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    Pop Up Nature Science!

    Join SkeenaWild environmental educators as they 'pop up' in a variety of wild spaces during July and August! These 2 hour FREE experiences are targeted at kids ages 5 to 13 years, and will include demonstrations and hands-on activities that explore our natural world. Follow SkeenaWild Conservation Trust on Facebook and Instagram to keep up to date on the dates, times and locations of our pop-up camps! Please note: parental supervision required Upcoming Pop-Ups: Skeena Valley Farmers' Market - Saturday, July 10 (10 am to 1 pm)Waterlily Bay Resort - Thursday, July 29 (1 to 3 pm)Kleanza Creek Provincial Park - Friday, July...

    Summer Education Programs

    Watershed Nature Science Camps (5-11 years) SkeenaWild's Watershed Nature Science Camp is an outdoor program that includes interpretive walks, stream surveys, nature science and art activities, and games. 2022 Summer Schedule: WEEK-LONG SUMMER CAMPS ARE NOW FULL! To be placed on a wait list, contact christine@skeenawild.org. July 11-15 (9:00 am to 3:00 pm) at Ferry Island Municipal Campground, Terrace BC - FULL August 8-12 (9:00 am to 3:00 pm) at Furlong Bay Provincial Campground at Lakelse Lake, Terrace BC - FULL $150 per child per week Transportation and bursaries are available. Pop-Up Nature Science Events (all ages) Join SkeenaWild's environmental educators at these free outdoor 'open house' style events...

    Activities

    HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES AND EXPERIMENTS Smell Your Way Home Game Salmon have an incredible migration pattern, but which sense organs to salmon use to navigate back to their home stream? Get some first-hand experience what it’s like to sniff your way back to your natal stream! Soil Erosion Bottles This experiment / demonstration activity shows how unprotected soil on the edge of a stream can be washed away by rain, causing damage to the stream and salmon eggs. It also reveals how vegetation dependent on soil to survive can help protect it. Make a Watershed - Using simple materials like rocks, spray bottles, and cocoa powder, this activity illustrates...