Birthday Parties

Give your child an amazing birthday party that is one of a kind with the help of our Bluecoats!

Enjoy a stress free day where the activities are planned and delivered for you. With affordable prices and flexible party options we can help make it a birthday to remember!


COPPER — GREAT VALUE

A fun party at a great value! Good for all-ages this package includes access to the science centre for the day while having a private room to celebrate with the birthday child.

INCLUDES:

  • Private room for one hour
  • Lunch: pizza, juice, chips
  • Full day admission to the science centre and underground tour
  • Bring your own: cake, decorations

PRICES:

  • Members: $130
  • Non-Members: $200

Prices are based on a party of eight people, including parents or any chaperones. Additional guests can be added for a fee of $12 per person.

For more information, please contact (705) 522-3701 ext. 413 or email contactus [at] sciencenorth.ca.


GOLD — MOST POPULAR

Our most popular package is sure to be a crowd pleaser! Not only do you get access to the science centre for the day and a private room to celebrate with the birthday child, make it a truly memorable birthday with a personalized underground tour! Included in the private underground tour is a scavenger hunt and a decorated party hard hat for the birthday child. This truly unique party is sure to rock!

INCLUDES:

  • Private room for one hour
  • Lunch: pizza, juice, chips
  • Full day admission to the science centre and underground tour
  • Bring your own: cake, decorations
  • Private and customized age appropriate underground tour
  • Party crew will wear special underground gear
  • Party child will have a decorated party hard hat to wear
  • Underground scavenger hunt

PRICES:

  • Members: $160
  • Non-Members: $280

Prices are based on a party of eight people, including parents or any chaperones. Additional guests can be added for a fee of $15 per person.

For more information, please contact (705) 522-3701 ext. 413 or email contactus [at] sciencenorth.ca.


PLATINUM — VIP EXPERIENCE

The ultimate VIP experience includes access to the science centre, a private room  and a custom Bluecoat led science activity! That’s right, one of our Bluecoats will run a personalized activity that will keep the kids entertained while you sit back and relax. Birthday parties don’t get any easier…or fun!

INCLUDES:

  • Private room for two hours
  • Themed science activity led by a Bluecoat: Become a Jr. Fossil Hunter and discover the world of ancient life through hands on science activities such as quick sand, amber and fossil digs!
  • Lunch: pizza, juice, chips
  • Full day admission to the science centre and underground tour
  • Bring your own: cake, decorations

PRICES:

  • Members: $200
  • Non-Members: $332

Prices are based on a party of eight people, including parents or any chaperones. Additional guests can be added for a fee of $20 per person.

For more information, please contact (705) 522-3701 ext. 413 or email contactus [at] sciencenorth.ca.


BIRTHDAY PARTY FAQ

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE BIRTHDAY PARTY?

Lunch, a private room for one hour, and access to the entire science centre is included in all party packages. See party descriptions for differences between the offerings.

WHY SHOULD I CHOOSE DYNAMIC EARTH FOR MY CHILD'S BIRTHDAY PARTY?

Dynamic Earth is dedicated to offering safe, fun and educational parties to kids of all ages. We provide a stress-free service, experience, and lasting memories for all who attend.

For more information, please contact (705) 522-3701 ext. 413 or email contactus [at] sciencenorth.ca.

WHEN CAN I ARRIVE FOR MY PARTY?

You can arrive when the centre opens for the day. You will need to check in with the front desk staff. We will start setting up your Party Room 15 minutes before your scheduled time for the use of the room. If you arrive any earlier for your room, it may not be ready due to other parties occurring before yours.

WHAT AM I ALLOWED TO BRING TO THE PARTY? WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?

Feel free to bring a Birthday Cake, cupcakes or cookies, candles, and presents. All other items are available for purchase through the centre. We do not allow outside food, drinks or coolers. We offer vegetable trays, fruit trays, additional pizza slices, birthday cake or cupcakes to be pre-purchased when booking.

CAN WE BRING OUR OWN DECORATIONS / PLATES / NAPKINS?

Yes, you are more than welcome to bring anything decorative that does not have to be put on walls. Plates and napkins are supplied, however, you can bring your own if you have themed your party. Please know that all of this is included in your party! All our disposables are compostable or recyclable. 

CAN I BRING A PIÑATA?

No piñatas please.

CAN WE BRING OUR OWN BEVERAGES?

If you have booked a birthday party with us, the only outside food we allow you to bring is a birthday cake. However, your party package does include one bottle of juice per attendee. If you need additional drinks, we offer soda, Gatorade, juice, and milk at the café area. We also have water fountains available for your use.

DO YOU MAKE EXCEPTIONS FOR FOOD DUE TO DIETARY NEEDS?

Yes, if your child has food sensitivities, please let us know upon booking your party so that we can make the appropriate accommodations.

IS THERE A PLACE TO PUT PRESENTS?

Yes, in the Party Room we have tables for presents. As we are a charitable organization, there is the option for donations in lieu of gifts for the child.

WHAT IF I JUST WANT TO WALK IN AND HAVE A PARTY?

We do not allow cake or presents in our general seating area. If you would like to eat cake or open presents in our facility, please reserve a room.

WHAT IS THE AMOUNT OF THE DEPOSIT?

The deposit amount is $100. The deposit is applied to the final bill at the beginning of your party.

For more information, please contact (705) 522-3701 ext. 413 or email contactus [at] sciencenorth.ca.

WHAT IS YOUR CANCELLATION POLICY?

There is a $25 cancellation fee. If you choose to cancel the party with less than a 48 hour notice, we will work with you to find another date and time to host your party or you will forfeit the full deposit. If you do not show up, you will forfeit the deposit. If you choose to reschedule your party and cancel at a later date, you will forfeit the full deposit. Deposits are applied to the remaining balance at the beginning of the party.

Weather: If weather causes the facility to close, you can re-schedule or have a refund without penalty.

For more information, please contact (705) 522-3701 ext. 413 or email contactus [at] sciencenorth.ca.

CAN YOU PENCIL ME IN AND HOLD THAT PARTY SPOT?

Unfortunately, we cannot pencil anyone in because we are required to have a deposit to hold the spot.

However, as soon as you are ready to book, please contact (705) 522-3701 ext. 413 or email contactus [at] sciencenorth.ca.

CAN I USE GIFT CARDS OR COUPONS TOWARDS A PARTY BOOKING?

You are welcome to use a gift card towards the payment of your party. We do not allow the use of coupons or free passes towards the payment of your party or towards additional guests.

WHAT IS THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF GUESTS I CAN HAVE AT MY PARTY?

The maximum number of people would be 20. This is due to room size constraints. If your party grows to larger than 20, we would consider it on a case by case basis. Additional fees may apply.

WHAT IS A GOOD TIME TO CALL IN ADVANCE FOR A PARTY?

To ensure you get the time and date you prefer, we would recommend booking your party at least 2 weeks before the party.

For more information, please contact (705) 522-3701 ext. 413 or email contactus [at] sciencenorth.ca.

ARE AGES 2 AND UNDER FREE WITH PARTIES?

Yes, children 2 and under would be free. There would be an additional charge for food if they were to be included in the lunch. 

DO YOU DO PARTIES ON WEEKDAYS?

No, unfortunately, due to space limitations, we only host parties on Saturdays and Sundays.

For more information, please contact (705) 522-3701 ext. 413 or email contactus [at] sciencenorth.ca.

IF I AM ATTENDING A PARTY, CAN I STAY ONCE THE PARTY IS OVER?

Your party admission includes the science centre for the entire day.

WILL THE OUTDOOR SCIENCE PARK BE AVAILABLE FOR US TO ENJOY?

The science park opens sometime in May depending upon weather and is open daily until our closing day in late September. If there is inclement weather, such as heavy rains and the threat of lightening, the park would be closed during these times.

DO WE GET A PARTY HOST WITH THE PARTY ROOM?

No, but you will have a staff member bring you your food and help serve. Someone is available if you have any other needs or concerns. A private party host is available for a fee. If you are interested in a Private Host, please indicate at the time of your booking.

WHAT ELSE CAN I ADD TO MY PARTY?

You can add the following items to your party table:

  • Additional pizza slices
  • Vegetable tray
  • Fruit tray
  • Birthday cake
  • Cupcakes
  • One hour Private Party Host
  • Loot bags
WHAT QUALIFIES AS AN EXTRA PERSON AT A PARTY?

Any person who is in your party who is accessing any part of the attractions is considered to be a part of your party and you will charged accordingly. If you do not want extra guests on your bill, and they want to access the attractions, they will need to go to front desk to purchase a full priced ticket.

IS THERE AN AGE LIMIT?

We recommend parties for children between the ages of 4 and 12.

HOW IS MY PARTY RUN? WHAT IS THE SCHEDULE OF THE PARTY?

You will have the private party room which was pre-booked for one hour. This is the time for your lunch, cake, and presents. You are able to enjoy the centre before and after that time during the centre’s operating hours. 

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