Sharing our love of Alberta parks, wilderness and conservation
CPAWS Southern Alberta’s award-winning nature education experiences will empower you as an outdoor ambassador, and support you as you inspire your community members, clients, coworkers, and the next generation of environmental stewards.
With 25 years of nature education, and over 50 years of experience in local conservation, our programs come built in with scientists and conservation experts and connects to Indigenous knowledge and ways of knowing. Our mission is to provide environmental education that is hands-on, engaging, and fun, so that everyone can experience the joy of developing a positive relationship with nature.
There are so many ways to get learning with CPAWS! Whether you're booking an indoor visit (virtual or in-person), an outdoor experience, or a combination of both. Book today by clicking the button below or keep reading to learn more about our programs and the different themes offered.
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Feeling amped to inspire the next generation of Griz Guardians in your very own classroom? Grizzly bears hold the key to the widespread sustainability of our wild places. So, take a walk on the wild...
Climate change can be a complex idea to understand. This experience breaks it down by giving you a hands-on interactive demonstration of how climate change works, and most importantly, what we can do to reduce...
You will take home practical suggestions that you can easily incorporate into your everyday classroom to start a discussion on climate change, and learn about the tools available to undertake a climate action project with...
What participants are saying
“Thanks to CPAWS, IC Centre, and BVC Green for giving us the opportunity to know more about climate change and learn how we can contribute to sustainable living”
– Bow Valley College new Canadian student
“That was amazing. The presenter explained very well. That was clear and understandable.”
– Immigrant Services Calgary client
“The best part of the program was new information. The interest it created among the group. Very interesting, entertaining and to the point. Communication was created which is a positive step”
– Calgary community member
“The best part of the program was the games to make us understand. It was really well put together”
– Calgary community member
Teachers and Youth Service Providers
You will develop your skills for engaging your students in nature learning and connecting it to curriculum in a fun way. Or you can book a program with CPAWS to simply just get outside and connect with nature with your team. Get your group excited about nature and empower them to engage in environmental stewardship!
Corporate Groups, Community & Non-profit groups
English Language Learners
New Canadian Groups
Other community groups
Libraries, eco-clubs, families, and everything more! If you're interested in nature education, then we've got programs for you!