Field Trips

Fish Creek park provides programming for all Grades about land and interactions between plants and animals.

Alberta Parks Kananaskis field trips explore a variety of natural topics, including wetlands and wildlife. Kananaskis Country has also partnered with the Elbow River Watershed Partnership to deliver Freshwater Field School programs. Curricular content is based on Alberta Education's programs of studies.  

Alberta Parks Kananaskis can also come to your classroom through theatre presentations

Bow Habitat station offers programs for K-6+ students, focusing on waste and water, air, & land biodiversity through integrating science and social studies curriculum.

The City of Red Deer provides field trip tours at their Waste Management Facility. They also provide presentations on waste and air quality.

CPAWS provides in-person, virtual, and field trip programs and guided hikes through all seasons (including winter). 

 

Battle River Watershed Alliance provides field trips and support for inquiry-projects on watersheds and keeping them clean and sustainable for students in Eastern-Central Alberta. Students get to participate in citizen-science, collecting data on their local watersheds. 

Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation provides curriculum-linked field trips for Grades 1-9. 

 

The John Janzen Nature Centre offers programs for elementary, junior high, and customizable programs for high school students in the Edmonton area. All programs are linked to curriculum, and cover various topics including animals, trees, ecosystems, and wetlands. 

 

 

The Kerry Wood Nature Centre and Fort Normandeau in Red Deer offer a range of curriculum- based programs for K-12. Topics include: plants and animals, life cycles, geology, and wetlands.

With two lakes and abundant wildlife, the Kerry Wood Nature Centre is an ideal spot to experience nature with your class. 

 

 

Winter Programs - Snowshoeing, Avalanche Awareness, Cross-Country Skiing, In-City Cross-Country Skiing, and Overnight Camping.

Spring & Fall Programs - Wildland overnight, Backpacking, and Hiking.