Children's Scavenger Hunt At Rockways Gardens

Date: September 22, 2019
Time: 2-3pm
Limit: 25 families per session
Registration: Eventbrite:  click here
Cost: Packaged or canned good donation
Location: 7 Floral Cr, Kitchener ON



The scavenger hunt will be geared to observation and discovery of things related to plants and gardening in and around Rockway Gardens. This activity is a great way to spend quality time with your family while discovering beautiful Rockway Gardens, a picture-perfect feature in the heart of our community for over 80 years. Don’t Forget to Bring Your Camera!

Children and parents will be provided with a choice of scavenger hunt list and crayon:
“Easy Breezy” Pictorial List or “Rockway Scavenger Challenger”.

Please note - registration through Eventbrite is required to participate. Click here to go to the Eventbrite page. At least one family member, who is present, must be a current member (2019, 2020) of gardenKitchener. New memberships and renewals will be processed onsite. Membership is still only $15 for a family.

Rain date will be Sept 29. Please watch this site for updates should there be concerns about the weather on Sept 22. We will post a cancellation notice by noon on Sept 22 if weather seems to be an issue.

The hunt will be coordinated and led by Sarah van der Stam

Sarah van der Stam is a Kitchener Master Gardener who is passionate about volunteering and educating the community while putting her creative skills to good use. She loves creating fun and educational activities for children and adults throughout Waterloo Region at various community events. Sarah created fun children activities for a couple Seedy Saturday events. The children loved it because she focuses on activities that appeal to them and the whole family. Her efforts are inclusive of many abilities, lifestyle choices and environmental impact.

Sarah brings 10+ years’ experience in Horticulture, previously self-taught and enjoys the challenges of adapting her skills to suit the landscape or owners’ requests. Sarah has since returned to school to study Sustainable Urban Horticulture with focus on Arboriculture, Naturalizing and Restoring Landscapes at the University of Guelph.
Some of her previous experience include: Creating Naturalized Habitats in Urban Forestry, Propagation of Native Trees with County of Wellington Green Legacy program and Head Gardener for Estate & Residential Properties.