Celebrating Outdoor Learning in local nature

Acknowledging unceded territory of Musqueam, Squamish & Tsleil-Waututh

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     

Get INvolved!  

 Get OUTdoors!  

 STEAM=Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts(Creative thinking & Applied Arts), Mathematics

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Life Cycles of the Bog

Submitted by: Hannah Hobbs Grade level: ece,elementary Core Competencies: critical-thinking,positive-personal-and-cultural-identity,social-responsibility Subject Disciplines: earth-science-and-space-science,outdoor-education   This lesson is designed to be used with the Pacific Spirit Park EcoKit.   Suggested location: Camosun Bog, Pacific Spirit Park

There is No Bad Weather

No matter where you live, you have a choice to make. You will bemoan the changing of each season or you will celebrate it. I am a big believer in the celebration. Fall in Vancouver,

Forest Literacy Framework

Project Learning Tree Canada‘s Forest Literacy Framework translates the language of forests and sustainable forest management into concepts for everyone. The framework offers 100 forest concepts for Grades K-12, organized into four themes: What is

Woodland Mapping

Submitted by: Hannah Hobbs Grade level: elementary,ece,middle-years Core Competencies: communication,creative-thinking,critical-thinking,positive-personal-and-cultural-identity,social-responsibility Subject Disciplines: applied-skills,geography,indigenous-education,outdoor-education Woodland Mapping…a background: This activity is based on building a stronger connection to the natural place you are learning in. There is a


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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.

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