On Friday, July 12th, Power To Be hosted our very first Nature Gala, an annual fundraising event to help support Power To Be’s inclusive adventure programming. Formally known as Power To Golf, this year’s event featured fine dining, a silent auction, and a musical performance from award-winning singer Sarah McLachlan, and was truly a milestone in Power To Be’s fundraising efforts.
Spend a day at Witty’s Lagoon for a challenging hike on the forest trails, to explore the natural wonder of its sand-dune ecosystem, and to play on the beach with panoramic views of the sea and mountains surrounding Vancouver Island.
Last week, Robinson’s Outdoor Store celebrated its 90th anniversary; an exciting moment for the family-run business that has been providing outdoor enthusiasts across Vancouver Island with a variety of specialized gear since 1929. The store is iconic in the Victoria area and holds a special place in the hearts of everyone involved in Power To Be.
“Strength doesn’t come from what you can do. It comes from overcoming the things you once thought you couldn’t.”
The bustling energy of Victoria, British Columbia, makes for an exciting city experience. And for those who crave an escape to the wild, just minutes outside of the city boundaries lies a place teeming with nature.
Power To Be’s Wilderness School offers more than just outdoor skills. The curiosity, leadership, and confidence gained as showcased in the many “magic moments” are what make the program truly special. Through diverse experiences, students are able to apply their learning in many aspects of their life.
We first met Anthony at our Power To Play event last year, where we quickly came to realize that we had a rock star in our midst. Jumping on every task available and staying well past his shift time two days in a row, he was a large contributor to...
Whether on a trail, in a kayak, or in a bowling alley, you’ll find Julia supporting Power To Be participants wherever we go. Since 2017 Julia has given her time, energy, and heart to supporting the inclusion of everyone in nature. As one of the in...
For an easy break from the everyday, and to experience one of the adventures enjoyed by Power To Be’s participants, check out Charlie’s Trail. It is an enjoyable walk in the woods on the campus of Royal Roads University in Victoria.
By looking at the interests of our Power To Be community we started to see how we can take the notion that Everyone Belongs in Nature and expand it beyond our programs.