Discovery Centre

School programs at the Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area are available for elementary and high school students.  Programming for preschool and post secondary students is available upon request.

 

Currently, our 2020 Spring programs (May and June) are cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  We hope to offer programs in the Fall of 2020, so if you are interested in bringing your class, please email us or call (250) 402 6905.  Information on the Fall programs will be posted here when available.

 

Spring Programming (2020 Programs Cancelled)

Elementary Programs

Wetland Excursions!!

K-3: Nature Detectives

Explore, observe and learn about the ever changing wetland and the plants and animals that live here by using your senses…

Cost: $4 per student  •  Duration: 2 hours

 

Gr.4-7: Adapt and Survive

We will showcase the amazing adaptations plants and wildlife have to survive, reproduce and interact in the wetland ecosystem!

Programs include a guided walk with activities and dip netting/science lab component.  The program will also touch on the impacts of plastic pollution on wildlife and ecosystems and how we can be part of the solution.

Cost: $4 per student  •  Duration: 2 hours

 

Canoe Tours!!  For Grades 4 & up

Part the cattails to look for nests, taste some wetland treats and learn more about the plants and animals that live here.  Add this onto our other programs for a fun filled day!

Cost: $5 per student  •  Duration: 1 hour

 

High School Programs

Gr. 8-12: Stewardship Program

Perform hands-on habitat restoration activities such as removing invasive plant species and shoreline cleanups.

Cost: By Donation  •  Duration: 2+ hours

For high school students, we can work with the teacher on other programming options that compliment the learning objectives of the class subject.

 

Canoe Tours!!

Explore the wetland by paddling the ponds and channels, learning about wetland ecology, adaptations and the wildlife that call the wetland home.  Add this onto the stewardship program for a fun filled day!

Cost: $5 per student  •  Duration: 1 hour

 

How to Book

Phone: (250) 402 6905

Email: education@discovery-centre.ca

Please provide choice of 2 dates, class size & school/teacher contact info

Program Availability: Tuesday to Friday, May 14th to June 26th and September 10th to October 4th, 2019

There is a $60 minimum charge for the Elementary Program.

No minimum for canoe tours.  Canoe tours not available in fall.