Grade 2 - Swans need to Swim!

Spring: Up to 48 students (2 classes)
½ Day Program (2 hour program)
10:00am to 12:00 noon or 12:30pm to 2:30pm

What makes Swan Haven such an important stop for migrating swans? The open water! 

In this half day program, students will learn about why open water at M’Clintock Bay is so important for swans.  Students will learn about swan behaviors using dress up and storytelling, explore the challenges of migration through an interactive game, and make observations of swans on the water using spotting scopes. 

Teachers are responsible for bus transportation to and from Swan Haven.

Curriculum Connections:

  • Water is essential to all living things, and it cycles through the environment
    • Water sources including local watersheds
    • Water is important for all living things
    • How does water cycle through the environment
  • Living things have life cycles adapted to their environment
    • Lifecycles of local animals
    • Local actions have global consequences 

How to Book

To make a booking call Briana/Jake at 456-7400 or email

We will need the following information to make a booking:

  • Preferred dates:
  • Preferred time (morning or afternoon):
  • Your school:
  • Teacher Name(s) (if more than one class is coming, we'll need contacts for each class);
  • Email addresses (if different from the standard
  • Grade(s) and class sizes:
    • We can accept two classes (not exceeding 48 students)
  • Your mode of transportation to and from the Preserve (yellow bus, white 20-24 passenger bus, personal vehicles, etc):
  • Any special needs - especially mobility related disabilities (the more we know the better experience we can provide you):