Welcome to the Nature Centre's new website - Learn about our Online Scavenger Hunt Contest!

Online Scavenger Hunt

February 27th, 2023 - March 31st, 2023

Explore the new website to see if you can find all of the characters. Each character has a unique letter - find all 9 to decode a secret message, then enter to win prizes!

How to Play

  1. Go to nature.lethbridge.ca

  2. Explore the website to find all nine characters

  3. Write down the letters you find beside each character

  4. Use the letters to decode the secret message: ** *******

  5. Enter the contest by subscribing to our 'Monthly Calendar of Events' newsletter!

    • *Include the decoded message for a bonus entry in the prize draw!!*

Contest Details

Who can participate?

Everyone* is welcome to participate in the contest!

*City of Lethbridge employees are not eligible to win prizes.

What if I am already subscribed to the Nature Centre newsletter?

If you are already subscribed, then you are already entered to win! You can still decode the secret message for an additional entry - simply subscribe again and be sure to include the secret message!

What if I cannot find all nine characters on the website?

Keep looking! Even if you do not find them all, you can still subscribe to our newsletter to enter the contest.

What if I cannot decode the secret message?

Work together with friends and family to decode the message.

Hint: the character with the #1 flag is first in the sequence: ** *******!

What are the contest prizes?

There are many prizes to be won! An Early Bird Prize draw will take place on March 6, 2023. The final contest draw will take place on April 1, 2023. Prizes include:

  1. Early Bird Prize:

    • Birds of Prey Centre VIP Seasons Pass ($250 value)

  2. Winter Footwear Package ($500 value)

    • Runners Soul Gift Certificate

    • Ice Skates from Bert & Mac's Source for Sports

    • Snowshoes from Bert & Mac's Source for Sports

  3. Guided River Trip for 6 people with High Level Kayaks & Canoes ($400 value)

  4. Outdoor Fun Package ($400 value)

    • Alpenland Gift Certificate

    • Disc Golf Starter Set from Horizon Discs

  5. Active Transportation Package ($380 value)

    • Ascent Cycle Gift Certificate

    • Lethbridge Transit 1 Month Bus Pass

  6. Helen Schuler Nature Centre Night Owl VIP Experience ($350 value)

  7. Awesome Adventures Gift Certificate ($300 value)

  8. Lethbridge Astronomy Society Observatory Experience for up to 10 people ($150 value)

  9. Family Memberships Package ($150 value)

    • Galt Museum & Archives

    • Nikka Yuko Japanese Gardens

    • Southern Alberta Art Gallery

When can I participate?

Contest starts February 27, 2023 at 12:01am.

Early bird prize draw will take place March 6, 2023 at 12:00 noon.

Contest closes March 31, 2023 at 11:59pm.

What are the contest rules?

In addition to the details described on this webpage, read the full contest rules here.

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The City of Lethbridge acknowledges that we are gathered on the lands of the Blackfoot people of the Canadian Plains and pays respect to the Blackfoot people past, present and future while recognizing and respecting their cultural heritage, beliefs and relationship to the land. The City of Lethbridge is also home to the Metis Nation of Alberta, Region III.