Spring Break alternatives near Vancouver

By Andrea McDonald

Here at Wild & Immersive we want to promote every opportunity possible to connect youth to nature. We believe there should be no boundary to connecting people to the beautiful outdoors. We have listed some of our top picks of outdoor learning and nature based Spring Break programs in the Greater Vancouver Area!

Check out more information below, organized by geographical location for great environmentally focused spring break camps!

Vancouver Area:

Grouse Mountain

Link: https://www.grousemountain.com/camps/about

Outdoor exploration atop Vancouver’s Grouse Mountain! Exciting spring break camps for kids to be immersed into nature through wilderness adventure and exploration!

Vancouver Aquarium – Aquacamps

Link: https://www.vanaqua.org/education/camps-and-clubs/aquacamps

Dive down below the bubbles and explore the amazing creatures of the ocean at the Vancouver Aquarium! Great hands-on activities that engage youth in a supportive learning environment to explore wildlife, ecosystems, and sustainability!

Soaring Eagle Nature School

Link: http://soaringeaglenatureschool.org/youth-programs/spring-break-camps/

Explore the changing forests of various Vancouver parks with Soaring Eagle Nature School! Their spring camps work to deepen camper’s connection to the natural world.

Sasamat Outdoor Centre

Link: https://sasamat.org/cgi/page.cgi?_id=41

The Sasamat Outdoor Centre puts on spring break day camps for children ages 6-12. They are a great way for kids to spend a week outdoors reconnecting with nature in a variety of adventure based activities.

Sea-to-Sky:

Whistler Outdoor Learning

Link: https://www.whistleroutdoorlearning.com/spring-break-camp

Join Whistler Outdoor Learning for nature based learning, games, and exploration in the forests around Cheakamus!

Saplings Outdoors Program

Link: http://www.saplingsoutdoorprogram.ca/squamish-programs/

Get creative out in the forest with Sapling’s Camps. Every day is filled with fun and excitement through forest exploration and outdoor learning programs.

Fraser Valley:

Wild & Immersive

Link: https://www.wildlearnings.ca/

Celebrate spring with Wild & Immersive’s spring break camps. Choose from three camp offerings and be prepared for a blossoming experience. Days will be filled with skill-based training, hands-on activities, games, and an adventurous journey through our coastal temperate forest. Your child will leave these camps with more confidence, self-awareness, creative thinking, and a greater appreciation of the natural world.

Saplings Outdoors Program

Link: http://www.saplingsoutdoorprogram.ca/squamish-programs/

Get creative out in the forest with Sapling’s Camps. Every day is filled with fun and excitement through forest exploration and outdoor learning programs

Greater Vancouver Zoo – Jr Zoologist

Link: https://gvzoo.com/learn/jr-zoologist-camps/

Camps for kids aged 7-12 to explore the wonderful world of animals at the zoo.

EcoDairy

Link: http://ecodairy.ca/farmer-for-a-week-spring-break-camp-at-ecodairy/

Week-long themed camps run by EcoDairy in Abbotsford that connect kids more with their food and the land! Hands-on activities that involve kids in caring for the animals and working the land to better understand agriculture.