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 2019-2020 school year to teachers across the Basin on a first-come, first-serve basis.


Bookable Booked 6 time(s)

Animal Speak/Les Pistes D'Animaux - available for bookings beyond April 1, 2020

Bookable Type(s) Full Day Field Study
Duration5 Hours
Locationlocal park or wooded area
Contact This Presentermireilleevans@gmail.com

This program is available in English and French.

Please note that this program will not be available from Jan 2020 - end of Mar 2020. Please make your booking for April 2020 or later in the school year.

About the Program
Animals are constantly leaving behind tracks and signs of their presence, but how many of us know how to identify and interpret these signs? In this program, students will learn how to open our senses and where to look for these signs, how to identify who made the sign and why. They will also learn the importance of camouflage for animals, how they do it and how we can do it both internally and with our outwardly appearance. Through various games and activities students will put their skills to the test of how to move through nature camouflaged, unobtrusively, and get a practical sense of the dynamic predator-prey relationship.

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.

Mireille Evans

Organization: Four Nations Coalition of Indigenous Medicines

Title: Primitive Wilderness Skills Educator

Address: Winlaw , BC

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

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