Family and Individual Programs


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 month of August, if you are looking to come to Tribune Bay Outdoor Education Centre another time, check out our School Groups or Retreats Pages!

The 2019 Family and Individual Programs are a first-come, first-serve basis. Availability is subject to pre-bookings and group retreats. Please contact us to book your dates.


 

Family Adventure Camping


Booking for Family Adventure Camping August 2019 is now OPEN! Contact us today to book your family retreat.

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
  • Rock Climbing
  • Rappelling
  • Kayaking
  • Stand Up Paddle Boarding
  • Guided Hikes

Prices per night – (includes the adventure activity fee)


Adult Youth
Campsite $55 + GST $35 + GST
Yurt $70 + GST $50 + GST
Skylight Cabin $95 + GST $75 + GST
Cabin w/ Kitchen $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.
  • Other families may join your adventure program, it is recommended that you book your activities in advance.
  • We have extremely limited RV space with no hook ups. Tenting or staying in a cabin is highly recommended.

Drop In August Programs

Planning a trip to Hornby Island? Looking for something to do? We have some great family-friendly adventures for ages 5 and up!

$35 for a 2-hour guided session of any of the following programs:

  • Kayaking
  • High Ropes
  • Leap of Faith
  • Rock Climbing
  • Rappelling
  • Stand Up Paddle Boarding
  • Guided Hikes

Daily session times are:

  • 10:00am-12:00pm
  • 1:00pm-3:00pm
  • 4:00pm-6:00pm

Registration for Drop in Programs are at 9:30, 12:30, and 3:30 at the Centre kiosk (40 metres down the driveway).

Drop ins are first-come, first-serve. Pre-booking is preferable. Please call (250) 335-0080 or email info@tribunebayoutdoored.ca to book.


Centre Activities Offered:

Campfire Programs appropriate for all ages

Educational animal role play activities and games

Forest and Ocean: Interpretive environmental activities

High Adventure Challenge: High Ropes (7 elements), Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Giant’s Ladder, Leap of Faith

Island Hikes: Various distances and difficulty complete with interpretive activities

Ocean Adventure: Stand-up Paddle Boarding, Kayaking, Marine Adventure and Interpretive Boat Tour

Orienteering: using maps and landmarks to make your way around the course

Sustainable Forest Practices and Economic Value

Team Building and initiative tasks: on the ground and using the Low Ropes Challenge Course

See the Activities Page for more details