District Activity : Capilano Bridge Park on April 27, 2018

It is time to sign up for the next district activity: Capilano Bridge Day Trip!

Date: Friday April 27, 2018

Time: 9:45 am-3:00 pm 

Meet: Eric Hamber Secondary, 5025 Willow St, Vancouver, V5Z 3S1

Please arrive at 9:45 SHARP!  You will arrive back at Hamber at approximately 3:00 pm. You are responsible for your own transportation to and from Eric Hamber.

Cost:   $15.00   This includes admission into Capilano Bridge site and the bus. This is a subsidized fee for admission and bus. It does not include lunch.

Description: The Capilano Suspension Bridge is a famous tourist attraction in the Vancouver area. The suspension bridge crosses the Capilano River and Canyon. You will have a chance to walk across the famous suspension bridge, walk high above the trees at Treetops, and experience Cliffwalk where a glass sidewalk takes you along the edge of the granite cliff of the canyon. You will bring your own lunch and enjoy it amongst the trees of the Pacific Coast rainforest. There will also be lots of opportunity for photo taking on the bridge, in the forest and up on the cliff.

Proposed Itinerary

9:45am - Meet at Eric Hamber Secondary

10:00am - Leave Eric Hamber Secondary

11:00am - Arrive at Capilano Suspension Bridge. Safety, information and photo op. Guided tour. 
Break into three groups:
1) Group one begins with: Cliffwalk, then lunch, then bridge, then Treetops
2) Group two begins at: bridge, then lunch, then Treetops, then Cliffwalk
3) Group three begins at: Bridge, then Treetops, lunch and then Cliffwalk.

1:30~2:00pm - An opportunity to visit the gift shop.

2:15pm - Return to front

2:30pm - Leave for Hamber

3:00pm - Arrive at Eric Hamber Secondary


Things to bring:

  1. Be mindful of the weather. Bring rain-proof jacket, walking shoes (sneakers), perhaps a small backpack to carry your lunch and personal items, camera.
  2. Bring a lunch. There is limited food service at the site. There is a gift/souvenir shop.  If you bring a lunch, you will have to eat it outside the park area.
  3. Bring your fully completed permission form with ALL signatures to the bus on April 27.

 What to know:

  1. Registration opens Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at 9:00am
  2. Registration closes Monday, April 16, 2018 at 9:00am

 How to register:

  1.  Visit http://ce.vsb.bc.ca/Pages/CapilanoBridgePark.aspx to make a payment with a Visa or Master card.  [There are NO refunds after registration]
  2.  Visit https://survey.vsb.bc.ca/TakeSurvey.aspx?SurveyID=92413o7 to fill out a form [Reg Number issued after payment is completed in step one.]

Please contact the International Education Program at intered@vsb.bc.ca for questions.