On-Site School Programs 2018
School programs start on May 23, 2018 and run until the end of the school year.
- Registration Process: registration requests will be processed in the order they are received. You will receive an email to confirm your program request. If your requested date is not available, we will offer alternative dates and do our best to accommodate your class.
- Program Structure: your class will be divided into groups of 15 or less and will rotate through various stations around the site.
- Program Length: we offer two-hour (9:30am – 11:30am or 12:30pm – 2:30pm) or four-hour (10:00am-2:00pm) programs.
- Program Cost (plus GST): Two-hour programs are $5 per student (add an additional $6 per child to build a nestbox) and four-hour programs are $16 per student (which will include nestbox building).
- Student Numbers: there is a 15-student minimum for the two-hour program ($75 minimum charge) and a 15-student minimum for a four-hour program ($240 minimum charge). Maximum group size is 60 students.
- Chaperones: please plan to provide at least one adult chaperone for every 15 students.
- Weather: programs will proceed rain or shine, so please dress appropriately. However, if your program is cancelled due to extremely inclement weather, we regret that we will not be able to offer an alternate date.
PDF Document: School Program Photo Policy
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Fillable form: School Evaluation Form
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Check out Ellis Bird Farm and other nature areas with your students, right in your classroom, with Get to Know™ Virtual Tours.
Thanks to funding support from Dow Chemical Canada Ltd., Ellis Bird Farm has been chosen as a Virtual Hike location by the Get to Know™ Program. You can now log onto the site and take a virtual tour of the farm. We hope you will enjoy the virtual tours. Better yet, you can then come and experience Ellis Bird Farm in real life! Get to Know™ Virtual Tour
Many programs for children are offered at EBF
Homeschool Program on Bird Migration - Teacher: Claudia Lipski
Photos by Claudia- March 16, 2016
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