Victoria & Royal BC Museum

Jan
05
When: Saturday, Jan 5, 2019, 8:15AM - 8:00PM
Where:

Victoria, BC

Add to CalendarVictoria & Royal BC Museum01/05/2019 08:15 AM01/05/2019 08:00 PMMM/DD/YYYYAmerica/VancouverAbout Victoria and the Royal BC Museum 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, classic British imagery is present through double decker busses, horse drawn carriages & formal gardens. The City, now a cosmopolitan center is lively with entertainment and a wide range of street festivals & activities. Join us as we visit the Royal British Columbia Museum.  The Royal BC Museum includes three permanent galleries: natural history, modern history, and local First Nations’ history.  Their current exhibit features Mammoths! Giants of the Ice Age. The museum’s collections comprise approximately 7 million objects, including natural history specimens, artifacts, and archival records. The natural history collections have 750,000 records of specimens almost exclusively from BC and neighbouring states, provinces, or territories. What to wear: Appropriate clothing and footwear for the weather and for walking Appropriate clothing for the weather Toque or warm hat Gloves or mitts  What to bring: Umbrella or rain coat (even if it is sunny out) Water bottle  Money if you wish to shop or buy food/tokens for the arcade Snacks & Lunch (or money for food) Camera A backpack to carry all your items Meeting Location:  VIU Building 255 - Main Lobby (2nd Floor)  Trip Includes: Round-trip transportation to Victoria, admission to Royal BC Museum, guided city tour, free time to explore, shop and eat  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: 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 8:30am to 3:30pm in Building 255, 2nd Floor Reception Lunchtime Activity Information Desk Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm in Building 255 - 1st Floor Commons Waiver Form Please read our general waiver form for VIU group activities in the attachment 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 phone: 250-753-3245, Ext. 2737 cell phone: 250-618-2549  e-mail: kelsey.moon@viu.caVictoria, BCfalse

About Victoria and the Royal BC Museum

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, classic British imagery is present through double decker busses, horse drawn carriages & formal gardens. The City, now a cosmopolitan center is lively with entertainment and a wide range of street festivals & activities.

Join us as we visit the Royal British Columbia Museum.  The Royal BC Museum includes three permanent galleries: natural history, modern history, and local First Nations’ history.  Their current exhibit features Mammoths! Giants of the Ice Age. The museum’s collections comprise approximately 7 million objects, including natural history specimens, artifacts, and archival records. The natural history collections have 750,000 records of specimens almost exclusively from BC and neighbouring states, provinces, or territories.

CC Road Trips - Victoria & Royal BC Museum

What to wear:

  • Appropriate clothing and footwear for the weather and for walking
  • Appropriate clothing for the weather
  • Toque or warm hat
  • Gloves or mitts

 What to bring:

  • Umbrella or rain coat (even if it is sunny out)
  • Water bottle 
  • Money if you wish to shop or buy food/tokens for the arcade
  • Snacks & Lunch (or money for food)
  • Camera
  • A backpack to carry all your items

Meeting Location: 

VIU Building 255 - Main Lobby (2nd Floor) 

Trip Includes:

Round-trip transportation to Victoria, admission to Royal BC Museum, guided city tour, free time to explore, shop and eat 

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 8:30am to 3:30pm in Building 255, 2nd Floor Reception

Lunchtime Activity Information Desk Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm in Building 255 - 1st Floor Commons

Waiver Form

Please read our general waiver form for VIU group activities in the attachment 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

phone: 250-753-3245, Ext. 2737

cell phone: 250-618-2549 

e-mail: kelsey.moon@viu.ca

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