K-12 students are invited to visit The Pencil Patch for FREE self-guided tours this April, May, and June!
Located in Abbotsford, the BC Agriculture in the Classroom Foundation (BCAITC) learning garden includes fun opportunities for students to learn about BC agriculture including milk history, raised garden beds, pollinators, water, soil, pollinators, growing zones, the Agriculture Land Reserve, invasive species, greenhouses, crop rotation, and more. Students that visit the garden can form connections to environmental stewardship as they learn about BC’s amazing agricultural story.
During the self-guided tours, trained volunteers and/or BCAITC staff guide students through 15 outdoor garden learning stations that feature curriculum connections to primary and intermediate/secondary level Agriculture, Environment, Science, Math, Fine Arts, and Language Arts subjects.
A visit to The Pencil Patch is a great way to kick-off spring in a unique learning environment. The large outdoor space provides plenty of fresh air and is large enough to allow for adequate physical distancing measures. The Pencil Patch is conveniently located near Highway 1 and Highway 11 (Sumas Way) in Abbotsford and is an ideal location for schools and homeschools visiting from the Lower Mainland or the Fraser Valley. Free parking is available onsite.
Contact email@example.com or call 1.866.517.6225 to register. Space is limited. Registration required.
Who is it for?
Family & kids
Tickets : Free
How to get tickets?
WHEN & WHERE
Date: Wednesday April 28, 2021 to Thursday June 3, 2021
10:00am to 11:30am April 28, 29, May 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, and June 2 and 3, 2021
Contact Jessica Birchall at firstname.lastname@example.org for availability. Must pre-register in advance. Space is limited.
Venue & Address
The Pencil Patch , 1786 Angus Campbell Rd, Abbotsford, BC V3G 2E2
Wheelchair not accessible
Not accessible by Public Transport