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Year-long Nature School

Teen Wild Within Program

Ages 13 to 18

Various BC Parks

See details below

1,375 + tax

The Teen Wild Within Program is a once a month wilderness adventure with four weekends immersed in the wild lands of Southwestern BC and four Saturdays at local parks. Skills developed during each program date follows the 8 shields model with focused time on Saturdays preparing the group for the final survival overnights in spring. 

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 with time to develop skills and opportunities to test them

Program Details

2020-21 DATES TBD – 4 Saturdays and 4 weekends from September 2020 to May 2021

Saturdays are from 10AM to 4PM
Weekend overnights start Friday at 5PM and end Sunday around 3PM

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Testimonials

What Families are Saying

“You run an exceptional program. I wholeheartedly recommend this programme 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 tea 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