Xplorer Club for Kids
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Are you aged 6-11? Do you like to hike or bike, complete a quiz or crossword puzzle, or use your GPS to find a mystery location? Then the Xplorer Club program is just the right adventure for you.
Xplorer kids and their family can discover cool facts about Canada’s first national park simply by choosing from the Xplorer menu of fun activities, events and programs in Banff and Lake Louise.
How to Join?
It’s easy. Just visit and one of the locations listed below to receive your Xplorer Booklet and find out about the Xplorer program and reward ceremonies. Then fill in your name on the booklet and you’re off to explore the park with your family. There are 16 activities in the booklet, but you just need to check off 6 to participate in the reward ceremony.
What happens after you’ve finished your Xplorer Booklet?
Kids and their families can head to one of the locations mentioned below to receive an Xplorer Club certificate and souvenir. They can choose to participate in a formal or informal Xplorer reward ceremony.
What is the Xplorer Hub?
Many of the Xplorer activities, event and programs will take place in the Xplorer Hub, located at Banff Avenue Square. The surrounding native plant species and natural elements make it a perfect place to take a break, learn about the program, or stop by to pick up the Xplorer Booklet. It is also one of the locations where official Xplorer reward ceremonies will take place. Visit the Hub at Banff Avenue Square, 200 block of Banff Avenue.
Where do I get information and pick up the Xplorer Booklet?
Visit the Xplorer Hub, Banff or Lake Louise Information Centre, the Banff Park Museum National Historic Site or speak to a park interpreter to receive information on the program, pick up and Xplorer Booklet or Xplorer schedule of events, activities and programs.
Xplorer Hub Banff Avenue Square, 200 Block, Banff Avenue (beside the Banff Information Centre)
Banff Information Centre, 224 Banff Avenue
Banff Park Museum National Historic Site, 91 Banff Avenue
Lake Louise Information Centre, 201 Village Road
Can you participate in the Xplorer Club Program if you’re not visiting Banff National Park?
The Xplorer Club is best experienced while in a national park, but if you are not able to visit, download your brochure here. For more information please call our visitor centre at 403.762.1550.