WEST COAST - Outward Bound Canada Outward Bound Canada

The West Coast Is Calling

Make this year unforgettable with an epic Outward Bound adventure and explore one of Canada's most beloved natural places - the breathtaking, wonder-filled and iconic Vancouver Island!

Take to the water with the perfect vessel for exploring, and discover the Island's coves, natural harbours, and hidden gems. Observe old growth forests and wildlife, snow-capped mountains, iridescent waters, and scenic vistas that will have you in awe at each and every moment.

Outward Bound Canada's West Coast adventures are designed to help you take charge of your life and realize all that you are capable of. Step out of your comfort zone and into a new and unforgettable experience in the natural world. Learn new skills and develop friendships and perspectives that will last a lifetime!

Check out our West Coast adventures below, and book by February 28 to save $200 on several 2018 offerings.

Get out. Look in.

AGE
14 > 16
LENGTH
10 days
TYPE
Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Option
COST
2,499 + tax
COURSE DATES
Aug 8 - Aug 17, 2018
This course has run for this year.

Sea kayaking through beautiful Clayoquot Sound is an awe-inspiring way to tackle this course. After days of paddling, exploring, camping and learning how to lead and navigate the group, you will return home ready to take charge of your life and having fully realized all that you are capable of.

AGE
20+
LENGTH
8 days
TYPE
Adult Course
COST
2,299 + tax
COURSE DATES
Jul 21 - Jul 28, 2018
This course has run for this year.

This course takes traditional mindfulness practices and blends them with the classic elements of an Outward Bound course. You'll experience an unforgettable 8-day expedition on beautiful Vancouver Island, which will leave you more present, relaxed and aware of who you are, and help you feel ready to take on new paths or challenges at home.

AGE
16 > 18
LENGTH
21 days
TYPE
High School Credit Option
COST
4,979 + tax
COURSE DATES
Jul 11 - Jul 31, 2018
This course has run for this year.
Aug 7 - Aug 27, 2018
This course has run for this year.

Sea kayak, surf and camp along the beautiful, clear blue waters of Vancouver Island's west coast. This stunning environment, a UNESCO biosphere reserve, is an incredible teacher and you will come away from this course having learned how to work effectively with a group, how to feel empowered in your interactions with others, and how to be a fair and powerful leader.

NEW
AGE
16 > 18
LENGTH
5 days
TYPE
Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Option
COST
1149 + tax
COURSE DATES
Aug 20 - Aug 24, 2018
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Hike for five days in one of the world's most stunning and unforgettable landscapes, while working to complete your Duke of Edinburgh's Award Bronze or Silver Adventurous Journey in one go, or your Gold practice, qualifying or Residential Project. Learn new skills and develop friendships and perspectives that will last a lifetime!

NEW
AGE
14 > 16
LENGTH
5 days
TYPE
Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Option
COST
1149 + tax
COURSE DATES
Jul 19 - Jul 23, 2018
This course has run for this year.

Paddle for five days in one of the world's most stunning and unforgettable landscapes, while working to complete your Duke of Edinburgh's Award Bronze or Silver Adventurous Journey in one go, or your Gold practice, qualifying or Residential Project. Learn new skills and develop friendships and perspectives that will last a lifetime!

NEW
AGE
19+
LENGTH
18 days
TYPE
Outdoor/Experiential Ed Training
COST
Funded
COURSE DATES
Aug 9 - Aug 26, 2018
This course has run for this year.

Whether you are thinking of a new career or expanding your training, this course focuses on industry craft - ensuring you walk away with top-quality training in outdoor skills and leading adventurous journeys using the Outward Bound process model.
Internship opportunities available.

AGE
16 > 19
LENGTH
25 days
TYPE
High School Credit Option
COST
Funded
COURSE DATES
Jul 11 - Aug 4, 2018
This course has run for this year.

If you’re looking for a course that really allows your leadership potential to shine, this course will have you return home ready to take an up-front role in your school, amongst your peers or within your neighbourhood and surrounding community.