Summer 2018 - Outward Bound Canada Outward Bound Canada


There's no better time than now to start planning your perfect Summer '18!

Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime this summer?

In 2018, step out of your comfort zone and into the iconic Canadian wilderness with Outward Bound Canada. Explore some of the country’s most eye-catching landscapes while gaining leadership skills and confidence, and making memories that will last a lifetime (with the photos to prove it)!

Research shows that taking time to shut down our devices and connect with nature and with ourselves, can have a powerful and lasting impact on our physical and mental health. Our summer adventures are the perfect way to “Get out. Look in.” and experience all that Canada has to offer.

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Take on an adventure you'll remember for the rest of your life... one with the potential to even change your life.

Check out our summer adventures today and book now for the summer adventure of a lifetime!


See what's on offer for Summer '18 below:

AGE
19+
LENGTH
10 days
TYPE
Fundraising Expedition
COST
7,150+
COURSE DATES
Aug 4 - Aug 15, 2018
Aug 6 - Aug 17, 2018

Have the unique experience of paddling the Nahanni River, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that attracts visitors from around the world for its spectacular scenery. Outward Bound Canada’s Reach Beyond Fundraising Expeditions are a unique opportunity for you to achieve something incredible while making a difference.

AGE
19 >30
LENGTH
14 days
TYPE
Adult Course
COST
4,719 + tax
COURSE DATES
Jun 15 - Jun 28, 2019
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This course is designed to help young adults figure out their direction in life - whether that’s deciding on a career path, where to live, who your true friends are, what kind of relationship you are looking for or just how to be your best self.
Early Bird Offer! Register by February 28th and Save $250

AGE
16 > 18
LENGTH
21 days
TYPE
High School Credit Option
COST
5,349 + tax
COURSE DATES
Jul 3 - Jul 23, 2019
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Aug 10 - Aug 30, 2019
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Explore the Bay of Fundy area by kayak and on foot while learning how to work effectively with a group, how to feel empowered in your interactions with others, and how to be a fair and powerful leader.
Early Bird Offer! Register by February 28th and Save $250

AGE
14 > 16
LENGTH
10 days
TYPE
Duke of Edinburgh's Award Option
COST
2,689 + tax
COURSE DATES
Jul 25 - Aug 3, 2019
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Aug 7 - Aug 16, 2019
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Journey through the world famous Bay of Fundy, hiking on some of the most incredible trails on the planet, and learn new skills on an incredible adventure that you'll remember for the rest of your life.
Early Bird Offer! Register by February 28th and Save $250

AGE
15 > 18
LENGTH
5 days
TYPE
Duke of Edinburgh's Award Option
COST
779 + tax
COURSE DATES
Jul 15 - Jul 19, 2019
(AGES 15 - 18)
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Aug 12 - Aug 16, 2019
(AGES 12 - 15)
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This 5-day, 4 night course will introduce you to new adventures in the outdoors and start you on an inspiring journey to help you to realize all that you are capable of. Climb, canoe, camp, explore who you are and challenge yourself all within the Hamilton region.

AGE
16 > 18
LENGTH
21 days
TYPE
High School Credit Option
COST
4,719 + tax
COURSE DATES
Aug 8 - Aug 28, 2019
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Develop the classically Canadian craft of flatwater paddling on this 21-day adventure in the jaw-dropping Temagami region. Discover how to make powerful choices that lead to success, how to overcome challenges, and how there’s more in you than you know.
Early Bird Offer! Register by February 28th and Save $250

AGE
16 > 18
LENGTH
21 days
TYPE
High School Credit Option
COST
4,719 + tax
COURSE DATES
Aug 9 - Aug 29, 2019
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Paddle and portage your way around and through rapid after rapid in the historic James Bay region, while getting the leadership training and confidence to achieve more than ever when you return to your life at home.

AGE
14 > 16
LENGTH
10 days
TYPE
Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Option
COST
2,689 + tax
COURSE DATES
Jul 4 - Jul 13, 2019
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Jul 25 - Aug 3, 2019
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Aug 12 - Aug 21, 2019
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Paddle your way around a stunning slice of the landmark Algonquin Park. Work with your group to take responsibility for actions and choices, and face challenges that will allow you to return home ready to take on anything.
Early Bird Offer! Register by February 28th and Save $250

AGE
14 > 16
LENGTH
10 days
TYPE
Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Option
COST
2,799 + tax
COURSE DATES
Aug 13 - Aug 29, 2019
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Pushing yourself to take on a whitewater paddling expedition will teach you more than you know. By challenging yourself you will be able to return home seeing all that you are capable of and feeling empowered to make responsible decisions.
Early Bird Offer! Register by February 28th and Save $250

AGE
16 > 19
LENGTH
32 days
TYPE
High School Credit Option
COST
5,699 + tax
COURSE DATES
Jul 2 - Aug 2, 2019
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If you’re looking for a course that really allows your leadership potential to shine, this course will have you return home ready to take an up-front role in your school, amongst your peers or within your neighbourhood and surrounding community.
Early Bird Offer! Register by February 28th and Save $250

AGE
14
LENGTH
14 days
TYPE
Boys Only
COST
3,759 + tax
COURSE DATES
Jul 16 - Jul 29, 2019
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Boys today often do not experience a clear rite of passage. This course is designed to help boys decide what kind of men they want to become and teach them how to take charge of their lives and realize all they are capable of.
Early Bird Offer! Register by February 28th and Save $250

AGE
14 > 15
LENGTH
17 days
TYPE
High School Credit Option
COST
3,769 + tax
COURSE DATES
Aug 2 - Aug 18, 2019
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The word adventure is practically synonymous with the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Let this breathtaking natural landscape inspire you each day as you challenge yourself and learn more about who you are and what you have to offer. Travel the Rockies and take on new experiences that will leave a lasting imprint on your life.
Early Bird Offer! Register by February 28th and Save $250

AGE
16 > 18
LENGTH
21 days
TYPE
High School Credit Option
COST
4,719 + tax
COURSE DATES
Jul 9 - Jul 29, 2019
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Jul 21 - Aug 10, 2019
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Aug 4 - Aug 24, 2019
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Discover something new about yourself. Take away something inspiring and personal. Gain skills, training and unforgettable experiences that will give you the confidence to achieve even more in your life. This and much more awaits on Rocky Mountain Discovery.
Early Bird Offer! Register by February 28th and Save $250

AGE
14 > 16
LENGTH
10 days
TYPE
Duke of Edinburgh's Award Option
COST
2,689 + tax
COURSE DATES
Jul 22 - Jul 31, 2019
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Aug 11 - Aug 20, 2019
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Hiking through the breathtaking Canadian Rockies, you and your group will learn a variety of life skills, working both together and individually to meet daily goals and move forward in your journey. Your instructors will guide you and teach you how to take care of yourself in the wilderness, and you'll come away feeling accomplished after an adventure you'll never forget.
Early Bird Offer! Register by February 28th and Save $250

AGE
25+
LENGTH
8 days
TYPE
Adult Course
COST
2,469 + tax
COURSE DATES
Aug 3 - Aug 10, 2019
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Take a well-deserved opportunity to unplug from the stresses of everyday life and plug in to the healing power of the natural world. Challenge yourself, get the space you need to reflect and recharge, and learn techniques that will help you gain greater clarity - and do it all against the breathtaking backdrop of the great Canadian Rockies!
Early Bird Offer! Register by February 28th and Save $250

NEW
AGE
12 - 14
LENGTH
5 days
TYPE
Duke of Edinburgh's Award
COST
1,469 + tax
COURSE DATES
Aug 12 - Aug 16, 2019
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You and your group will learn technical mountain biking and safety skills as well as life skills on this five-day expedition in Kananaskis Country. Your instructors will guide you and teach you how to take care of yourself in the wilderness, and you'll come away feeling accomplished after an adventure you'll never forget.

NEW
AGE
12 - 14
LENGTH
5 days
TYPE
Duke of Edinburgh's Award
COST
1,339 + tax
COURSE DATES
Jul 15 - Jul 19, 2019
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Hiking through the breathtaking Canadian Rockies, you and your group will learn a variety of life skills, working both together and individually to meet daily goals and move forward in your journey. Your instructors will guide you and teach you how to take care of yourself in the wilderness, and you'll come away feeling accomplished after an adventure you'll never forget.

AGE
12 > 18
LENGTH
4 nights
TYPE
Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Option
COST
779 + tax
COURSE DATES
Jul 8 - Jul 12, 2019
(AGES 12 - 15)
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Jul 15 - Jul 19, 2019
(AGES 15 - 18)
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Jul 22 - Jul 26, 2019
(AGES 12 - 18)
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Jul 29 - Aug 2, 2019
(AGES 12 - 15)
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Aug 12 - Aug 16, 2019
(AGES 15 - 18)
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Aug 19 - Aug 23, 2019
(AGES 12 - 15)
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This 5-day, 4 night course will introduce you to new adventures in the outdoors and start you on an inspiring journey to help you to realize all that you are capable of. Climb, canoe, camp, explore who you are and challenge yourself all right within Toronto.

AGE
16 > 18
LENGTH
21 days
TYPE
High School Credit Option
COST
5,349 + tax
COURSE DATES
Jul 4 - Jul 24, 2019
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Aug 5 - Aug 25, 2019
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Sea kayak, surf and camp along the beautiful, clear blue waters of Vancouver Island's west coast. This stunning environment, a UNESCO biosphere reserve, is an incredible teacher and you will come away from this course having learned how to work effectively with a group, how to feel empowered in your interactions with others, and how to be a fair and powerful leader.
Early Bird Offer! Register by February 28th and Save $250

NEW
AGE
16 > 18
LENGTH
5 days
TYPE
Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Option
COST
1,239 + tax
COURSE DATES
Jul 24 - Jul 28, 2019
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Hike for five days in one of the world's most stunning and unforgettable landscapes, while working to complete your Duke of Edinburgh's Award Bronze or Silver Adventurous Journey in one go, or your Gold practice, qualifying or Residential Project. Learn new skills and develop friendships and perspectives that will last a lifetime!

NEW
AGE
14 > 16
LENGTH
5 days
TYPE
Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Option
COST
1,239 + tax
COURSE DATES
Aug 19 - Aug 23, 2019
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Paddle for five days in one of the world's most stunning and unforgettable landscapes, while working to complete your Duke of Edinburgh's Award Bronze or Silver Adventurous Journey in one go, or your Gold practice, qualifying or Residential Project. Learn new skills and develop friendships and perspectives that will last a lifetime!

AGE
14 > 16
LENGTH
10 days
TYPE
Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Option
COST
2,689 + tax
COURSE DATES
Jul 22 - Jul 31, 2019
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Aug 10 - Aug 19, 2019
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Sea kayaking through beautiful Clayoquot Sound is an awe-inspiring way to tackle this course. After days of paddling, exploring, camping and learning how to lead and navigate the group, you will return home ready to take charge of your life and having fully realized all that you are capable of.
Early Bird Offer! Register by February 28th and Save $250

AGE
20+
LENGTH
8 days
TYPE
Adult Course
COST
2,479 + tax
COURSE DATES
Jul 27 - Aug 3, 2019
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This course takes traditional mindfulness practices and blends them with the classic elements of an Outward Bound course. You'll experience an unforgettable 8-day expedition on beautiful Vancouver Island, which will leave you more present, relaxed and aware of who you are, and help you feel ready to take on new paths or challenges at home.
Early Bird Offer! Register by February 28th and Save $250