Polar Bears Active Early in Churchill by Steve Selden | Sep 7, 2016 | Churchill News |Thought this might be of interest to travelers heading to Churchill this year to see the king of the Arctic! There are plenty of bears waiting to greet you and be photographed. Should be an amazing polar bear season in Churchill!Polar bear greeting elated travelers. Natural Habitat Adventures photo. Polar bears are active in the early season in Churchill. Town of Churchill image.