Inspiring the Next Generation of Conservationists
Youth are our future — that’s why at the B.C. Wildlife Federation, we aim to give children & teens the tangible skills they need to be outdoor leaders in their communities and beyond. We offer a variety of conservation programs for all ages, such as summer camps, leadership opportunities, classroom education, and more.
Discover our full range of programs below:
Programs & Opportunities
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Inspire your students with the great outdoors! We offer a variety of classroom education programs for all ages to introduce students to the world of conservation and the outdoor world. All our programs are aligned with B.C. curriculum and include hands-on activities, so your students will feel impassioned to protect and restore the natural world. In-person and virtual options available.
Click the button to explore our classroom programs and book a course:
Go Wild - Summer Overnight Camp
Go Wild gives youth hands-on opportunities to develop outdoor and leadership skills they will use throughout their lives. This program will take 15 conservation-minded youth (between the ages of 12-17) and transform them into conservation leaders over the course of a 9-day overnight summer camp.
Click the button to learn more about the overnight program. Early Bird registration ends April 14th!
National Archery in the Schools Program BC (NASP BC)
The National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP®) teaches students from grades 4 to 12 archery safety, technique, concentration, self-improvement and proper use of equipment. Through NASP®, schools can be certified to turn their gymnasiums into international-style archery ranges so students can learn this unique skill.
Click the button to learn more about how to bring archery to your school or youth group, become a NASP-certified instructor, & more:
Wild Kidz - Summer Day Camp
Learn how to make a shelter, build a fire and navigate through the wilderness! Wild Kidz is designed for children and youth ages 8 to 14 to learn outdoor skills, wilderness safety and about their community’s wild spaces in a fun, safe environment.
Click the button to learn more about Wild Kidz. Early Bird registration ends April 14th!
Young Conservationist Scholarship Program
The Young Conservationist Scholarship Program highlights the drive of passionate young environmentalists. Participating youth (grade 11 and below) will be given the resources and knowledge to make an impact in their communities while competing for a scholarship. We will choose up to 25 conservation-minded youth to join us for a conservation seminar and to facilitate their own conservation projects in this program.
Applications open until March 31! Click the button to learn more & how to apply: