland. Join our park interpreters to welcome the first Kokanee salmon as they begin their journey from Okanagan Lake swimming upstream in Deep Creek to spawn.  Learn more about this annual spawning phenomenon.

     

    For more information about this or other Regional Park programs please visit the Regional District website regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact the EECO at 250-469-6140.




    Gibson Heritage House Tours
    Event: Gibson Heritage House Tours
    Date: August 9
    Start Time: 12:00 pm
    End Time: 4:00 pm
    Location: Kopje Regional Park, Carrs Landing Road in Lake Country
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Delve into a bit of local history at the Gibson Heritage House in Kopje Regional Park on Carrs Landing Road in Lake Country. 

     

    Gibson House is open for tours from noon to 4:00 pm each Saturday and Sunday during July and August.  Regional Parks staff and volunteers will guide you through the 1912 heritage house which has been restored and refurnished through community donations. 

     

    For more information please visit regionaldistrict.com/parks, check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’ or contact the Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan at 250-469-6140.




    North Westside Fire Community BBQ Fundraiser
    Event: North Westside Fire Community BBQ Fundraiser
    Date: August 9
    Start Time: 2:00 PM
    End Time: 8:00 PM
    Location: La Casa Resort amenities area - 6808 Westside Road
    Contact: Tickets and information at Killiney Beach fire hall - 250-545-1195
    Contact Email:
    Contact Phone: 250-545-1195
    Description:

    All net proceeds from this annual summertime community fundraising event will be donated to the North Westside Fire Department.

    Come out and join your neighbours and fire fighters.   There's live music, prizes and of course BBQ burgers, smokies and Salad along with pop and bottled water.

    View Event Poster for more information and how to pre-purchase tickets to this fun community event!




  • 10
    Gibson Heritage House Tours
    Event: Gibson Heritage House Tours
    Date: August 10
    Start Time: 12:00 pm
    End Time: 4:00 pm
    Location: Kopje Regional Park, Carrs Landing Road in Lake Country
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Delve into a bit of local history at the Gibson Heritage House in Kopje Regional Park on Carrs Landing Road in Lake Country. 

     

    Gibson House is open for tours from noon to 4:00 pm each Saturday and Sunday during July and August.  Regional Parks staff and volunteers will guide you through the 1912 heritage house which has been restored and refurnished through community donations. 

     

    For more information please visit regionaldistrict.com/parks, check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’ or contact the Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan at 250-469-6140.




  • 11
    Summer Nature Camps
    Event: Summer Nature Camps
    Date: August 11
    Start Time: 9:00 AM
    End Time: 12:00 Noon
    Location: Bertram Creek Regional Park - south end of Lakeshore Road
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Registration is underway at the EECO (Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan) in Mission Creek Regional Park for this summer’s Nature Camps

     

    This popular half-day morning summer program for youngsters returns during July and August with camps for youth aged 5 - 7. There is also a special program for pre-school children age 3 and 4 years running mornings July 2nd to 4th and August 5th through 8th.

     

    The camps use three Regional Parks (Mission Creek, Gellatly Nut Farm or Bertram Creek) as a backdrop for fun, active indoor and outdoor activities with a focus on environmental education to foster an appreciation for our natural environment. 

     

    For more information on camp locations, dates and registration prices check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’, go online to regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact Regional Parks Services at 250-469-6232 or the EECO at 250-469-6140.




  • 12
    Summer Nature Camps
    Event: Summer Nature Camps
    Date: August 12
    Start Time: 9:00 AM
    End Time: 12:00 Noon
    Location: Bertram Creek Regional Park - south end of Lakeshore Road
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Registration is underway at the EECO (Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan) in Mission Creek Regional Park for this summer’s Nature Camps

     

    This popular half-day morning summer program for youngsters returns during July and August with camps for youth aged 5 - 7. There is also a special program for pre-school children age 3 and 4 years running mornings July 2nd to 4th and August 5th through 8th.

     

    The camps use three Regional Parks (Mission Creek, Gellatly Nut Farm or Bertram Creek) as a backdrop for fun, active indoor and outdoor activities with a focus on environmental education to foster an appreciation for our natural environment. 

     

    For more information on camp locations, dates and registration prices check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’, go online to regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact Regional Parks Services at 250-469-6232 or the EECO at 250-469-6140.




  • 13
    Summer Nature Camps
    Event: Summer Nature Camps
    Date: August 13
    Start Time: 9:00 AM
    End Time: 12:00 Noon
    Location: Bertram Creek Regional Park - south end of Lakeshore Road
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Registration is underway at the EECO (Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan) in Mission Creek Regional Park for this summer’s Nature Camps

     

    This popular half-day morning summer program for youngsters returns during July and August with camps for youth aged 5 - 7. There is also a special program for pre-school children age 3 and 4 years running mornings July 2nd to 4th and August 5th through 8th.

     

    The camps use three Regional Parks (Mission Creek, Gellatly Nut Farm or Bertram Creek) as a backdrop for fun, active indoor and outdoor activities with a focus on environmental education to foster an appreciation for our natural environment. 

     

    For more information on camp locations, dates and registration prices check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’, go online to regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact Regional Parks Services at 250-469-6232 or the EECO at 250-469-6140.




  • 14
    Summer Nature Camps
    Event: Summer Nature Camps
    Date: August 14
    Start Time: 9:00 AM
    End Time: 12:00 Noon
    Location: Bertram Creek Regional Park - south end of Lakeshore Road
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Registration is underway at the EECO (Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan) in Mission Creek Regional Park for this summer’s Nature Camps

     

    This popular half-day morning summer program for youngsters returns during July and August with camps for youth aged 5 - 7. There is also a special program for pre-school children age 3 and 4 years running mornings July 2nd to 4th and August 5th through 8th.

     

    The camps use three Regional Parks (Mission Creek, Gellatly Nut Farm or Bertram Creek) as a backdrop for fun, active indoor and outdoor activities with a focus on environmental education to foster an appreciation for our natural environment. 

     

    For more information on camp locations, dates and registration prices check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’, go online to regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact Regional Parks Services at 250-469-6232 or the EECO at 250-469-6140.




    Summer Story Time at the Nut Farm
    Event: Summer Story Time at the Nut Farm
    Date: August 14
    Start Time: 10:00 am
    End Time: 11:00 am
    Location: Gellatly Nut Farm Regional Park, 2375 Whitworth Road in West Kelowna
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

     What could be better than a playground, fantastic beach and a nut orchard for the setting of ‘Summer Story Time at the Nut Farm’?

     

    Join Regional Parks staff each Thursday morning at 10:00 during July and August for the Westside edition of this popular program for youngsters age three to five and their caregivers.  Participants will be treated to nature stories, songs, a mini nature walk and engaging exploration. 

     

    Gellatly Nut Farm Regional Park is located at 2375 Whitworth Road, just off Gellatly Road in West Kelowna.  After Story Time, you might want to stick around and tour the working nut orchard or cool off with a refreshing swim in Okanagan Lake.

     

    For more information visit the Regional District website regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact the EECO staff at 250-469-6140.




  • 15
    Summer Nature Camps
    Event: Summer Nature Camps
    Date: August 15
    Start Time: 9:00 AM
    End Time: 12:00 Noon
    Location: Bertram Creek Regional Park - south end of Lakeshore Road
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Registration is underway at the EECO (Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan) in Mission Creek Regional Park for this summer’s Nature Camps

     

    This popular half-day morning summer program for youngsters returns during July and August with camps for youth aged 5 - 7. There is also a special program for pre-school children age 3 and 4 years running mornings July 2nd to 4th and August 5th through 8th.

     

    The camps use three Regional Parks (Mission Creek, Gellatly Nut Farm or Bertram Creek) as a backdrop for fun, active indoor and outdoor activities with a focus on environmental education to foster an appreciation for our natural environment. 

     

    For more information on camp locations, dates and registration prices check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’, go online to regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact Regional Parks Services at 250-469-6232 or the EECO at 250-469-6140.




  • 16
    Gibson Heritage House Tours
    Event: Gibson Heritage House Tours
    Date: August 16
    Start Time: 12:00 pm
    End Time: 4:00 pm
    Location: Kopje Regional Park, Carrs Landing Road in Lake Country
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Delve into a bit of local history at the Gibson Heritage House in Kopje Regional Park on Carrs Landing Road in Lake Country. 

     

    Gibson House is open for tours from noon to 4:00 pm each Saturday and Sunday during July and August.  Regional Parks staff and volunteers will guide you through the 1912 heritage house which has been restored and refurnished through community donations. 

     

    For more information please visit regionaldistrict.com/parks, check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’ or contact the Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan at 250-469-6140.




  • 17
    Gibson Heritage House Tours
    Event: Gibson Heritage House Tours
    Date: August 17
    Start Time: 12:00 pm
    End Time: 4:00 pm
    Location: Kopje Regional Park, Carrs Landing Road in Lake Country
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Delve into a bit of local history at the Gibson Heritage House in Kopje Regional Park on Carrs Landing Road in Lake Country. 

     

    Gibson House is open for tours from noon to 4:00 pm each Saturday and Sunday during July and August.  Regional Parks staff and volunteers will guide you through the 1912 heritage house which has been restored and refurnished through community donations. 

     

    For more information please visit regionaldistrict.com/parks, check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’ or contact the Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan at 250-469-6140.




  • 18
    Summer Nature Camps
    Event: Summer Nature Camps
    Date: August 18
    Start Time: 9:00 AM
    End Time: 12:00 Noon
    Location: Mission Creek Regional Park, Springfield and Durnin Roads
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Registration is underway at the EECO (Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan) in Mission Creek Regional Park for this summer’s Nature Camps

     

    This popular half-day morning summer program for youngsters returns during July and August with camps for youth aged 5 - 7. There is also a special program for pre-school children age 3 and 4 years running mornings July 2nd to 4th and August 5th through 8th.

     

    The camps use three Regional Parks (Mission Creek, Gellatly Nut Farm or Bertram Creek) as a backdrop for fun, active indoor and outdoor activities with a focus on environmental education to foster an appreciation for our natural environment. 

     

    For more information on camp locations, dates and registration prices check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’, go online to regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact Regional Parks Services at 250-469-6232 or the EECO at 250-469-6140.




  • 19
    Summer Nature Camps
    Event: Summer Nature Camps
    Date: August 19
    Start Time: 9:00 AM
    End Time: 12:00 Noon
    Location: Mission Creek Regional Park, Springfield and Durnin Roads
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Registration is underway at the EECO (Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan) in Mission Creek Regional Park for this summer’s Nature Camps

     

    This popular half-day morning summer program for youngsters returns during July and August with camps for youth aged 5 - 7. There is also a special program for pre-school children age 3 and 4 years running mornings July 2nd to 4th and August 5th through 8th.

     

    The camps use three Regional Parks (Mission Creek, Gellatly Nut Farm or Bertram Creek) as a backdrop for fun, active indoor and outdoor activities with a focus on environmental education to foster an appreciation for our natural environment. 

     

    For more information on camp locations, dates and registration prices check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’, go online to regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact Regional Parks Services at 250-469-6232 or the EECO at 250-469-6140.




  • 20
    Summer Nature Camps
    Event: Summer Nature Camps
    Date: August 20
    Start Time: 9:00 AM
    End Time: 12:00 Noon
    Location: Mission Creek Regional Park, Springfield and Durnin Roads
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Registration is underway at the EECO (Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan) in Mission Creek Regional Park for this summer’s Nature Camps

     

    This popular half-day morning summer program for youngsters returns during July and August with camps for youth aged 5 - 7. There is also a special program for pre-school children age 3 and 4 years running mornings July 2nd to 4th and August 5th through 8th.

     

    The camps use three Regional Parks (Mission Creek, Gellatly Nut Farm or Bertram Creek) as a backdrop for fun, active indoor and outdoor activities with a focus on environmental education to foster an appreciation for our natural environment. 

     

    For more information on camp locations, dates and registration prices check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’, go online to regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact Regional Parks Services at 250-469-6232 or the EECO at 250-469-6140.




  • 21
    Summer Nature Camps
    Event: Summer Nature Camps
    Date: August 21
    Start Time: 9:00 AM
    End Time: 12:00 Noon
    Location: Mission Creek Regional Park, Springfield and Durnin Roads
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Registration is underway at the EECO (Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan) in Mission Creek Regional Park for this summer’s Nature Camps

     

    This popular half-day morning summer program for youngsters returns during July and August with camps for youth aged 5 - 7. There is also a special program for pre-school children age 3 and 4 years running mornings July 2nd to 4th and August 5th through 8th.

     

    The camps use three Regional Parks (Mission Creek, Gellatly Nut Farm or Bertram Creek) as a backdrop for fun, active indoor and outdoor activities with a focus on environmental education to foster an appreciation for our natural environment. 

     

    For more information on camp locations, dates and registration prices check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’, go online to regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact Regional Parks Services at 250-469-6232 or the EECO at 250-469-6140.




    Summer Story Time at the Nut Farm
    Event: Summer Story Time at the Nut Farm
    Date: August 21
    Start Time: 10:00 am
    End Time: 11:00 am
    Location: Gellatly Nut Farm Regional Park, 2375 Whitworth Road in West Kelowna
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

     What could be better than a playground, fantastic beach and a nut orchard for the setting of ‘Summer Story Time at the Nut Farm’?

     

    Join Regional Parks staff each Thursday morning at 10:00 during July and August for the Westside edition of this popular program for youngsters age three to five and their caregivers.  Participants will be treated to nature stories, songs, a mini nature walk and engaging exploration. 

     

    Gellatly Nut Farm Regional Park is located at 2375 Whitworth Road, just off Gellatly Road in West Kelowna.  After Story Time, you might want to stick around and tour the working nut orchard or cool off with a refreshing swim in Okanagan Lake.

     

    For more information visit the Regional District website regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact the EECO staff at 250-469-6140.




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    Gibson Heritage House Tours
    Event: Gibson Heritage House Tours
    Date: August 23
    Start Time: 12:00 pm
    End Time: 4:00 pm
    Location: Kopje Regional Park, Carrs Landing Road in Lake Country
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Delve into a bit of local history at the Gibson Heritage House in Kopje Regional Park on Carrs Landing Road in Lake Country. 

     

    Gibson House is open for tours from noon to 4:00 pm each Saturday and Sunday during July and August.  Regional Parks staff and volunteers will guide you through the 1912 heritage house which has been restored and refurnished through community donations. 

     

    For more information please visit regionaldistrict.com/parks, check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’ or contact the Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan at 250-469-6140.




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    Families in Parks
    Event: Families in Parks
    Date: August 24
    Start Time: 11:00 am
    End Time: 3:00 pm
    Location: Hardy Falls Regional Park - Hardy Street off Hwy 97 at south end of Peachland
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    This summer help celebrate the 40th anniversary of our fantastic Central Okanagan regional park system by joining our ‘Families in Parks’ activities. 

    These outings with our park interpretation staff are designed so that every member of your family can take part!  Please pre-register by either dropping in to the Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan, email eeco@cord.bc.ca or phone 250-469-6139.

    • Sunday, August 24th from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm, we kick off our annual celebration of the land-locked Sockeye cousin with the ‘Welcome the Kokanee Salmon Festival’ at Hardy Falls Regional Park.  There’s a parking area located on Hardy Street, off Highway 97 along the south end of Peachland. Join our park interpreters to welcome the first Kokanee salmon as they begin their journey from Okanagan Lake swimming upstream in Deep Creek to spawn.  Learn more about this annual spawning phenomenon.

     

    For more information about this or other Regional Park programs please visit the Regional District website regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact the EECO at 250-469-6140.




    Gibson Heritage House Tours
    Event: Gibson Heritage House Tours
    Date: August 24
    Start Time: 12:00 pm
    End Time: 4:00 pm
    Location: Kopje Regional Park, Carrs Landing Road in Lake Country
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Delve into a bit of local history at the Gibson Heritage House in Kopje Regional Park on Carrs Landing Road in Lake Country. 

     

    Gibson House is open for tours from noon to 4:00 pm each Saturday and Sunday during July and August.  Regional Parks staff and volunteers will guide you through the 1912 heritage house which has been restored and refurnished through community donations. 

     

    For more information please visit regionaldistrict.com/parks, check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’ or contact the Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan at 250-469-6140.




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    Regional Board Meeting
    Event: Regional Board Meeting
    Date: August 25
    Start Time: 7:00 pm
    End Time:
    Location: RDCO office, 1450 KLO Road, Kelowna - Woodhaven Board Room
    Contact: Corporate Services
    Contact Email: info@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-763-4918
    Description:

    When available, the agenda and reports for this regular meeting of the Regional Board can be found on the Board Agenda page.




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    Summer Story Time at the Nut Farm
    Event: Summer Story Time at the Nut Farm
    Date: August 28
    Start Time: 10:00 am
    End Time: 11:00 am
    Location: Gellatly Nut Farm Regional Park, 2375 Whitworth Road in West Kelowna
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

     What could be better than a playground, fantastic beach and a nut orchard for the setting of ‘Summer Story Time at the Nut Farm’?

     

    Join Regional Parks staff each Thursday morning at 10:00 during July and August for the Westside edition of this popular program for youngsters age three to five and their caregivers.  Participants will be treated to nature stories, songs, a mini nature walk and engaging exploration. 

     

    Gellatly Nut Farm Regional Park is located at 2375 Whitworth Road, just off Gellatly Road in West Kelowna.  After Story Time, you might want to stick around and tour the working nut orchard or cool off with a refreshing swim in Okanagan Lake.

     

    For more information visit the Regional District website regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact the EECO staff at 250-469-6140.




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    Gibson Heritage House Tours
    Event: Gibson Heritage House Tours
    Date: August 30
    Start Time: 12:00 pm
    End Time: 4:00 pm
    Location: Kopje Regional Park, Carrs Landing Road in Lake Country
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Delve into a bit of local history at the Gibson Heritage House in Kopje Regional Park on Carrs Landing Road in Lake Country. 

     

    Gibson House is open for tours from noon to 4:00 pm each Saturday and Sunday during July and August.  Regional Parks staff and volunteers will guide you through the 1912 heritage house which has been restored and refurnished through community donations. 

     

    For more information please visit regionaldistrict.com/parks, check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’ or contact the Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan at 250-469-6140.




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    Gibson Heritage House Tours
    Event: Gibson Heritage House Tours
    Date: August 31
    Start Time: 12:00 pm
    End Time: 4:00 pm
    Location: Kopje Regional Park, Carrs Landing Road in Lake Country
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Delve into a bit of local history at the Gibson Heritage House in Kopje Regional Park on Carrs Landing Road in Lake Country. 

     

    Gibson House is open for tours from noon to 4:00 pm each Saturday and Sunday during July and August.  Regional Parks staff and volunteers will guide you through the 1912 heritage house which has been restored and refurnished through community donations. 

     

    For more information please visit regionaldistrict.com/parks, check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’ or contact the Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan at 250-469-6140.




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