AUGUST 8-14 EVENTS
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With a Kidsworld Pass, on top of all the events we have lined up, you also receive bonus discounts!
$50 off a week at Keats Camps for new campers
$25 off Circus Lab Half Day Camps & $35 off Circus Lab Full Day Camps
Vancouver Mysteries 20% off outdoor games before August 31
Vancouver Whitecaps ticket discounts on July 2 & August 5
BC Lions ticket discounts on July 9 & August 26
From July 12 til the end of the year show your Kidsworld Pass at the Greater Vancouver Zoo for one free child entrance with each adult ticket purchased
$5 off each entrance to Playland on select days in the summer
Free introductory two weeks of Kick It Martial Arts Classes
Visit the Members Bonus Discounts Page for links and details by clicking the blue button. The password for this page will be emailed to you when you order passes.
URBAN SAFARI RESCUE
11am – 4pm
Show your Kidsworld pass at the front desk for complimentary entrance for child and accompanying adult ($16 value) on weekdays in July and August. One time entrance per pass.
Come explore the world of animals at Urban Safari Rescue Society. Urban Safari is a registered charity with the mission to rescue and provide sanctuary for unwanted exotic animals and education to the public about animals and the natural world. You can explore animals from around the world, animals that come from South America, Africa, Asia, Central America, Australia. Learn about insects, spiders, reptiles, amphibians, and small mammals. There are approximately 380 animals to see and learn about in this unique facility. Urban Safari also has a very impressive collection of mounted butterflies and other insects. Be curious - there is so much to learn.
POWERHOUSE AT STAVE FALLS
10am – 3pm
Show your Kidsworld Pass for complimentary admission for child and and adult. $15 value.
Take a walk through time at a National Historic Site of Canada and enjoy interactive displays, historic artifacts and electricity demonstrations to learn how in B.C, we’re powered by water.
Kung Fu & culture
August 9, 16
One time per Kidsworld pass over the 4 days
10am - 12pm or 1pm - 3pm
Ages 6 and up
Join us for an introduction to Shaolin Kung Fu taught by Master Shi Yandi, a 34th generation kung fu monk. You will also have the chance to learn Chinese calligraphy which you can take home with you. This event is hosted by the Shaolin Temple of Canada. Adults/parents will help the children with the calligraphy.
Long pants (no shorts or skirts)
T-shirt (no tank top)
Please also bring a water bottle.
BEATY BIODIVERSITY MUSEUM
Any Tuesday to Friday in July or August
10am – 4pm
Show your pass for complimentary admittance for Kidsworld member and guardian. $20 value!
One time per pass in the summer.
See the largest creature to have ever lived on earth, a Blue Whale skeleton hanging in the natural history Museum Atrium. Enjoy the many daily programs and hands-on discovery lab.
VANCOUVER MARITIME MUSEUM
August 6-7, 9-14
10am – 5pm
The free Kidsworld entrance can only be received once per pass for child and adult.
Visit the Reservation Evnets page after June 15 for the link to sign up for the complimentary entrance. You will need to present your pass at the front desk.
The Vancouver Maritime Museum is a great place for families to learn about the sea
and the ships that sail it. The feature exhibition this summer is Canoe Cultures :: Ho’-ku-
melh, War Canoes and the Gifts They Carry Forward, which features 20 Indigenous
artists. And the newly renovated children’s gallery offers imaginative play for children of
*ONLINE RESERVATION EVENT*
This online activity is 'Aquatic Species at Risk'
Learn about killer whales, salmon, eulachon and sturgeon, and how they form an intricate web of food and energy, benefiting the environment around them. Discuss what might happen were any of them to disappear, and what we can do to help this not happen!
Sea Smart is a Vancouver-based charity that delivers online programs, school workshops, after school programs, summer camps and shoreline clean-ups. Our fun hands-on programs get people excited about our oceans and empower them to make the world a better place.
reifel bird sanctuary
Arrive between 9-11am or 1-3pm
Show your Kidsworld Pass at the entrance for complimentary entrance for child and adult worth $8. Self-guided nature experience.
The George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary has 850 acres of wetlands, marshes and low dykes that is is ideally located for or the millions of birds seeking feeding and resting areas during their annual migrations along the Pacific Coast. It is a great place for bird watching for all ages. In August you will see birds flying south from Alaska and the Arctic. These birds often have specialized beaks for digging in the soft mud, and feed in outer outer shallow ponds at high tide. With 6kms of walking trails, allow 2 hours on average for your visit.
Birdseed $1 a bag.
august 11 & 12
VANCOUVER POLICE MUSEUM
Thursdays & Fridays in August
11am – 5pm Drop In
Suitable for youth ages 7+
Show your Kidsworld pass at the front desk for complimentary entrance for Kidsworld child and adult. $20 value.
Learn the science of crime and the history of policing at the Vancouver Police Museum & Archives, home of Vancouver’s former CSI lab! Walk through the museum's authentic historic spaces and learn about some of Vancouver's most exciting criminal cases and unsolved murder mysteries, or find out about the fascinating history of forensic science and policing in Vancouver. Our exhibits are educational, captivating, and include authentic photos, archival material and artefacts straight from the source.