Outdoor Education

Outdoor learning in any season is an engaging and super beneficial thing to do with your children. Not only does it increase physical activity and improve mental health, but it also provides connections to nature, reinforcement of observational skills, expansion of imaginative & creative play, awareness of the change of seasons, increasing inquiry-based learning, and development of a sense of wonder.

Spending time outdoors boasts many benefits to a child’s overall well-being. It has been proven to reduce stress and even increase focus and effective learning for some children. Read more about the benefits of outdoor education below: 

Top 10 Benefits of Outdoor Education in British Columbia. 

Wildsight Invermere believes that outdoor education is crucial to the development of young children which is why we created an easily accessible  Outdoor Learning in Winter for Young Children guide for parents to reference when looking for ideas on how to facilitate early outdoor learning. 




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Upcoming Invermere events

Bear Day

Saturday, August 17

An event to celebrate and learn about all things BEAR! At Pothole Park between 11am-1.30pm, Saturday August 17th. Featuring: Bear spray demos with WildSafeBC and tips on bear…

Bighorn Sheep Citizen Monitoring

April 21 - November 3

We are holding a monthly Bighorn sheep monitoring event. No experience is needed to be a citizen science sheep monitor, just the ability to walk and be outside for 4…

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Join The Team

Want to protect wildlife, clean water and wild spaces? Volunteer with us! Wildsight volunteers are a very special group of people who give generously of their time to stuff envelopes, attend rallies, help run events, put up posters, keep tabs on forestry practices in their communities and participate in citizen science initiatives.


Branch Information


625 4th St
Box 601
Invermere, BC V0A 1K0
Phone: 250.409.5708