Parks Day

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - Saturday, July 20, 2019
PEI National Park - Various Locations

July 20th is Parks Day! Bring your family and friends and enjoy in the fun activities.

8:30 am – 9:30 am
Yoga on the Beach*, Cavendish Campground
*Enhanced program fee $7.30 per person
To be followed by a pilot of a Kids’ Yoga program (free)

10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Discovery Zone (Bilingual), Greenwich Dunes Trail
Get your hands on some fun, interactive activities that explore the treasures of Greenwich.

11:00 am
Registration opens for the Great Island Sandcastle Competition, Brackley Beach

This year’s theme, “A Home Away From Home,” invites participants to sculpt migratory species (and other summer visitors) that grace our beaches each year.

Construction can begin as soon as the team is registered.

11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Species at Risk info booth, Brackley Beach
Learn more about species at risk and what you can do to help them. Why not get an airbrush tattoo of your favourite species while you’re there?

12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Craft demonstrations by Mi’kmaq artisans, Cavendish and Greenwich beaches

2:30 pm
Judging of Great Island Sandcastle Competition, Brackley Beach

3:00 pm
Winner announcement of Great Island Sandcastle Competition, Brackley Beach

8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
A’tuken campfire program, Cavendish Campground
Discover the rich culture of the Mi’kmaq people through story, song and dance.

8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Histoire de l’arbre (in French only), Stanhope Campground
Come join the fun as our interpreters share songs and stories around the campfire with some very special guests.