June 26, 2015

Deep Bay

By Stowel Lake Farm

The week our Yurt Program kids got to go to the VIU Deep Bay Marine Field Station for a field trip. They fit a lot into the time we were there. First we got to feed the fish.
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Then we went to the touch tanks. We had to be very gentle with these animals.
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Holding a sea cucumber.
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We had to be very careful with theses prickly creatures!
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Beautiful sea star.
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Then we drew and built a habitat for a crab.

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Then it was out to the forest to look for colours…
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…and newts in the pond!
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Checking out sea creatures under the microscopes.
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Holding a moon snail.
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Squid eggs found on the beach.
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What a fabulous day! Thank you Michi & Amy.
xx

 

June 20, 2015

Summer Solstice

By Stowel Lake Farm

We have had unusually hot, dry weather for the last few months. So we were all in a bit of shock when, on the day we chose for our annual summer solstice celebration and campout, it rained. We still managed to have lots of fun, silly times. Here are a few shots of our games – relay racing and a blindfolded animal game. The relay was very involved – hula hooping, potato sack, nail driving, chair weaving, skipping.
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Nail driving
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Skipping (with joy!)
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The hula hoop
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Potato sack exhaustion
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Chair weaving
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Searching….
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…found you!!
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Are you the one I’m looking for?
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Together at last!