Youth Access Fund - Outward Bound Canada Outward Bound Canada


ABOUT THE YOUTH ACCESS FUND:

Outward Bound Canada's Youth Access Fund was created to remove financial barriers so that youth across Canada can access Outward Bound Canada’s life-transforming programs and realize their full potential.

You are eligible to apply if you:

  • Are between 12 and 25 years old
  • Currently reside in Canada
  • Fit into the household income criteria scale, which can be found in the Youth Access Fund Application
  • Are motivated to attend the course!

There is no deadline to apply - applications are processed on a first-come, first served basis as long as funds are available. First time applicants receive priority!

How to apply

  • Choose your course (see a selection of options below)
  • Read the Youth Access Fund Application and determine if you are eligible to apply
  • Fill out the form associated with the course
  • Submit your completed Youth Access Fund Application to Mary Campbell at mary_campbell@outwardbound.ca
  • Click here to download our Fundraising Toolkit - fundraising for your course is encouraged, and fun!

FUNDING FOR INDIGENOUS YOUTH:

Do you identify as First Nations, Métis, or Inuit? You can also apply for our RBC Future Launch Leadership Award for Indigenous Youth or our Programs for Indigenous Youth.


THE YOUTH ACCESS FUND CAN BE APPLIED TO MANY OF OUR COURSES! SEE SOME OF OUR POPULAR COURSES BELOW:

AGE
14 > 16
LENGTH
10 days
TYPE
Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Option
COST
2,689 + tax
COURSE DATES
Jul 4 - Jul 13, 2019
This course has run for this year.
Jul 25 - Aug 3, 2019
This course has run for this year.
Aug 12 - Aug 21, 2019
This course has run for this year.

Paddle your way around a stunning slice of the landmark Algonquin Park. Work with your group to take responsibility for actions and choices, and face challenges that will allow you to return home ready to take on anything.

NEW
AGE
14 > 16
LENGTH
5 days
TYPE
Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Option
COST
1,239 + tax
COURSE DATES
Aug 19 - Aug 23, 2019
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!

AGE
15 > 18
LENGTH
5 days
TYPE
Duke of Edinburgh's Award Option
COST
779 + tax
COURSE DATES
Aug 12 - Aug 16, 2019
(AGES 12 - 15)
This course has run for this year.

This 5-day, 4 night course will introduce you to new adventures in the outdoors and start you on an inspiring journey to help you to realize all that you are capable of. Climb, canoe, camp, explore who you are and challenge yourself all within the Hamilton region.

AGE
12 > 18
LENGTH
4 nights
TYPE
Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Option
COST
779 + tax
COURSE DATES
Jul 8 - Jul 12, 2019
(AGES 12 - 15)
This course has run for this year.
Jul 15 - Jul 19, 2019
(AGES 15 - 18)
This course has run for this year.
Jul 22 - Jul 26, 2019
(AGES 12 - 18)
This course has run for this year.
Jul 29 - Aug 2, 2019
(AGES 12 - 15)
This course has run for this year.
Aug 12 - Aug 16, 2019
(AGES 15 - 18)
This course has run for this year.
Aug 19 - Aug 23, 2019
(AGES 12 - 15)
This course has run for this year.

This 5-day, 4 night course will introduce you to new adventures in the outdoors and start you on an inspiring journey to help you to realize all that you are capable of. Climb, canoe, camp, explore who you are and challenge yourself all right within Toronto.