Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site of Canada

Interpretation Activities - July 2013


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Saturday

10am
Petroglyph Tour
Join Jill for a walk through time. Learn about Mi’kmaw culture. See and touch the petroglyphs. *Sign up at Visitor Centre. Meet at Merrymakedge P1. Limit of 25 people 1.5 hours.
2:30pm
Wild Flowers
Learn how to use a wild flower identification guide. Stop in at the Meadow Beach Tent from 2:30pm-3:30pm. Stop in at the Meadow Beach Tent from 2:30pm-3:30pm.
6pm
Keji by Water
Join Donna and Ashley in the 20 person Montreal Canoe for an evening paddle you won’t forget. Drift over the waters of Keji while you hear stories about natural and cultural history and watch the sunset in Jeremy’s Bay. *Sign up at the Campground Kiosk. Meet at Jake’s Landing. 1.5 hours.
8:30pm
Wildcard Night!
Keji’s Got Talent! Drum Circles! Stories and Song! Special Presentations! And more! Look for posters that advertise the wildcard nights!
10pm
Dark Sky Telescope Viewing
On select Saturday nights only, drop in to the Sky Circle at P1 in Jeremy’s Bay Campground. Look through the telescope and see stars and planets in outer space! See posters for details.


Sunday

10am
Hear, There, and Aware
The Montreal canoe is our connection to the landscape we travel through. We will be changed by this landscape and its stories. Join Jill and Paul to gain a sense of place on a wilderness canoe trip in Keji. *Sign up at the Campground Kiosk. Meet at Jake’s Landing. 1.5 hour paddle.
6pm
Petroglyph Tour
Join Donna for a walk through time. Learn about Mi’kmaw culture. See and touch the petroglyphs. *Sign up at Visitor Centre. Meet at Merrymakedge P1. Limit of 25 people 1.5 hours
8:30pm
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Wander along the edge of water and earth, day and night, reality and magic, wakefulness and dreams. *Sign up at the Campground Kiosk. NOTE: The hike will begin at twilight. Come enjoy the sunset at Meadow beach. Limited parking – please walk. Hike departs at 9:15 pm June 30th, July 7th and July 14th. Hike departs at 9:00 pm July 21st and 28th. 1 hour.

Monday

10am
Myth Busters Paddle
Outrageous myths debunked and fascinating creatures revealed in an adventure on the waters of Jeremy’s Bay. 1.5 hours. Bring your canoe to Meadow Beach or rent a canoe at Jake’s Landing and they will deliver for you 682-2282.
2:30pm
Meadow Beach Tent
Check out some amazing aquatic insects and learn what they can tell us about our waterways. Stop in between 2:30 and 3:30. The library in the tent is always open.
6pm
Petroglyph Tour
Join Donna for a walk through time. Learn about Mi’kmaw culture. See and touch the petroglyphs. *Sign up at Visitor Centre. Meet at Merrymakedge P1. Limit of 25 people 1.5 hours
8:30pm
Did someone mention maskwi?
What did the Mi’kmaq use maskwi (birchbark) for? Come sit by the fire with Jill and discover how versatile it can be. Meet at the Campfire Circle in P2 of Jeremy’s Bay Campground.

Tuesday

10am
Nature’s Tonic
As American naturalist John Burroughs said, “I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.” Let nature soothe and heal you on this walk with Lesley. Meet at the Snake Lake trailhead.
2:30pm
Patrol Officer for a Day
Hey kids! Join the Petroglyph Patrol Team and become an honorary member. Protect. Promote. Preserve. That’s our motto. *Sign up at the Campground Kiosk. Meet Jill at Merrymakedge P1.
8:30pm
Oh-oh, Mosquito!
They can ruin your evening just by buzzing around. They are one of the oldest residents of Keji. Wanna know where they came from? Donna will tell you the ins and outs of this tiny but mighty insect. Amphitheatre - P2 in Jeremy’s Bay Campground.


Wednesday

10am
Then and Now
Do you ever wonder how life was without roads? Phones? Computers? Automobiles? Come hear Donna’s story of how it was then and how it is now. Meet at Merrymakedge P2.
6pm
Petroglyph Tour
Cathy lets you experience the petroglyphs like never before. Hear their stories, feel the presence of the Ancient Mi’kmaq and find your place within this Cultural Landscape *Sign up at Visitor Centre. Meet at Merrymakedge P1. Limit of 25 people 1.5 hours
8:30pm
Into the Dark
Breathtaking images from the Hubble telescope will light up the big screen at the amphitheatre to reveal the deep reaches of space. Join Jennie at the amphitheatre at P2 in Jeremy’s Bay Campground.


Thursday

10am
A Sacred Balance
Life on Earth is full of complicated mysteries and delicate connections. How do you fit into the balance? Meet Jennie at Grafton Lake Trail. 1.5 hour guided hike.
6pm
Petroglyph Tour
Cathy lets you experience the petroglyphs like never before. Hear their stories, feel the presence of the Ancient Mi’kmaq and find your place within this Cultural Landscape *Sign up at Visitor Centre. Meet at Merrymakedge P1. Limit of 25 people 1.5 hours
8:30pm
Flames and Tunes
Join Ashley at the Campfire Circle for some wacky and wild songs about plants, animals, and people. Sing along, clap your hands, tap your feet, and even try some drumming! Meet at the Campfire Circle in P2 of Jeremy’s Bay Campground.
9:30pm
The Wheel of the Year
Our ancestors looked towards the heavens to learn about the world and our place in it. Learn about the ancient Celtic Wheel of the Year and explore the timeless celestial landscape of the Kejimkujik Dark Sky Reserve. Meet at the Sky Circle at P1 in Jeremy’s Bay Campground at 9:30pm 21h30


Friday

10am
No non “sense”
Explore the sights, smells, sounds, tastes and feel of Keji by day. Where will your senses take you? Meet Cathy at Merrymakedge P1
2:30pm
Crafts at Meadow Beach
Jill and create a variety of crafts throughout July, including the Mi’kmaw Peaked Cap, which is featured in the Xplorers Program. Stop in between 2:30 and 3:30. The library in the tent is always open
6pm
Petroglyph Tour
Join Jill for a walk through time. Learn about Mi’kmaw culture. See and touch the petroglyphs. *Sign up at Visitor Centre. Meet at Merrymakedge P1. Limit of 25 people 1.5 hours
8:30pm
Rogers Brook Night Hike
Paul will be out to test your senses with an interesting array of night experiments. See, smell, and feel Rogers Brook trail in a brave new way. *Sign up at the Campground Kiosk. Meet at Roger’s Brook Trail. 1 hour guided hike.


French Programs

A paddle in the big canoe? A guided tour of the Mi’kmaw petroglyphs? A forest hike? Each week Paul will be roving in the campground offering customized French programs for you and your family or group. Choose your own adventure!

Phone 682.2772 to book your own French program!