The Friends of Presqu’ile Park present our NEW summer outreach program for people of all ages: Presqu'ile to You!
Let us help you EXPLORE, CONNECT to and VOLUNTEER to share about all that Presqu'ile has to offer.
Bring your group to Presqu'ile to explore the park's nature, history and recreational opportunities.
We can facilitate the following activities during your visit to the park:
- Interpretive program about nature
- Bus tour of the entire park
- Nature Centre Tour
- Lighthouse Interpretive Centre Tour
- Presqu’ile Point history walk
- Marsh Boardwalk Trail Tour
- Jobes' Woods Trail Tour
- Park Store and Lighthouse Gift Shop visits
- Printed trail guides, maps or wildlife checklists
- Worksheets and scavenger hunts
Contact us and we will facilitate your visit! All ages are welcome. The only cost to you is your park admission fee (per vehicle - inquire for current rates.)
CONNECT to Presqu'ile
Bring Presqu’ile to your location or event via our knowledgeable interpreter.
- Presentations about Presqu'ile's nature and history
- ‘Ask the Naturalist’ booth with hands-on props and activities
- Information about the Park and how to enjoy a trip to the park
- Information about the Friends of Presqu'ile, how we support the Park, and how to join us
Contact us and we will arrange our interpreter to come to you. Brought to you free by the Friends of Presqu’ile Park!
EarlyON Northumberland visits
Colborne Public Library re-opening week
Summer 2019 presentations at Brighton Public Library - click on picture to enlarge. Free to the public!
VOLUNTEER to Teach Others about Presqu'ile
Volunteer Mentorship Program
Are you 12 to 16 years old and looking for a volunteering opportunity with the park's Discovery education program? Contact us to set up times for some mentoring from a park interpreter and volunteering in the Nature Centre, Lighthouse Interpretive Centre or with interpretive programs.
How to Sign Up
Check our calendar at the bottom of the page for available dates. Fill out the appropriate request form here:
Email us at email@example.com for more information.
Resources for You
Click on the links to access printable downloads or web pages:
- Printable PDF: How to Spend a Day at Presqu'ile with Kids - suggestions for families
- Fossil IdentificationGuide - printable PDF
- Fossil Activity Sheet - printable PDF, from the Presqu'ile for Kids activity book
- Lighthouse Activity Sheet - printable PDF, from the Presqu'ile for Kids activity book
- Guide to the Walking Trails - trail map, printable PDF
- Guide to the Walking Trails - trail descriptions, printable PDF
- Jobes' Woods Trail Guide - printable PDF
- Owen Point Trail Guide - printable PDF
- Birds of Presqu'ile - printable PDF
- Butterflies of Presqu'ile - printable PDF
- Dragonflies and Damselflies of Presqu'ile - printable PDF
- Mammals of Presqu'ile - printable PDF
- Reptiles and Amphibians of Presqu'ile - printable PDF
Events marked with an asterisk * are open to the public. If you would like to book a program, please check for available dates before making a request.
Tracks & Fur & Skulls, Oh My! – Drop by to learn what you can tell about an animal simply by looking at its skull, pelt and tracks.
Open to the public