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.



Outdoor Education programs for schools in the beautiful British Columbia wilderness
Youth Group programs in the beautiful British Columbia wilderness
School and youth group educational programs in the B.C. mountains


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


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

Get in touch today!



Current and Past partners



Vancouver Waldorf School
Whistler Waldorf School
School District 48 Sea to Sky international education
Camp Summit Squamish

What you say about us

What our customers say about Outdoor Explore guided adventures
"
Amazing experience, with knowledgeable and approachable guides. Coordination and planning were flawless, as well as involvement from everyone on the trip....
Chris Fruetel - Canada
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Join an adventure with Outdoor Explore

Intro to Backpacking Course

Learn how to plan and execute your own backpacking trips in the world famous Sea to Sky Corridor
From $300.00
2.5 Days
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C
3

Intro to Rock Climbing

Learn to rock climb in Squamish, Canada's rock climbing capital, surrounded by beautiful ocean and mountains
From $150.00
1 Days
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B
5

Powell Forest Canoe Circuit

Guided canoeing across peaceful lakes surrounded by beautiful Sunshine Coast wilderness
From $1350.00
6 Days
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D
2
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