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Rocky Mountains 14-day Backpacking

Run by Outward Bound Canada



About this Overnight Camp


  • Overnight Camp
  • Age 14 - 16 (Coed)
  • Specialized in Adventure (multi) and Leadership Training—offers 13 activities
  • 1 session date to choose from
  • Cost starting from $3,899
  • Busing not available
  • Special needs support available  

This camp is designed to build the following character traits:

  • Resilience: Participants will step out of the comfort of daily routines and into an adventurous and exciting, yet foreign and uncertain environment. Using the course's challenges, instructors will teach participants how to transfer the skills they learned to their everyday lives.
  • Interpersonal skills: Participants will create a strong sense of community with their peers as they travel through the wilderness, learning how to work together to accomplish daily tasks and make decisions.

Are you ready to grab a backpack and hit the trails?

This 2-week expedition is perfect for those looking for a challenging adventure in the mountains. You will improve your leadership and teamwork skills surrounded by soaring mountain peaks and alpine lakes. In the evenings, your instructors will lead discussions on how to take what you’ve learned in the backcountry and apply it to your everyday life.

AREA & ACTIVITIES

This journey will take you through Treaty 7 land, the traditional territories of Niitsitapi (the Siksika, Piikani, Kainai), the Îyârhe Nakoda, and Tsuut’ina Nations, as well as the traditional unceded territory of the Ktunaxa Nation and Métis Region 3.

You will begin with an introduction to backcountry living and getting to know your team members. Experienced instructors will teach you everything you need to know for your adventure, including how to pack an expedition backpack, stove use, shelter building, personal hygiene, minimal impact camping, and how to travel over various terrain both on and off-trail. By the end of the course, you will make decisions with minimal input from instructors.

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Session Dates and Rates

Aug 07 - 20. '23
Kananaskis, AB
Canadian Rockies

$3,899
2023-08-073899

Special Needs Support

Mild Support       Specialized programming

  ADD/ADHD
  Aspergers Syndrome
  Autism/Pervasive development delay
  Cancer
  Diabetes
  Down Syndrome
  Dyslexia
  Hearing loss
  Intellectual disability
  Physical Disability
  Tourettes Syndrome
  Troubled Teens
  Vision loss

Activities

  Recreational         Instructional      
  Intense or Competitive

  Cooking
  Empowerment
  First-aid/lifesaving
  Hiking
  Leadership Training
  Mindfulness Training
  Nature/Environment
  Photography
  Social Justice
  Travel
  Wilderness Out-tripping
  Wilderness Skills
  Writing

Contact

Rocky Mountains 14-day Backpacking is run by Outward Bound Canada.


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