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Summer Journeys

June 21, 2017
Written by Talia

June 26 – Cottonwood Garden in Strathcona

July 5 – Sarah’s Forest School takes to the trees at the Greenheart Canopy Walk at the UBC Botanical Gardens

July 6 – Vancouver Art Gallery: our city’s cultural centre is the first stop on Ehlssie’s exploration of West Coast art

July 7 – Mount Pleasant Exploration: how has Vancouver’s hippest ‘hood maintained its magic through development and densification? Through art!

July 10 – She sells sea shells by the sea shore… at Kits beach!

July 12 – Pacific Spirit Trails: Count to 10 with nature

July 13 – Hills Native Art gallery in Gastown – Shop where the tourists shop!

July 19 – UBC Endowment Lands Eco Reserve: Digging into the forest floor. What’s underneath all of those leaves?

July 20 – South Granville art walk, starting at Douglas Reynolds Gallery

July 22 – 4th Annual Thai Food and Culture Festival at the Vancouver Art Gallery plaza

July 24 – Habitat Island in Olympic Village – so many creatures make their homes here!

July 25 – Florence leads her picnic to the Urban Fare Grocery Store in Olympic Village for some last minute shopping

July 26 – Burnaby Central Park: Sorting, comparing, and categorizing

July 27 – Musqueam Welcome Centre at the Vancouver International Airport

Aug. 2 – Back to Burnaby Central Park

Aug. 3 – Lattimer Gallery in Kits

Aug. 4 – Crab Park water park! Bring your swim wear!

Aug. 8 – Lonsdale Quay Market and Playground. The Seabus makes this trip a multi-modal adventure!

Aug. 9 – Burnaby Central Park – pt. 3

Aug. 10 – Bill Reid Gallery of North West Art, downtown Vancouver

Aug. 16 – BC Rainforest Garden at the UBC Botanical Gardens

Aug. 17 – Coastal Peoples Inuit Art Gallery in Gastown

Aug. 19 – Royal Canadian Mint Shop, at City Centre Station

Aug. 23 – Carolinian Forest Garden at the UBC Botanical Gardens

Aug. 24 – Inuit Gallery of Vancouver, at Cambie and Water Street

Aug. 25 – Science World Outdoor Park

Aug. 27 – SUMMER PARTY!! Teddy Bear Picnic and Scavenger Hunt at Kingscrest Park from 11 – 1pm

Aug. 28 – Trout Lake at Commercial Drive

Aug. 30 – REVISIT Greenheart Treewalk at the UBC Botanical Gardens: An end of summer celebration high above the forest floor!

Aug. 31 – The Jade Canoe – Our jouneys end at the YVR Airport

DIY Spring Fieldtrips

April 5, 2017
Written by Talia

Apr. 7 – Neighbourhood walk with Talia – to find new uses… invent!

Apr. 13 – Sharmila and the kids will go to Charleson Park to find some ladybugs.

Apr. 19 – Sarah’s Music class goes on a music walk around False Creek

Apr. 25 – Jack and the Beanstalk crew takes on Queen Elizabeth Park

May 1 – Flower Magic Fieldtrip to Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Gardens

May 5 – Class trip to Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore in South Vancouver

May 11 – Pet Smart & a new bug adventure

May 17 – The yellow submarine dives down to the Maritime Museum

May 23 – Nature Mosaic Project at Charleson Park

May 29 – Adventure to Queen Elizabeth Park – how the trees talk

June 2 – Ball bouncing research at Science World Park

June 8 – Aquariums West

June 14 – The Music Makers band heads to Gandharva Loka World Music Store

June 20 – Exploring the Pine Street Community Garden

June 26 – How does your garden grow? Exploring Cottonwood Garden

Winter Dreaming Fieldtrips

January 4, 2017
Written by Talia

Jan. 13 – Granville Street Art Gallery Crawl – in search of the mystic moon

Jan. 16 – North Vancouver Sea Bus Adventure

Jan. 19 – Vancouver Public Library

Jan. 25 – YVR International Airport

Jan. 31 – China Town Decorations

Feb. 6 – Charleson Park Mission

Feb. 10 – Burnaby Central Park

Feb. 16 – VPL Central Branch “Inspiration Lab”

Feb. 22 – Wheel Chair Store

Feb. 28 – Robson Square Ice Rink

Mar. 6 – Beady Biodiversity Museum at UBC

Mar. 10 – Nocturnal Workshop in Gastown

Mar. 14 – Wholefoods Beavertails Mission

Mar. 16 – HR MacMillan Space Centre

Mar. 20 – Granville Island Field Trip

Mar. 22 – Fire Station at 10th and Hemlock

Mar. 24 – VanDusen Park – FREE for kids everyday in March!

Mar. 28 – Charleson Park for the winter dreaming wrap up trip

#DecemberMysteries Fieldtrips

November 30, 2016
Written by Talia

Friday, Dec. 2: Decorating the tree sustainably. Shopping trip to Home Depot Cambie to pick up LED lights.

Monday, Dec. 5: Charleston Park – Rain or shine.

Thursday, Dec. 8: Olympic Village and the Enchant Light Maze

Wednesday, Dec. 14: Vancouver Christmas Market

Thursday, Dec. 15: Robson Square

Tuesday, Dec. 20: Filipino Cafe

Thursday, Dec. 22: The Gingerbread Lane at the Hyatt Hotel

Fall Fieldtrips

September 7, 2016
Written by Talia

A new season is upon us!

See where we’re headed this September:

Fri. Sept. 9 – Vancouver Public Library for some research into the meaning of celebrations

Wed. Sept. 21 – Charleston Park to visit the 5 little ducks…

Tues. Sept. 27 – False Creek “Rock Walk”

Latin Summer Fieldtrips

July 11, 2016
Written by Talia

Don’t forget, summer fieldtrips run from 1 – 5pm. Please sign the permission slip when you arrive.

Sunscreen before you arrive would be awesome. 😉

July Tripping

July 7 – Central Park, in Burnaby

July 8 – Lost Lagoon at Stanley Park

July 13 – World Dance Academy near Metrotown

July 15 – Olympic Village

July 19 – Latin Games at Charleston Park (Los juegos)

July 22 – Crab Park

July 25 – Granville Island

July 29 – Vanier Park

August Outings

Aug. 4 – UBC Endowment Lands

Aug. 5 – New West Quayside Park

Aug. 10 – Los Deportes at Douglas Park (Sports! Go Sports!)

Aug. 12 – Charleston Park

Aug. 16 – Latin Art Show at Glitz Art Lab on West Cordova)

Aug. 19 – Jericho Beach

Aug. 22 – Long and McQuade

Aug. 26 – Coal Harbour

Jaunty June Fieltrips

May 30, 2016
Written by Talia

Fri. June 3: Mission #6 – Return the library books

Thurs. June 9: Pirate Club takes to the seas –

Fri. June 10: Mission #7 –

Wed. June 15: Eye, Light, Camera heads to the Woodwards Gallery at SFU’s downtown campus in Gastown.

Fri. June 17: Mission #8 –

Tues. June 21: Explore Space at the H. R. MacMillan Space Centre

Fri. June 24: Mission #9 –

Mon. June 27: When the Sun Shines… go to the Park! Jonathan Rogers Park, that is – at Columbia and West 8th Ave.


Missions are drawn weekly and updated as they become known…

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