Your River School adventure starts here!

All our place-based, interactive, curriculum-connected programs are designed to encourage students of all ages to feel connected to the Fraser River. Our team of fantastic, knowledgeable school program volunteers are ready to make your trip to the Discovery Centre an interactive and memorable experience. See you soon!

Are you a community organization or tour operator? Planning an outing for and adult ESL or seniors group? Running a Daycare or Daycamp? Please visit our Guided Programs page.

Program Information

  • Each program is 90 minutes in length (except where noted)
  • Offered on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at 10:00am or 12:30pm
  • $5.00 per student (minimum charge $60.00+GST); maximum 30 students per program
  • Pre-registration is required at least three weeks in advance. Click here for a booking form.
  • Contact us at [email protected] or call 604-521-8401 ext. 108.

Programs for Educators

Educator's Guided Tour
Teachers, on your next Pro-D Day plan to have some hands-on fun with our popular River School programs and learn how they are designed to integrate with BC's curriculum. Please call ahead to book your free guided tour.

River School Programs

Welcomed by the Water - Grades K-3 | available February 2019
Inspired by the River - Grades K-6
Living Dinosaurs - Grades K-7
From Pollution to Solution - Grades 2-5
Whose Job Is It Anyway? - Grades 2-5
Fraser Trade Brigade - Grades 4-7
Our Bones Are Made of Salmon - Grades 4-7
The Trading Trail - Grades 4-7
Taking the Pulse of the Fraser - Grades 6-9

For a printable brochure complete with program descriptions, please click on the "River School Brochure" button in the left sidebar.