This three-part series highlights the 2015 Wilderness School expeditions, as youth take on kayaking, weather and a solo experience. Spanning from five hours in year one, eight hours in year two to overnight in year three, solos with Power To Be provide a space for youth to test their independence and outdoor skills while developing a comfort in nature and with themselves.
You can’t help but shift your perspective when you find yourself up in a tree canopy. High in the trees, challenges change and possibilities open. A place that is often unreachable becomes an open playground thanks to WildPlay Element Parks and Power To Be.
One great idea, four plus hours of hiking with a TrailRider and nine amazing people combined to make an unforgettable weekend on Mystic Beach.
A perfect day on the links was a record-breaking success for Power To Golf, in support of Power To Be. The ninth annual tournament brought out notable leaders from Victoria and Vancouver’s business and sports communities. Together they raised $261,000 for Power To Be’s accessible outdoor recreation programs.
Access to our great outdoors is abundant in the beautiful landscape that surrounds us and thanks to a new piece of equipment Power To Be can help participants explore even further.
The reflection of sun on water catches my eye, distracting me from the sneaky ambush headed my way. I spin my head around and I’m immediately drenched with a spray of water from the splash of a paddle as laughter echoes across the lake.
Surrounded by more than 1,000 people at the No Barriers Summit, Program Manager Carinna Kenigsberg couldn’t help but think of the feeling she gets from being on program with Power To Be.
Brought together by a common thread, their journey had begun many years ago. They are survivors and Power to Be was lucky enough to organize a trip for eight amazing youth through the Teen Adventures – A Spirit Quest program supported by Balding for Dollars and the Oncology/Hematology/BMT Program at BC Children’s Hospital.
On a sunny weekend in July, a group of Adaptive Recreation staff and participants from Victoria and Vancouver made the trip to Salt Spring Island to go camping.
On the climbing wall, goals are tangible. Every handhold is a mark of success and every session an opportunity for participants to reach a little higher.