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Prince Albert National Park

Guided School Programs 2015

School programs available May 20 -June 16 and September 8 to October 9, 2015

Due to a high demand, Prince Albert National Park will be booking spring school programming from April 21 to April 28, 2015. Dates for school programs are booked on a first come first served basis. Any bookings taken after April 28 will be deferred to the fall of 2015 or spring of 2016.

For more information or to book a school program contact the Prince Albert National Park interpreters at

Program Choices:


Getting close with nature!
© Parks Canada

Forest Friends
Using your five senses discover the forest homes that our animal friends live in and how we are connected to them. Experience the sights, sounds and smells while exploring the plant life.
Program length: 1 - 2 hours

Wetland Wanderers
What lives in the water? From bugs to beavers, you will be surprised as you wander the wetlands to see who makes this place their home and how they interact with the surrounding community.
Program length: 1 - 2 hours

A herd of plains bison in aspen forest
© Parks Canada

Middle Years

Bison Boot Camp! New!
March to the command of the Queen of the Herd Bison Sergeant, roam into the world of bison and ruminate about intricate connections to First Nations and the health of our grasslands.
Program length: 2 - 3 hours

High School

Students dip netting in Waskesiu Lake
© Parks Canada

Boreal Explorer
Spruce trees, wolves, elk, fire and you are part of this Boreal forest. Explore the interactions within this community and find out how you can be a guardian of the forest.
Program length: 1 - 2  hours

Aquatic Diversity
Students explore the river from the 'inside-out'. Learn how a flowing water environment creates both challenges and opportunities for life. Discover the diversity and interactions in this ecosystem.
Program length: 1 - 2  hours

Explore the Park on your own:

  • Choose one of the four self-guided hiking trails: Mud Creek, Treebeard, Boundary Bog, or Waskesiu River
  • Multi-cache geocache program
  • Nature kits available
  • Visit the Nature Center

Waskesiu River
© Parks Canada

General Information:

  • Entry Fee: An entry fee of $2.90 / student / day applies to all school groups who enter the park. There is no charge for teachers and chaperones who arrive with the students.
  • Program Fee: Fees for Heritage Presentation Special Programs vary based on length of program and Parks Canada Staff involvement as per the national fee standards. Contact the park interpreters for program cost information.
  • Fees must be paid at the gate on date of arrival - all forms of payment accepted. 
  • Adults must accompany each group of 6-8 students and participate in the program.
  • Students should dress appropriately and be prepared for approximately two hours in the outdoors.
  • Phone Visitor Centre at (306) 663-4522 for group camping.
  • French programming available upon request for Wetland Wanderers.

Educational Programs
Prince Albert National Park of Canada
Box 100
Waskesiu Lake, SK S0J 2Y0
Phone (306) 663-4510
Fax: (306) 663-5424