Outdoor Activity & Education with a Purpose
A community initiative of:
Together with Equip Canada, we created the Youth Outdoors Project to reduce barriers of impactful outdoor adventure programs in Manitoba. Together with local schools, churches and youth organizations, we co-create a reality where children and youth can experience year round, life-changing outdoor activities.
We proudly partner with Equip Canada to promote and oversee this new and exciting initiative. Together, we increase local outdoor activity and get kids outside!
Environment & Heritage
Learn to Camp
You can support to the Youth Outdoors Project in exchange for a donation receipt through our partner Equip Canada, a registered Canadian Charity.
In-class & virtual wellness presentations.
Our team of trained staff will share stories and strategies that will help address mental health and wellness challenges, stigmas, barriers, and myths. We help students learn that they are not alone and there is hope, even in the uncertain future. Workshops include: Mental Health, Resiliency, Nutrition, Relationships & Consent, Self-Care, and more!
Environment & Education
Outdoor Education programs in your school yard or local green space.
Accessible and affordable outdoor learning for school groups. Our expert outdoor educators facilitate fun and engaging activities that meet your Student Learning Outcomes while getting students outside. Activities include; "Fire, Bannock, & Storytelling", "Predator & Prey: Nature's Food Chain", "Exploring Your World: Geocaching", "Cooking Local: From Dirt to Dish", "S.A.F.E. Archery", and more!
Spend time on local trails and historic waterways.
Introduce your students to nature, adventure, and Canadian heritage through hands on outdoor adventure experiences. Students will learn to hike and paddle safely and responsibly while being immersed in the great outdoors. We offer canoeing, hiking, interpretive site tours, and bushcraft skills learning in Pinawa as well as local Manitoban parks.
Comfortable accommodations, adventurous learning!
Join us in beautiful Pinawa at the Wilderness Edge Retreat Center, located on the shore of historic Winnipeg River. We help you plan an itinerary that suits your goals, budget, and group size. We offer our program options of Wellness Workshops and Adventure Tours, PLUS activities ONLY found at Wilderness Edge. The time is now to get students into Manitoba's natural places and this will truly create memories of a lifetime!
Learn to Camp Program
Multi-day introduction to camping and outdoor skills experience.
Get students outdoors and spend time in a beautiful local park through an overnight camping trip. Students learn about self-care, foundational outdoor skills such as tent set up, cooking, and fire safety, and have loads of fun in the process. We offer Learn to Camp programs include hiking and paddling options depending on the location, season, and group size.
Remote camping and wilderness travel.
Explore the rewards and blessing of backcountry travel with your students. Unparalleled skills development, challenge, teamwork, and bonding await groups on these unique and truly Canadian experiences. We take care of the gear, food, logistics, and help you meet your goals. We offer canoe trips, backpacking trips, winter camping adventures, and anywhere from an overnight to a week in Manitoba's wildlands.