Celebrating Outdoor Learning in local nature
About Wild About Vancouver
WAV - pronounced "wave"
Wild About Vancouver (WAV ) is a grassroots movement devoted to nurturing a LOVE OF NATURE and BEING OUTdoors by developing partnerships to provide opportunities for active participation of children, youth, and adults in outdoor activity.
Research cites the many ways that time spent outdoors positively impacts:
Physical, Mental, and Social Health
Experiential STEAM Learning
Environmental Ethics and Practices
STEAM=Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts(Creative thinking & Applied Arts), Mathematics
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Submitted by: Ben Dewar Grade level: elementary,middle-years,secondary,post-secondary Core Competencies: creative-thinking,communication,positive-personal-and-cultural-identity Subject Disciplines: english,fine-arts,language-arts,outdoor-education,health-education,biology Outdoor Immersive Haikus The objective of this lesson is to introduce poetry and descriptive writing techniques via authentic sensory experiences outdoors. The
Inquire2Empower: Venturing Outdoors with Kids Take a moment to prepare children for outdoor learning opportunities so that everyone is having fun when you venture outdoors.
A conversation with a Vancouverite will lead you to one conclusion about Vancouver, British Columbia. It is either the most brilliant place in the world to live or a drab haven of rain to be tolerated
Read all about our Garden Prep teachers in Richmond. It was a breath of very fresh and very cool air on my visit to Homma Elementary School in Richmond, British Columbia. I was welcomed to the School Garden
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WAV is grassroots and open to everyone. If you are passionate about time spent outdoors and outdoor learning, we would love to have you join WAV. Find out more about the many volunteer opportunities by clicking the button below.