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 2021-2022 school year to teachers across the Basin on a first-come, first-serve basis.
We 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.
As with the previous school year, we have a COVID-19 policy in place for the 2021-2022 school year. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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The Importance of Wildfire
|Bookable Type(s)||In Class (approx 1 hr) Half Day Field Study Full Day Field Study|
|Duration||Varies by Booking|
|Location||In class and a nearby green space, which can be the school yard. A forested area is not necessary, but is preferred.|
|Contact This Presenteremail@example.com (250) 368-8090|
About the Program
This program will start in a classroom and will discuss the importance of wildfire, global climate change, what happens to a forest after a wildfire, firefighting techniques, a reading from the Legends of the Forest children's book series "Cedric the Cedar", learning how to live in a "fire smart" home, urban interfacing, and the components of fire.
If a half day is chosen, then students will go outdoors and students will take what they've learned in the classroom and apply it to building a "fire smart" home using small birdhouses. They take natural or man-made materials and build a perfect homestead for themselves. As a group discussion, we will then visit each home to see if they have built a "fire smart" home. If it is a full day booked, students will then make a relevant nature craft.
About the Community Educator
Darcee O'Hearn is a science geek who enjoys exploding things, making gooey things, and getting kids excited about science, and most of all forestry. Darcee is the award winning author of the "Legends of the Forest" series.