Field Trips

Green Calgary provides programs in all Grades and topic areas. All programs are linked to curriculum.

Elementary Programs (Green Kids): Waste in Our World, Worms Love Leftovers, Water for Life, Powering Our World, Clean Green, Stormwater in the City, & Garden Tower Project

Junior High & High School Programs/ Science 10 & Science 14 (Generation Green): Powering Our World, Clean Green, Ecosystem Services, & Stormwater in the City.

High School EcoForce Leadership Club: EcoForce is a program for Calgary youth who are looking to become environmental leaders in their communities. 3-5 Spring Sessions offered in April-June.  

The Energy Revolution Fair (Grades 6-12), every year during the Mayor's Environment Expo






Telus Spark is always updating their programs. Check back every August for new programs in a variety of environmental topics, such as "Backyard Ecologists" (K-1), "Water Filters" (Gr.4), "Wetland Inquiry" (Gr. 5), "Sparking Circuits" (Gr.5), "Water for All" (Gr. 8), "Electricity Blocks" (Gr. 9), "Pipeline Challenge" (Gr. 7), & "Soil Processes" (Gr. 9). 

RiverWatch takes students in Gr. 8-12 on an all-day field trip on the river, aboard large inflatable rafts fully-equipped as floating laboratories! RiverWatch helps secondary science students to explore a 10 km section of their local river. Along the way, students make shoreline stops to conduct water chemistry and biology tests above and below a wastewater treatment plant. Working in a team environment to collect water quality data, students are better able to answer the question, "How healthy is our river?": 


WEM Marine Life provides field trips on topics of waste in oceans and human impact.

Calgary Zoo provides field trip programs for all Grades relating to ecosystems and diversity, as well as a week-long Zoo School.

Weaselhead provides field trips and in-class visits for students in Gr. 1-9 in plants and animals, biodiversity, and human impact.

Field trips are offered for all Grades including high school Biology 20 and 30. Topics include wetlands, wildlife, ecology, and biodiversity.

Green School (Gr. 4-8) is a five-school day long experience at the Devonian Botanic Garden.


Camp Chief Hector provides the following outdoor schools for students:

Eco School (Gr.4-6): environmental awareness and community building

Sunship Earth (Gr. 4-6): energy flow, cycling, diversity, community, interrelationships, change and adaptations

Hector Spring School (Gr. 4-6): Students will learn about the stories of early Canadians as they participate in cultural activities, such as tipi living and animal tracking

Outdoor Experiential School (Gr. 7-12): outdoor living skills