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  • Wild Voices Program Proposal Submission Form

    Wild Voices for Kids supports individuals who have specific knowledge or expertise connected to the local environment that can be shared with students in the Columbia Basin region of British Columbia. While developing your Wild Voices program submission please consider:
    • How this program is connected to your specific area of knowledge / expertise / interest;
    • How this program is relevant to the environment or natural history of the Columbia Basin region of BC, specifically to the communities, Indigenous Peoples place based culture and languages, and places (landscape and waterways) that you will be offering the program; and
    • How this program will help “students develop stronger ties to their community [and] enhance [their] appreciation for the natural world” (David Sobel).
    Please review the Wild Voices Community Educator Agreement before developing your program.

    For questions or support with program submission, please contact Mia at wildvoices@cbeen.org.

  • Educator Information

  • Program Details

  • If your program involves an outdoor component, consider natural spaces commonly close to schools - can you use green space on school properties or natural areas in walking distance nearby? If so, please indicate this here.
    If your program will take place at an offsite location that requires transport by bus, please indicate so here. While location may vary based on where the program is delivered, please list or describe a few examples of suitable field-study locations. This year, we have additional funding to support programs in BC Parks. Please indicate if your program will take place at a BC Provincial Park.
  • Please list anticipated required materials and sources here. Consider how you can simplify the materials required and utilize resources accessible to you or available at most schools.

  • Program Overview

  • Please select all categories that are relevant to your program. If you think Indigenous Education applies to your program, please first read the Indigenous Education Policy.
  • 1-2 sentences that concisely and effectively describe the overarching main idea or theme of your program.
  • List one to five key concepts that will be explored through your program. Each should be connected to the main idea.
  • Please suggest a few ways that your program connects to the BC curriculum. Please click here for support with making curriculum links or email wildvoices@cbeen.org for support.

  • Program Description & Plan

  • 1 – 2 concise paragraphs to describe your program to teachers.
  • While we encourage that programs are responsive to the unique inquiries and exploration that will emerge with each class, we ask for an overview framework of planned activities. In point form, please outline an overview of the progression of activities that your program will involve.
  • Please identify potential risks and ways you will mitigate these risks. Consider possible hazards including but not limited to those connected to location, activity, weather, and group-management. Please click here to review the CE Agreement, specifically sections 10 - 12 on program delivery.

For questions or support with program submission, please contact Mia at wildvoices@cbeen.org.

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