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West Coast 7-Day Sea Kayaking for 2SLGBTQ+ Youth

Run by Outward Bound Canada

About this Overnight Camp

  • Overnight Camp
  • Age 16 - 18+ (Coed)
  • Specialized in Adventure (multi) and Leadership Training—offers 14 activities
  • 1 session date to choose from
  • Cost starting from $2,419
  • 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.

SAVE 15%! Apply before March 1, 2023.

Join your fellow 2SLGBTQ+ youth to explore the West Coast wilderness!

This sea kayaking adventure will take you through ocean waves and along the shores of ancient rainforests. In the evenings, after a day full of adventure, you will debrief the day sitting around a campfire. Your talented and compassionate instructors will help create a supportive space to learn technical and personal skills to help you thrive in your community, school, and workplace. This unique course will unlock your true potential and help you realize that you are capable of more than you think.


This journey takes place in Clayoquot Sound, on the edge of the Pacific Rim National Park, the traditional territory of three Nuu-chah-nulth Nations: the Ahousaht, the Hesquiaht and Tla-o-qui-aht.

Sea kayaking: You will travel in either solo or tandem fibreglass sea kayaks through class 2 water as outlined by the Sea Kayak Guides Alliance of B.C. During the expedition, your instructors will teach you paddling strokes, self and assisted rescue techniques, plus basic nautical navigation, including understanding tides, currents and weather.

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Session Dates and Rates

Aug 01 - 07. '23
Vancouver Island, BC
5200 Duncan Bay Main Line Rd


Special Needs Support

Mild Support       Specialized programming

  Aspergers Syndrome
  Autism/Pervasive development delay
  Down Syndrome
  Hearing loss
  Intellectual disability
  Physical Disability
  Tourettes Syndrome
  Troubled Teens
  Vision loss


  Recreational         Instructional      
  Intense or Competitive

  Kayaking/Sea Kayaking
  Leadership Training
  Mindfulness Training
  Social Justice
  Wilderness Out-tripping
  Wilderness Skills


West Coast 7-Day Sea Kayaking for 2SLGBTQ+ Youth is run by Outward Bound Canada.

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