Advanced Wildlife Conservation



  • July 11-13
  • 3 days, camping overnight
  • Kejimkujik National Park
  • 12 seats
  • Pay-what-you-can
  • Drop-off/pick-up times and locations to be determined
  • No prior knowledge needed


  • Working with Kejimkujik Park staff and volunteers to track endangered Blandings turtles
  • Conducting real citizen science surveys of piping plovers (a bird) on the beach at Kejimkujik Seaside Park
  • Fishing for chain pickerel in Kejimkujik Lake, we’ll learn about invasive species
  • Hiking through the park and using apps to identify plants and fungi
  • Stargazing at night in Keji’s Dark Sky Preserve
  • Surveying insect diversity around the park and learning about the conservation of monarch butterflies
  • Walking the shores of Kejimkujik Lake, we’ll do a guided tour to learn about Mi’kmaw culture by experiencing the petroglyphs
  • Swimming and learning to kayak on Kejimkujik Lake
  • Learning about careers in wildlife biology and what it’s like to study wildlife conservation at college and university
  • And more!


This program is open to girls and under-represented genders ages 15-18 who live in the Maritime provinces (NB, NS, PEI). Participants from other areas are welcome to apply for our wait list.

How To Apply

Participants must be nominated by an adult that knows them well, including parents/guardians, by May 1st.

This is a new program, so we don’t have photos to show you! But rest assured that we’re going to have a fantastic time learning all about wildlife conservation at Kejimkujik National Park.

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