Connect2Nature Academy | WWF Hong Kong

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Through outdoor experiential learning at our WWF learning centres, children learn about the link between humans and nature, nurturing a positive attitude towards our natural environment.

Explore our incredible natural environment
Learn about nature at Mai Po Nature Reserve, Hoi Ha Wan Marine Park and Hoi Ha Marine Life Centre, Tai Po natural coastline & Island House Conservation Studies Centre 
 
Enjoy nature in a FUN way
Children develop an appreciation for nature through experiential learning and citizen science activities in natural habitats 
 
Enhance collaborative skills
Group missions encourage active communication and collaboration among children
 
Learn from experienced educators
Facilitate children’s experience that can be applied to their daily life

Junior Ornithologist



 
Ever wonder why Mai Po Nature Reserve is known as a bird paradise?  

Join our Junior Ornithologist programme for your kids to see first-hand the thousands of passage migrants that pass through the reserve every year. Suitable for children age 9-12, the programme allows kids to discover the world of ornithology while developing patience and observation skills through bird watching, games and a various other activities, including keeping a “wild journal”.   
 

Rundown 

Dates: 9 January, 17 January, 30 January 2021
  • Explore the only wetland nature reserve in Hong Kong    
  • Fun games about birds   
  • Observe and record migratory birds 
  • Handicraft-making 

Junior Urban Ecologist
 




Join our Junior Urban Ecologist programme and discover Hong Kong’s rich and extraordinary urban biodiversity in city parks and natural coastlines. Through games and observation at Tai Po Waterfront Park and our Island House Conservation Studies Centre, children and parents will learn about the relationship between organisms and environment, while nurturing their interest in local species. 
 

Rundown 

Dates: 6 February, 27 February, 7 March 2021
 
  • Learn about urban ecology through interactive games 
  • Discover urban biodiversity using the iNaturalist app 
  • Natural coastal exploration 
  • Study the structure of various organisms under the microscope
* Each child must be accompanied by at least 1 adult 

Junior Oceanographer



 

Experience the work of an oceanographer at Hoi Ha Wan Marine Park!  Through exploration of our marine environment, children will learn how to observe organisms from the sandy beaches as well as microscopic plankton; and to investigate seawater quality and its impact on marine life. The programme content aligns with General Studies curriculum and STEM education. 

 

Rundown

Dates: 8 May, 23 May, 30 May, 12 June 2021
  • Coastal exploration 
  • Using scientific equipment to find out the characteristics of seawater
  • Plankton observation 
  • Coral observation aboard glass-bottom boat