B. Outside Place Based Learning Grants will be available soon to Burnaby school communities, with the support of TD! Please take a look here at our latest newsletter for some inspiration for your own inquiry projects! Stay tuned for more application information coming soon.
We hope you can join us for our launch party coming up on Sept. 19th at 4-6pm at Buckingham Elementary School.
Our book club dates will be held at 4:00-5:30pm at a variety of locations throughout Burnaby parks on:
- Nov. 7
- Jan. 23
- Feb. 20
- April 9th
- May 28
At every session, you will receive an illustrated picture book that connects to the activities that have been shared, as well as opportunities for project funding. An EEPSA membership will reserve your spot, you can get yours here: https://bctf-store.myshopify.com/products/environmental-educators-provincial-specialist-association
Please RSVP for our Launch Party and sign up for our book club here: https://forms.office.com/r/pZJrYvywwE
We hope this post finds you all enjoying this beautiful sunshine! Please see some new opportunities and resources below!
Picnic & AGM
B. Outside would like to invite you to our upcoming Picnic & AGM on May 15th at 4:30-6:00.
We will be connecting, celebrating, and looking ahead to next year’s upcoming events, with food and drinks. Please register here by May 12th.
We hope to see you there!
BYSN Climate Project Challenge
BYSN and SFU Centre for Dialogue are excited to announce the BYSN Climate Project Challenge. Elementary and Secondary student groups are invited to submit project proposals by **May 10 at 11:59** (extended deadline) for the chance to present their ideas at an Evening Dinner Celebration on May 18. Each group has an opportunity to win $1000 to execute their projects! For more details regarding the event and event proposal submissions, see the QR Code on the attached flyer or visit https://bit.ly/BYSNCPC. School teams are encouraged to submit new sustainability ideas or share what they are already working on!
Attendance: Please follow the link if you would like to attend the Evening Dinner Celebration hosted at SFU on Thursday, May 18 and hear from Mireta Strandberg-Salmon who was awarded Canada’s Top 25 Environmentalist under 23 years of age (and Burnaby School District Alumni) : https://forms.office.com/r/aYhjMGL4nt
4 Seasons Indigenous of Indigenous Learning
- Robin Wall Kimmerer
- Kevin Lamoureux
- Dr. Niigaanwewidam (Niigaan) James Sinclair
- Smokii Sumac
- Ariana Roundpoint
- Dr. Christopher Horsethief
- Bonnie Harvey
- Nasuʔkin (Chief) Joe Pierre
- Sophie Pierre
- Doug Anderson
- Jenna Jasek
Risk-Benefit Assessment for Outdoor Play: A CanadianToolkit
Check out this summer’s newsletter for upcoming B. Outside events and book clubs, and to read five inspiring stories from around the district from our Outdoor Learning Grant recipients! Thanks to our TD grant, ten schools applied and received grants to support their environmental, place based inquiries. Our fall newsletter will share the next five stories. Thank you to all our communities who participated. This has been an amazing year full of connections & community, despite all its unique challenges.
Wishing all of our community a restful, wonderful summer!