Recently, I was very fortunate to be sent by Power To Be to Hooksum Outdoor School to receive additional waterfront and surf lifeguard training in arguably one of the most beautiful places on the island. Hooksum offers a completely immersive experience, unlike anything you can experience in the city. At Power To Be we value the power that experiential education has to provide, and the rich learning experience that contributes to the retention of knowledge. Hooksum outdoor school provides just that.
Greater Victoria boasts many beaches; some sandy, some rocky, some busy, some not. Agate Park is one of the multiple access points for Cordova Bay Beach and is typically a peaceful spot in nature.
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...
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.
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.
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.
Where the forest meets the sea is where you will find Cates Park in North Vancouver. The largest waterfront park in the district, it is part of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation. Find out why we like to adventure there.
When you’re on the climbing wall, it can feel like it’s just you and the challenge ahead. That sense of independence comes from the support of a community though. Find out who Power To Be, Canucks Autism Network and MEC partnered to help make climbing more inclusive.
With views of the wild West Coast and a stunning waterfall, find out why Mystic Beach is one of our favourite places to explore.
Power To Be has had an incredible 20 years, and we wouldn't be where we are today without the community that supports us. As we reflect on an amazing year, we want to wish you and your family the happiest of holidays and offer best wishes for 2019.