What’s new for kids at the OTCC???

Throw your birthday child a fun filled, turtle themed “shellabration” – virtually! – with the Ontario Turtle Conservation Centre!!

We’ve had to put our in-person birthday parties on hold due to Covid-19. We are now offering live, 1-hour, virtual birthday parties for kids (and kids at heart!). Contact our Education Coordinator, Wendy, using the form below to set up an online celebration for the birthday girl or boy and as many virtual guests as you please.

    In-Person Birthday Parties

    Note, these are not currently being offered due to Covid-19.

    Parties are scheduled for 2 hours. Parties can be scheduled during the day from 10-12 or 2-4 pm or  evenings from 6-8 pm with some flexibility.

    • Meet our amazing live turtle ambassadors
    • Turtle themed craft
    • Special birthday song with “Stunkly” the stinkpot turtle
    • Turtle themed activities
    • Photo booth
    • Become a “Turtle Trooper”
    • Receive a personalized “Turtle Trooper” certificate
    • Download free party invites for your “Shellabration”
    • Spotted turtle costume shell can be worn by birthday child
    • Picnic tables
    • Shelters
    • Amphi-theatre area for gifts etc.
    • $5.00 extra per child for turtle cookie decorating

    Click here to listen to a sample of Stunkly the Stinkpot’s special birthday song:  Stunkly song

    Guests should dress for being outdoors.

    Outreach and Education Programs