WEA offers three Vancouver Island expedition summer camp programs and custom outdoor program expedition camps for kids, teens, adults, and for families. Our expedition program camps BC include theme specific adult and kids activities - hiking, canoeing or sea kayaking - and incorporate a multi-day wilderness expedition trip of varying length.
Description: WEA's Youth Hiking Summer Camp is highlighted by a multi-day hike through a coastal temperate rainforest on the Juan de Fuca Marine Trail (JDF Trail) on Southwestern Vancouver Island, a mere hour west of Victoria, B.C. The trail starts in the surfing village of Jordan River and end in the salmon fishing hotspot of Port Renfrew BC. Hiking program youth experience the magnificent Jaun De Fuca Trail (the southern extension of the West Coast Trail) and it’s many suspension bridges, West Coast beaches and numerous tidal pools teaming with West Coast marine life. With 2 different Vancouver Island wilderness hiking summer camps offered, kids learn how to conduct a coastal hiking expedition, become a strong leader, work as a part of a team and much more! This is a once in a lifetime experience on a rugged, wild, West Coast coastline!
Description: Looking for a kids kayak camp near Victoria BC or Campbell River BC for your 12 year old or teenager? Have your kid spend 9 days learning to kayak through the Discovery Islands and Desolation Sound, one of Coastal BC’s most dynamic natural areas on a Kayaking Summer Camp for youth! Preteens and Teens learn basic and intermediate kayaking skills, kayak safety and rescue skills, how to conduct a westcoast sea kayaking expedition, become a strong leader, work as a part of a team and much more! This is a once in a lifetime summer camp experience in Coastal BC’s warmest kayaking ocean water.
Description: Live in Victoria BC or somewhere else on Vancouver Island? Looking to give your child a unqique, active, outdoor summer camp experience? Let your child or teen to Canoe the Sayward Forest Canoe Circuit near Campbell River BC, one of Vancouver Islands best kept secrets! During this 11 day Vancouver Island Canoeing Summer Camp youth learn everything there is to know about a canoe trip including how to work as part of a team, become a strong leader, and much more! This is a once in a lifetime experience in a pristine, warm, freshwater environment in a stunning forested mountain setting near Campbell River on central Vancouver Island. Transportation to the Canoe camp is available from Victoria and several other Vancouver Island communities.
Description: Canoe the Sayward Forest Canoe Circuit near Campbell River, BC as a family or group of friends, one of Vancouver Islands best kept secrets! This program is designed to give you the skills necessary to go on backcountry canoe and camping trips of your own-not to mention the incredibly warm lakes for swimming! During this 7 day program, students learn everything there is to know about a canoe trip including portaging, paddle storkes, camp cooking, camp set-up & much more! If you are looking for a canoe course "near me" or a tour, this is a once in a lifetime experience in your own back yard.
*Based on a minimum of 4 people. As this program is a custom program, costs may vary depending on location, timing, numbers and other factors.