School & Youth Group Programs

About our Outdoor Education Programs

Outdoor Education is a vital part of a balanced curriculum. It allows youth to connect with their classmates and peers in a new environment, where they must work as a team to overcome new challenges break out of their comfort zone. British Columbia is the perfect location to offer an exciting and educational outdoor program, where youth can learn important life skills and be well prepared for future adventures.

Over the past few years, Outdoor Explore have been developing relationships with a number of schools and perfecting a backcountry program that teaches youth valuable wilderness skills, as well as leadership and team building. We are proud to offer outdoor education programs for your school or youth group in the beautiful British Columbia mountains.

Programs include trekking, canoeing, rock climbing, camping, snowshoeing and more! Our past trips have involved trekking and camping in Manning Park, canoeing across Lillooet Lake, snowshoeing across Garibaldi Lake and sleeping in snow caves, and rock climbing on Squamish’s world-famous granite.

Outdoor Explore guides are highly trained and have a wealth of experience working with youth and facilitating outdoor education programs. We require our wilderness guides to have a high level of wilderness first aid, as well as a recent police check including vulnerable sector check.

What can Outdoor Explore do for you?

We provide the following services to ensure a safe, educational and enjoyable outdoor program:

  • Custom program and route planning for your school/youth group
  • Transport planning and booking
  • Risk management, safety protocols and evacuation procedures
  • Hiring of qualified and experienced guides
  • Booking camping and acquiring permits
  • Providing all safety equipment including satellite communication
  • Team building and leadership fundamentals
  • An unforgettable and enjoyable experience for all youth

Current and Past partners

Ready to discuss what Outdoor Explore can do for your school or youth group?

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