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Power To Summit 2023 Recap!

On the weekend of May 26-28, 2023, Power To Be held our 6th Power To Summit virtual fundraising event, which saw 80 teams of four racers work together to climb, fundraise, and spend time together in support of Power To Be.

The Peterson Family Foundation: Accessibility and the Vision for the Future

Ryan Peterson advocates for inclusion and leverages his creative thinking to drive change in the area of accessibility.  Ryan, a prominent name in the BC tech industry, and his wife Monica have a passion for inclusion and accessibility.  They established the Peterson Family Foundation to champion a world where barriers are removed, creating an environment that inspires creativity and possibility.  
Insights

Power To Be’s Quarterly Impact Report – Q1 2023

In Fall 2022, Power To Be enjoyed lots of time learning and exploring in nature. Our programs were in full swing this fall with tons of adventures, collaborations, and behind-the-scenes action happening at Power To Be. The team is feeling settled in our new home, with staff, participants, and volunteers using the site as we discover the potential of our new buildings and its resources.
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Powder To Ski 2023: A weekend in the Monashee Mountains

Power To Ski is an epic weekend of adrenaline-fueled powder skiing, fantastic food, comradery, and philanthropy deep in the Monashee mountains. The event was the brainchild of Power To Be’s founder Tim Cormode and a handful of loyal supporters over a decade ago.  Mustang Powder Lodge is the perfect place to host this spectacular experience.
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National Volunteer Appreciation Week – Gratitude from Power To Be

In celebration of National Volunteer Appreciation Week we want to express a big THANK YOU to all of the incredible community members who have supported us through acts of volunteerism over Power To Be’s 25 years. The 2023 theme for National Volunteer Week is “Volunteering Weaves us Together.”
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Power To Be’s Journey to 25 Years: Reflecting, Celebrating, Envisioning

This year marks an incredible milestone for Power To Be, as we celebrate our 25th anniversary! For 25 years, Power To Be has supported children, youth, families and adults living with barriers to discover limitless possibilities in our adaptive, inclusive nature-based programs. Throughout this time, we have seen the building of a beautiful community, including participants, volunteers, staff, partners, and donors’ intent on including everyone in the journey.
The People of Power To Be

Staff Spotlight: Em

Em is a passionate and multi-talented member of our team who is making a difference in the lives of others through her work as Power To Be’s Program Lead. Her commitment to spreading joy, stepping out of her comfort zone, and embracing who she is, is truly moving the inclusion movement forward. Em is living the vision that everyone belongs in nature.
Programs

Geocaching: A Fun and Adventurous Way to Explore the Outdoors

Are you looking for a fun way to explore the outdoors? Have you heard of geocaching? It's a worldwide activity with many thousands of community members participating in hundreds of countries. People hide containers called caches and then share the GPS coordinates with others, who then use their own GPS devices to try to find them afterward. It's like a treasure hunt, but instead of gold or jewels, you find trinkets, notes, or other small items left behind by previous seekers.