BC Field Trips Blog

The HR MacMillan Space Centre, Science World BC and the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre are thrilled to be the hosts of the Canadian Association of Science Centres conference happening in Vancouver from May 5-7.  I’d like to extend an invitation to you and people in your network to take advantage of this conference happening in British Columbia this year.  I hope to see you there as we explore The Inte

We were wondering how the new Compass Card might affect taking transit to your next field trip so we asked Mariee Devereux, Outreach Education Specialist with Translink for more information. Here's what she had to say.

What is Compass?

The new electronic fare card in the lower mainland that works everywhere on bus, Skytrain, SeaBus and WestCoast Express.

Purchase Compass Tickets before your field trip

This spring, bring your class to nature with a free field trip! Opportunities may include: visits to the Surrey Nature Centre, hands-on wildlife workshops, park clean-up parties, salmon stewardship programs, and more! Registration begins in early March.


Children around the world will be walking to school October 5-9, as part of International Walk to School Week (IWALK)! In recognition of this fantastic event, TransLink invites elementary and high school students (with a GoCard) to ride free on all TransLink services during IWALK.

Teachers are invited to take advantage of the offer to organize field trips during the week.


The Parliamentary Education Office at the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia is preparing to host its fifteenth session of the British Columbia Teachers’ Institute on Parliamentary Democracy at the Parliament Buildings in Victoria from October 22 – 26, 2013

Mark September 30th, 3:00 - 6:00 pm (arrive when you can) in your calendar for the 11th Annual Field Trip Fair for Teachers. We're really excited to work with the BC Sports Hall of Fame for this year's event.

We've just opened another draw - this month we are giving away a few $200 field trip bursaries as well as some free field trips. The free field trips are generously donated by Southlands Heritage Farm, Historical Chinatown Tours, Stanley Park Ecology Society, and Ridge Wilderness Adventure Ltd. If you would like to to enter the draw please join our mailing list. The draw closes on March 17th at 5 pm.


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