Community Events

Open House & BBQ

You are invited to our Morton Centre Family Picnic & Open HouseMorton Centre BBQ taking place Saturday, July 23rd 2016, from 12:00PM to 3:00PM. Come and get to know your community members, explore Acadia University's beautiful 99-acre property, hear about our earth education programs, and get to know more about Bluenose Coastal Action Foundation. You can expect walking tours for everyone, display boards with information about Coastal Action's projects, activities for kids, and a free BBQ.

This is a rain or shine event, so come dressed appropriately for the weather. Please wear durable footwear for the long walk up the drive, and especially if you are planning on walking the trails.

If you have any concerns about accessibility, or any other inquiries please contact us at 902-634-9977 or

Family Nature Events

MC_Camfire_Night (12)Join us for fun-filled events, full of stories, songs, and snacks. Please pre-register by email at, or by telephone 902-521-8692

Sunset Stroll and Campfire: Sunday July 10th, 7PM-9PM

Walk with us down to the cove to watch the sun set over the ocean, then meet us back at the Morton Centre for an evening of stories, songs and snacks around the campfire!

Geocaching and Nature Activities: Sunday August 14th, 2PM-4PM

Learn some orienteering skills, head into the forest, and find some nature treasures! This event will include games, snacks, and discovery.

Night Watcher Walk and Campfire: Saturday August 20th, 7PM-9PM

If you're feeling adventurous, join us on a guided night walk through the forest, or keep warm by the campfire enjoying an evening of stories, songs and snacks.