BOOK A WILD VOICES FOR KIDS PROGRAM!
Due to recent CBEEN program funding changes, we will now offer price options for Wild Voices for Kids programs.
Please select the price option that suits your needs, knowing that some schools don’t have access to the financial resources that others do.
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.
We continue to have a COVID-19 policy in place and teachers booking programs are expected to read this plan in advance of their program to understand our policies and practices around offering programs.
Questions about the policy may be directed to the Wild Voices Program Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Incredible Edibles: Nature's Wild Food & Medicines
|Bookable Type(s)||Half Day Field Study Full Day Field Study|
|Duration||Varies by Booking|
|Location||nearby greenspace or park|
|Contact This Presenteremail@example.com / 250-226-6757|
About the Program
A Bio-Regional Plant and Tree Discovery Program: Discover a bounty of amazing plants that you can eat, drink or use to heal everyday ailments. Join us and investigate the rich world of wild botanicals that will spruce up your knowledge of what?s growing around you. We have a wild tea party, so bring a cup! Games and shared activities will last approximately 2 hours and can be easily adapted to a forest or meadow near your school.
About the Community Educator
Shannon Bennett has a Bsc in Earth Sciences and 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.
|Tags:||Ecosystems / Wildlife, Sustainable Living, Forestry / Silviculture, Food|
|Seasons:||Spring, Summer, Autumn|
|Grade Levels:||High (10-12), Middle (7-9), Intermediate (4-6), Primary (K-3)|
|School Districts:||Independent, SD20, SD10, SD8|
"She had fun games and activities. She is very kind and was very interesting. Allowed the students to sample many plants" - Lori McWilliam
"Shanoon is an excellent presenter." - Leah Riemer
"The presenter was very well-prepared and knowledgeable." - Karin Shaw
"She is awesome! So full of knowledge!" - April Lavine
"Shanoon was excellent with the students and was very knowledgable. She was also flexible seeing as the students were young." - Jen Wyatt
"I have done this presentation a few times and I still learn a lot from it. I really feel enthusiastic about this amazing place we live and I think the kids get that feeling from this presentation. Shanoon really is passionate about the wild plants and gets the kids to become very engaged and proud of where they live as well." - Lori McWilliam
"Knowledgeable, kind, and enthusiastic. Shannon’s passion for the environmental is infectious. " - Jessica Foster
"Many educators have mentioned that they have also attended the presentation and really enjoyed it. I often recommend it to people who don't know about it. It is interesting to people of all ages!!" - Lori McWilliam
"I’ve already recommended her" - Marlisa Crosland
"Shannoon is great with the students, she remembers their names very quickly, uses riddles to engage them, and she is sooo knowledgeable!" - Kendra Uniat
"This was an awesome presentation and Shanoon was so knowledgeable. " - Julia Lehnert
"Shanoon has an incredible depth of knowledge in this area, and establishes a rapport with students right away." - Catherine MacKinnon
"Shanoon is extremely knowledgeable and engaging. She connected with all of the students and learned their names quickly. The students were keen to listen and learn from her!" - Lori McWilliam
Program Price Options:
Due to recent CBEEN program funding changes, CBEEN will now offer price options for Wild Voices for Kids programs. Please select the price option that suits your needs, knowing that some schools don’t have access to the financial resources that others do. The following price options are available:
Non-subsidized: Please select this option if you can access funds to pay the full price for this program. By selecting this option, this will allow us to offer more subsidized programs to those schools who don’t have the same support as you might. An unlimited number of programs are available at this payment level.
- In class/school yard ~1-1.5 hours = $250
- Half-day field study = $390
- Full-day field study = $595
Slightly Subsidized: Please select this option if you need a bit of support in paying for your program. CBEEN has secured some grant funding to support this option. An unlimited number of programs are available at this payment level.
- In class/school yard ~1-1.5 hrs = $150
- Half-day field study = $250
- Full-day field study = $350
Heavily Subsidized: Please select this option if you need a lot of support in helping to make programs happen in your school. CBEEN has secured funding to allow a limited number of classes to access two heavily subsidized programs/class/year.
- In class/school yard ~1-1.5 hrs = $75
- Half-day field study = $125
- Full-day field study = $175
- Fully Subsidized: Please select this option if you have no means of accessing funding for a program. CBEEN has secured funding to allow a limited number of classes to access one totally subsidized program/class/year.
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