School tours and adventure programs

Exploring for fossils on the beach is the highlight of any educational trip to Joggins
Exploring for fossils on the beach is the highlight of any educational trip to Joggins

The Joggins Fossil Institute invites teachers and their students to explore palaeontology, geology, biology and cultural history at a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

School tours and adventure programs are hands-on, incorporate visual, auditory and kinetic learning styles and address Nova Scotia Department of Education curriculum outcomes.

School tours

A guided interpretive gallery tour (30 minutes) plus guided beach tour (30 minutes) is $7.50 per student.

Adventure programs

  • Teachers, customize your class visit by adding these adventure programs to your school tours.
  • Adventure programs are 30 to 45 minutes in length.

Daycare/elementary

Scavenger hunts
$1/student
Fossil excavations
$5/student
Fossil casting/painting
$5/student

Junior/senior high

Geological timeline
$20/session (maximum 20 students)
Natural selection game
$20/session (maximum 10 students)
CSI: Joggins
$30/session (maximum 10 students)

University/college

Quadrat activity
$70/session (maximum 20 students)
Stratigraphic column
$50/session (maximum 20 students)

Contact us to book or discuss your educational experience today!

Published: 2016-05-05