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Take a walk on the wild side and discover how you can explore BC Parks with your students.
HCTF EducationTransportation Grants to Parks and Teacher Professional Development
Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation Education and BC Parks have teamed up to get more students into BC Parks and to bring BC Parks into schools.
If you can’t make it out to a park you can bring a park to your school with the Environmental Exchange Box Program. The exchange box is a physical box that your class curates and shares with another class in BC. It’s a great opportunity to learn about your local environment, share with others and reflect on the biodiversity in our province.
Are you looking to supercharge your next field trip or visit a BC Park? Access some of the field trip resources below that can bring your experience to the next level while also linking to curriculum objectives.Let's Go to the Pond! | Teacher Resource | K-3 Let's Go to the Grasslands! | Teacher Resource | Grades 4-6
- Grassland ID Cards | Copy Page
- Grassland Guided Imagery | Copy Page
- Grassland Scavenger Hunt | Copy Page
- Abiotic and Biotic | Copy Page
- Forest Quadrant Inventory Data Sheet | Copy Page
- Wildlife Tree Scavenger Hunt | Copy Page
Need some support in getting your students outside and engaged in an outdoor classroom? Learn how to fully utilize outdoor spaces while also connecting to the curriculum with a free Get Outdoors workshop in a beautiful BC Park.
Salmon Run Live
Aired October 3, 2019. Sponsored by BC Parks, Live It will be live-streaming with experts from the field at the Sooke River. Students will connect in real-time to explore salmon lifecycle, environment and challenges. This educational show is recommended for grades 3-6 and will be streamed right into your classroom! Watch the archived broadcast and access the educator guide »
Self-guided booklets – ages 3–5, 6–8, 8–11 and 12+
The BC Parks Education Booklets are a series of four booklets designed to support young visitors in a child-led, self-guided age-specific experience of discovering provincial parks by providing engaging, fun, and informative activities for children and youth. All booklets focus on four educational themes relevant for park visitors in BC Parks: Conservation, Indigenous Relations, Responsible Recreation, and Outdoor Safety.