The Sunshine Coast Trail (SCT) was conceived in 1992 when a handful of outdoor enthusiasts realized the amount of accessible old growth on the Upper Sunshine Coast was vanishing. They formed the Powell River Parks and Wilderness Society (now known as PAWS), a registered non-profit charitable society, to set aside protected areas linked by forested trail corridors
Classrooms to Communities Education Network promotes outdoor and place-based education by connecting educators, hosting events and activities, and communicating the positive impacts of place-based learning.
WildBC is a long-standing program of the Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation, and has been successful in inspiring educators and promoting connection to nature by providing workshops, school programs and support.
The Canadian Network for Environmental Education and Communication is Canada’s only national, bilingual, and charitable network for environmental learning. EECOM works strategically and collaboratively to advance environmental learning. We strive to ensure Canadians are environmentally literate…which means we’re engaged in environmental stewardship and contributing to a healthy, sustainable future.
The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award was founded in 1956 by His Royal Highness, The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh K.G. K.T. The Award came to Canada in 1963 and currently runs in 130 countries around the world. It's a program that encourages youth to be active, to participate in new activities and pursue current interests in four different areas.