Birthday Parties

Escape, explore and experience the best of nature at your next birthday party!

Nuts for Nature Birthday Party Package: $300.00

  • Up to 12 children and 4 Adults. 
  • 3 hour room rental for snacks/presents/cakes etc. 
  • Access to all hiking and snowshoe trails for all participants for the duration of the party
  • 2 hours of  Nature  Based Programs
  • 20 min set-up/tear down time

Nature Programs

Please choose 2 hours of Nature Programming for your birthday party!  Unless indicated otherwise:

  • listed programs are one hour in length
  • appropriate for all seasons
  • included in party fee with no additionals fees. Premium programs are indicated as (Premium) and have an additional $50 fee for each chosen

Exciting new programs are listed below!

Programs For 6yrs & Under:

  • Animal Games- Get your little ones engaged with nature through active, and fun games. We will play a variety of nature-based activities and learn about ecosystems, animals and more!
  • Rockin’ Reptiles (Premium) –Get up close and personal with one of Ontario’s native turtle species.  Your little ones  will learn plenty of fun facts and identification tips, play reptile themed games and activities, as well as explore their role in helping Ontario’s Species at Risk.


Programs For 7yrs & Up:

  • Ultimate Survival - This exhilarating simulation game demonstrates the interactions between predator and prey species, as well as the encompassing ecosystem. Taking on the role of carnivores, omnivores, and herbivores, participants will be challenged to obtain their specific survival needs as they navigate through a forested environment, all the while evading predator species bent on stealing their lives.

  • Shelter building – Shelter building allows the participants to engage with nature and each other, all the while learning about survival skills. Form teams and compete in the shelter building challenge to create the best shelter.
  • Wet n’ Scaly (Premium)- Get up close and personal with some of Ontario’s native turtle species.  Participants will learn plenty of fun facts and identification tips, as well as discover the importance of environmental stewardship and the role that they can play in helping Ontario’s Species at Risk.
  • Bird Introductions, (Premium) -Meet one of our animal ambassadors! Learn everything about them, from their favorite food, the story of how they came to Wye Marsh, amazing adaptions, special conservation concerns, how you can help the species, and their quarky personality.  You will even be able to take unique pictures with them for your birthday! Unfortunately, you will not be able to choose your bird, this choice is up to the animal care staff’s discretion and is based on each birds’ individual personality and how they are feeling that particular day or season.  

  • Snowshoeing (Premium) – 2 hours. December to March, or as snow allows.   With traditional style snowshoes, participants will head out into the snowy-covered landscape to discover the many wonders that winter has to offer.  Games and nature-based activities make this a fun-filled program.


Programs For Every Age:

  • Dipnetting .May  October.-With dipnets in hand, kids will learn about the many amazing adaptions of some of the aquatic insects that live at the Wye Marsh.  Learn about the interconnectedness of all the marsh inhabitants as well as exploring the surrounding habitat by foot. 
  • Discovery Hike - Perfect for any age!  Let one of our Outdoor Naturalists take you for an interpretative walk to visit the Swan Treatment Centre, the Observation Tower, and the Floating Boardwalk. 
  • Seasonal Craft (Premium) - Crafts designed for you group and the season. Please contact to see what crafts are available. 
  • Animal Tracking – 2 Hours. -Designed to kindle awareness and understanding of Ontario’s winter-active mammals, this program focuses on identifying animal tracks and scats, as well as animal adaptions, behaviours and their survival techniques.


For more information please contact Celeste Leblanc


Request a Birthday Party!

Please fill out the Birthday Party Request Form below with as many details as posible. We will be in touch with you within 3 business days. 

*Please note that a 50% deposit is required to confirm your Birthday Party reservation. Once we are in contact with you regarding your booking details we will send a link to pay your deposit. 

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Program options. Please choose 2 hours total of programming