Polar Bear Fair

Frequently asked questions?


What is the passport and Bayview Bucks? 

  • Polar Bear Fair Passports give the passport holder single-entry access to the events at the Fair: 

    • a craft room – a quick craft is made to take home

    • cookie decorating – no need to explain that one. One cookie per entry

    • freeze dance – dance game room 

    • the fish pond – kids get to fish for small toys/gifts  

    • Carnival game – kid-friendly carnival games, there are a few to choose from

    • Cake Walk - Play the game to win a cake 


  • Bayview Bucks can be used to purchase

    • additional rounds at the carnival games

    • gifts for the upcoming holiday season at the Holly Mall – yes, gently used items being rehomed by children 

    • raffle tickets for the Teacher Jars – some teachers have pulled together small gift packages for raffling 


Is there other stuff going on? 

  • There will also be a silent auction and a cafe area for drinks/cakes/snacks


Can anyone from the community attend? 

  • Of course: everyone is welcome! To take part in the activities, one does need a passport, or Bayview Bucks


Can I just drop off my kids?   

  • No. Parents and guardians are expected to be onsite to ensure the safety and care of the children in their charge 


Do you still need volunteers? 


Are you still accepting donations?

  • Of course! Donations are still needed for the following areas and can be dropped off at the school.

    • Items for Silent Auction and Raffle Baskets 

    • Gently-used small toys, books, and household items for the Fish Pond and Holly Mall 

    • Wrapping paper and gift bags for the Holly Mall

The Polart Bear Fair is the largest community and fundraising event of the school year and this year’s donations will support various learning endeavours and fun activities planned for the students.

For those new to the school, the Polar Bear Fair is a Winter themed carnival where students have the opportunity to share their school spirit with family and friends. 
Attendees can buy a Fair Passport that allows access to activity stations set up in several classrooms (cookie decorating, disco room, a craft, and fishpond), and they can buy game tickets for the awesome carnival games in the large gym.  There’s a Café area where we serve hot and cold drinks, along with donated snacks.   

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Candy Lane hosts the the Teacher Jar Raffle, and the Silent Auction.  And finally the small gym is set up as our Holly Mall a ‘kids only’ shopping area where, with only a few dollars they can buy a little something for the special people in their lives. 
The children really enjoy the Holly Fair and discuss it for weeks in advance at home and at school. 

Basically, it’s a fun family event and a great way for your child to show off their school to the whole family!

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