ACTIVITY CALENDAR

This year we bring you a VIRTUAL Oceans Week Victoria 2020... 

and we encourage you to take “your bubble” to the beach for some REAL ocean time!

We are assembling activity ideas, learning resources, challenges, and "live online" events for 8 days of ocean love. 

Activities are sorted by age group to make it easy for families to join in.

Click on each day below to learn more about the theme and activities offered. 

We are still adding to it so check back often!

REMINDER: please consider proper social distancing and personal safety when pursuing activities!

SUNDAY

JUNE 7

Connection Sunday

In these times of social distancing, connection is so important. Join us for the kick off of our virtual Oceans Week Victoria 2020 by learning about how we can connect with each other and the ocean.

MONDAY

JUNE 8

Impact Monday

Human activities impact ocean ecosystems everyday via transportation, fishing, and resource extraction. It helps to consider, what positive and negative impacts do I make each day?

TUESDAY

JUNE 9

Technology Tuesday

There are hundreds of amazing new technologies that are helping humans to explore, understand, and improve how we use ocean resources. Tune in today to learn about some of them!

WEDNESDAY

JUNE 10

Watershed Wednesday

Streams, rivers, and creeks all run together and eventually find their way into the ocean. Even if you don’t live directly on the coast, you do live on a watershed!

THURSDAY

JUNE 11

Under the Sea Thursday

Explore the deep! The deep ocean is sometimes referred to as the last frontier of exploration on this Earth.

FRIDAY

JUNE 12

Fun Fact Friday

Starting the education journey with a few fun facts can kickstart a long term love for a field of knowledge. Start today by learning a fun fact about your favorite ocean animal or ecosystem!

SATURDAY

JUNE 13

Sustainability Saturday

Co-existing with the ocean means being very cognizant of how we interact with ecosystems everywhere. Sustainability in ocean based interactions is crucial for ocean and human well-being.

SUNDAY

JUNE 14

Salish Sea Sunday

The Salish Sea is an intricate system of coastal waterways with rich biodiversity and important cultural significance for many First Nations communities.

For LOTS MORE virtual activities, check out these Canadian and international sources: 

Oceans Week Canada  

United Nations World Oceans Day Portal 

World Oceans Day (The Ocean Project) 

Exploring by the Seat of your Pants

© 2020 by Oceans Week Victoria.