Welcome our Ocean Wise AquaVan page!

The AquaVan, or Mobile Programs, is the traveling education team from Ocean Wise┬«, bringing ocean education to schools, youth groups, and communities coast to coast. 

To date we have engaged over 625,000 students, youth and community members! 

Contact us for more information:  mobile@ocean.org

Where is the AquaVan right now?

The Mobile Programs team is excited to be back out in the community.  We continue to follow all federal, provincial, and school district guidelines for in-person programming.  We are monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic carefully, reevaluating in-person programming as the situation changes.

It is with great regret that our planned tour this fall was cancelled and we were not able to visit North Eastern BC and North Western Alberta this fall. 

Contact us at mobile@ocean.org to find out more about our tour schedule for the 2021/2022 school year.

Feel free to post an "AquaVan Flashback" photo in our gallery - we would love to to see your memories from our last visit! #AquaVan @oceanwise or Tweet to us  @OceanWiseEdu 

Our Schedule for 2021:


Programs on hold


Programs on hold


Programs on hold


Lower Mainland, BC - taking bookings now!


Alberta:  Edson, Hinton, and Grande Prairie

British Columbia:  Dawson Creek and Fort St. John


Lower Mainland - taking bookings now!


Lower Mainland - taking bookings now!

Post Activities and Resources for Students and Teachers

We have created ocean literacy resources for Elementary, Middle and Secondary - check them out!

You can also check out our Teacher Resources section for lesson plans and other activities. If you are looking for some ideas where you can take action check out our Ocean Action classroom, or visit the Shoreline Cleanup website to register for a shoreline cleanup near you!

Keep in touch!

Check out our gallery - if we have been to your community, share your photos with us!

Follow or Tweet to us @OceanWiseEdu  - share photos of your favourite AquaVan experience on Instagram or Facebook #AquaVan @oceanwise!

Latest Announcement


Posted by Danika on 17 Aug 2020

Kick-off the school year in style with Exploring by the Seat of Your Pants and celebrate amazing biodiversity! Everyone can participate in the #BackyardBio

Learn how you can take part and share your student's discoveries with the world https://backyardbio.net

We can't wait to see what you will find!

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