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The Leadership Ecology Adventure Program Grades 9-11


BC's premier field school! The Leadership Ecology Adventure Program is an adventure-based, field course in Leadership Studies that focuses on both the technical and adaptive skills associated with living well and being outdoors.


LEAP is 9 days of transformational, outdoor living and learning!

The Leadership Ecology Adventure Program (LEAP) provides kids from BC and around the world with a unique and memorable outdoor learning experience. For over 15 years we have been offering this exceptional field course which provides participants with a sampling of outdoor activities while developing their leadership skills and gaining knowledge of both environmental issues and local ecology. LEAP is a dynamic and experiential program that focuses on both the hard and soft skills associated with living well and being in the outdoors. During the 9 day residential program, students will have countless opportunities to positively interact with each other while creating memories to last a lifetime. Who ever thought school could be so cool!


  • Simply put - LEAP will surely be the best experience of your summer.
  • Earn 4 Secondary School Credits in Leadership Studies
  • It’s an amazing adventure! Learn to Sail, canoe, paddle-board, rock-climb, hike etc.
  • Make new friends from around the world
  • Deepen your understanding of BC History and Ecology
  • Learn valuable interpersonal wilderness travel skills.
  • Un-plug from those devices and build meaningful relationships with yourself, others and nature. 
  • Learn to be a better steward of Planet Earth!

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Cost: Powell River students $495; BC Students $695, International students $1,495

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Contact: outdoors@sd47.bc.ca for more information or if you have any questions.

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