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Volunteers

Coast Capital Savings: A Partner in Giving Back

Coast Capital Savings empowers its employees to become actively engaged in volunteering in their communities. As part of Coast Capital’s Help Heroes employee volunteer program, a group of enthusiastic team members recently participated in a volunteer day at Power to Be’s Prospect Lake site.
Events

Hockey Time with a Hero

One of the most sought after items in this year's Nature Gala silent auction was a 1-hour skate with Tyson Barrie, Victoria’s own NHL superstar, who was recently traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs. However, this wasn't the first time Tyson has been involved in the Power To Be community...
Insights

Go Explore: Buntzen Lake Reservoir Recreation Area

If you are looking for a place to get away from the bustle of the Lower Mainland for a day, Buntzen Lake Recreation Area is an ideal destination, located 45 minutes’ drive east of Vancouver. Formerly known as Trout Lake and Lake Beautiful (by a g...
Adaptive Recreation

Hiking at Prospect Lake: Support every step of the way

The hike was filled with stories, laughing, and teamwork, as we encouraged each other during steep hills and sharp corners. I was amazed by the group dynamics and how quickly everyone effortlessly meshed together. Everyone was there for the same purpose, to share in an adventure together, and to support one another every step of the way, and it showed.
Volunteers

Volunteer Spotlight: Brad Williams

Power To Be’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the recent election of Brad Williams as their new Chair. Taking over from Mike Shannon at the end of his term, Brad is not new to the organization having served as Treasurer for many years.
Programs

Conquering Camping: A Participant’s Story

"For a very long time, I have wanted to go camping alone in a tent in the forest. However, for me, camping poses many big challenges; so it has always simply been a dream. However, when I was offered the opportunity to camp at Prospect Lake, I knew that I was ready, and I knew the time was now."
Volunteers

Volunteer Spotlight: Em

Em grew up exploring the outdoors and through finding motivation and peace in the wilderness she quickly discovered the value of her experiences in nature. Em first heard of Power To Be through her work’s involvement with Power To Play over 3 years ago, and quickly jumped in with both feet!
Events

The Power of Support: Power To Be’s First Nature Gala

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.
Insights

TAKE IN NATURAL WONDERS AT WITTY’S LAGOON

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.