Workshops & Courses (LMCA)

Ongoing Programs:

Play Group
is BACK!

Parents & Tots

Every Tuesday, 11 - 12:30
Starting February 9th

Play, socialize, have fun!

with Katherine,
Fischer & Aven

Drop in and check it out and bring your ideas too!

Questions, more info? Call Agnes 667-7083 or email

Learning Lions

Homeschooler's get together

Learning Lions is a group of home-schooling families that meet every Friday from 2 - 4 pm at the Lorne Mt. Community Center for games and activities. Families are welcome to come once or every week depending on what is right for their family. Activities include co-operative games, sports, crafts and larger themed based programming.

Questions or ideas?

Email Bianka

Willow Trellis and Sculptures

for our LMCC Community Garden

with Shiela Alexandrovich

Saturday, June 3rd, 2 - 5 pm

Join your neighbours to learn to make a decorative willow trellis - Peabodies - for our community garden!

For kids and adults. Free workshop but please register.

For more info or to register please call 667-7083 or Email

Beekeeping Intro Session

focus on basics and northern challenges

with Etienne Tardif

Purpose of this workshop is to help you get ready for the following season and plan ahead.

Saturday, June 10th, 9 am - 4 pm
9 am - noon at Lorne Mountain Community Centre
1 pm - 4 pm at Etienne's bee yard - 5 minutes from the Community Centre
Cost: $60
Please register - limited seating - minimum 6, maximum 15

Workshop will include:

  • quick overview of biology
  • selecting equipment and tools
  • selecting bees
  • selecting your site
  • bee gardens
  • local forage schedule
  • bee management
  • over wintering, basic mite control
  • Q & A

Reference material will be provided (web links and how to's).

Open to beginners and all interested. Any experienced beekeepers welcome to assist/provide mentoring opportunities.

For more info or to register please call 667-7083 or Email


LMCA Summer Program offers lessons with Tennis Yukon Coach

July - every Thursday (4 weeks, once per week) 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th
Junior class ages 8 - 12 from 5:30 - 6:30 pm
Cost per child: $40 / 4 weeks

Please wear sneakers. All other equipment will be provided.

Please register, the lessons will be progressive.

Adult Class from 6:30 - 7:30 pm
Cost per adult: $60 / 4 weeks

Class for beginners or those who are rusty and looking for a refresher course.

Own equipment please. We can provide raquets if necessary.

Please register, the lessons will be progressive.

For more info or to register please call 667-7083 or Email

Northern Backyard Garden series 2017

presents Mt. Lorne Growers Group 2017

Welcome to the garden!

Sundays, May 21st to October 1st, 1 - 4:30 pm

Rent a bed at a local farm and learn to grow. A seasonal approach to hands on gardening skills that will help you grow food.

Join long time Yukon organic gardener, Shiela Alexandrovich at her Wheaton River Gardens for seven half day workshops that will give you seasonal experience and confidence to get growing.

We will cover the following outline, realizing that weather may re-arrange our schedule for us!

  • May 21 - Seed choices, bed planning, bedding plants (starting, timing and care) and basic organics
  • May 28 - Making raised beds, organic amendments, prepping beds and planting
  • June 25 - Thinning, weeding, top dressing, manure/compost teas, early harvest
  • July 16 - Harvest, succession planting, maintenance
  • Aug 13 - Harvest, drying, , garden maintenance, fermented pickles
  • Sept 3 - Harvest, maintenance, freezing methods ,more fermented pickles
  • Sept 17 - Final root harvest, root storage, fall bed prep for early spring planting
  • Oct 1 - Evaluation Potluck

Fee includes:

  • 7 day workshop/education with Shiela
  • Seeds and bedding plants and all other materials needed
  • Produce from the full season to take home

Wheaton River Gardens are located at km 24 Annie Lake Road. Follow the signs.

All workshops are 1 pm - 4:30 pm on Sunday
$120 for the whole season.
Registration open Now
Limited seating - 8 - register soon.

For more info or to register please call 667-7083 or Email


Startup Lab Presentation poster

Yukon Startup Lab web page with
Registration and link to pay

Scroll down for registration form


Startuo Lab Summer Camp poster

Yukon Startup Lab web page with
Registration and link to pay

Scroll down for registration form

Music Exploration Camp

for Beginner Musicians ages 7 and up

Come and give a try to:
Ukulele, Keyboard, Boom Whacker, Voice and Harmonica
2 day mini-camp - 2 teachers - 5 instruments

July 24th 10 am - noon, 1 h supervised lunch, 1 - 4 pm
July 24th 10 am - noon, 1 h supervised lunch, 1 - 4 pm, followed by
concert / busking at our LMCC Summer Market 4:30 - 6 pm
Cost: $85 / kid
(Includes use of musical instruments and one harmonica to take home!)


Steve Slade

Steve has performed in concerts, coffeehouses and various festivals from the Yukon to Newfoundland and throughout the continental United States and Alaska.

He has performed for princes and premiers, daycares and nightclubs.

And lots of schools!  A long time Yukoner, Steve helped found and produce both the Frostbite Music festival and the Whitehorse Arts in the Park summer festival.

Andy Slade

is active as a performer, educator, composer, and arranger and  has worked as a pianist in nearly every style of music, playing in Pop, Hip-hop, Orchestral, Funk, Choral, Folk, and Jazz projects across Canada.

His choral compositions have been performed in Montreal, Toronto, and Victoria to great acclaim.. As an author and educator, he has designed and written a series of piano curriculum books targeted at beginner pianists.

He recently graduated with a Master’s degree in Jazz Piano from the University of Toronto.

The Camp provides group instruction and culminates in a performance  at the local farmer’s market on the last day. Students will be enabled to try out the five different  instruments , and learn to work in an ensemble with others. No prior experience is necessary

Please register with Agnes - call 667-7083 or Email

Music Matters!
Thanks to
Youth Investment Fund Yukon
for supporting this endeavour at Mt. Lorne.


Easter baking with kids.


Beautiful baskets!

Learning Lions


Learning Lion chefs

Learning Lion chefs.

We had great programming and events throughout this year and

LMCA would like to thank:

YTG - Community Youth Activities

Lotteries Yukon - Community Lottery Program

Sports and Recreation Department YTG / Community Services for all their support in keeping our great facilities going!

Growing Forward 2 / YTG Agriculture Branch for supporting our Northern Backyard Garden Series

CPVSTF - Crime Prevention Victim Service Trust Fund for our Moms and Girls Club

Heritage Canada - Canada Day Celebration funding


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