Please note that due to COVID-19 we put our Outdoor Education program on hold. We are currently in the process of starting our Outdoor Education program back up. We will have updated information soon. If you have any questions please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Come and enjoy Stillwood Camp’s Outdoor Education Program, designed specifically to meet the requirements of the BC curriculum and catering to grades K-12. Our flexible modules provide a custom program to bring your classroom outside.
Each module takes a half day to complete. Choose any combination to fill your timeframe!
- Experiment with creating your own mini water cycle. Study the effects of shade, sun, temperature and water quality and how the water cycle impacts our environment.
- With unrestricted access to Watt Creek, test the quality and volume of water entering Cultus Lake while discovering the effects of water quality on local ecosystems.
- What critters can we find in Watt Creek? Try different ways of finding aquatic invertebrates while analysing the health of the creek.
- With acres of forest at your fingertips, get digging for critters and crawlies and identify them under a magnifier in this module dedicated to bugs.
- Study the biodiversity of Stillwood’s on-site forest by calculating Simpson’s Index and investigate the impact of seasons, animals and humans. Suited to middle and high school grades.
- What plant species can we find in the Stillwood forest? This highly engaging module focuses on plant identification and a biodiversity analysis suited to lower-mid elementary grades.
- Learn how meteorologists use real-life data to predict the weather. Develop your own weather prediction just like a professional with our series of hands-on, engaging experiments.
- Discover the world of carnivores and herbivores through fun, interactive games. Learn about the interactions within biomes and how the slightest change to the environment can impact population balance.
- Navigate your way through the natural habitats of wildlife local to the lower mainland and Cultus Lake areas. Discover the habits of our native animals and identify their prints while also learning about the everyday life of forest fauna.
- Smashing rocks for a purpose! Learn about the structure and composition of rocks and how they fit into the rock cycle while also identifying and mapping the local landforms they are part of.
- Using topographical maps of Cultus Lake and Vedder Mountain, create your own 3D map model. Discover impacts to local landforms and learn about using maps to study your own local area.
- Come and explore the forest, taking in the natural environment, biodiversity and beautiful scenery. Our guides will lead you from our on-site access to Teapot Hill and International Ridge trails.
- It’s not just fun, it’s a science! Enjoy a session of fun initiative games and challenges while our professional team building instructors provide countless opportunities to build real life skills, including problem solving, communication, leadership and, of course, team work.
Some Spring and Fall modules may be dependent on snowfall.
PLEASE NOTE: All Outdoor Education programming will not run during July-August due to Stillwood’s Summer Camp Program