Field Trip Programs

We offer FREE field programs for Kindergarten to Grade 5 students.  All trips take place  in the Community Forest except Grade 2.   Buses CANNOT make it to the Community Forest so PARENT DRIVERS ARE NEEDED.  

Our grade 2 trip takes place at Lexw Qwò:m Park which is BUS  ACCESSIBLE.

One class at time.  No exceptions.  Thank you. Please include several dates that  would work when you email. 

Field Trip Program

Lexw Qwò:m Park 

Book a trip in April, May or June 2021
Trips run from Wednesday April 7 until Friday June 11

Field trips are fully booked for Spring 2021. 

We run Field Trips at Lexw Qwò:m Park for

Grade 2 to 5 students. 

All Field trips are offered FREE of charge

Yellow Bus

Lexw Qwò:m Park  is BUS ACCESSIBLE Bus cost is NOT covered.  

Please include several dates in your email that would work for your class.  One or two classes at a time. (Maximum 45 students, no exceptions.)

Field trips start at 9:00 and end at 1:00.

Grade 2

Our  grade 2 program focuses on the water cycle. Students will spend the day exploring a variety of hands on centres that teach them about the different aspects of the water cycle. With access to Dunville Creek at the new Lewx Qwò:m Park, students will be able to see the former water intake for tap water in Chilliwack as well as participate  in a Boat Race with boats made from natural materials.  One or two classes at a  time.

Grade 3

 Our grade 3 program focuses on different uses for the forest plants (including past and present First Nations uses), trees and animals. Students will hike into the forest and do a plant identification activity with common plants found in the forest.  Students will have the opportunity to try stinging nettle tea, make art using smashed plants, hike 2.5km and explore the forest with hands on stations.  One or two classes at a  time.

Grade 4

Students will learn about Forest Succession and "perform" a Forest Succession play with props. Students will hike through new and old growth forest to demonstrate how a forest grows.  Additionally, students will learn about the animals that live in the community forest using puzzles and visual signs.  One or two classes at a  time.

Grade 5

The grade 5 program reviews the curriculum from the previous K-4 field trips and also introduces forest safety. Students will learn how to use a map and compass. The field trip will also include hands on stations and a longer 5 km hike with basic orienteering One or two classes at a  time.

Thank you!

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Our Field Trips are offered FREE of charge thanks to generous grants from TD Friends of the Environment and the Chilliwack Foundation. Thank you to the City of Chilliwack for their continued  support.

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