School Field Trips
School Field Trips
Through our curriculum-aligned field trips, your students will engage in 90-120 minutes of land-based learning at EYA’s programming sites in Strathcona Community Gardens or Renfrew Ravine.
Field Trip Options
Subsidized rate of $99 for 90-minute field trips for Grade K-3 classes.
Subsidized rate of $120 for 120-minute field trips for Grade 4-12 classes.
The fees charged help EYA recover part of our costs for staff time and materials needed to host your classroom. If cost is a barrier, please let us know on the request form.
90 minutes for Grade K- 3 field trips
120 minutes for Grade 4-12 field trips
We can host up to 30 students per field trip.
Field trips are available from March – June. When completing the request form, please provide us with 2-3 date options to facilitate scheduling.
We have two locations depending on the field trip selected: Strathcona Community Gardens (759 Malkin St) and Renfrew Ravine (3998 Renfrew St).
Strathcona Community Gardens is a 1.4 hectare community-run greenspace in East Vancouver with a native plant teaching garden, greenhouse and native plant nursery, plant medicine gardens, rewilding areas, and solar-powered eco-classroom.
Renfrew Ravine is a forested ravine in southeast Vancouver with a section of Still Creek running through it, a plant dye garden, and rewilding areas.
Elementary and high school classes from VSB public schools, with priority given to alternative schools and schools located in East Vancouver.
Frequently Asked Questions
Program In Action
Students observe wild bees during a field trip.
Students learn about habitat restoration and land stewardship.
Students at EYA’s native plant nursery and greenhouse in Strathcona Community Gardens.
Students observe and learn about bees and other insects.
A student learns about native plant propagation.
“It is hard to get my students engaged in most learning activities, but the facilitator’s passion for the topic was infectious and the students were more engaged in learning than I’ve seen them in a long time. We chatted about mason bees on the drive back to school, which was so exciting for me.”
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Mehar is a first-generation Pakistani settler with an undergraduate degree in Urban Forestry at UBC. She co-leads our field trip program.