2022 JAM Tours and Ticketed Events

Sightseeing Fun Run/Walk Through the Streets of Vancouver

Sunday, Nov 13
Early Morning (6:30 - 8:00 AM)
Price: $35 USD/$45 CAD

Start the Joint Meeting on the right foot and see the city via a Sunday morning sightseeing fun run through the streets of Vancouver. Learn about the history and culture of Vancouver, run along the scenic Vancouver Seawall, through Stanley Park and visit several of the monuments, sculptures and First Nations art and totem poles. This unique tour will be led at different paces to accommodate all levels (including a walking group) with designated stops along the way.

The Farm & Art Experience

Sunday, November 13
1 PM – 5 PM 
Price: $110 USD/$140 CAD

This dynamic tour of the UBC farm will educate you on various topics, such as: biodiversity, education, sustainable agriculture, food systems, Indigenous lands and medicines, food sovereignty, and innovative research. Next, you will discover the only public Gallery in Canada dedicated to contemporary Indigenous Northwest Coast Art.

Women and Allies in Entomology Breakfast

Monday, November 14
6:35 AM – 8:00 AM
Price: $31 USD/$38 CAD for the first 200 tickets sold, $37 USD/$46 CAD after the discount is exhausted and for on-site sales

*Complimentary for the first 155 student and early-career professional members who arrive to the breakfast event on Monday morning. We are also celebrating the eighth anniversary of student and early-career sponsorship at the breakfast by Corteva.

Vancouver City Tour & Sea to Sky Adventure

Monday, November 14
9 AM – 5 PM
Price: $125 USD/$160 CAD

Britannia Mine Museum offers guided underground tours as well as self-led exploration of the social history of Britannia Beach. The 10-acre site is itself an exhibit providing unique access to an important piece of Canadian history. 

Shannon Falls is composed of a series of cliffs, rising 335 metres above Highways 99, making it the third highest falls in the province. 

The Sea to Sky gondola cabins are custom-made by Swiss manufacturer. Once at the top, many other adventures await. You will have access to a wide array of outdoor experiences, including two different interpretive loop walking trails with cantilevered viewing platforms, the spectacular Sky Pilot Suspension Bridge, numerous hiking trails, rock climbing, access trails to backcountry routes and much more.

The Essential Stanley Park

Monday, November 14
1 PM – 5 PM
Price: $105 USD/$135 CAD

Join us for a trip across Vancouver’s most famous park, where you will learn about  Stanley Park during a unique walk around the park, combined with a delicious beer tasting from the Stanley Park Brewery. 

Beer Tasting in East Vancouver

Tuesday, November 15
1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Price: $85 USD/$105 CAD

Strange Fellows Brewery is based in East Vancouver! You will discover the industrial part of Vancouver at a unique location that loves to celebrate strange and the extraordinary. Their beer is influenced by old world heritage and west coast innovation. 

The tasting will be paired with a special food pairing.

Delta Day Trip: Burns Bog and Wine Tasting

Wednesday, November 16
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Price: $90 USD/$115 CAD

A guided 3 hours walk through Burns Bog is the largest domed peat bog in the world encompassing over 40 square kilometers of land. Only a small portion of the area on this sensitive eco system is accessible to the public in an area on the eastern side called the Delta Nature Reserve. Raised boardwalks weave through the forested areas, passing over unique plants' life created by the bog.

Followed by a visit to Country Vines, a family owned and operated Winery farm, located in Richmond, B.C. The family has been farming in Richmond for over 60 years, and they continue to cultivate over 300 acres of mixed crops. The tasting includes 15 different wines and an individual picnic box from
Picnic Delta, a family-owned catering company.

Beaty Biodiversity Museum at the University of British Columbia

Wednesday, November 16
9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
1:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Price: $70 USD/$90 CAD

The Spencer Entomological Collection is housed along with five other natural history collections in the Beaty Biodiversity Museum at the University of British Columbia. Over half a million pinned specimens, 75,000 alcohol-preserved specimens and 25,000 specimens on slides showcase BC and the Yukon's spectacular insect diversity. The tour is designed for about 24 max. per group, split into two smaller groups upon arrival for a museum-wide tour (1 hour) and then an entomology collections tour (1 hour); the smaller groups would then “switch” tour leaders so that over the 2 hours they could attend both tours.

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