Western Educational Adventures Victoria BC Spring Programs
Western Educational Adventures

Spring Programs

Join us on some fun, active, educational and exciting programs this spring! Western Educational Adventures Inc. offers a range of youth and child programs as well as some brand new family and adult outdoor programs for the spring of 2019 in and around Greater Victoria, B.C.  Activities include hiking, kayaking, surfing (new), backpacking (new), family backcountry camping (new), weekend and Pro-D Day programs (new), geocaching, navigation, orienteering, fire building, forest running games and survival skills. Aside from our Greater Victoria BC. outdoor programs and youth camps, Western Educational Adventures has launched its new youth leadership program. We also create and run custom programs for school groups, organizations, individuals and families year round.

Program Offerings

Name Description
Spring Break Camp Programs Day & Overnight Camps for kids ages 5-14, mixed genders.
Weekend & Pro-D Day Programs Active, fun, educational day programs on weekends and pro-d days.
Teen Outdoor Leadership Club Teens learn to plan, lead, and participate in various fun outdoor activities and expeditions.
After School Program (Forest Ecology) Educational, active forest games this spring!
Family Backcountry Camping Skills Learn the basics of backcountry camping as a family!
Outdoor Navigation Courses Learn how to use a map, compass, and GPS in the woods and how to stay found. Programs available for adults and children.
Victoria Day Weekend Backpacking Program Hike part of the Juan de Fuca trail and get introduced to backpacking!
Tofino Surf Weekend Learn to surf, about surf board construction, maintenance and get to explore the Tofino/Ukie area!
Custom Programs Tailored for individuals, families, schools, corporate groups, etc.
Spring Break Youth and Children Camps
Victoria & Sooke, BC
AGE GENDER PROGRAM LENGTH
5 - 8, 9 - 11 & 12 - 14 Mixed 5 & 6 days
CAMP PRICE BEFORE MAR 1, 2019 REGULAR PRICE
DAY (AGES 5-14) $305 + GST $355 + GST
OVERNIGHT (AGES 9-14) - -
DAY PROGRAM DATES AVAILABILITY
March 18 - 22, 2019 Space Available
March 25 - 29, 2019 Space Available
OVERNIGHT PROGRAM DATES AVAILABILITY
March 17 - 22, 2019 Registration Closed
March 24 - 29, 2019 Registration Closed
Description: Join us for a fun filled, educational outdoor spring break program! Program activities include canoeing, kayaking, hiking, archery, geocaching, fire building, camp cooking, running games, crafting and more and may vary slightly from week to week depending on the weather and participant input. All of our programs are educationally focused, which means your children will not only have a great experience, but will learn something too!

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Weekend & Pro-D Day Programs

Pro-D Day Child and Youth Programs
Victoria & Sooke, BC
AGE GENDER PROGRAM LENGTH
6 - 8, 9 - 11 & 12 - 14 Mixed 1 day
PRICE BEFORE MAR 15, 2019 REGULAR PRICE
$60 + GST $75 + GST
HIKE PROGRAM DATES AVAILABILITY
April 13, 2019 Space Available
April 27, 2019 Space Available
May 17, 2019 (Pro-D Day) Space Available
June 9, 2019 Space Available
SURVIVAL SKILLS PROGRAM DATES AVAILABILITY
April 6, 2019 Space Available
April 14, 2019 Space Available
May 17, 2019 (Pro-D Day) Space Available
May 25, 2019 Space Available
Description: Join us on one of our fun filled, educational Pro-D day or Weekend day outdoor programs! Survival skills activities include fire-building and shelter-building. WEA's Greater Victoria BC hike program includes hiking, geocaching and forest games. All of our programs are educationally focused, which means your children will not only have a great experience, but will learn something too!

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Teen Outdoor Leadership Club
Saanich, BC
AGE GENDER PROGRAM LENGTH
12 - 17 Mixed 11 weeks
PRICE BEFORE MAR 15, 2019 REGULAR PRICE
$255 + GST $295 + GST
START TIME END TIME
19:00 20:30
DATES AVAILABILITY
Tuesdays Apr 2 - Jun 11, 2019 Space Available
Wednesdays Apr 3 - Jun 12, 2019 Space Available
Description: An outdoor leadership program for teens like no other! This program is designed to give an alternative to team sports and teach teens valuable life skills like leadership, planning, budgeting, responsibility, etc. Teens attend one session per week where they plan outdoor activities and events such as backcountry camping trips, kayaking, canoeing, hiking, orienteering, geocaching, fundraising, etc. They may also get the opportunity to test their new leadership skills while working with younger children. This program is what the teens make it!

**Please note that most of the activities the teens plan take place on dates other than their weekly meetings. Each activity may carry an additional cost that will either be picked up by additional fees and/or by participant fundraising.**

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After School Programs

Greater Victoria After School Programs
Langford, BC
AGE GENDER
8 - 12 Mixed
PRICE BEFORE MAR 15, 2019 REGULAR PRICE PER DAY
$25 + GST $35 + GST
LOCATION START TIME END TIME
Savory Elementary School 16:00 18:30
DATES AVAILABILITY
Mon Apr 1, 2019 Space Available
Sun Apr 7, 2019 Space Available
Thur Apr 18, 2019 Space Available
Mon Apr 29, 2019 Space Available
Thur May 9, 2019 Space Available
Thur May 23, 2019 Space Available
Mon June 3, 2019 Space Available
Description: Join us on one of our fun filled, educational afterschool outdoor programs! Focusing on running games, forest and field ecology and biology, our after school program is a great alternative to traditional after school care for youth. All of our programs are educationally focused, which means your children will not only have a great experience, but will learn something too!

Supervision may be available from 13:30-16:00, Please contact us for more information.

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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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Navigation Training Program

Wilderness Navigation programs for youth
Sooke, BC
AGE GENDER PROGRAM LENGTH
9 - 16 or 19+ Mixed 3 days
PROGRAM PRICE BEFORE MAR 15, 2019 REGULAR PRICE
Youth $315 + GST $342 + GST
Adult $350 + GST $377 + GST
PROGRAM DATES
Apr 5 - 7, 2019 (Adult) Space Available
Apr 19 - 21, 2019 (Youth) Space Available
Description:

This is a 3 day long overnight program that runs Friday afternoon to Sunday afternoon. During each program, group participants will learn how to read a map, use a compass, use a gps, and practice their skills in navigationally challenging wilderness areas. They may also get to practice outdooring cooking, go hiking, build fires and more.

Transportation to the youth program location is available for an additional $40 + GST fee. If you have a child or children that would be interested in attending please click the "learn more" button.


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Victoria Day Weekend West Coast Hike
Jordan River, BC
AGE GENDER PROGRAM LENGTH
12 - 16 Mixed 5 days
PRICE BEFORE MAR 15, 2019 REGULAR PRICE
$545 + GST $610 + GST
PROGRAM DATES
May 16 - 20, 2019 Space Available
Description: Western Educational Adventures Inc.’s Long Weekend Hike Program is highlighted by a single prep day and a 4-day hike through a coastal temperate rainforest on the Juan de Fuca Marine Trail. Participants will experience crossing the trail’s many suspension bridges, west coast beaches and numerous tidal pools teaming with marine life. Participants learn how to conduct a coastal hiking expedition, become a leader, work as a part of a team and much more! This is a once in a lifetime experience on a rugged, wild coastline!

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Tofino Surf Weekend

Western Educational Adventures
Ucluelet, BC
AGE GENDER PROGRAM LENGTH
9 - 12 & 13 - 17 Mixed 3 days
PRICE BEFORE MAR 15, 2019 REGULAR PRICE
$360 + GST $450 + GST
PROGRAM DATES
April 12 - 14, 2019 Space Available
April 26 - 28, 2019 Space Available
June 7 - 9, 2019 Space Available
Description: Sign-up for an exceptional, fun filled surfing weekend in the Tofino area. Western Educational Adventures Inc.’s surf program is highlighted by 2 days of surfing and instruction from skilled, expert surfers. WEA youth surf program participants not only get to learn to surf, but learn how surfboards are made, repaired, the in's and outs of board design and more. When the youth are not surfing they are learning to cook healthy, exceptional food, learning about the local ecology, geology and getting to experience what the Pacific Rim is all about. This is a once in a lifetime experience on a spectular, natural coastline!

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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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