Our education programs are something that we like to advocate within our community. It not only focuses on the rudimentary skills involved with adventuring outside but engrains the confidence needed to enjoy the outdoors safely. Take a look at our current programs to see if one of them can be of value to you or your class. 


Hug a Tree & Survive

This AdventureSmart Program is aimed at children 5-12 years of age and is an exciting and fun way to learn valuable skills relating to surviving in the outdoors — we teach children the do’s and dont’s should they find themselves lost outdoors. 

The program focuses on 4 simple, easy to remember and fun aspects of surviving outdoors 

Tell an adult where you are going
If you are lost, “Hug A Tree” and stay put
Keep warm and dry
Help searchers find you by answering their calls


Survive Outside 

This AdventureSmart program is aimed at novice outdoor enthusiasts and anyone ages 12 and older. This program is designed to compliment your basic outdoor skills while focusing on the Three T’s — Trip Planning, Training and Taking Essentials. 

Furthermore to this, the program is designed to teach how the Canadian Search & Rescue system works, how to alert us and what to expect.


Click here to find out more about these programs.



If you live within the City of Abbotsford, City or Township of Langley, or Electoral Area “H” (Sumas Mtn.), we would be pleased to present the Hug A Tree and Survive program to your school, or organization. Use the form below to get in touch with our Event and Education Coordinator.

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