Wild Youth by UBC

Last updated on
Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
Program Description

Wild & immersive's Wild Youth program offers affordable and adjustable outdoor programming for school and youth groups. Whether youth participate in our half-day, full-day, or overnight programs, we create scaleable learning environments that strengthen connections and passions for the outdoors.

All programs are UBC staffed and customized within the framework of current curriculum standards. All deliverables are rooted to clear learning outcomes and will complement your indoor teachings.

In real time, teachers and officials can participate as much or as little as they choose, but are required to make decisions from our mix & match programming ahead of time.

Big Ideas
  • Daily and seasonal changes affect all living things.
  • Humans interact with matter every day through familiar materials.
  • Plants and animals have observable features.
  • Living things have features and behaviours that help them survive in their environment.
  • Observable patterns and cycles occur in the local sky and landscape.
  • Living things have life cycles adapted to their environment.
  • Water is essential to all living things, and it cycles through the environment.
  • Living things are diverse, can be grouped, and interact in their ecosystems.
  • All living things sense and respond to their environment.
  • Multicellular organisms have organ systems that enable them to survive and interact within their environment.
  • Multicellular organisms rely on internal systems to survive, reproduce, and interact with their environment.
  • Earth and its climate have changed over geological time.
  • Evolution by natural selection provides an explanation for the diversity and survival of living things.
  • Life processes are performed at the cellular level.
  • The biosphere, geosphere, hydrosphere, and atmosphere are interconnected, as matter cycles and energy flows through them.
  • Daily physical activity helps us develop movement skills and physical literacy, and is an important part of healthy living.
  • Good health comprises physical, mental, and emotional well-being.
  • Learning about ourselves and others helps us develop a positive attitude and caring behaviours, which helps us build healthy relationships.
  • Daily physical activity helps us develop movement skills and physical literacy, and is an important part of healthy living.
  • Good health comprises physical, mental, and emotional well-being.
  • Learning about ourselves and others helps us develop a positive attitude and caring behaviours, which helps us build healthy relationships.
  • Daily participation in physical activity at moderate to vigorous intensity levels benefits all aspects of our well-being.
  • Having good communication skills and managing our emotions enables us to develop and maintain healthy relationships.
  • Learning how to participate and move our bodies in different physical activities helps us develop physical literacy.
  • Our physical, emotional, and mental health are interconnected.
  • Daily participation in physical activity at moderate to vigorous intensity levels benefits all aspects of our well-being.
  • Having good communication skills and managing our emotions enables us to develop and maintain healthy relationships.
  • Movement skills and strategies help us learn how to participate in different types of physical activity.
  • Our physical, emotional, and mental health are interconnected.
  • Daily participation in physical activity at moderate to vigorous intensity levels benefits all aspects of our well-being.
  • Developing healthy relationships helps us feel connected, supported, and valued.
  • Knowing what we enjoy doing and knowing about our opportunities to participate in those activities helps us develop an active lifestyle.
  • Personal choices and social and environmental factors influence our health and well-being.
  • Understanding ourselves and the various aspects of health helps us develop a balanced lifestyle.
  • Daily physical activity enables us to practice skillful movement and helps us develop personal fitness.
  • Developing healthy relationships helps us feel connected, supported, and valued.
  • Knowing what we enjoy doing and knowing about our opportunities to participate in those activities helps us develop an active lifestyle
  • Personal choices and social and environmental factors influence our health and well-being.
  • Understanding ourselves and the various aspects of health helps us develop a balanced lifestyle.
  • Daily physical activity enables us to practice skillful movement and helps us develop personal fitness.
  • Healthy choices influence our physical, emotional, and mental well-being.
  • Learning about similarities and differences in individuals and groups influences community health.
  • Physical literacy and fitness contribute to our success in and enjoyment of physical activity.
  • Daily participation in different types of physical activity influences our physical literacy and personal health and fitness goals.
  • Healthy choices influence our physical, emotional, and mental well-being.
  • Learning about similarities and differences in individuals and groups influences community health.
  • Physical literacy and fitness contribute to our success in and enjoyment of physical activity
  • Advocating for the health and well-being of others connects us to our community.
  • Daily participation in different types of physical activity influences our physical literacy and personal health and fitness goals.
  • Healthy choices influence our physical, emotional, and mental well-being.
  • Healthy relationships can help us lead rewarding and fulfilling lives.
  • Lifelong participation in physical activity has many benefits and is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle.
  • Advocating for the health and well-being of others connects us to our community.
  • Daily participation in different types of physical activity influences our physical literacy and personal health and fitness goals.
  • Healthy choices influence our physical, emotional, and mental well-being.
  • Healthy relationships can help us lead rewarding and fulfilling lives.
  • Lifelong participation in physical activity has many benefits and is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle.
  • Trip Details
    For Grades: 
    K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Duration: 
    See notes. minutes unless otherwise stated.
    Maximum Students: 
    Offered In French: 
    Also Offered For: 
    Packages Provided: 
    Fee Details
    Cost Per Student: 
    $8.00
    Fee Notes: 

    An innovative program customized for youth from pre-school to grade twelve. All programs are UBC staffed and can be customized within the framework of current curriculum standards. Programs rates start from $8/person for a half-day and $15/person for a full-day. Rates include staffing and material costs. 

    Additional Notes

    Programs are on-demand, and options range from half-day to multi-night programs, based out of Loon Lake Lodge & Retreat Centre.