Did you know that an animal’s senses may be more developed than ours? Come play the part of some of the Park’s animals, and discover first-hand how being able to see, smell, hear, feel and taste is key to animal survival.

This activity is best suited for children from 5 to 12 years old accompanied by a parent.


At the Parent Beach campfire pit.

From the Parent Beach parking lot ($), follow the signs to Parent Beach. Then, walk past the beach and take the footbridge towards Smith Beach. The campfire pit is located a few meters across the bridge on the right. Total walking distance: approximately 1 km round trip.


This 1-hour event runs from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm on the following dates:

English sessions

  • Friday, July 8
  • Friday, July 22
  • Wednesday, August 10
  • Wednesday, August 17

Bilingual sessions

  • Saturday, July 30
  • Friday, August 5

French sessions

  • Friday, July 1st
  • Saturday, July 16
  • Wednesday, August 24


The activity is free, but parking fees are $13 per day.

This event is part of a series of nature interpretation programs at Philippe Lake. It is designed for campers, but open to the public.