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W.I.S.E Teen Camp

Wilderness Immersion for Self Esteem

  • WISE TEEN 1  July 14-20 2017 –Now Full! Registrations are Closed.

The WISE Teen programs is a one week intensive of 6 nights/7 days, where youth aged 13-16 spend 2 nights/3 days on a hiking trip in the Purcell mountains. Participants learn outdoor survival skills in a wilderness setting, working cooperatively to ensure a safe, rewarding experience for everyone involved. Games and activities are developed to promote trust and communication in the group, and learn about the local flora, fauna, and indigenous lore. Back at the tipi camp, a local elder joins the four experienced adult facilitators to lead the group in reflective activities, canoe trips, hikes, cliff-jumping expeditions,arts and crafts, and camp fire games. Three vegetarian meals per day and baked desserts and snacks are provided. In case of injury, a qualified first aid attendant accompanies the group at all times.

Foundational to the program is the goal to develop a deepened respect for ourselves, each other, and the natural environment that we live in.

Play close attention to the  Teen Equipment List for a complete breakdown of what you will need!

Cost $745 – Includes transportation to and from camp as well as up the mountain, food, accommodation, certified instruction in wilderness survival and camp supervision.

To secure a spot in this popular program a non-refundable deposit of $100 is due following the online registration. If you prefer not to pay online please mail a cheque to: PO Box 20, Crawford Bay BC, V0B 1E0

WISE Teen Registration Coordinator can be reached at tipicamp.ghrs@gmail.com

We did it! Teen Hike 2009

We did it! Teen Hike 2009