Western Educational Adventures Victoria BC Spring Programs
Western Educational Adventures

Family Outdoor Programs

Program Offerings

Name Description
Family Camp Have a summer camp experience as a family!
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+
Birthday Parties and Play Dates Give your child an outdoor adventure birthday party to remember or an exceptional play date!
Custom Programs Tailored for individuals, families, schools, corporate groups, etc.
Open House 2019 Come meet our staff, see our facility and have fun doing outdoor activities as a family!

Family Program Description

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!

Victoria B.C. Youth Overnight Summer Camps
family archery!
family canoeing
Want smore?
Sooke, BC
AGE PRICE PROGRAM LENGTH TRIP LENGTH
19+ $475 + GST 4 Days 1 Night
5 - 14 $405 + GST 4 Days 1 Night
PROGRAM DATES AVAILABILITY
August 2 - 5, 2019 Space Available
Description: WEA's 4 day family overnight camp runs Friday evening to Monday afternoon over the August long weekend. Do fun activities as a family like canoeing, kayaking, hiking, geocaching, fire-building, shelter-building, camp cooking, campfires, forest running games, swimming and more. For a finale on the last night, families participate in a wilderness camp-out. All of our programs are experiential and educationally focused on teaching outdoor and life skills. Learn more about the WEA Advantage-Click here

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Family Outdoor Meetup Group

Family Backcountry Camping Skills Program
Hanging Out
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I've got a map!
Greater Victoria, BC
AGE GENDER PROGRAM LENGTH
4+ Mixed Partial to Full Day
REGULAR PRICE
Free and up depending on meetup
DATES AVAILABILITY
See meetup group See meetup group
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 Program
Making Friends for Life
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kayaking lessons
Sooke, BC
AGE GENDER PROGRAM LENGTH
6+ Mixed 3 days
2019 PRICE 3 WEEKS PRIOR 2019 REGULAR PRICE
$160 + GST $185 + GST
2020 PRICE 3 WEEKS PRIOR 2020 REGULAR PRICE
$175 + GST $195 + GST
DATES AVAILABILITY
May 29 - 31, 2020 Space Available
June 19 - 21, 2020 (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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Family Canoe Expedition

Campbell River Family Canoe Trip
family group outdoor meal preparation
Vancouver Island family canoe trip
Family Wilderness Outing 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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Birthday-Train
Hanging Out
Snacking
Fish Viewing
South Island & Greater Victoria, BC
PROGRAM LENGTH AGE
2 hr - Multi-Day 6+
PRICE PER PERSON
$35 + GST & Up **Based on a minimum of 10 children**
Description: Is your child's birthday coming up? Are you looking for something fun and exciting for your child and their friends to do? Book a birthday party, play date or other custom program with WEAdventures in Victoria BC or anywhere on the South Island! We offer activities like: forest games, fire-building, smores, archery, canoeing, kayaking, paddle boarding, swimming, shelter-building, hiking, nature exploration, geocaching, orienteering and more. Choose between our base program which inlcudes a fully staffed, 2-hour program or add-on things like cakes, meals, overnights, day hikes and more.


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Custom Programs

Western Educational Adventures Custom Programs
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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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Family Backcountry Camping Skills Program
Hanging Out
Canoeing
Fish Viewing
Sooke, BC
AGE GENDER PROGRAM LENGTH
4+ Mixed 10:00 - 16:00
REGULAR PRICE
Free
DATES AVAILABILITY
April 20, 2019 Space Available
May 11, 2019 Space Available
Description: Greater Victoria BC families; Come join us for a FREE, fun-filled day of outdoor activities at Camp Barnard with Western Educational Adventures! You will get the chance to try various outdoor activities with your family, meet our staff and learn about our programs. Activities may include: forest games, fire-building, smores, archery, canoeing, swimming, shelter-building, self-guided hiking, nature exploration, family orienteering course and more!

***You do not have to attend the entire day***

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