Forest Fundamentals

Last updated on
Thursday, August 10th, 2023
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Program Description

The lush temperate rainforest is diverse, abundant and full of interconnected species. Engage all of your senses to piece together the story of forest dwelling plants and animals and their important roles in the web of life.

Keywords: nature, park, parks, outdoor, outdoors, ecology, forest, hands-on, interactive, explore, conservation, animals, plants

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Big Ideas
  • All living things sense and respond to their environment.
  • Multicellular organisms have organ systems that enable them to survive and interact within their environment.
  • Multicellular organisms rely on internal systems to survive, reproduce, and interact with their environment.
  • Earth and its climate have changed over geological time.
  • Evolution by natural selection provides an explanation for the diversity and survival of living things.
  • Trip Details
    For Grades: 
    4, 5, 6, 7
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    Times Offered: 
    See notes. minutes unless otherwise stated.
    Maximum Students: 
    Offered In French: 
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    Also Offered For: 
    Daycamps, ESL, Guides, Homeschool, Scouts
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    Fee Details
    Fee Notes: 

    2 hour program: $305 for up to 30 students

    Cancellations made before 4 weeks from the booking date will receive a full refund, minus a $15 administrative fee. No refunds will be issued for cancellations within 4 weeks of program dates. Participants whose programs are cancelled due to weather will receive a credit refund. 

    Each year, we try and accommodate some schools with greater financial need; if this applies to you, and these costs are prohibitive, please inquire and email us at

    Additional Notes

    Morning and afternoon programs offered, for 120 minutes (2 full hours). Our outdoor Park-based Field Trips run rain or shine. Please see for more information. Call 604-257-6907 or email to book.