BOOK A WILD VOICES FOR KIDS PROGRAM!
All programs are now available for booking at the subsidized rates listed.
Teachers who are current CBEEN members may access one complimentary program for their classroom in the school year. Teacher members can redeem their complimentary program with bussing reimbursement up to $250. Up to 200 complimentary programs are available annually to teachers across the Basin on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Fur Trade: Intro to Aboriginal Impact and Involvement
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Due to popular demand, this program is now only available for limited bookings for the 2017 / 2018 school year. Please email Amy at firstname.lastname@example.org to determine availability.
About the Program
Guides the students through time and history, discussing voyageurs and Courier des Bois, the Metis people and the role of the First Nations in the Fur Trade.
About the Community Educator
Amy Cross is a Metis Cultural Coordinator and lives in Cranbrook, BC.
Available in SD8 only in Creston.
"Both educators were incredibly passionate and knowledgeable, and had many activities and artifacts to share" - Allison Swan
"Super presentation ... lots and lots of wonderful information. This is truly a 1 1/2 - 2 hour presentation. Energetic, knowledgeable and able to keep students engaged and focused." - Laurel Ewashen
"Amy was very knowledgeable and was. Try good at engaging this students. Activities were suitable for the age group." - Carlene Lochrie
"Amy had the students listening and engaged the entire time. In class this can be difficult. She was very good. She covered a lot of information, had a lot of different activities and the students really enjoyed it. She went above and beyond what I expected. Thank you!!" - Runa Bjarnason-Wilson
"Amy is a fantastic presenter! " - Jacinta Marina
"Amy is a fantastic presenter!" - Jacinta Marina
"Amy was an absolute delight to work with and really engaged our students. I appreciated her ability to cater her lessons to a wide variety of grades and classroom cultures, and her ability to read a room really helped with this. Amy was professional, timely and well prepared. Thanks so much Amy!" - Alastair McKay