Into the Wild

The Into the Wild program is an outdoor, nature-based program for Grades K to 4. Tracking, learning to cook, crafting and developing outdoor skills will all be elements in fostering and building the child’s relationship to the outdoors. 

Note: program participants will be outdoors for the large majority of the program hours. Please ensure your child has appropriate outdoor clothing for any weather conditions.

Meet and pick up Locations

Meet the instructor in the field on the Moose St. side of Banff Elementary School.  

Parents will pick up students from Protection Shelter in the Recreation Grounds. 

Kindergarten students on Friday mornings to be dropped off and picked up at Protection Shelter in the Recreation Grounds. Drop off is between 8:30-9:00 and pick up is between 11:00 – 11:30.  

Registration

Speed up registration by reviewing and completing program paperwork ahead of time!

Email community.services@banff.ca to register.

Location:

Protection Shelter at the Recreation Grounds 

Program Hours:

Mondays and Tuesdays, 3-6 p.m. Grade 1 & 2

Wednesdays and Thursdays, 3-6 p.m. Grade 3 & 4

Fridays, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Kindergarten (until end of November then every second Friday) 

Fees

Monday – Friday,  3–6 p.m. $21

Half day Friday, 12–6 p.m. $40

Kindergarten Friday 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. $21 (every Friday until November 27, then only on half day Fridays) 

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