Summer interpretive programs
Join a park interpreter! For fun facts, interesting insights, amazing activities and educational entertainment!
Curious about bears? Visit our bear tents for bear and wildlife safety information. There is a bear tent at the Illecillewaet trailhead in Glacier National Park and at Mount Revelstoke Summit area.
July 1 - September 2, 2018
1:00pm Thursday - Monday | Illecillewaet campground kiosk (unless otherwise noted)
Balu Bear Walk | Sundays
Discover the secret world of bear signs with Larry. Check out bear rub trees, a bear den, trails, scat and tracks. This is a 2 hour hike up Balu Pass trail – a gentle uphill climb. Meet at the Rogers Pass Discovery Centre.
Glacier House Guided Stroll | Mondays
Discover the rich history of the Glacier House Hotel on a guided stroll with Larry.
The Weird World of Lichens | Thursdays
What the heck are lichens? Join Bekah on a stroll to look at the tiny world of magical lichens like pixie cups, witch’s hair and fairy up-chuck.
Geocaching | Fridays
Try your hand at geocaching! Learn the basics about this digital treasure hunt. GPS units provided (please bring a credit card for security deposit).
The Forest Brain | Saturdays
On this forest stroll, you’ll learn how to identify trees, but also how they communicate, listen, share food with one another, and more.
6:30pm Thursday - Monday | Illecillewaet campfire circle, near the picnic shelter
Campfire Sing-a-long | Sundays
Bring your dinner and your voice and prepare for a fun night of music, song, and Glacier National Park history!
Great Glacier | Mondays
A campfire program that relives the photos and memories of North America’s first glaciologists – the Vaux family.
Whitebark Pine - Teetering on the Edge | Thursdays
Whitebark pine is an endangered species with a fascinating story. Come learn about how this tree helps many other species, including its soul mate, the Clark’s nutcracker.
Bears with Brennan | Fridays
Nervous about bears? Or just want to know more about them? Learn all about our local black and grizzly bears – check bear tracks, skulls, skins, scat (poop) and take the bear quiz.
Creatures of the Night | Saturdays
Discover some of our night creatures – flying squirrels, endangered bats and stealthy owls.
All programming subject to change.