About our education programs

Since 1998, Sierra Club B.C.’s Education program has provided curriculum-based, outdoor-based nature experiences for 125,000 students and teachers across the province of British Columbia. By directly engaging with local natural environments and centring diverse ecological and traditional knowledges, we offer hands-on activities and experiential learning opportunities that foster healthy childhood development and cultivate environmental sustainability.

We incorporate an approach that is:

  • Nature-Based and Hands-On
  • Inquiry-Based
  • Intersectional and Cross-Curricular (aligned with the new Ministry of Education curriculum)
  • Informed by First Peoples’ Principles of Learning
  • Place-Based
  • Rooted in the principle that connecting with nature is a core aspect of environmental stewardship

Our programs are available in any community in British Columbia.


We rely on donations to keep our programs free, accessible, and inclusive. Please donate today to ensure they can stay this way.



Recent Updates

The Home Stretch!

Education Program Manager James Davis recaps a busy spring and looks ahead to the final weeks of the current school year.

Teacher mentorship and French-language workshops

Sign up for our full-day 'Get Outside and Learn' teacher Pro-D workshop on February 23rd. We are also now offering our nature-based workshops in French for interested classes in the Lower Mainland and the Capital Regional District.

Gratefully supported by:

 

We acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia.