Concerned about having your child indoors for another 3 hours after school every day! Get your young adventurer outside spending their energy, recharging, learning life skills and having a blast. Children are transported to a local natural area where the participate in shelter-building, archery, forest games, forest ecology, nature skills and more! Worried about the weather? WEA's programs run rain or shine year round. We provide a comprehensive packing list so your child will thrive no matter the weather. This program picks-up directly from serviced schools that are picked based on demand for care.
***Please note, we only offer full time programming, part time spaces are not available. We also may be able to support some nearby schools.***
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|5 - 12||Mon - Fri||14:50 to 18:00|
|FREQUENCY||RATE BEFORE AUG 22, 2020||REGULAR RATE|
|Sept 9, 2020 - June 29, 2021||Closed||Registration Opens Aug 4, 2020 @ 18:00|
Call us now at 250-888-1622 and talk to a real person!! or, if you can't talk now, please click on the following button to take you to the contact information survey (takes 1 to 2 minutes to complete) and we will get back to you within one business day. If you are inquiring about financial assistance, Click here.
We pick-ups children directly from their school in front of the main entrance. Staff will stay on site 15 min past the time the bell rings and follow our policies past this point.
Near the Either the location of the chosen school or a nearby area. This will depend on whether or not the program is running out of one or multiple schools.
It is essential that all children have the proper equipment as the program runs REGARDLESS OF THE WEATHER. The packing list can be found by clicking here.
We believe that youth programming should be safe, fun and staffed by the best people in the industry.
"My kids had a great time with Landon and his team. Both learned so much about the world around them and the outdoors. often I hear them quizzing each other on outdoor facts."
Every day children are picked up from school by WEA's staff and transportation team. From there they are transported to different outdoor natural areas around the city where they do a variety of outdoor and nature based activities. Pro-D Days are not included but more info regarding our Pro-D Day program can be found here.
To view our After School Care Program Terms and Conditions document which outlines payment policies, program standards, operating policies, more program information, etc, click here
Above all, our one-of-a-kind outdoor after school care program is more fun than you can imagine! Youth get to experience many different types of activities in amazing outdoor environments! Instead of staying inside every day after school, children get to explore and experience unique natural areas featuring lakes, streams, fields, forests, beaches, fire pits, cooking shelters, archery ranges and many other ammenities! Participants learn about nature, camping skills, leadership and more. The best parts - they don’t even realize they are learning and they are staying active!
Modern youth do not get very many opportunities to learn life skills including how to lead others, manage conflict and think for themselves. Western Education Adventure’s after school outdoor program focuses on these skills and other life skills.
The name of the game is to keep children learning, active, occupied, engaged and having fun. Activities vary depending on the weather, group and on the main focus of the program that day. The types of activities we typically run during our after school care program includes:
• Leadership • Decision Making • Conflict Management • Group Management • Route Planning • Nature Identification • Nature Appreciation • Navigation • Swimming • Camping Practices • Cooking • Fire building • Knife and Stove Safety
Western Educational Adventures takes safety seriously. Not only do we want our participants to have an exceptional time, but just as importantly, we want them to return home safe and sound. All of Western Educational Adventures staff are certified in high level first aid and have years of experience managing risk in the outdoors. You won’t find a more qualified staff team anywhere else!
WEA takes sickness and infectious diseases very seriously. Our policies and procedures regarding infectious diseases are science based and reviewed by medical professionals. Click on the button below to view our infectious disease policy.
If you want to sign up, the process is simple. Here’s what you do:
Fill in your email and create a password
Input your information. This is a one time step, your info will be there for the rest of the summer!
Input your child (or children's information), select the program(s) you wish to register for.
**All personal information provided will not be shared with third parties unless it is relevant to the participants well being or quality of experience**
Call us now at 250-888-1622 and talk to a real person!! or, if you can't talk now, please complete the following contact information survey (takes 1 to 2 minutes to complete) and we will get back to you within one business day. If you are inquiring about financial assistance, Click here.
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