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 2019-2020 school year to teachers across the Basin on a first-come, first-serve basis.
|Bookable Type(s)||In Class (approx 1 hr) Half Day Field Study Full Day Field Study|
|Location||in-class, schoolyard or winter recreation area|
|Contact This Presenterfirstname.lastname@example.org|
About the Program
Introductory avalanche skills field trip with hands-on snow science, avalanche terrain identification, and safety gear practice activities. Youth-oriented activities to help students understand avalanche risk, learn about and practice with avalanche risk, learn about and practice with avalanche safety gear and learn about avalanches and where to get information to help them make safer decisions about whether to venture into the back country or not.
About the Community Educator
Dave Quinn is a wildlife biologist, a BC-certified teacher and a certified wilderness guide who has lead expeditions in the Kootenays, the Canadian Arctic and West Coast, as well as overseas. Dave's work as a photographer and writer has been published in several adventure tourism magazines and scientific publications. As a wildlife technician, Dave has worked on the Purcell Mountain Caribou Study, the Rocky Mountain Lynx Project, the Columbia Valley Badger Project, the Swift Fox Census, and the East Kootenay Fisher Project.
"Dave is fantastic! He is really engaging and knowledgeable in many EE areas. We highly recommend his presentations and workshops." - Kate Haennel
"dave know his stuff becasue he has traveled to the places that he talked about. he is amaster snow man, i have used him before and worked with him. he is also passionate about the work he does." - Jill Christie
"Dave is fantastic! He's great with kids, and incredibly knowledgeable. " - Kate Haennel
"Dave is a very professional and works very well with secondary students!" - Jenn Meens
"Dave was very knowledgeable, knew how to relate to students and keep their attention. The day was structured well with a mix of theory and hands on activities. " - Nicola Kuhn
"Dave is a great instructor/educator/professional. His lessons are engaging, dynamic, interactive. There is never enough time to do it all, because we get so engaged the time goes by too quickly." - Jenn Meens
"Dave had great knowledge in the subject area. " - Nicole Weber
"Dave was great at holding students attention, getting them to think critically and listening and answering their questions thoroughly. Students enjoyed his props - skulls, antlers, and caribou fur - and being able to handle them. " - Anita Vibe