Leaf Printing in the Park

We will be working with our 2.5-5 yr old Sandpiper Program to make some leaf printing on fabric treated in soy milk. We will scour our park for fallen natural items; leaves, flowers etc and create a pattern on the fabric. Then a piece of paper will be placed on top and the children will […]

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Earth Fest 2019 – COME OUT – DIG IN

Celebrate Earth Fest Everett Crowely Park Saturday April 27th 11AM – 3PM Rewild Renew our Urban Forest Plant native flowering shrubs Create seed bombs for our bees and butterflies Enjoy Native Plant Nature walks Be a Community Steward supporting our parks and greenways Meet friends and neighbours, visit our Eco-partner exhibitors, enjoy music, crafts, art, […]

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Ocean Wise Family Nature Club

Details Event Type: Short walk and play Stroller friendliness: Strollers welcome Event Location: We will meet at the Stanley Park Bus Loop under the gazebo, and then venture out into Stanley Park to enjoy the outdoors and explore some of the sites! Pace: We are happy to accommodate all ages from strollers to youth and […]

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Salish Sea Science Program

Are you a passionate youth committed to the conservation of aquatic life? If so, we have an opportunity for you to join us on Hornby Island at the Tribune Bay Outdoor Education Centre for the 3-day/2-night Salish Sea Science Program! Participating youth (30) in grades 10-12 will learn about the seven ocean literacy principles, the […]

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Classe nature à Trout Lake – 26 avril – Annexe Maquinna

We are transporting the whole school to Trout Lake to learn outside for the day. Our K to 2 students will be reorganised in subgroups and will rotate through stations in the park to learn about the senses. They will use their sight to find hidden treasures on the beach, use their smell to try […]

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Free play in the garden

Children 3-4 years spend time in the vegetable garden pursuing their own curiosities alongside working adults. Materials include real tools scaled to children’s proportions (trowels, spades, buckets, wheelbarrows) as well as full-sized wheelbarrows, access to water, tree cookie rounds, and seeds. Children engaged in numerous, self-generated activities, including: gathering, observing and differentiating 6 creatures (worm, […]

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Grow your own food

Students in the Foods class have been learning about whole foods and food miles. To accompany that, they have spent the class outside learning the basics of planting herbs and leafy greens. In small groups they planted seeds in small containers that they will care for for the rest of the year. They will also […]

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Wild Science at Templeton Secondary

It was a wild week for Templeton Secondary school students, as WAV’s very own, Kate Inch, taught 3 Science lessons around the school. On Tuesday, she led a class in making ionic compounds where students learned the chemical formula: baking soda + vinegar = fun. This was followed up on Thursday with an Earth Science […]

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