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 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 email@example.com
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.
Fur Trade: Intro to Aboriginal Impact and Involvement
|Bookable Type(s)||In Class (approx 1 hr)|
|Contact This Presenterfirstname.lastname@example.org|
This program is only available in the East Kootenay and the Creston Valley.
About the Program
This program guides students through time and history, discussing voyageurs and Courier des Bois, the Metis people and the role of the Indigenous peoples in the Fur Trade.
About the Community Educator
Amy Cross is a Metis Cultural Coordinator and lives in Cranbrook, BC.
"Both educators were incredibly passionate and knowledgeable, and had many activities and artifacts to share" - Allison Swan
"Super presentation ... lots and lots of wonderful information. This is truly a 1 1/2 - 2 hour presentation. Energetic, knowledgeable and able to keep students engaged and focused." - Laurel Ewashen
"Amy was very knowledgeable and was. Try good at engaging this students. Activities were suitable for the age group." - Carlene Lochrie
"Amy had the students listening and engaged the entire time. In class this can be difficult. She was very good. She covered a lot of information, had a lot of different activities and the students really enjoyed it. She went above and beyond what I expected. Thank you!!" - Runa Bjarnason-Wilson
"Amy is a fantastic presenter! " - Jacinta Marina
"Amy is a fantastic presenter!" - Jacinta Marina
"Amy was an absolute delight to work with and really engaged our students. I appreciated her ability to cater her lessons to a wide variety of grades and classroom cultures, and her ability to read a room really helped with this. Amy was professional, timely and well prepared. Thanks so much Amy!" - Alastair McKay
"Amy was incredible. She expected respect and the students listened really well to her. Amy's information was pertinent and not only knowledgeable but she also shared personal life experiences. The students were engaged the whole time and really enjoyed it." - Shauna Gauthier
"Amy is awesom!" - Colleen Mooney