Build Your Own Overnight Adventure

OVERNIGHT (Grades – Variable) Designed for the undecided, the “Build Your Own Overnight Adventure” let’s you mix and match different single day programs and includes overnight accommodations at the Millard Learning Centre.

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Backcountry Experience

SINGLE DAY or OVERNIGHT (Grades 4-12) Step into Galiano’s wilderness and unveil the mysteries of rare Douglas-fir ecosystems as you master the basics of hiking, camping and outdoor survival. With three program length options, “Backcountry Experience” is perfect for nature-newbies and seasoned outdoor enthusiasts alike.

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River’s Edge Guides and Eco-Survivor

On a beautiful sunny Saturday, the River’s Edge Guides hopped on a ferry and visited us here on beautiful Galiano Island for the Galiano Eco-Survivor adventure.  The girls started the morning out learning how to use compasses and completing orienteering courses. At the beautiful Millard Learning Centre, there’s plenty of room to roam and practice […]

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Belmont Secondary’s Backcountry Experience

On May 22nd, 2019, educators Emily, Ria and Syd greeted 16 students from Belmont Secondary at the Millard Learning Centre. Throughout the following three days, they participated in the Galiano Conservancy Association’s Backcountry Experience program which aims to teach students about “leave no trace” camping and wilderness safety.  On Day one, students are taught how […]

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Cambie Secondary’s Backcountry Experience

Students from Cambie Secondary School in Richmond arrived at the Millard Learning Centre on May 29th, 2019 for the Backcountry Experience program with the Galiano Conservancy. During this program, students at any experience level gain essential skills for backcountry camping in BC’s wilderness. The program starts by teaching students how to pack their backpacks for […]

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Off the Beaten Path – Cambie Secondary Treks Galiano’s Wilderness

Cambie Secondary School students ventured boldly forward into the lush Galiano wilderness for a 3 day and 2 night Backcountry Experience. These keen explorers—the majority of whom were completely new to backpacking—were introduced to the basics of navigation, bush-camp life & wilderness safety. Day 1 – The Hike Upon their arrival from Richmond, BC the students […]

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