About our education programs

Since 1998, Sierra Club B.C.’s Education program has provided curriculum-linked, outdoor-based nature experiences to nearly 150,000 students and teachers across the province of British Columbia. Our workshops are centered around diverse ecological and traditional knowledges and are facilitated by educators who share their passion for directly engaging with local natural environments. These experiential learning opportunities foster healthy childhood development and cultivate environmental stewardship and sustainability.

We incorporate an approach that is:

  • Nature-Based and Place-Based (including an outdoor component at or near each school)
  • Hands-on
  • Inquiry-Based
  • Intersectional and Cross-Curricular (aligned with the new Ministry of Education curriculum)
  • Informed by First Peoples’ Principles of Learning
  • 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

Seeing Through Watchers' Eyes - Between The Worlds

Seeing Through Watchers’ Eyes – Between the Worlds is a digital interactive learning tool for learners of all ages and backgrounds that tells a complex and deep story seen through the eyes of Coast Salish practice and teaching.
juan de fuca trail, juan de fuca, vancouver island, beachJens Wieting

Leave No Trace this Summer

Leave no trace. What does the three-word slogan really mean? Simply put, it is the best practice to follow to enjoy and protect our natural spaces. It’s a lot more than just packing out your garbage.

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