Overnight - Future of Food Field School (Gr. 11+)

Last updated on
Monday, September 17th, 2018
Program Description

Concerned about food security in a changing world? Dig into sustainable, climate-resilient agriculture in Galiano’s own Forest Garden. Students will gain hands-on experience with earth-friendly farming techniques, in a Forest Garden that mimics natural, local ecosystems.

 Curriculum link: Environmental science;  land use and sustainability (Grade 12).

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Big Ideas
  • Learning how to learn prepares us to be lifelong learners who can adapt to changing career opportunities.
  • Successful career and education paths require planning, evaluating, and adapting.
  • Learning how to learn prepares us to be lifelong learners who can adapt to changing career opportunities.
  • Successful career and education paths require planning, evaluating, and adapting.
  • Complex tasks require different technologies and tools at different stages.
  • Complex tasks require the sequencing of skills.
  • Social, ethical, and sustainability considerations impact design.
  • The biosphere, geosphere, hydrosphere, and atmosphere are interconnected, as matter cycles and energy flows through them.
  • Trip Details
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    Duration: 
    Full Day minutes unless otherwise stated.
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    Fee Details
    Cost Per Student: 
    $149.00
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    Minimum group size: 15 students, please contact us if you would like to bring a group smaller than this size. 

    Need a ride? Book our bus! Bus fees are roundtrip! Bus is bookable with any of our day and overnight programs. Our bus capacity is 54 children or 36 adults. Bringing a large group? Please contact us for more information on transportation options. 

    Need camping gear? Rent from us! Check out our gear inventory here: https://galianoconservancy.ca/product-category/gear/

    Need financial aid? Apply to our bursary fund here: https://galianoconservancy.ca/bursaries-financial-aid-field-trip/ 

    • Program Fee Bursary: For one-day programs we can provide up to a $12 bursary per student toward program fees. For multi-day programs, the amount we grant is based on the organization’s need, and may cover up to 30% of program costs.
    • Travel Bursary: We can provide a travel bursary for up to 100% of your bus transportation on Galiano Island.
    Additional Notes

    This program is offered on Galiano Island, British-Columbia.

    Galiano Island is located midway between Vancouver and Victoria in the beautiful Strait of Georgia. It is part of the Southern Gulf Islands and has a population of approximately 1000 people.

    As such, it is the perfect location for outdoor, environmental education. Galiano Island is easily accessible by ferry from Tsawwassen terminal on the mainland or from Swartz Bay terminal on Vancouver Island.

    For ferry times and reservations call BC Ferries toll free at 1-888-223-3779 or in Victoria at (250) 386-3431.