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.
Biodiversity Around Us
|Bookable Type(s)||Half Day Field Study|
|Location||nearby greenspace or park|
|Contact This Presenterfirstname.lastname@example.org|
About the Program
Tailored to each grade level, this class takes children on an exploration of a local natural area. Themes of local animal homes, local plant life, interconnections between species and natural history are explored through games and activities.
This hands-on outdoor learning focuses upon awakening children's connections to the natural world. Sensory awareness activities as well as movement games help children engage with the natural world around them.
About the Community Educator
Rita is a BC Certified Teacher and has a Masters degree in Environmental Education and Communication from Royal Roads University. She has explored and lived in the West Kootenays for 20 years and have greatly enjoyed leading Environmental Education classes in this inspiring area.
"Rita brought experience and knowledge about the local ecosystem. She communicated well with the kids, allowing them to be inquisitive through the day." - Jen De Sousa
"Rita was thorough and prepared. She engaged the parent volunteers as well as the children, and was warm, kind, thoughtful, flexible and extremely knowledgeable." - Shauna McKeating
"I would recommend her. " - Catherine MacKinnon