Western Educational Adventures Victoria BC Spring Programs
Western Educational Adventures

Family Outdoor Programs

Join us on some fun, active, educational and exciting family programs! Western Educational Adventures Inc. offers a range of outdoor programs tailored specifically for families in and around Greater Victoria, B.C. These family outdoor programs include a family outdoor meetup group, family backcountry camping skills program, a family canoe expedition program and custom family adventures. Some of the activities include: bouldering, hiking, canoeing, geocaching, navigation, orienteering, archery, bouldering, camping, knot-tying, fire building, forest running games and survival skills. We are very excited about our family meetup group as it is always an excellent value (sometimes even free) and a great way for families to get outside, get active, meet other families and gain confidence in the outdoors. These meetups are offered year-round!

Program Offerings

Name Description
Family Outdoor Meetup Group A fun way to get your family outside, active and meeting new people, supporting children as young as 4!
Family Backcountry Camping Skills Learn the basics of backcountry camping as a family!
Family Canoe Expedition A fun filled learning experience for families with kids ages 9+
Custom Programs Tailored for individuals, families, schools, corporate groups, etc.
Family Backcountry Camping Skills Program
Greater Victoria, BC
AGE GENDER PROGRAM LENGTH
4+ Mixed Partial to Full Day
REGULAR PRICE
Free and up depending on meetup
DATES AVAILABILITY
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Description: Get outside, get active, meet new families and have a blast together! This meetup group is designed to offer all the above as well as educate families about the outdoors and what to look for in outdoor programs. Meetups can happen on evenings, weekends and holidays and include activities like: Archey, boldering (indoor climbing), orienteering, geocaching, hiking watersports and more! These meetups focus on accessibility and participation, therefore some programs are free while others carry a small fee to ensure attendance, cover program supplies and/or to access third-party venues such as climbing gyms.

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Family Backcountry Camping Skills

Family Backcountry Camping Skills Program
Sooke, BC
AGE GENDER PROGRAM LENGTH
6+ Mixed 3 days
PRICE BEFORE MAR 15, 2019 REGULAR PRICE
$160 + GST $185 + GST
DATES AVAILABILITY
May 10-12, 2019 (Mother's Day Weekend) Space Available
May 31- June 2, 2019 Space Available
June 14 - 16, 2019 (Father's Day Weekend) Space Available
Description: Do something fun, educational and outside with your family this spring! Learn the basic skills necessary to explore the wilderness as a family. You and your family will learn skills like camp site selection, hiking safety, tent set-up, tarp set-up, knot tying, meal planning, how to light a stove, proper equipment choices, etc. You will also learn about other courses and certifications that are available such wilderness first aid and paddling skills courses. The course is taught by instructors/guides that have significant experience with adults, children and families. Food and most equipment is included.

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Campbell River Family Canoe Trip
Campbell River, BC
AGE PROGRAM LENGTH TRIP LENGTH
10+ 7 days 6 days
PRICE BEFORE MAR 1, 2019 REGULAR PRICE
$1350 + GST $1600 + GST
PROGRAM DATES
July 5 - 11, 2019 Space Available
Description: Canoe the Sayward Forest Canoe Circuit as a family, one of Vancouver Islands best kept secrets! This program is designed to give you and your family the skills necessary to go on backcountry canoe and camping trips of your own-not to mention the amazing warm lakes for swimming! During this 7 day program, families learn everything there is to know about a canoe trip including portaging, paddle storkes, camp cooking, camp set-up & much more! This is a once in a lifetime experience your kids will remember for ever!

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Custom Programs

Western Educational Adventures Custom Programs
Location
Age Gender Program Length Trip Length
Ages 4 - 99 Any Any Any
Price
Calculated on a per request basis
Program Dates
On Demand
Description: Western Educational Adventures can design and run almost any custom outdoor program you can imagine in various locations across British Columbia and Alberta. While we focus on running sea kayaking, canoeing and hiking programs we also often run many other activities such as downhill skiing, climbing, navigation training, orienteering, lifesaving courses and more!

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