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Smartphone Camera: Tricks for Kids and Teens


Facilitator:  Sophia Dagher


Kids and teens (ages 8 to 18):  learn practical special effects and tricks to spice up your photos, vlog, home videos, tik-tok videos and Instagram stories. Together, we will create a forest horror movie on an iPad.

All ages welcome with children 15 years and under accompanied by an adult.

Facilitator Bio:

Sophia is a jack of all trades. She is a director / producer, and has been making films and videos as her passion and profession since 2008. This former Roberts Creek local has a BA in film production from the University of British Columbia. She has also worked as a youth film making mentor at the Gulf Islands Film and Television School, Access to Media Education Society, Deer Crossing the Art Farm, and Rolling Earth Centre.

What to Bring / Wear:

Water, power snacks, sturdy footwear, any camera or camera phone and a cushion. If you don't have a phone or a camera, let us know and we can lend you one.


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Program runs rain or shine

Suggested donation on location is $10 or more per adult, per program. Your generosity is greatly appreciated, and goes directly to building the Living Forest Institute. No one is turned away.

No washrooms and no cell phone (GPS) service on location

Dress in layers as it is cool in the forest”

No smoking and no dogs allowed

Take only photographs and leave only footprints