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:
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!
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.
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.
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.
Explore the Bay of Fundy area by kayak and on foot while learning 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.
The word adventure is practically synonymous with the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Let this breathtaking natural landscape inspire you each day as you challenge yourself and learn more about who you are and what you have to offer. Travel the Rockies and take on new experiences that will leave a lasting imprint on your life.
Discover something new about yourself. Take away something inspiring and personal. Gain skills, training and unforgettable experiences that will give you the confidence to achieve even more in your life. This and much more awaits on Rocky Mountain Discovery.
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.
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.
Paddle and portage your way around and through rapid after rapid in the historic James Bay region, while getting the leadership training and confidence to achieve more than ever when you return to your life at home.