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Family Adventure Programs & Camping

Our family programs are designed to fit into your busy summer schedule during your vacation on Hornby island, or to offer a quiet camping area for your whole family to experience Tribune Bay and some of our adventure programs.

Please note that these programs are only offered in the summer months. If you are looking to come to Tribune Bay Outdoor Education Centre in the spring or fall check out our School Groups or Retreats Pages!

The Family and Individual Programs are a first-come, first-serve basis. Availability is subject to pre-bookings and group retreats. 

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Family Adventure Camping


Booking for 2021 Family Adventure Camping is OPEN NOW, June 26th to September 6th. Book your family retreat today!

Please note that camping is available to BC Residents only.

Stay at Tribune Bay Outdoor Education Centre for an adventure getaway for the whole family! Experience camping on the quiet side of Tribune Bay with your very own beach access, adventure programs, and a private site. For each night you stay, you and your family get to participate in one of our amazing outdoor adventure programs!

Families will choose from a 2-hour guided session of:

  • High Ropes
  • Leap of Faith
  • Giant’s Ladder
  • Rock Climbing
  • Kayaking
  • Stand Up Paddle Boarding
  • Guided Hikes

Prices per person per night

*includes daily 2-hour guided adventure activity

Adult Youth
Campsite $55 + GST $35 + GST
Cabana $60 + GST $40 + GST
Yurt $70 + GST $50 + GST
Ocean View Cabin (power, water) $95 + GST $75 + GST
Raven Cabin (kitchen, power, water) $115 + GST $85 + GST

Please note:

  • Access to a cook shelter is included in your stay.
  • Youth are ages 5-16, under 5 are free.
  • It is recommended that you book your adventure activities in advance.
  • No RV’s or towable trailers, no hookups.

Adventure Programs

Planning a trip to Hornby Island? Looking for something to do? We have some great family-friendly adventures!

Family Adventure Programs (all ages) $35 per person. 

Daily session times are listed below.

  • Kayaking
  • High Ropes
  • Rock Climbing
  • Leap of Faith (*minimum of 3 participants)
  • Stand Up Paddle Boarding
  • Guided Hikes
  • Giant’s Ladder (*minimum of 7 participants)

Daily session times:

  • 10:00am-12:00pm
  • 1:00pm-3:00pm
  • 3:30pm-5:30pm

Registration is at 9:30, 12:30, and 3:00 at the Centre office. Daily programs are first-come, first-serve. Pre-booking is required for 2021.

Call (250) 335-0080 or email to book.

See the Activities Page for more details