There are so many amazing people working on protecting and communication about our ocean. Building connections together is one of the best ways we can effect positive change.
The ocean connects and supports our life and livelihood across the globe.
Daily Action Goals
How are you connected to the ocean? Head out to your local shoreline for a moment of reflection!
Share a photo of your trip by using the hashtag #oceansweekvictoria and tag us @oceansweekvictoria!
Salish Sea Snippet
Click the image to learn more about today’s theme and meet some local ocean people with Brett Soberg from Eagle Wing Tours.
Oceans Week Victoria
Join us virtually from 7:00-8:00 PM PST for an exciting and family-friendly celebration of our oceans to kick off Oceans Week Victoria! We will be featuring ocean inspired games, marine themed music, and some of the activities and events that are coming up for you and “your bubble” to enjoy this week!
How are YOU celebrating Victoria Oceans Week this year?
7:00 to 8:00 pm
Activities to Try
Parental Involvement Level Guide for Kids Category:
Children and youth can grab a device and join us on their own.
Parents will need to help with this activity from time to time for things like printing, cutting, or downloading.
This is a family activity that suggests going out of the house together or working with more complicated materials.
Best for: Kids (up to 10 years)
Outdoor Activity: Intertidal Scavenger Hunt from Seaquaria Ocean Education
Video + Activity: Sea Otter Fun from Royal BC Museum
Parental Involvement Level:
Best for: Young Teens
Craft: Food Chain Flexigon from Seaquaria Ocean Education
Best for: Teens & Adults
Podcast: Erich Hoyt on Origins Our Love Affair with Orcas from Skaana
Podcast: Robert Bateman on Art, Inspiration, Hope and Why We All Need to Spend More Time in Nature from Skaana
Best for: The Whole Family
Video: Whales in the Collection from Royal BC Museum
Video: Documenting Marine Biodiversity from Royal BC Museum
Biographies and Videos: Meet a Scientist from Parks Canada
Activity: Shore-based Whale Watching from The Whale Trail