2024 Summer Education Programs

Registration Open for Summer Watershed & Nature Science for Youth in the Skeena!

Experience Science & Nature in a wild space near you this summer!

UNBC Active Minds and SkeenaWild Full STEAM 5-Day Camp (CURRENTLY FULL)

at UNBC | Ages 6-12 yrs | July 29 – August 2, 2024 | $300 for the 5 days | 20 Participants Max.

Engage your child’s curiosity with UNBC Active Mind and SkeenaWild Full STEAM camp, where science, technology, engineering, art, and math come together in exciting hands-on activities. This camp is a collaborative effort between UNBC and SkeenaWild ensuring a stimulating and educational experience for young minds.

Eco-Explorers 4-Day Camp (CURRENTLY FULL)

at Ferry Island & Furlong | Ages 6-12 yrs | August 6 – 9, 2024 | $200 for the 4 days .

Immerse your child in the wonders of nature with Eco-Camp, featuring fun and engaging outdoor activities centred around environmental exploration and appreciation. Let your child connect with the natural world while having a blast in a safe and supportive environment.

Youth Leadership & Conservation 5-Day Camp

at Furlong | Ages 12-18 yrs | July 15 – 19, 2024 | FREE | 20 Participants Max.

Empower your teen to become a future conservation leader with SkeenaWild’s Youth Leadership & Conservation Camp. This immersive week-long program offers hands-on learning opportunities in water quality testing, plant ecology, ecosystem dynamics, and conservation career exploration. Give your teen the chance to make a difference through active involvement in conservation projects

Markets and Pop-Up Nature Science Events

at Various Locations in Terrace | Throughout Summer 2024| All Ages | FREE

Join SkeenaWild’s environmental educators for free Pop-Up Nature Science Events and Markets suitable for all ages. Experience the wonders of nature firsthand through hands-on science activities at various locations in our community. Adult supervision ensures a safe and enjoyable learning experience for everyone.

Stay updated on event details by following SkeenaWild on social media.

Feel free to reach out to us anytime to talk about great ways to get kids outdoors.

Marie Blouin, Education Programs Manager

[email protected]


Mining Month, What Does It Mean

There have been some good news stories on BC Mining Reform these past few days. It's been great to see movement toward defending wild salmon and ensuring development doesn't happen at the expense of one of our most valuable resources.



New Recommendations from Ocean Wise Recognize Sustainable B.C. Salmon Fisheries

Consumers want to buy sustainably caught seafood but for too long have been hampered by eco-labels that greenwash harmful industrial fisheries and exclude smaller-scale sustainable fisheries. This has especially been the case for Pacific salmon, where community-led Indigenous fisheries in British Columbia have been passed over by major ecolabels, while unsustainable interception fisheries in Alaska have enjoyed long-standing approval.



Skeena 2024 Pre-Season Conditions and Forecast : How is it Affecting Wild Salmon?​

Let’s take a look at what we’re expecting to see with salmon returns to the Skeena this summer. Here we cover pre-season forecasts, as well as some of the marine and freshwater conditions from the past five years that may influence this year’s salmon returns. In general, pre-season forecasting has become less accurate in recent years due to greater environmental variability - which is why we at SkeenaWild continue to advocate for sustainable fisheries with in-season monitoring and adaptability to in-season abundances and conditions.