Youth groups

Group visit to WDC

Bring your group for a visit to WDC’s Scottish Dolphin Centre at Spey Bay. Our enthusiastic education team provides fun hands-on and outdoor activities exploring various topics including whales and dolphins, local wildlife, history of Spey Bay and much more.

Timings: Day visits to our centre run from 10:30am to 2:30pm however these times are flexible and can be adjusted to suit your group (evening visits can also be organised).

Price: We do not charge for any of our education activities however as we are a charity we gratefully appreciate any possible donations. For visits to our centre we suggest a donation of £1 per child.

Activities: For more information on the activities we offer please see our schools activities for primary and secondary education.

WDC visit to your group

Our education team also offers indoor workshops. A member of education team will visit your group to give an interactive workshop. Topics to choose from cover:

  • Introduction to whales and dolphins along the East coast of Scotland
  • The problem of marine litter (try our litter timeline game, look at the threat of plastic and try your hand at upcycling litter)
  • The work of WDC (through use of our giant floorboard game)

We do not charge for WDC visits to your group. Donations are welcome.

‘I am writing to thank you and the staff at the Dolphin Centre on behalf of 1st Kintore Scouts. We spent an interesting afternoon at the centre. I feel sure everyone learned something new about the sea life on our coastlines and we were happy to contribute our time to help clean up the beach for the other visitors.’ 1st Kintore Scouts

For more information or to make a booking ring our education officer Lorna hall on 01343 820 339 or email education.scotland@whales.org

Upcoming Events

Red Blues Music Night

Date: 29th June 2019

Time: 19:00-21:30

Location: Spey Bay

Once again we will be welcoming Red Blues to our cafe for an evening of musical mirth and merriment! Tickets cost £4 IN ADVANCE ONLY under 16s GO FREE (limited capacity). Just call the Centre on 01343 820339 to book or pop into the Centre shop to purchase.

Earth Guardians

Date: 30th June 2019

Time: 2pm - 4pm

Location: WDC's Scottish Dolphin Centre

Earth Guardians, our club for young people aged 9 -13 years, is back and better than ever! Partnering with Scottish Wildlife Trust (SWT), Earth Guardians is now a Wildlife Watch club and we have some fantastic sessions planned for this year. The club will be running on the last Sunday of every month, May to

Nature Champions

Date: 3rd July 2019

Time: 2pm - 4pm

Location: WDC's Scottish Dolphin Centre

Come and spend an afternoon at WDC’s Scottish Dolphin Centre’s kids’ club (aimed at 5-8yr olds) from 2-4pm each Wednesday, from July 3rd to August 14th, in the Scottish school Summer holidays. Take part in a range of games, activities & crafts. Capacity is limited on each session so booking in advance is ESSENTIAL –

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