Open House

​A Fun, Family-Friendly Day of Nature Exploration and Discovery

Join us on Sunday, May 6, 2018 from 10:30 am - 3:30 pm for our 49th Annual Open House!

This is an open public event (no reservations necessary), with great picnic friendly food, salmon hatchery, farm, Coast Salish longhouse, archery, canoeing, aquatic lab, forest lab, microscope studies, Artist for Kids art activity, Wedge Rafting river floats, Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures activities. Check out our Silent Auction at the Environmental Learning Centre for some amazing items hosted by the North Vancouver Outdoor School Alumni Society and so much more!

Are you interested in meaningful volunteer opportunities that support our environmental, leadership and indigenous programs for children and youth? Look no further than Cheakamus Centre! We are looking for volunteers for our Open House, so don't miss out on this amazing volunteer opportunity. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact

Proceeds from this event support the North Vancouver Outdoor School Alumni Society's Kids Bursary Fund.

Sorry no pets. Cash only concession. Don’t forget to bring your own mug and a twoonie for parking.

Driving Directions

Cheakamus Centre
2170 Paradise Valley Rd
Brackendale BC V0N 1H0

Special Invitation: Bring a teacher friend to our 49th Annual Open House on May 6, 2018 and have lunch on us!

Please join us for our 49th Annual Open House on Sunday, May 6, 2018 from 10:30 am - 3:30 pm. This much-anticipated annual tradition is a great opportunity to see our programs in action, while enjoying the beauty of nature in the Cheakamus River valley. We are pleased to extend a special invitation to bring a first-time teacher guest (or two!) to Open House and receive a complimentary lunch and teachers' tour.

Space is limited for this teacher promotion, so please RSVP by April 27, 2018 to, if you are a teacher and are interested in this promotion.

We look forward to seeing you and your colleagues on Sunday, May 6th!

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