CBEEN - Wild Voices - Loon


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 2020-2021 school year to teachers across the Basin on a first-come, first-serve basis.

For the 2020-2021 school year we have a COVID-19 policy in place.  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 wilvoices@cbeen.org


The Wild Voices team is carefully planning for a safe return to working with students and teachers.  Our booking system is open for teachers to begin planning and scheduling with educators.

At this time we ask teachers to request booking dates from October 5, 2020 onwards to allow time for us to prepare based on needs as they emerge in September.  We also 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.


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The Art and Science of Nature

Bookable Type(s) Half Day Field Study
Duration3 Hours
Locationnearby greenspace or park
Contact This Presenterowl.osprey@gmail.com

About the Program
Situated in a natural area, this class will ask students to take two different perspectives when engaging with the natural world. Students will be led through an activity that directs them to explore a part of the natural world first through a scientific lens. Students findings will be shared with the whole group. Next, students will be asked to explore the same part of the natural world through the eyes of an artist and will be asked to create an artistic piece to represent their engagement (song, poem, sculpture, drawing etc.). Group discussion and sharing will follow and will focus upon differing ways of knowing, viewing, regarding and exploring the world.

About the Community Educator
Rita has explored and lived in the West Kootenays for 20 years and has greatly enjoyed leading Environmental Education classes in this inspiring area. She is a BC Certified Teacher and has a Masters degree in Environmental Education and Communication from Royal Roads University.

Rita Corcoran

Organization: Kootenay Heartwood Nature School

Title: Educator

Address: Nelson, BC

Tags:Other, Ecosystems / Wildlife
Seasons:Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter
Grade Levels:Middle (7-9), Intermediate (4-6)
School Districts:Independent, SD20, SD10, SD8


See 1 testimonials.
"Rita is organized and has some good activities. I'd recommend this workshop being an hour longer, to give children a chance to relax and enjoy the activities and slow down to enjoy the forest itself as well." - Marcella Edwards

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