WIC Educational Programmes
The Whale Interpretive Centre offers tours and educational programmes to suit B.C. prescribed learning outcomes for groups ranging from Kindergarten to Grate 9.
Programme details:from 45min to half a day, available from early May to late September.
Objectives:use artifacts of the Whale Interpretive Centre and interactive programming to relay bio-diversity, adaptations, research and conservation issues of marine life in the Pacific Northwest.
• Showing how salmon are interconnected within British Columbia’s ecosystem.
• Habitats and communities, structures and behaviours of local animals and plants • construct & explain simple food chains
• describe in detail how to show respect for environment, positive effects on environment
Note:All programmes can be adapted to suit a wider age group.
Instructors:Our interpreters are undergraduate and graduate students in Biology and related fields.
Registration Detail• $10 + GST per child. Our fee is a donation to the Whale Interpretive Centre. Minimum participants: 10, maximum participants: 35.
LocationTelegraph Cove, Northern Vancouver Island, BC. Telegraph Cove is a 4-hour drive north of Nanaimo, 2.5 hours north of Campbell River, 30min from Port McNeill and 60min from Port Hardy on Highway 19.
The Johnstone Strait Killer Whale Interpretive Centre Society
Telephone: (250) 928-3129 (mid-May to October)
or (250) 928-3187 (October to Mid-May)