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.
A Bug's Life/La Petite Vie
|Bookable Type(s)||Half Day Field Study|
|Duration||Varies by Booking|
|Location||schoolyard or nearby greenspace|
|Contact This Presenteremail@example.com|
This program is available in English and French.
About the Program
Dive into the dynamic world of the creepy crawly nation to
meet these amazing little critters and the fundamental role they play in our lives. Students will learn the general anatomy of insects, their incredible life cycle of transformation, their contributions to ecosystems and some of the super powers insects have. Students will comet to understand the insect world is interconnected to all living things, how our actions impact their world and vice versa.
The class will venture out into the school yard for a bug hunt to locate and identify the various insects that are right around us.
About the Community Educator
Mireille’s love for the natural world and children has inspired her to co-facilitate earth connection programs as the primitive skills instructor with the Four Nations Coalition. She has previously worked with Take a Hike Foundation for at-risk youth, Endless Adventures Youth Camp, Tipi Camp Nature Retreat, YMCA Summer Camps and as a sports coach. She is also a member of Nelson Search and Rescue.
"Animated, punctual, enthusiastic and passionate about information (came dressed as a frog) and truly enjoys being around children." - Nadine Coombes
"Mireille was awesome! She was great at adapting what she was doing to match students' energy! Also so prepared with all her supplies and her tarp to provide us with some shade!" - Christina Long