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Sustainability Adventures Camp

Learn about sustainable farming, bee keeping, composting, native plants, our local forest and intertidal ecosystems, and sustainable living including workshops on cheesemaking, canning, solar panels, and gas-to-electric car conversion.

2017/18 Dates

$130-160/day + GST
8 people min.
12 people max.

INCLUDES all tours and equipment use

DOES NOT INCLUDE appropriate clothing for the day's activities or sunscreen

Sustainable Farming Workshops

Students will work with Milo, who manages the farming on site at the Salt Spring Centre of Yoga.

Biologist Beach Exploration & Lab

Biologist David Denning will teach students about the different creatures in the intertidal zone, as well as educate on the issues we face locally in our ocean and beaches. Follow David to the Lab to be shown how he researches the local animals and environment and have the oppotunity to look at samples collected at the beach.

Solar Panel Introduction

David Denning will show you the different types of solar panels and how to install them, and tour around multiple places on the island where solar panel arrays are in use.

Eco Reality Farm with Jan Steinman

At this farm students will be introduced to sustainable living techniques. There will be numerous projects to work on. Students will be split into two groups and have the opportunity to help build a fence, learn cheesemaking, jam making and canning, soap making, and learn about converting a gas car into an electric car.

Salt Spring Nature Conservancy with Cathy Reimer

The Conservancy focuses on a number of threats to our local environment. Students will learn about the invasive plant species that are threatening our local area, as well as about the protection and control of precious, local, threatened species. Students will help remove invasive plants around Ruckle Park.

About the Salt Spring Adventure Co. Ltd.

We specialize in safe, fun, educational, and seamless adventure programs for youth and general groups, from 10 – 30 participants. Our attention to detail, ability to work on schedule, and fun and professional guides has earned our company an excellent reputation. As the Owner of Salt Spring Adventure Co. Ltd, Yvonne Poirier grew up in the woods and mountains of Western Alberta. From a young age, she enjoyed kayaking and camping; spending 9 years with Girl Guides of Canada, she developed leadership skills working with youth in outdoor adventure settings. Yvonne is a certified Assistant Overnight Guide with the Sea Kayak Guide Alliance of BC and Advanced Wilderness First Aid certified by Slipstream Wilderness. Yvonne is also certified with CPR-C Pro, Pleasure Craft Operators Card, Restricted Operators Maritime Certificate, Food Safe and Serving It Right. All our staff are Wilderness First Aid certified and are trained and Certified by the Sea Kayak Guides Alliance of British Columbia.
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toll free: 1.877.537.2764
local: 250.537.2764

30 days prior to program date for full refund less $100 non-refundable deposit.

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