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Forest Connections - School Program

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 Forest Connections - School Program

Meeting Location

For our group tours, your guide(s) will be standing on the south side of the bus loop by the big douglas fir and western hemlock trees. Looks towards the Stanley Park Pavilion and your guides will give you a way upon seeing you. Your brief introduction will begin and then your group will walk toward the trails that enter into Beaver Lake.

Price: $17.00/per person


Location: Custom Location - Pre Approved
Duration: 1.5hrs|
Min/Max: 12 to 24 people
Multi-day: No
Scheduled: YES

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Tour description: Haida Bolton, BC’s First Certified Forest Therapy Guide, will create a calming, nurturing experience as she “opens the door” to the medicine of the forest, inviting students to interact with nature in various meaningful and healing ways. Forest Connections, a land-based learning program, is designed for students to experience the land as a collective and in person. The students will be invited to engage in a series of activities providing an opportunity to connect to the forest with all the senses which inspires greater curiosity, creativity and connection with oneself.  

 What to wear/bring: good walking shoes, appropriate layered clothing for the weather and a water bottle

Who we are:  Talaysay Tours, owned by Candace and Larry Campo, Shíshálh (Sechelt) and Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) First Nation, offer you an enriched cultural outdoor experience. Haida Bolton (Nature With Haida) is an associate company to Talaysay Tours. 

 Tour:  Forest Connections, in Stanley Park or at an Alternate Location:

Type of Tour:  Eco and Wellness Tour Program

DATE:  Set in advance.

Tour start time: 10 am or 1:pm (we can adjust the schedule for your class when planned in advance)

Lead Guide:  Haida Bolton (Certified Forest Therapist Guide).  Co-guide (with 2ndgroup) Candace Campo (School Teacher and member of the Shíshálh (Sechelt) and Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) Communities.

Tour end time: tbd    Duration:  1.5 hrs

Rates:  $17.00 per student for 1.5 hrs.  (Note:  we offer an extended 3 hr program.  It is a different rate).   

Stanley Park Meeting location: Meet at Bus Loop 2, Stanley Park (At the Interpretive Sign), near the petting farm

Map Link:  https://goo.gl/maps/CuqbXfguX9H2

Custom Sites:  Lighthouse Park, Cleveland Dam, Capilano Hatchery, Pacific Spirt Park

Max/Min number of participants: 16-32 (student participants).  1 guide per 16 students.    

Paid Parking: $3.25 per hr

 Note:  Scientific studies on the effects of forest therapy and its health benefits can be found at http://www.natureandforesttherapy.org/the-science.html Benefits include reduced stress hormones, increased Natural Killer Cells, boosted immune system and decreased blood pressure.

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Other Call:  Toll Free: 1-800-605-4643, Vancouver Line:  604-628-8555    Email:  info@talaysay.com or askus@aboriginalecotours.com.  Upon booking, an invoice will be issued to your school/program.

Questions related to course content you can contact us at candace@talaysay.com or haida@naturewithhaida.ca  or call Haida at 1-604-989-3600.

 


TOUR CODE: FTW-SP90

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