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Year-long Nature School

Teen Wild Within Program

Ages 13 to 18

BC Lower Mainland Parks

10AM to 4PM

600 + tax

The Teen Wild Within Program is a once-a-month wilderness adventure over 8 Saturdays at BC Lower Mainland parks. Skills developed during each program date follow the 8 Shields Model. 

Program details are subject to change based on enrollment. 

Program Highlights 

  • Survival skills, including fire by friction, shelter building, navigation, knife use, and bow making
  • Backpacking skills, including wilderness cooking and camp set up 
  • Naturalist skills, including identification and behavioural understanding of animals in our local ecosystem
  • Leadership and teamwork skills
  • Wilderness living experience including animal tracking and trailing and identification and practical use of edible and medicinal plants
  • Extended time outdoors to develop skills and opportunities to test them

Program Details

2021-22 DATES – 8 Saturdays from Fall 2021 to Spring 2022
Oct 2, Nov 6, Dec 11, Jan 22, Mar 5, Apr 9, May 7, Jun 4

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Testimonials

What Families are Saying

“You run an exceptional program. I wholeheartedly recommend this program to everyone in our homeschooling community! Thanks for contributing to the education of our children and, as a result, the betterment of our planet” – Monthly Program Parent

“[My kids] both said they had THE BEST time ever today! It’s certainly a different world up there [on a snow day] than it was in the city today. The kids didn’t want to leave! Hats off to you and your team for capturing this beautiful day with such an adventurous and warm spirit” – Lisa, Monthly Program Parent

“Just wanted you to know that my son has asked daily when he is going back to forest school. He LOVED it! Thanks again to you and your staff for providing such a wonderful day” – Julie, Monthly Program Parent