A creative collaboration turned Power To Be’s North Vancouver office into a home that is reflective of the organization’s ties to nature.
Vancouver-based participant shares her experience exploring Lighthouse Park via a TrailRider with Power To Be. Find out why she says the memories created are ones you can't put a price tag on.
Ripples in the water on Thetis Lake in Victoria extend all the way to the wheel of a TrailRider tracking lightly through Capilano River Regional Park in North Vancouver. The connection is interwoven in part thanks to the volunteers who tirelessly support Power To Be programs.
Wilderness School parent shares her experience of watching her daughter complete the three-year program. Find out how the program inspired her family.
Our participants show us what is truly possible every time they overcome adversity and challenge themselves through Power To Be’s programs. They are able to do so with the generosity of donors and volunteers who ensure adventures in nature are an option for individuals and families in need of support in our community.
For Scott Heron, the only thing better than catching a wave was watching his daughter catch her own. “Surfing is absolutely exhilarating. That excitement and rush as you catch a wave. It lifts you up and you almost feel a sense of weightlessness as you speed down the wave,” he says. “The only feeling that matches it was being able to … see my daughter stand up and catch her first wave.”
With a change of seasons, the program team is cleaning up and putting away our kayak gear, creating moments to reflect on an amazing year of paddling programs in Vancouver.
With Camp Barnard as the backdrop, seven brave, adventurous, and enthusiastic participants challenged themselves from the cool waters of Young Lake all the way to recesses of Cougar Caves during an overnight camping experience.
The rain didn’t slow the momentum for teams racing in Power To Play Vancouver 2015. More than 30 teams representing Vancouver businesses raced through Stanley Park Sept. 24 after raising $240,000 in support of Power To Be.
Surrounded by family, friends and the Power To Be community, Wilderness School youth celebrated all they have accomplished in the program over the past year. From surf trips to Tofino, summiting some of Vancouver Island’s highest peaks and kayaking the Gulf Islands, the youth were recognized for their dedication to leadership, positive social development and life skills fostered through outdoor adventure and education.