Victoria Day Trip

Oct
26
When: Saturday, Oct 26, 2019, 9:15AM - 8:00PM
Where:

Downtown Victoria

Add to CalendarVictoria Day Trip10/26/2019 09:15 AM10/26/2019 08:00 PMMM/DD/YYYYAmerica/VancouverTrip InformationThe capital city of British Columbia, Victoria is home to historic buildings, great shopping and some of the best museums in Western Canada. Established in 1843 as a fort for the Hudson’s Bay Trading Company, you can still see many British legacies such as double decker buses, horse drawn carriages, and original buildings. Though rich in history, Victoria is now a busy city with entertainment and a wide range of street festivals & activities. Even today, you can go to the iconic Bay Mall for some of the best shopping on the island! While for those nature lovers, there is also a beautiful walk along the water front that allows for the most amazing natural views in Victoria.What to Wear: Appropriate clothing and footwear for the weather and for walking What to Bring:Umbrella or rain coat (in case it rains)Water bottle Money if you wish to shopSnacks & lunch (or money for food)A backpack to carry all your itemsCameraMeeting Location: VIU Building 255, Main Lobby (2nd floor) at 8:00 amTrip Includes:Round-trip transportation to Downtown Victoria, free time to explore and shop, and you will also have the option of a short walking tour through downtown Victoria.Policies, Health & SafetyWe have an ongoing commitment to ensure the safety and quality of our trips, with trained and responsible student leaders, staff and community partners. Before you sign-up, please check out our policies & procedures for more information about how to prepare for a trip, as well as our cancellation policy.How to Sign UpOur activities are available to all current VIU Students. Sign up with us in person in Building 255.You will need to have your:Student card,Proof of medical insurance (BC Care Card or Guard.me Insurance Policy)Payment (cash is currently the only method of payment for activities)Hours & Locations for Signing Up with us:Faculty of International Education Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4 pm in Building 255, 2nd Floor Reception.Lunchtime Activity Sign Up Booth Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12 pm – 1 pm in Building 255 - 1st Floor International Commons.Waiver FormPlease read our general waiver form for VIU group activities in the attchement section below. All participants are required to read and sign the waiver before the start of the trip. We will provide a paper copy for you to read through again and sign the morning of the trip.ContactKelsey Moon – Activity Program CoordinatorKelsey.moon@viu.ca250-753-3245 x 2737Downtown Victoriafalse

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Trip Information

The capital city of British Columbia, Victoria is home to historic buildings, great shopping and some of the best museums in Western Canada. Established in 1843 as a fort for the Hudson’s Bay Trading Company, you can still see many British legacies such as double decker buses, horse drawn carriages, and original buildings. Though rich in history, Victoria is now a busy city with entertainment and a wide range of street festivals & activities. Even today, you can go to the iconic Bay Mall for some of the best shopping on the island! While for those nature lovers, there is also a beautiful walk along the water front that allows for the most amazing natural views in Victoria.

What to Wear: 

  • Appropriate clothing and footwear for the weather and for walking

 What to Bring:

  • Umbrella or rain coat (in case it rains)
  • Water bottle 
  • Money if you wish to shop
  • Snacks & lunch (or money for food)
  • A backpack to carry all your items
  • Camera

Meeting Location: 

VIU Building 255, Main Lobby (2nd floor) at 8:00 am

Trip Includes:

Round-trip transportation to Downtown Victoria, free time to explore and shop, and you will also have the option of a short walking tour through downtown Victoria.

Policies, Health & Safety

We have an ongoing commitment to ensure the safety and quality of our trips, with trained and responsible student leaders, staff and community partners. Before you sign-up, please check out our policies & procedures for more information about how to prepare for a trip, as well as our cancellation policy.

How to Sign Up

Our activities are available to all current VIU Students. Sign up with us in person in Building 255.

You will need to have your:

  1. Student card,
  2. Proof of medical insurance (BC Care Card or Guard.me Insurance Policy)
  3. Payment (cash is currently the only method of payment for activities)

Hours & Locations for Signing Up with us:

Faculty of International Education Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4 pm in Building 255, 2nd Floor Reception.

Lunchtime Activity Sign Up Booth Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12 pm – 1 pm in Building 255 - 1st Floor International Commons.

Waiver Form

Please read our general waiver form for VIU group activities in the attchement section below. All participants are required to read and sign the waiver before the start of the trip. We will provide a paper copy for you to read through again and sign the morning of the trip.

Contact

Kelsey Moon – Activity Program Coordinator
Kelsey.moon@viu.ca
250-753-3245 x 2737

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