Junior Nature Sketch Club Ottawa

Junior Nature Sketch is an outdoor nature program for kids that focuses on sketching and observing wildlife habitats in unique ecosystems. Guided by a sketch artist and a naturalist, this program encourages children to connect to natural environments in their local community using a pencil and a sketchbook.

The cost of the program includes 7 weeks of ecosystem outings guided by an artist and a naturalist, Nature Sketch full lesson plans, a special NatureSketch Club book, and all sketching materials. The program also includes a final exhibition on week 8 where the children’s sketches will be framed and hung on display at a local venue. Appropriate for ages 5-12 yrs. 8 week program, 2.5 hrs per week.

Fall 2018 Class (Sept. 8 – Nov. 3) Art Instructor: Lesley O’Reilly

Instructor Bios Fall 2018

Naturalist: Jason Vodden

Date: Saturdays – Sept. 8th – Nov. 3rd, 2018

Time: 10:00 am – 12:30 pm


Sept 8: Algonquin College Gardens
Sept 15: Algonquin College Gardens
Sept 22: Museum of Agriculture
Sept 29 : Museum of Nature
Oct 6: No Class – Thanksgiving Weekend
Oct. 13: Britannia Beach
Oct. 20: Arboretum
Oct. 27: Museum of Nature
Nov 3: Final Art Exhibition (Location TBA)
**All NatureSketch online payments go through a secure PayPal system upon registration. You do not need to have a PayPal account to continue with secure payments on this website.