Get Outside BC is a collaborative youth leadership project that aims to strengthen youth attachment to British Columbia’s wilderness by empowering young leaders across the province.
Get Outside BC is a collaborative youth outdoor leadership program that strengthens youth attachment to BC’s wilderness. We empower youth aged 14-18 by teaching them hands-on skills in wilderness survival, leadership, and conservation in order to prepare them to lead projects that connect other youth to wild spaces. Rather than providing a one-time experience, Get Outside BC provides youth with tools and resources to develop an enduring connection to the outdoors and a lifelong identity as a natural leader.
Since 2011, we have cultivated thousands of young natural leaders across BC. Get Outside BC is a no-cost program to ensure that all youth can apply regardless of socio-economic status.
The Get Outside BC program includes learning hands-on leadership skills to reach the following goals:
Get Outside BC 2017 is a 4-month, 3-phase program taking place in two communities in British Columbia: Kelowna and Kimberley. To apply for one of the upcoming community projects, please click the links below:
If you have any questions please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 604-685-7445 ext 34.
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Leadership Ecology Adventure Program (LEAP) offers secondary students an applied field course in Leadership Studies. During this 9-day outdoor immersion, students will develop their Action-Centered leadership skills. The climax of LEAP is the Journey, which is tarken through a modality of choice (Abroad, Voyageur,SUP). Lead is a tranformative passage where learners develop a deeper understanding of themselves within the greater cultural and biological ecology of the Pacific Northwest. www.outdoors.sd47.bc.ca
The Metro Vancouver Sustainability Toolbox(MVST) brings together environemntal conscious students from across the lower mainland together to explore environmental leadership and stewardship while developing strategies to assist their schools and communities in becoming more sustainable. Sustainability Toolbox students each 4 credits in Sustainability Studies. The program runs in August. www.outdoors.sd47.bc.ca/sustain.html
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