Search for Field Trips

Displayed below is an alphabetical list of all field trips offered by our member institutions. In order to find the field trip you seek, you can sort the trips using the filters available. You can select your criteria using each filter to display only those field trips that match your request.

Institution Information
Curriculum Offerings
Grades Available

Program Description & Details

Camp Jubilee is a boat access only camp, located on 128 acres of Indian Arm oceanfront. We are a 45 minute boat ride from Cates Park, North Vancouver. Camp Jubilee provides overnight school programs from 1 – 4 nights for students from kindergarten to grade 12.  Our fully inclusive packages will provide your school with the highest quality of fun and engaging adventure activities. All our packages include your boat transportation, accommodations, meals, snacks, instructor led activities and of course our world famous campfire program! Students cabins are heated, have electricity and a two-peice bath. Teacher accomodations are in semi-private rooms in our lodge, including a teachers lounge with fireplace. Special diets can be accomodated.

For 2021 we are working on a number of options to offer our Outdoor School programs, including Day Trips, or even bringing Camp Jubilee to you!

Duration: 
See notes.
For Grades: 
K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Months Available: 
Maximum Students: 
Offered In French: 
Contact Us
Program Description & Details

Learn the keys to survival in the Arctic! Look for clues and examine skulls, furs and photos to discover how Arctic animals adapt to life in Canada’s most extreme ecosystem.

*Available starting January 2021

City: 
Duration: 
60
For Grades: 
Months Available: 
Days Offered: 
Times Offered: 
Maximum Students: 
Offered In French: 
No
Program Description & Details

Learn about the style of Chinese painting known as ink and wash painting (shuǐ-mò 水墨). This ancient practice, still alive today, is closely related to calligraphy and was one of the Four Arts practised by Chinese scholars.

Using the beauty of our Chinese Garden as inspiration, students will use special brush pens to create their own ink and wash painting to take home. 

City: 
Duration: 
90
For Grades: 
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Maximum Students: 
Offered In French: 
No
Program Description & Details

Available November 2021

Uncover the science of archaeology by investigating artefacts from the ancient cultures of Mesopotamia, Egypt, Indus Valley, China, Greece, and Rome. Work in teams to do a simulated field dig, then research and analyze artifacts in a lab to formulate and test your hypothesis. Learn about several prominent Northwest Coast archaeological sites. Through traditional First Nations belongings and ways of knowing, gain a deeper understanding of the role and limitations of archeology.

 

City: 
Duration: 
Half Day
For Grades: 
6, 7
Times Offered: 
Maximum Students: 
Offered In French: 
Yes
Program Description & Details

This tour includes:

  • Learning how homes were built more than 100 years ago by European Settlers and Local Indigenous people. Artifact investigation;

  • Visiting the Natural History Wall and learning about local animals;

  • Includes a guided outdoor walking tour exploring how animals have returned to the mine sites now that the industry is inactive.

City: 
Duration: 
60
For Grades: 
K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Maximum Students: 
Offered In French: 
No
Program Description & Details

Connect Students with the wonders of the ocean without having to leave the classroom.

Our live, guided workshops focus on inquiry-based learning with an environmental and climate change focus. Not your average digital workshop, the sessions include mini-games, student-led discussions, and some surprises along the way. Using real scientific findings and data collected by Ocean Wise’s world-renowned research team, your students will get an inside view of the latest climate and environmental science.

Students will join one of our expert educators through live video conferencing in an inquiry-based discussion about a topic of your choosing. Using visual props and multimedia resources, students will utilize their creativity and critical thinking to explore the ocean. Core competencies in critical thinking, communication, creative thinking, and responsibility may be achieved through the Virtual Aquaclass Program. Big Ideas differ per grade.

Standard programs are $100 per 45-minute sessions and include a Q&A time between students and our expert staff. Choose from our wide variety of programs. This program is customizable upon request* to address specific interest and needs of each group. All programs are available in English or French.

 *additional costs may be required for customizations

City: 
Duration: 
45
For Grades: 
K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Days Offered: 
Maximum Students: 
Offered In French: 
Contact Us
Program Description & Details

Something isn’t quite right on the reef. Can your class earn clues through a choose your own adventure on the reef? Talk to local animals, complete mini activities, and use body movements to get closer to solving the mystery, while learning how reducing plastic pollution and eating sustainable seafood can turn you into a superhero too! 

Learn why they are important for the ocean, and how our choices affect the survival of sharks all around the world.

 

The Virtual Aquaclass is an opportunity for students to connect live with an Ocean Wise educator without having to leave the classroom.

Standard programs are $100 per 45-minute sessions and include a Q&A time between students and our expert staff. Choose from our wide variety of programs.

Choose from our wide variety of programs. This program is customizable upon request* to address specific interest and needs of each group. All programs are available in English or French.

*additional costs may be required for customizations.

Explore additional topics on our webpage.

City: 
Duration: 
45
For Grades: 
K, 1, 2
Days Offered: 
Maximum Students: 
Offered In French: 
Yes
Program Description & Details

Be an archaeologist for a day! Discover the rich, 9,000-year history of the First Nations people who lived along the lower Fraser River by learning about their lifeways, tools and technologies.

Designed in collaboration with archaeologists from the UBC Laboratory of Archaeology, this program includes a hands-on introduction to cultural belongings used long ago for hunting, fishing, wood-working and home life. Students will learn how cedar bark was made into rope and have a chance to make a bracelet for themselves using these techniques. By understanding the deep knowledge First Nations required to create tools and belongings, students will enhance their respect for First Nations’ cultures today.

The in-person program is part of an overall unit plan, with prerequisite lessons to be used in class before the visit that show the techniques used by archaeologists to find and identify the belongings.

Once you book this school program, you will receive the complete unit plan by email, along with confirmation of date and time of the in-person visit.

To book this program, please submit a booking request.

https://moa.ubc.ca/school-programs/types/archaeology-of-the-lower-fraser-river/

City: 
Duration: 
90
For Grades: 
4, 7
Days Offered: 
Times Offered: 
Maximum Students: 
Offered In French: 
No
Program Description & Details

Be an archaeologist for a day! Discover the rich, 9,000-year history of the First Nations people who lived along the lower Fraser River by learning about their lifeways, tools and technologies. These 50-minute virtual programs were designed in collaboration with archaeologists from the Laboratory of Archaeology at UBC.

You can select between two digital program options:

  • Archaeology of the Lower Fraser River: Hunting + Fishing
  • Archaeology of the Lower Fraser River: Woodworking + Home Life

During the program students will discover the rich 9,000-year history of First Nation communities along the Lower Fraser River. With the help of volunteer facilitators during the live digital component, students will learn about the lifeways, tools and technology used by First Nations people in the past.  Students will be encouraged to think about how cultural belongings were made and used long ago. By understanding the deep knowledge First Nations required to create tools and belongings, students will enhance their respect for First Nations Cultures today.

The live digital session is part of an overall unit plan, with prerequisite lessons that show the techniques used by archaeologists to find and identify the belongings.

Once you book this school program, you will receive the complete unit plan by email, along with confirmation of date and time of the live digital component.

https://moa.ubc.ca/school-programs/types/archaeology-of-the-lower-fraser-river-live-digital/

City: 
Duration: 
50
For Grades: 
4, 7
Days Offered: 
Maximum Students: 
Offered In French: 
No
Program Description & Details

This downloadable digital school program is adapted from MOA’s onsite Architecture: Museum as Muse school program and is designed for teachers to deliver in-person or online. Taking inspiration from museum architecture around the world, students will learn to actively sense, observe and respond to their built environments—and to cultural institutions—in new ways. This school program includes slide presentations, activities, and resources for teachers to implement as they see fit.

Please note there is no live digital component to this program.

https://moa.ubc.ca/school-programs/types/architecture-museum-as-muse-downloadable-program/

City: 
Duration: 
See notes.
For Grades: 
8, 9, 10
Maximum Students: 
Offered In French: 
No

Pages