We know that grandparents everywhere are looking forward to spending quality time with their grandkids this summer. There are a ton of great activities to get you outside with your grandkids in Eastern Manitoba. Here’s a list of some of our favourite, educational wear-them-out destinations that will keep you smiling and the grandkids giggling all day long.
Visit the Interpretive Centers of Eastman
Take the grandkids out for a fun and educational adventure! Whether you want to learn about wildlife and habitats, plant life and ecosystems, or birds and fish, you can do just that at these Eastman interpretive and discovery centres.
By exploring the displays, talking with the staff, and taking a tour of the centres and sites, you can spend hours discovering fascinating details about nature. Many of the centres have trails, ponds, and wildlife right in their backyards, offering an opportunity to see everything you learned up close.
Discover the rare ecosystem at the Weston Family Tallgrass Prairie Interpretive Centre with over 1,000 species of birds, mammals, insects, grasses and wildflowers.
At the Tourond Creek Discovery Centre, you can discover the diversity of plants and animal species, take in the breathtaking sights of grassy meadows and trails, and check out the five micro-ecosystems throughout the centre.
Wildlife Haven Rehabilitation Centre has been rehabilitating injured, sick and orphaned wildlife for their return to the wild since 1984. The volunteers provide a unique educational experience, teaching visitors how we can peacefully coexist with wildlife with the aid of wildlife ambassadors.
During your visit to the Bruce D. Farm and Food Discovery, you will learn how food is made in Canada through exciting and interactive exhibits. Learn about every aspect of food production from farming practices to retail sales, leading visitors from the farmer’s wheat field to the kitchen table.
Whichever centre you visit, you and your grandkids will love spending hours learning the ins and outs of their incredible operations while enjoying quality time together.