Saturday October 17, 2015 10am to 3pm
Come join us for our annual CMAGS Rock & Fossil Clinic at the Canmore Civic Centre. Bring your favourite rocks and fossils for identification by professional geologists, see our geoscience collection, and join in fun crafts and activities. Guest speakers:
1pm: Ben Parayankuzhiyil, Lafarge, “Mining Cement in Exshaw – Lafarge’s History and Future”
2pm: Gerry Stephenson, former Chief Engineer of the Canmore Coal Mine, “Coal Mining in Canmore – 95 Years in 45 Minutes”
Free admission, all ages are welcome! Wild (Festival of Eagles) and BBQ (CHLA) outside in the Plaza!
READY to dig rocks and have some fun? Big Fun Summer Camps for Kids 2015 is now open for registration!
The Canmore Museum is providing three super fun programs involving rocks, bones, and even crime solving at the Canmore Barracks! A fantastic way for your child(ren) to spend this summer!
Register now on www.elevationplace.ca or contact the Museum by phone at 403-678-2462 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org for questions.
Programs are offered to children aged 6 to 11 years old.
Ben Gadd’s popular Flood Hikes are HAPPENING SOON for Summer 2015!
Explore the disastrous effects of the 2013 flood and discuss the remedial measures and redesigned channels of the subdivision! Dates are Saturday July 25th and Wednesday August 5th.
To book, please contact the Museum in advance by phone at 403-678-2462 or by email at email@example.com.
GINGERBREAD HOUSE MAKING WORKSHOP: Bring your family and join us to make a graham cracker gingerbread house, all materials provided. Offered in partnership by the Canmore Museum & Geoscience Centre and the Canmore Public Library.
Location: Canmore Public Library at Elevation Place. Friday December 12, 5-7pm or Saturday December 13, 2-4pm.
PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Call the Canmore Library now at 678-2468 to reserve your space for this popular annual event.
Interested in finding out more about geology and history? Want to build a volcano, learn how to take fingerprints, or make your own fossil? Then Summer Camps at the Canmore Museum & Geoscience Centre are for you!
For more information on the summer camps contact Victoria at the Canmore Museum & Geoscience Centre, 403.678.2462.
We will be holding free drop in craft and experiment sessions on market days to promote the Museum’s children’s activities. I have attached the poster.
Market Day Crafts and Experiments- Every Thursday from June-August from 11am to 1pm.
Registrations open on 14th June.
Geokidz is a program for 4 to 6 year olds that takes place every Wednesday from 10am to 12noon in July and August. $15.75 per child (inc. GST). Pre-registration is required. Please contact the Canmore Museum & Geoscience Center on 403.678.2462.
Registrations will open on 14th June.
We are pleased to announce our summer 2014 programming:
History of Canmore Coalmining Tour with Gerry Stephenson
Cougar Creek Flood Tour with Ben Gadd
Guided hikes of the Burgess Shale with the Burgess Shale Foundation
To book onto any of these programs please contact the Canmore Museum & Geoscience Centre on 403.678.2462.
Take a hike back in time over 500 million years to the world’s most significant fossil discovery. The BSGF is allowing CMAGS to offer some of their hikes at a reduced rate this summer.
Climate Change Hike – August 1
• A day hike along the Iceline Trail in Little Yoho Valley to observe and discuss glaciers response to
climate change. $80/$90 (member/non-member)
Walcott Quarry Hike – August 7, 11, and 24
• A full day hike to the World Heritage designated site of the Burgess Shale. $80/$90
Stephen Fossil Bed – August 10
• An adult or older child hike to Stephen Fossil Bed $80/$90
Kids in Trilobites – August 11
• A family hike up to the Stephen Fossil Bed (Trilobites) $65 adults / $25 kids
Book today as these hikes go fast!!
Canmore Museum & Geoscience Centre Presents:
Guided Hike of Alberta Geological Survey (AGS) Turtle Mountain Monitoring Project with Corey Froese, Manager of the AGS.
Date: Saturday July 6th
Location: Turtle Mountain – Crowsnest Pass, Alberta
Cost: $90 museum members / $100 non-members
Meeting Place & Time: Blairmore, Alberta – Tim Hortons at 8:30am
Google Map link: http://goo.gl/maps/bpWAM
Approximate Duration of Hike:
- 6 to 7 hours total
- 2 to 3 hours to summit of South Peak
- 1 to 2 hours at summit discussing monitoring systems
- maximum 2 hours for descent
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