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.
Backcountry Food Preparation 101
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About the Program
Students will learn the basics of food dehydration, meal planning, and prepare their own local dried fruit snacks (students or school to provide fruits/veggies for drying).
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.
"He was well organized and great with the students. All the students were engaged." - Laura-Lee Phillips
"Dave is super engaging and knowledgeable. He held the attention of students during the entire 2 hours. " - Danielle Gibson
"Great communication! Well prepared and knowledgeable " - Stephanie Halldorson
"When it comes to this topic and other hiking exchursjons I would recommend Dave. I am unaware of his other skills and talents. " - Brad Carrier