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Monthly Archives: July 2013

29th Jul, 2013

Summer Camps: Week 4 Highlights

Just when you thought you knew Pear Tree Education! Week 4 saw the introduction of Pear Tree’s new Legends & Fairytales summer camp. Admittedly, parents and kids didn’t know quite what to expect from this course. Would they just read fairy tales? Of course not!! In true Pear Tree style, the kids did so many […]

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Summer Camps: Week 3 Highlights

What a bumper action-filled week! We’re a little late posting information about Week 3, but that doesn’t mean that the week wasn’t amazing! Quite the opposite, in fact! Urban Gardener students had a truly hands-on week, planting beans and flowers. They did flower dissections, and created clay diagrams of the different parts of a plant. […]

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15th Jul, 2013

Public Speaking in Pear Tree Education’s ‘Kids Can Cook!’ Course

Pear Tree’s ‘Kids Can Cook!’ course isn’t just about kids cooking! In true Pear Tree style, the kids will be giving daily mini PowerPoint presentations to the other classes about the day’s Hot Lunch (today is Turkey Chilli). They’ll be explaining the main ingredients, the nutrition and what this does for the body. So, this […]

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13th Jul, 2013

Summer Camps: Week 2 Highlights

Every Pear Tree summer camp is action packed, but this week especially so! For each day of the Super Scientists course, students studied different sub-themes, which included polymers, eggs, bubbles, and density. There were so many great moments throughout the Super Scientists course, but probably the highlight was the Sink or Float game. This really exemplified […]

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5th Jul, 2013

Fall 2013 brochure coming soon!!

In the next couple of weeks, our Fall 2013 brochure will be online Pear Tree Education’s enrichment courses for fall 2013 will run from September to December. We’ll be offering options for courses at Pear Tree’s learning centre on West Broadway, Vancouver. Additionally, we’ll be providing options for courses that you can experience at your […]

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Want Pear Tree Classes At Your School?

If you want your kids to enjoy Pear Tree’s enrichment classes, but can’t get to our learning centre, you’ll be interested in our latest service! Pear Tree Education is now offering the option to provide our after-school enrichment classes at your school! If you live in the Lower Mainland (it doesn’t have to be Vancouver), […]

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Summer Camps: Week 1 highlights

Pear Tree Education’s summer camps have got off to a great start! The kids are having fun, making friends, and learning lots of cool things Week 1’s camp themes included Westcoast Creatures and Photography. Below you can see some of the learning that is taking place at Pear Tree, and we’ll be posting more photos […]

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3rd Jul, 2013

The Story So Far…

Here are the highlights all of the achievements Pear Tree Education has made since it opened in March 2012 1) 2 x Salmon-in-the-Classroom courses Pear Tree students have helped release 100 coho salmon into the wild (and we’ve since adopted some guppy fish to take care of in the absence of the salmon)       […]

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Plants & Pollinators course finale

Pear Tree students finish their 3-month Plants & Pollinators course in style! Our butterfly release was the end to an amazing 3-month Plants & Pollinators course. Pear Tree students released 15 butterflies at the community gardens at Maple / 6th Ave. Some photos of the release are below, and more can be found on our […]

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