Western Educational Adventures Childrens Summer Programs
Western Educational Adventures

Summer Programs

WEA offers week long Greater Victoria area summer day camp and summer overnight camp programs (with outdoor activities including canoeing, kayaking, hiking, geocaching, fire building, archery, camp cooking, campfires, wilderness navagation and running games), an outdoor swimming program, three Vancouver Island summer expedition type programs and custom outdoor programs and expeditions for young people of various ages and genders and for families. Our expedition programs include theme specific activities - hiking, canoeing or sea kayaking - and incorporate a multi-day wilderness expedition trip of varying length.

***Don't miss our free open house on April 20 or May 11! Click here for more information.***

Summer Program OVERVIEW


Program Offerings

Name Description
Day Camp Program Ages 5-8, 9-11, 12-13 & 14-16, mixed genders
Overnight Camp Programs 6 & 13 day programs for kids ages, 6-8, 9-11, 12-14 & 14-16, mixed genders
Swimming Lessons Private, outdoor lake and backyard pool swim lessons.
Hike Expeditions Ages 9-11 & 12-14, 15-18 mixed and specific genders
Kayak Expedition Ages 11-14, 15-18, mixed gender
Canoe Expedition Ages 11-14, 15-18, mixed gender
Family Canoe Expedtion A fun filled learning experience for families with kids ages 9+
Custom Programs Tailored for individuals, families, schools, corporate groups, etc.
Greater Victoria Summer Day Programs
Victoria, BC & Sooke, BC
AGE GENDER PROGRAM LENGTH
5-8, 9-11, 12-13 or 14-16 Mixed 5 days
PROGRAM PRICE BEFORE APR 15, 2019 REGULAR PRICE
Regular Program $305 + GST $355 + GST
Special Program $375 + GST $425 + GST
PROGRAM DATES
June 17 - 21, 2019 Space Available
June 24 - 28, 2019 Space Available
July 1 - 5, 2019 ***special program*** Space Available
July 8 - 12, 2019 ***special program*** Space Available
July 15 - 19, 2019 ***special program*** Space Available
July 22 - 26, 2019 Space Available
July 29 - Aug 2, 2019 Space Available
Aug 5 - 9, 2019 Space Available
Aug 12 - 16, 2019 Space Available
Aug 19 - 23, 2019 Space Available
Aug 26 - 30, 2019 Space Available
Description: Registration is now open for summer 2019! Join us for a fun filled, educational outdoor summer day program! All programs generally include canoeing, kayaking, hiking, geocaching, fire building, camp cooking, running games, swimming, crafting and more. Our programs are educationally focused, which means your children will not only have a great experience, but will learn something too! Transportation to the program location and an optional overnight is available for an additional fee. Activities may vary slightly from week to week. If you are interested please click "learn more"

**New activity options like climbing, a beach day, advanced paddling and more are being developed for this summer to keep programs fresh for returning participants!**

***Don't miss our free open house on April 20 or May 11! Click here for more information.***

***special program*** For more information, click the "Learn More" button

The 14-16 age category involves leadership components and is not available through general registration. Please CONTACT US if you are interested in this option.

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6 & 13 Day Overnight Camp Program

Victoria B.C. Youth Overnight Summer Camps
Sooke, BC
AGE GENDER PROGRAM LENGTH
6-8 Mixed 6 days
9-11, 12-14 or 15-17 Mixed 6 days or 13 days
PROGRAM PRICE BEFORE APR 15, 2019 REGULAR PRICE
6-Day $630 + GST $695 + GST
13-Day $1485 + GST $1655 + GST
6-DAY PROGRAM DATES
June 16 - 21, 2019 Space Available
June 23 - 28, 2019 Space Available
July 28 - Aug 2, 2019 Space Available
Aug 4 - 9, 2019 Space Available
Aug 11 - 16, 2019 Space Available
13-DAY PROGRAM DATES
June 16 - 28, 2019 Space Available
Aug 4 - 16, 2019 Space Available
Description: Registration is now open for summer 2019! This is a 6 day OR 13 day long overnight camp that runs Sunday afternoon to Friday afternoon. During each program, group participants will help choose activities like canoeing, kayaking, hiking, geocaching, fire building, camp cooking, campfires, running games, swimming, crafting and more. In addition, each group will go on either a one night or a 4 night backcountry hiking trip! Every participant will get a chance to help cook more than one meal for the rest of the group! All of our camps are educationally focused, which means your children will not only have a great experience but they will learn something too!

***Don't miss our free open house on April 20 or May 11! Click here for more information.***

The 15-17 age category involves leadership components and is not available through general registration. Please CONTACT US if you are interested in this option.

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Victoria Vancouver Island Private Swimming Lessons
Victoria, BC
Age Gender Program Length
3 - 99 Mixed Any
# of participants COST PER 30 MIN
1 $30 Tax Incl.
2 $34 Tax Incl.
3 $38 Tax Incl.
Program Dates
Registrations for summer 2019 are now being accepted!
Description: Many people swim in lakes during the summer so why are all swimming lessons only run in pools? Western Educational Adventures Inc. offers private, Red Cross swimming lessons in Greater Victoria for all ages and abilities. Our swimming lessons run in various lakes throughout the city or in your private pool! Click the "Learn More" button for more information.

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Hike Expeditions

Jaun de Fuca Trail Youth Summer Hiking Programs
Sooke, BC
AGE GENDER PROPGRAM LENGTH TRIP LENGTH
9-11, 12-14 & 15-17 Specific or Mixed 5 or 8 days 4 or 5 days
PROGRAM PRICE BEFORE APR 15, 2019 REGULAR PRICE
5-Day $830 + GST $1050 + GST
8-Day $1230 + GST $1500 + GST
5-DAY PROGRAM DATES TYPE AVAILABILITY
July 7 - 11, 2019 Boys 9-11 & Mixed 12-14 Space Available
July 14 - 18, 2019 Boys & Girls 9-11 & Mixed 12-14 Space Available
8-DAY PROGRAM DATES AVAILABILITY
July 21 - 28, 2019 Ages 12-14 & 15-17 Mixed Space Available
Aug 18 - 25, 2019 Ages 12-14 & 15-17 Mixed Space Available
Description: Western Educational Adventures Inc.’s Hike Program is highlighted by a multiday 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. With 3 different programs offered, participants 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 coastline!

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Desolation Sound Youth Kayaking Expeditions
Campbell River, BC
AGE GENDER PROGRAM LENGTH TRIP LENGTH
12-14 & 15-17 Mixed 14 days 9 days
PRICE BEFORE APR 15, 2019 REGULAR PRICE
$2800 + GST $3300 + GST
PROGRAM DATES
August 18 - 31, 2019 Space Available
Description: Spend 9 days kayaking through the Discovery Islands and Desolation Sound, one of Coastal BC’s most dynamic natural areas! Participants learn how to conduct a sea kayaking expedition, become a strong leader, work as a part of a team and much more! This is a once in a lifetime experience in Coastal BC’s warmest ocean water.

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Vancouver Island Campbell River Youth Canoe Trip
Campbell River, BC
AGE GENDER PROGRAM LENGTH TRIP LENGTH
12-14 & 15-17 Mixed 11 days 6 days
PRICE BEFORE APR 15, 2019 REGULAR PRICE
$1750 + GST $2250 + GST
PROGRAM DATES
July 15 - 25, 2019 Space Available
Description: Canoe the Sayward Forest Canoe Circuit, one of Vancouver Islands best kept secrets! During this 11 day program participants 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.

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Campbell River Family Canoe Trip
Campbell River, BC
AGE PROGRAM LENGTH TRIP LENGTH
10+ 7 days 6 days
PRICE BEFORE APR 15, 2019 REGULAR PRICE
$1350 + GST Per Person $1600 + GST Per Person
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 Outdoor Programs
BC and AB
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 climbing, navigation training, orienteering, lifesaving courses, downhill skiing, and more!

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