Ranger-Led Education Programs

Bear Valley Visitor Center

Ranger-led Education programs for the school year 2015-2016 are full. Please do not submit requests for programs. We had an overwhelmingly large response this year within the first hour reservations were open. Self-guided classes are welcome on Mondays and Fridays, and don't require a reservation. If you would like to receive a copy of the Kule Loklo DVD for your school, please call (415) 464-5139 and leave a message with your name, the school's name and address. Thank you.

 

Grades K-3 - Wild about Wildlife
Students discover the diversity of wildlife within Point Reyes National Seashore in this 3-tiered approach. Through a series of activities, games, and stories, kindergarteners are introduced to the concept of wild animals. First and second graders focus on the interrelationship of animals and their habitats, while third graders learn about ecosystems, and adaptations. Takes place at Bear Valley. Bus accessible. Offered September through April, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday at 10:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Duration 1 hr.

See corresponding:
State of California Kindergarten Standards
State of California First Grade Standards
State of California Second Grade Standards
State of California Third Grade Standards

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Kule Loklo

Grades 3-4 - Kule Loklo
Students learn about the traditions and land-use ethics of the Coast Miwok people as they tour a recreated village at Bear Valley. Bus accessible. Offered September through April, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday at 10:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Duration 1 hr.

See corresponding:
State of California Third Grade Standards
State of California Fourth Grade Standards

 
Point Reyes Lighthouse

Grade 4 - Point Reyes Lighthouse


NOT OFFERED School Year 2015-2016

See corresponding:
State of California Fourth Grade Standards

 
Whale Watchers at Point Reyes

Grade 4-5 - Marine Life

NOT OFFERED School Year 2015-2016

See corresponding:
State of California Fourth Grade Standards
State of California Fifth Grade Standards

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Humpback Whale Spouting

Grades 6-8 - Whale Watching


NOT OFFERED School Year 2015-2016

Observing Pacific Gray Whales Curriculum Guide 170 pages (840 KB PDF)

 
Elephant Seal Colony

Grades 6-8 - Elephant Seal Watching
Using spotting scopes and binoculars, students bear witness to yearly arrival of the elephant seals and learn about the behaviors of these deep sea giants. Takes place near the Chimney Rock parking lot. NOT BUS ACCESSIBLE - MUST CAR POOL. Offered in February only, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, at 10:30 a.m. Duration 1.5 hrs.

Discovering Northern Elephant Seals Curriculum Guide 158 pages (1.7 MB PDF)

 

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