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Explore the outdoors after school this Spring!

We are passionate about supporting children’s discovery of the awe and wonder of the natural world, deepening their love and knowledge of their place, and helping them to be more confident outdoors.

Who: Our after-school program is designed for children from Grades K-7. There are only 12 spaces available. Children will engage in outdoor learning, team building, leadership and have fun together.

What:

  • Team building and leadership
  • Amphibian pond surveys
  • Native tree and plant identification
  • Planting seeds and seedlings
  • Making a forest feast with wild edibles

When: After school from 3:30pm – 5:00pm on Tuesdays for 8 weeks (April 5 – May 24)

Where: All programming will take place at A Rocha Brooksdale: 1620 192 St, Surrey, BC V3Z 9V2. The kids will explore our farm, river, wetland and forest habitats here at Brooksdale.

Why: Kids will have a fully outdoor, fun and safe opportunity to make friends in a small group with very experienced teachers/leaders. Some learning outcomes include:

  • Leadership and teamwork
  • Confidence and comfort in the outdoors
  • Curiosity and wonder in nature
  • Deepened appreciation of indigenous knowledge
  • Joy and excitement through fun and adventure
  • Deeper connections to nature, self and others

How to Register:

  1. Sign up and make payment through Eventbrite.
  2. Download and complete the A ROCHA Registration Form and Parent Information & Agreement
  3. Return forms at least 7 days prior to the day you registered for. Please email them to canada.kids@arocha.ca

IMPORTANT: Your registration is NOT considered complete until we have received the registration form containing medical information and waiver.

CANCELLATIONS & REFUNDS: If the program is cancelled due to Covid-19 provincial health requirements, all A Rocha fees will be fully refunded. We are doing everything we can to carefully follow safety protocols so your child has a great experience!

Families withdrawing with more than one week’s notice before the start of the After-school program will be refunded the registration minus the Eventbrite administration fee. There will be no refund once the program has started.

Thank you so much for your support and we look forward to seeing your child/children at our After-School Program! Don’t forget to also check out our Pro D Programs, Spring break day camp and Summer day camps!

Please fill out the Day Camp Registration Form Package and return it to canada.kids@arocha.ca

Financial assistance available. Contact us for more information.