Power To Be and the Festival of Trees

It's beginning to feel festive around here! Visit the Festival of Trees at The Bay Centre in Victoria to see nature ornaments handmade by our participants until Jan. 2, 2018!

Together we can change the status quo

For nearly 20 years, we've adapted our approach to ensure people living with a barrier or disability have access to inclusive adventures rooted in nature. Nathan and his family are among the 1,200+ participants we will support this year through programs the adapt to participant needs. Watch their story.

Fostering young leaders through education

Two Wilderness School alumni are among the 150 Ted Rogers Scholarship youth recipients this year. Find out how their experience with Power To Be helped them set their post-secondary focus.

Program dock encourages self-empowerment

Easy access to the water is a new experience for many participants, one that Power To Be is proud to offer thanks to the support of Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC.  

Remembering Gord Downie

For Power To Be, as for so many other fans of the iconic Canadian band, the news The Tragically Hip front man had passed away was personal. Find out how the band's generosity connected our community to the sound and spirit of Canadian music.  

Vancouver raises $310,000 in support of Power To Be

Community, competition and connectivity were the keys to success of Power To Play Vancouver. The event raised $310,000 in support of inclusive adventures rooted in nature with Power To Be.  

Inspiring national recognition

Power To Be is being recognized nationally for growing future nature ambassadors while providing access to inclusive adventures for those living with a barrier or disability. We are honoured to be a finalist for a Nature Inspiration Award.  

Outdoor store helping to remove barriers to nature

Whether you find us wandering down a hiking trail in the wild learning about the environment, or kayaking on the ocean spotting seals, Power To Be ensures participants are properly equipped for experiencing all that nature has to offer. Find out how a local business helped make that possible.  

Vikram Vij and the power of connection

Celebrated Chef Vikram Vij builts a community approach to a standout menu for an unforgettable meal in support of Power To Be. Find out why.
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