The great outdoors has made its way inside TELUS Spark and adventure is calling! The world may seem like it’s been flipped upside down and inside out in 2020. Learn how to ground yourself in this safe indoor pathway science exhibit that immerses you into the great outdoors without being outside. You'll learn about the science of the hormones that keep you happy. After all, happiness is key!
Sorry, no vacancy at Camp Serotonin! Although it's not actually a camp, you'll earn a mental badge on how to boost your serotonin, the happy chemical.
The exhibit features a boardwalk that guides you through micro-habitats peppered with tips, tricks, and strategies for resiliency during uncertain times. The experience focuses on the science behind neurotransmitters from serotonin to endorphins and its role in boosting mental health and well-being.
Your camp leader for this pathway experience is serotonin. Let's explore, happy campers!
October 3 - November 8, 2020
This exhibit is included with general admission or membership to Spark. Members must reserve tickets for entry.
Take a peek at living history through a boler trailer window! This Canadian invention thrived in the 60s and 70s as transportation to explore the great outdoors – the perfect way to catch some sun rays on the road, which coincidentally increases the production of serotonin and endorphins.
Artifacts generously on loan from Parks Canada - Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Royal Alberta Museum, and Bourbsy's Bolers
Regulating the body's sleep-wake cycles and internal clock is critical for your brain to function properly. Learn how to get the best snooze at the Slumber Station!
In Creative Kids Museum | Ages 0-8
Drop in activities for mini-campers. Programs change weekly from weaving with branches, whittling with wood and exploring natural textures.
The Spark Store carries a variety of gadgets and gizmos that will boost your serotonin! Take home an adorable smiling pineapple or plant plush to brighten up your living space or make someone’s day. Plus we have introduced Camp Brand Goods apparel, enamel camping mugs and cozy handmade blankets to compliment your Camp Serotonin experience.
Drinks, food, and science! Name a better trio. End the week with science on your side every Friday from Sept 18 - Oct 16 at 5PM - 9PM for Fiver Fridays! 5 Fridays, $5 admission, $5 food specials, $5 drink specials, Adults (18+) only.