Single day hike around either Lynn Valley or Seymour Demonstration Forest to introduce participants to our forests, ecology, and hiking.
One day hike up the Grouse Grind and exploring the learning venues atop Grouse Mountain.
Day trip to Squamish to hike the Stawamus Chief and learn about the geological and cultural heritage of the area. Add-on overnight campout or visit to Britannia Mining Museum also available.
Day trip to Squamish to hike the more complex and challenging Sea-to-Sky Gondola Trail and learn about interplay between growing economies in a geographic context. Add-on overnight campout or visit to Britannia Mining Museum also available.
Two days and one night (+1 night possible) in Squamish to hike the either the Stawamus Chief or the more complex and challenging Sea-to-Sky Gondola Trail. Day two offers either whitewater rafting, eagle viewing float trip, or an cultural and artisan tour.
Learning focuses on ‘expedition behaviour’ and conscientious wilderness travel, ecological studies of the region, and the role of culture, economies, and environment in development.
Two night and two days to explore the Whistler Valley and visit some of the exceptional learning attractions (i.e. museums, studios, and art galleries) that it offers. One day of hiking/snowshoeing, or x-country skiing takes participants away from the hustle and bustle of urban living.
Two night and two days to explore the Whistler Valley while camping out. Day one involves volunteering with a dogsledding operation or a local charity organization (seasonally dependent) and day two takes us either skiing/snowboarding, snowshoeing, ziplining, hiking, biking, or on an arts and culture walk. Learning focuses inward on personal goal setting, social literacy, reflective practice, and our role as individual citizens in a community.
Five days in the stunning Pemberton Valley where participants will cycle >100km through rich agricultural land at the base of soaring glaciated mountain peaks. Visits included cultural centres, museums, organic farms, farmers markets, and restaurants with locally-sourced foods. Learning centres around food sovereignty/security, sustainable agriculture, entrepreneurship and economy, and the merits of a healthy lifestyle.