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GreetingsThe Master of Museum Education (MED5) program starting September 2018 (application deadline is March 2018) is having  an online information session on Thursday, September 28, 4pm-5:30pm (PDT).

We've just launched a draw for a $200 field trip bursary. Draw closes February 26 at 5 pm.

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For teachers, September is...

  1. Back to school
  2. Pumpkin spice lattes
  3. BC Field Trip Fair!
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.



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