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Tidal WAV  (pronounced “wave”) Outdoor Festival is a free public event offering practical suggestions to get children and adults outdoors more regularly.  Time spent outdoors positively impacts well-being, physical, intellectual, and social development, as well as environmental ethics and practices.

On Friday, June 3rd, 2022, come to enjoy what Stanley Park has to offer and free WAV outdoor activities hosted by WAV volunteers.   

Child and youth participation in the Tidal WAV 2022 Outdoor Festival requires direct parent / caregiver and/or teacher supervision.  Some activities may have a maximum group size and waiting list.     There will be a variety of educational activities to choose.
 
Stanley Park has many things for you to explore such as forest walks with the Forest Rangers, the Ceperley Park Playgrounds, Second Beach, the seawall, Lost Lagoon, the Blue Heron Rookery by the tennis courts, and many nature / picnic areas.  
 
Tidal WAV 2022 activities will take place from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm.  Bring your own pencil to cut down on sanitizing procedures.    
 

9:30 am – Opening ceremony with Squamish Hereditary Chief, Ian Campbell

9:45 am – 2:45 pm – Dancing sessions with Wild Moccasin Dancer, Shyama Priya ( Signed Permission form required for this workshop) 

10:30 – 1:30 pm – Soccer stations with Hall of Famer, Carrie Serwetnyk

2 pm – Words by Musqueam Elder and Artist, Shane Point

Check out details of all of the sessions on the events page of this WAV website including but not limited to the BC Literacy Council scavenger hunt and book give away, the Frontier College reading tent,  orienteering, ocean literacy with OceanWise, SeaSmart, Friends of False Creek and the Institute of Environmental Learning, as well as skills stations with VSB Youth volunteers from the TREK program.  

Wild About Vancouver (WAV) and The Institute for Environmental Learning (IEL) work collaboratively to enhance student, youth, and community learning about the environment and sustainability. 

Get Involved!

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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