Public Programs & Events

What’s Happening at the Museum?

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Learn to Knit – NEW!
16 years & up
Discover an old craft that is making a new resurgence. Knitting! You will learn the knit and purl stitch; make a simple pair of fingerless mitts and a cowl. We will decode K1, P2, YO, K2tog and lots more! Come if you are totally new to the craft or if you just need a refresher. Supplies will be provided.
Location: Alberni Valley Museum
Instructor: Colleen May
Date: Thursdays, Jan 12 – Feb 2        #26010
Time: 6:30 – 8:30pm
Cost: $90.00 +gst
Limited to 6 participants

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Spring Break Camps

Dino Camp – NEW!
8 – 12 years
Do you love learning about the exciting Jurassic World of Dinosaurs? The popular Dino Camp is back! This spring break come and learn more about these awesome creatures. We’ll have prehistoric fun connecting with the Dinosaur pros at the Royal Tyrell Museum in Alberta, making volcanos, taking part in a fossil dig right here at the Museum and much more. Each day this camp will be split between the Museum and Glenwood Centre.
Glenwood Centre & AV Museum
Instructor: Museum Staff & Ambassadors of Awesomeness
9:00 am – 4:00 pm      #29309
Monday to Friday
Mar 13 – 17

$189 (5 classes)

Culture Connections Camp – NEW!
8 – 12 years
Join us for this exciting fun camp. Explore the museum and discover a new exhibit each day while learning about different cultures. Lots of hands-on fun including themed cooking, crafts, games, stories and activities. Each day this camp will be split between the Museum and Glenwood Centre.
Glenwood Centre & AV Museum
Instructor: Museum Staff & Ambassadors of Awesomeness
9:00 am – 4:00 pm      #29310
Monday to Friday
Mar 20 – 24

$189 (5 classes)

All our kids’ Pro Days and week-long camps feature early drop off as early as 8:30 am and late pick up to 4:30 pm for those parents who need a little extra time!

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Come Celebrate with Us! Museum Birthday Parties Are Back!

Special themed birthday parties are available on Saturdays at the Museum. Four themes to choose from: Dinosaurs, Victorian Tea Party, Old Time Games, and Archaeology. Times 10am or 1pm. Birthday parties include program of activities, crafts and games, cake and juice.  Each party is two hours – Cost $110.00 per party of up to 12 children. Register online or call us and we can help!