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When social isolation is your reality every day, community matters, nature matters, Power To Be matters now more than ever. 

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Virtual Opening Circle

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Where The Wild Things Are

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Making Bliss Balls

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Nature is Neat

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Campfire Sing Along

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Conquering the living room with Pablo

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The “10 Essentials” with Mike

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Francis/King Regional Park Virtual Tour

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Tide Pool Exploration

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POWER TO BE Self-Guided Activities

Ground Yourself with Sylvia

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Power To Be Nature Bingo

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Forest Meditation with Sylvie

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Connecting with our senses

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Tarping with Clay and Tameus

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Backyard Birding with Glenn

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Ocean Trivia

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Fun Resources from the Web
  • Virtual canoe trip – Explore Canadian waters as you gently paddle through peaceful nature.
  • The Doing Library – Interact with an incredible library of resources to support with coping, learning, and staying busy.
  • Animal cams – Connect with nature from around the world by checking out this awesome list of animal cams you can tune in to.
  • Inspire More stories – Looking for some feel-good content? Read stories that are guaranteed to make you smile!
  • National Parks tour – Enjoy some breathtaking National Parks with the help of Google Earth from the comfort of your living room.
  • Intertidal Zones Learning – Learn about intertidal zones, what plants and animals inhabit them, where you can find them, and how you can protect them.
  • Leave No Trace – Read about the 7 principles of leaving no trace in nature. This great learning will support you in your future outdoors adventures.
  • Banff Mountain Film Festival – Looking for something new to watch? Get ready to check out some incredible movies focused on outdoor adventure.
  • COVID-19 Time Capsule – As a memento of this moment in your life, take some time to create a time capsule, which you can look back on.
  • Headspace Meditation App – Try a guided meditation with Headspace for some daily mindfulness practice.
  • Hubble Telescope Birthday Picture – Ever heard of Hubble? It’s an optical telescope that was put out in space in April 1990, seeing all the cosmic wonders over the last 30 years. Check out what Hubble saw on your birthday by going to this link! 
  • iNaturalist – Immerse yourself all types of species found all over the world from your own home. Learn about the fossil record of red algae, the call of a Northern Flicker or the metabolism of reptiles all from one hub! 
  • Stigma Free Society Wellness Toolkit –  Looking for some new activity ideas? Try learning calligraphy or planning a themed food night! The Stigma-Free Society site is constantly refreshing with new ideas. 
  • Modified Fitness and Blind Alive Fitness – Breathe, stretch, strengthen and tune into your body through movement! Both Blind Alive Fitness and West Shore Parks and Recreation provide guidance on how to stay moving while staying at home. 
  • Oceana – Oceana shares 5 ways to feel connected to the ocean from home. “Dive into an ocean expedition” or “explore the Canadian Marine Life Encyclopedia”; there’s something for everyone! 
  • Animal Tales from Icy Wonderlands – Canadian photographer and marine biologist Paul Nicklen shares his explorations in the polar regions and encounters with the resident animals in this captivating speech from Ted Talks. 
  • Pacific Wild– Swim alongside Northern Resident Killer Whales as we hear their sounds as recorded by a hydrophone in the Great Bear Sea! This comes from Pacific Wild, an organization that exists to protect wildlife and their habit in BC’s own Great Bear Rainforest. 

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Community plays an important role in staying engaged and connected right now. Although spending time physically together may be limited, remember to reach out to those in your community however you can.

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Why does Nature Matter?

Why does nature matter? The answer to this question is sometimes lost in the noise and distractions of our day-to-day. However, now, more than ever, we can benefit from the therapy and healing that being connected to nature may bring.

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Power To Be Matters Now More Than Ever

During challenging times, memories of the experiences and the people we meet along the way help to anchor us to what matters. Our goal at Power To Be is to continue to provide connection, comfort, and support to our community.

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Get Outside with Gardening

During times of stress or anxiety, there is something about getting your hands dirty and creating a fresh environment that engages all of the senses and sparks feelings of fulfillment, pride, and steadiness.

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Chipotle Honey Prawn Tacos

Cooking healthy, tasty meals is an amazing way to show your love to your friends, family and to show some self-love. It is with this thinking that leads to this taco recipe – it’s a little spicy, a little sweet, and a lot of delicious.

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Snowshoeing in Strathcona

Waist-deep snow, mountain ranges, and spectacular moonlit views; this is the adventure that Power To Be’s Year 3 Wilderness School Cohort embarked on in February. The journey’s destination? Lake Helen Mackenzie.

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Power To Be Partners with Backpack Buddies

This month, Power To Be has partnered with Backpack Buddies, a non-profit organization that provides lunches to school-aged youth, to help support their revamped outreach program.

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“One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.”

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

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