Geopark Natural Sciences Weekend

* New * Science and Nature Weekend at the Geopark

Don't miss it, February 22 and 23!

PRICING

$ 5 per day, per person for all special activities
Children 5 and under: free

Free parking
50% discount on Tektonik: $ 9 for adults and $ 5 for children (taxes included)

PROGRAMMING

Science Saturday - February 22

From 10 a.m. until 16 p.m.

  • Free Yukigassen, registration on site

Do you know the Yukigassen? This sport which is between the dodge ball and the game of the flag is played as a team, with snowballs. Come relive the atmosphere of the Tuques War at the Geopark!

  • Free skating, music and entertainment

Our outdoor skating rink is waiting for you!

  • Slides in the path of Mont-Saint-Anne

Bring your mini-skis, sleds and crazy rugs!

  • Snowshoeing on trail and access to the platform

10h - Scientific morning for 5 to 12 year olds
The Geopark scientific mornings were all the rage in the summer of 2019. They are back for the Science and Nature Weekend! Children will have the opportunity to explore the earth sciences in the company of our experienced guides.
At the Tektonik Pavilion

12h - Picnic and legends outdoors, around the fire, with Tim Adams

Our Micmac friend from Gespeg, Tim Adams, will come to host an extraordinary dinner! An immersion in the playful and somewhat magical world of the Mig'mag people. Bring your lunch. Hot soup and marshmallows for sale on site.

let proof - Microscopic creation workshop
At the Geopark, we like to think big! By discovering the world seen on a microscopic scale, children will express their creativity with our guides, through a series of surprising discoveries!
At the Tektonik Pavilion

14h30 - Start of the snow sculpture competition
Registration of teams and rules on site. The participation prizes will be awarded on Sunday afternoon.

16h - Unveiling of the short film "Living Memories", a tribute to the builders featuring local personalities, who tell Percé and share their vision of the future. Under the supervision of Isabelle Cyr-Parent, this touching work was filmed in 2019 by interns in history from the University of Sherbrooke.
At the Tektonik Pavilion

let proof - Planetarium activity
Are you interested in the sky, the planets, the universe? Do not miss the return of Gino Audet who arrives again this year with his planetarium at the Tektonik Pavilion!
with Gino Audet

By reservation: $ 12 adult and $ 5 child
isabellecyrparent@geoparcdeperce.com or by calling 418-782-5112

PROGRAMMING

Nature Sunday - February 23

From 10 a.m. until 16 p.m.

  • Free Yukigassen, registration on site

Do you know the Yukigassen? This sport which is between the dodge ball and the game of the flag is played as a team, with snowballs. Come relive the atmosphere of the Tuques War at the Geopark!

  • Free skating, music and entertainment

Our outdoor skating rink is waiting for you!

  • Slides in the path of Mont-Saint-Anne

Bring your mini-skis, sleds and crazy rugs!

  • Snowshoeing on trail and access to the platform

let proof Fat bike initiation in collaboration with the Coin-du-Banc base camp

This winter sport is becoming more and more popular! Come and find out with specialist Jean-François Tapp. Are you curious about the Ski-Hok? A few pairs available on site will satisfy your curiosity about this sport more and more practiced at the Geopark!

let proof Snowshoe race, registration on site, participation fee

What could be more spectacular than a brave snowshoer trying to win a race? Come admire the bravest snowshoers (or be admired by the crowd) at the Geopark campsite!

let proof Presentation of the participation prices for the Snow Sculpture Competition

16 p.m. - End of the day and the first Science and Nature Weekend!