We’ve had an amazing year exploring in nature with you

The memories we made and experiences we shared are thanks to all of you, our amazing community of participants, volunteers, supporters and partners. Thank you for joining us this year and being so open to trying new activities and supporting others to do the same.

With your support, we increased our program opportunities while fostering vital community partnerships. In Victoria, we ventured into Strathcona Provincial Park for an overnight TrailRider adventure, explored the end of the Island at Cape School Provincial Park for the first time and had countless adventures closer to home via kayak, canoe and foot.

“The real story of this trip was the accomplishment itself. It reaffirmed what I’ve always believed: “With the right people you can do anything.” - Program Participant

In Vancouver, we had an overnight adventure to Golden Ears Provincial Park and another to Garbaldi Provincial Park. We explored local trails on a monthly hiking program and had countless adventures closer to home via kayak and foot. The result was a record-number of participants out in nature, building self-confidence and connections to their community.

"Once feet made contact with the dusty ground, the city life was forgotten and all that remained were the endless possibilities that camp could provide." - Program facilitator

Our signature fundraising events, Power To Play Victoria, Power To Play Vancouver and Power To Golf raised record-breaking support for our inclusive adventures. We announced an exciting partnership with the Steele family to lease property on Prospect Lake in Victoria, giving Power To Be an official home for the first time since it was founded in 1998. We were then honoured to be selected as HeroWork’s 2017 community partner to revitalize the space into an accessible recreation hub.

We are excited for what 2017 will bring for our community and we look forward to seeing you out in nature next year!

On behalf of all of us at Power To Be, we hope you enjoy your holidays and time with friends and family. As our team will be doing the same, please note that the offices will be closed between Dec. 26, 2016 to Jan. 3, 2017.