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Environmental Extravaganza for Schools

Boys look up at the tree during a field trip

Want to get your students outside? Bring your class to one of the nature-themed school programs offered by the Environmental Extravaganza partners!

"Let nature be your teacher" - William Wordsworth

2017 Partner Programs

Field Trips to Burns Bog
Bring your class for an interpretive nature walk through one of the world’s most unique ecosystems - Burns Bog! These tours address grade-specific core competencies and can be customized to suit your class’ needs. Suitable for grades K-12. Hosted by the Burns Bog Conservation Society.
Cost: $150
Date(s): Mar 1 - Jun 30 or Sep 1 - Oct 31
Time(s): 9:30am - 12pm or 12:30pm - 3pm
Book online

Pioneer Penny Pinchers
Discover Surrey’s cultural and natural history at the Historic Stewart Farm. Students handle artifacts, explore the 1894 farmhouse, and perform “farm chores” as they investigate the creative ways Surrey’s pioneers practiced the 3Rs - Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. Open to grades 4-5. Hosted by the Historic Stewart Farm.
Cost: $71.75
Date(s): May 9, 16 and 17
Time(s): 12:30pm - 2pm
To book this program, call 604-591-4797 or e-mail sarah.dineen@surrey.ca.

Watershed Wonders!
The SHaRP education team will lead watershed-themed activities to get your students thinking about the local environment and how to make a difference. Pick a creek or park near you and we’ll meet you there! Suitable for grades K-12. Hosted by the Salmon Habitat Restoration Program.
Cost: free
Date(s): June or October
Time(s): 2.5 hours, flexible
To book this program, call 604-592-8736 or e-mail sharpcommunityed@gmail.com

Salmon Tracks
This hands-on program focuses on marking storm drains to support healthier streams and includes fun activities and an optional 20-minute presentation. Each program relates to the social and emotional core competencies. Open to grades K-12. Hosted by the Salmon Habitat Restoration Program.
Cost: free
Dates and times are flexible.
To book, fill out the application form and submit to salmontracks@surrey.ca

Surrey Nature Centre
The Surrey Nature Centre hosts a variety of school programs for grades K-7 in the natural setting of Green Timbers Park. Prices and topics vary by season. To learn how to engage your students with nature all year, register for one of their hands-on teacher workshops!
To book a program or find out more, call 604-502-6065 or e-mail naturecentre@surrey.ca