Starting on Shell Beach (an ancient First Nations midden or shell-pile) we will trek together through a beautiful forest, past an amazing tidal lagoon and along a shoreline, to the intertidal zone where we roll up our sleeves and get busy, using nets and buckets to catch, identify and release a remarkable diversity of animals. Then, in a “Teaching Train”, the young people become the teachers, showing the adults -and each other- the creatures they have learned about.
Suitable for groups with young people age 7 and up.
Where: Millard Learning Centre on Galiano Island
When: This program is available at your convenience.
Where do we meet? We will meet you at the Galiano Ferry Terminal—all you need to do is get there.
Special equipment or clothing? Please make sure your group wears rubber boots for walking in the intertidal zone. If they don’t have boots, sturdy closed-toed walking shoes will be fine. Dress for variable Gulf Islands weather: warm sweaters, sturdy footwear, and sunscreen.
Food and water: Bring your own lunches and drinking water.