What to Pack for Your Galiano Adventure

General List of What to Bring for Education Programs

Please ensure all your belongings are tagged with your first and last name, and pack lightly, in a bag or pack that is easy to transport. Please bring a daypack for our nature hikes.

While we hope for sun, please be as equally prepared for rain and cool weather. 

Overnight: Such trips typically involve staying 1 or 2 nights on the island, and can range from staying in full service accommodation to camping with provided supplies. More detailed lists may be sent when applicable.

Clothing (warm conditions)

  • Preferably NOT cotton. Wool or synthetic fibres are better
  • wicking T-shirt
  • long-sleeved shirt
  • pants or shorts
  • underwear
  • sun hat
  • socks (bring extra)
  • hiking boots

Additional clothing (cool or wet conditions)

  • insulating top or jacket
  • rainwear pants and jacket
  • base layer top and bottom
  • warm hat
  • gloves or mitts

Sleeping Items (when applicable)

  • Sleeping Bag
  • Sleeping pad
  • Tent
  • Pillow and Pillowcase

Personal items and Optional Items

  • toothbrush and toiletries
  • toilet paper, paper bag and plastic bag (for the first day hike)
  • flashlight or headlamp
  • biodegradable soap
  • a compact towel such as a Packtowl
  • sandals or camp footwear
  • camera
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