Through a partnership with Students On Ice, two Wilderness School alumni joined the 2016 Arctic Expedition. The experience saw them travel from Vancouver Island to Greenland on an educational trip that artfully blended science and culture to inspire youth to take action.
The Year Three Wilderness School cohort recently spent 12 days hiking in Cape Scott Provincial Park, the northern tip of Vancouver Island. Read this first-hand account from one of our participants.
Power To Be partnered with the Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria to introduce 12 new residents to Canada to camping. Find out why the experience had a profound affect on everyone involved.
As Theresa twisted and crawled her way through underground caves, the world around her opened up. Find out how one Wilderness School participant found a new world right underneath her feet.
Adaptive Recreation parent shares her experience finding connection with her daughters and other participants in a snowy landscape. Find out why she calls it the snow glow.
A creative collaboration turned Power To Be’s North Vancouver office into a home that is reflective of the organization’s ties to nature.
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.”