Emergency Preparedness Squad program in BC!

Emergency Preparedness Squad

Inspiring emergency preparedness superheroes!

Engaging curriculum-linked content for Grades K-5

Fun and easy to use

97% of teachers recommend!

Fully funded for schools across BC!

Supports BC Performance Standards

Science & Tech

Arts Education

Language

Social Studies

Promotes 21st Century Learning

Facilitates interdisciplinary learning

combining arts, language, science and social studies curriculum

Develops the 4C's

incl. communication, critical thinking, collaboration and creativity

Connects learning to the real world

through fun at-home missions to lead change in families

Meets diverse learning needs

with engaging, arts-based group activities

Helps bring tech into the classroom

in an easy plug & play format, no special equipment needed!

How It Works (video)

4 one-hour pre-planned modules, once a week

Students do fun activities in teams for points

Led by a website you project at the front of the class

Module at-a-glance (approx. 60mins)

  • 10 Minute Prep
  • Video-Led
  • Team Activities
  • Game Shows
  • Music
  • Missions

Plug & Play! Minimal Prep!

Print Worksheets   

Set Up Projector  

Let The Website Do The Rest!  

A MISSION FOR EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS

The Emergency Preparedness Squad program trains kids as emergency preparedness superheroes to make sure families are ready when disaster strikes!

Program Modules

Module 1 -

Know the Risks

An A-Z overview of different disasters. Introduces ways we can be better prepared and teaches the Superhero Calming Breath!

Module 2 -

Make a Plan

Planning 101: Why plan? How making plans before an emergency event can help you stay calm. Helps kids lead their families in planning for emergencies.

Module 3 -

Get a Kit

Helps kids make a ‘grab-and-go’ bag to make sure they stay safe during the first 72hrs of an emergency.

Module 4 -

We’re In This Together

Emergencies can bring out the best in communities. We help kids celebrate how they’ve helped their families be better prepared!

Praise From Teachers

  • "Just press play and it runs itself. It's literally plug and play. You get to ride along with the class and it’s so much fun!"

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    Shane Hipwell, Abbotsford, BC

  • "They love this because it's got the technology, it's got the music and the songs and the game show, it's just really engaging."

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    Debbie Yeo, Langley Township, BC

  • "I enjoyed seeing the collaboration between students as they worked with teammates to solve challenges."

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    Krista Tulloch, North Vancouver, BC

Teach older grades?

Order PreparedBC’s free Master of Disaster program for Grades 5-8, which helps older students take a deeper dive on writing an emergency plan, building an emergency kit, and preparing their homes and communities for emergencies. Find out more.

Fully funded for schools across BC!

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