Langley

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Cedar Coast Field Station offers K-12+ curriculum-based programming for school groups, specializing in multi-day, overnight trips perfect for graduation groups (elementary/secondary school) and teacher capacity building. Students and teachers alike will reconnect with nature through place-based education, cultural teachings and guided scientific inquiry. Guests learn alongside Cedar Coast staff in participatory, ecological research programs while immersed in the Clayoquot Sound with the goal of students being able to conduct their own ecological research in their own local ecosystems! Just a fifteen minute boat ride from Tofino, education groups will stay in canvas wall tents and share meals in a 5000+sq foot, off-the grid facility. Seasonal monitoring programs include juvenille salmon monitoring, stream assessments, bird surveys and intertidal biodiversity surveys, or, hike through BC Parks routes to one of the off-property field sites for micro plastic surveys and sunset camping, such as Ahous Bay! Further, Cedar Coast is working with School Districts to develop for-credit-coures, dual credit courses, work experience opportunities and professional development days for teachers as well! To stay up to date, visit our website and join our mailing list! 

Duration: 
Full Day
For Grades: 
K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Teachers Only
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Step back to Fort Langley, a trading post built by the Hudson’s Bay Company in 1827, to trade with the Indigenous people of this land. As you explore the historic site on this guided tour, learn about the culture of the Indigenous people and the early fur traders.

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Duration: 
90
For Grades: 
K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
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Offered In French: 
No
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Shakespeare: In Action 

The ideal way to support your English/Theatre unit, these workshops give students the chance to play Shakespeare with our professional teaching artists through the use of voice, movement, and acting exercises. Workshops can focus on a specific play, or provide a general introduction to Shakespeare.

  • Available year-round
  • Up to 90 minutes long
  • Up to 30 students per workshop
  • Up to three workshops per day
  • Workshops can focus on the story, the imagery or the language (or a combination of all three) in a particular play, or provide a general introduction to Shakespeare.
  • $220 per workshop + travel
Duration: 
90
For Grades: 
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
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Jump on a bus or wrangle up some parents so you can bring your class out to the farm and pick some pumpkins!

Our NEW location offers a spectacular view of the mountains, easy freeway access (2 miles North on Exit 66), new buildings, more covered barn space and animal pens and your choice; walk to the pumpkin patch or take a wagon ride with your class!

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Duration: 
Half Day
For Grades: 
K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
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Offered In French: 
No
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Use promo code NG2018 and take advantage of this educational field trip opportunity to see National Geographic Explorer, Nizar Ibrahim, at our Student Matinee on October 10th. School matinees are suitable for students from Grades 2 to 7. With the BC Curriculum’s focus on Inquiry in Science, we hope that this National Geographic Live speaker series can act as a valuable experiential learning field trip for your students.

Other shows available for student matinees:

October 10 - Lost Giant of the Cretaceous
February 27 - On the Trail of Big Cats
March 12 - Ocean Soul
May 7 - View from Above
 

Duration: 
60
For Grades: 
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
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Offered In French: 
No
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In this new program students explore the process of erosion by investigating the Fraser River. Using a stream table, the class will build a re-creation of the Fraser River. They will us scientific inquiry to hypothesize changes over time. Students will spend a good portion of the day outdoors examining sections of the Fraser River in order to draw conclusions. Students will learn why this waterway is significant to Canadian history by examining the ecological environment and community around it.

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See notes.
For Grades: 
4, 5, 6
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Offered In French: 
No
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In this improved program, learners are invited to observe and interact with the local ecosystem along the Fraser River. Through game play, hands-on activities and experiments students will gain a deep understanding of the natural environment around them. Classes will be exposed to some essential ecological concepts such as biodiversity and adaptations through sensory-rich explorations.

 

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Duration: 
See notes.
For Grades: 
3, 4
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No
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Engage your students and their creativity by bringing this educational trunk into your classroom. Students will engage with natural materials that Indigenous people used in building their rich culture. Everything is engaging in this new kit, from precious Coast Salish ‘tools’ to visual aids in order to transform students back in time.

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Duration: 
Full Day
For Grades: 
4, 5, 6, 7
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Offered In French: 
No
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Examine the culture of the Sto:lo people through the museum’s vast collection. Enjoy a hands-on learning experience that focuses on the lifestyles of the people who have occupied the banks of the Fraser River for millennia. Explore the culture, diet, and family life of the regions’ first inhabitants.

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Duration: 
90
For Grades: 
3, 4, 5
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Offered In French: 
No
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Students will be introduced to the history of environmental art with a focus on the ephemeral artwork of Andy Goldsworthy. Working together, students will collect objects, create compositions, and troubleshoot basic engineering requirements for their collaborative artworks.

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Duration: 
90
For Grades: 
3, 4, 5, 6, 7
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Offered In French: 
No
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Crafts, caroling, and storytelling help bring the holidays to life in the rustic classroom as the regular Lochiel program is modified with festive activities that would have been typical of the holiday season in a turn-of-the-century one-room schoolhouse.

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Duration: 
90
For Grades: 
1, 2, 3
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Offered In French: 
No
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Students will dive deep into the waters of the Pacific Coast to explore the animals that call the Pacific Coast home. They will choose an animal from the Pacific Coast to focus their art project and to inspire their creativity. Learning everything from their animal’s adaptability in the local B.C. environment to their survival needs, students are eager to create a vivid art piece representing their animal.

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Duration: 
90
For Grades: 
2, 3, 4, 5
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Offered In French: 
No
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Students transform into small Salmon Fry in this art program where their imagination is ignited by the lifecycle of Salmon. Students will experiment with watercolor paint and paper, trying out techniques such as salt and wax, blending, and washes in order to create their very own salmon ecosystem.

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Duration: 
90
For Grades: 
K, 1, 2
Maximum Students: 
Offered In French: 
No
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Students will be introduced to the artwork of Emily Carr and her travels to visit First Nation’s villages on the Skeena River and Haida Gwaii that inspired her artwork. Students will create an Emily Carr inspired composition using watercolour.

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Duration: 
90
For Grades: 
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
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Offered In French: 
No

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