laying a foundation
for creation care


Education Programs

For children and youth, the Brooksdale Environmental Centre offers place-based learning experiences that get kids up close and personal with the natural world. Whether they’re dipping nets into ponds, pulling carrots from the garden, or peering through binoculars, participants come away with a greater appreciation and understanding of the ecosystem in which they live.

For adults, the Brooksdale staff offer workshops and teaching sessions both at our Centre and in the wider community on the theological foundations for creation care.

When You’re Here

All centre-based programs occur outdoors and are conducted rain or shine. Please come prepared with suitable rainwear and rubber boots. Parent drivers and helpers are encouraged to participate in activities and to help supervise students.


We are still excited to do on site field trips with social distancing and safety measures in place. We are able to offer French Immersion programs. Please contact us through the enquiry form under “School Field Trips”.

Check out our Covid alternate program offerings in Winter 2022 and beyond:

1. A Rocha at Your School (conducted outdoors on the school premises)

  • $400 for 1h 30min

  • Additional class: $230 (Grade K-3) or $290 (Grade 4-12)

  • Only one class at a time.

2. Video package 

  • $90 per package

  • A Natural Science-focused educational video with lesson plan

  • Adaptable to incorporate Language Arts

3. Virtual Field Trip (weather dependent)

  • $150 for local schools and  $180 for international schools

  • A 1h online version of our in-person field trip

  • Content is adaptable according to the students’ learning needs e.g. sustainable farm practices, salmon spawning and forest exploration, ESL etc

4. After-school Program for Grade K-7 students

5. Nature Exploration on Pro-D Days (based on Surrey & Langley School District’s calendar), Spring & Summer Day Camps – Register HERE. 

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