CBEEN - Wild Voices - Loon

BOOK A WILD VOICES FOR KIDS PROGRAM!

All programs are now available for booking at the subsidized rates of:

– $150 (1-1.5 hr in class or outdoor program)

– $250 (half-day field study)

– $350 (full-day field study)

Teachers who are current CBEEN members may access one complimentary program (with up to $250 in bussing cost reimbursement) for their classroom in the school year. Up to 200 complimentary programs are available for the 2021-2022 school year to teachers across the Basin on a first-come, first-serve basis.

We ask that teachers ensure that a program does not violate their school and/or district policies before booking.  It is the responsibility of the teacher to confirm program suitability and communicate needs and questions to the Community Educator.

As with the previous school year, we have a COVID-19 policy in place for the 2021-2022 school year.  Teachers booking programs are expected to read this plan in advance of their program to understand our policies and practices around offering programs this year. 

Questions about the policy may be directed to the Wild Voices Program Manager at wildvoices@cbeen.org

READ OUR COVID-19 PLAN HERE

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Breath of Life: A Tree Story


Bookable Type(s) Half Day Field Study Full Day Field Study
Duration3 Hours
Locationnearby greenspace or park
Contact This Presentershanoonoftheforest@gmail.com / 250-226-6757

About the Program
Attune to the life of trees in an exploration into the special life of these gentle giants and how important they are to us. We will learn about the life cycles of trees and students will adopt a tree and explore the special connection we have with them.

This is a field trip and bussing will be necessary if there is not a local habitat to explore. We would be taking the class to a forest nearby.

About the Community Educator
Shannon Bennett has a BSc in Earth Sciences and I has been working in environmental education since the early 80's as a Park Naturalist in Alberta and BC Parks. She loves to inspire, engage, connect, and motivate students to discover and explore their wild local bioregions, to develop curiosity, knowledge, awareness and appreciation of where they live.

Shanoon Bennett
(Educator)

Organization/School: Wild Voices for Kids, Wildsight, Slocan River Streamkeepers

Title: Environmental Educator

Address: Winlaw, BC

Curriculum Links:
Tags:Ecosystems / Wildlife, Forestry / Silviculture
Seasons:Spring, Autumn
Grade Levels:Middle (7-9), Intermediate (4-6), Primary (K-3)
School Districts:Independent, SD20, SD10, SD8

Testimonials:

See 3 testimonials.
"Shanoon is very patient with students and enjoys engaging and playing learning games with them." - Teresa Berno
"Shanoon is a very knowledgeable presenter, and included many games and activities to engage young students (such as searching and finding, tag games etc). " - Charlotte Soles
"A great day of learning. Shanoon is a wealth of information and kept a wide range of students engaged. Many thanks. " - Catherine Locke

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