Family Adventure Programs & Camping

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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 August. 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

Bookings open February 15th!

Our 2023 family camping will be open THURSDAYs to MONDAYs for a minimum 2-night stay and a maximum of 4 nights.

For the FIRST TIME for family camping, we are open for Labour Day long weekend!

  • August 3-August 7
  • August 10-14
  • August 17-21
  • August 24-28
  • August 31-September 4

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

AccommodationCapacityPer Adult
(Age 16+)
Per Youth
(Age 5-15)
Tenting Site2 vehicle max $60$39
Hummingbird Cabins (x3)Up to 3 guests per cabin (max 9)$66$44
YurtUp to 10 guests$77$55
Ocean View Cabin (power, water)Up to 12 Guests$105$82
Raven Cabin (kitchen, power, water)Up to 12 guests$126$93

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.
  • Two vehicles max per site

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) $40 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 (Friday/Saturday/Sunday/Monday)
  • 1:00pm-3:00pm (Thursday/Friday/Saturday/Sunday)
  • 3:30pm-5:30pm (Thursday/Friday/Saturday/Sunday)

Registration is at 9:30, 12:30, and 3:00 at the Centre office.

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

See the Activities Page for more details