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Empowered By Nature

We provide nature based inclusive recreation and educational programs and outdoor adventures for youth and young adults.

Empowered by Nature is dedicated to providing inclusive nature based recreational and educational programming for all abilities designed to promote positive change in five key areas of development: social integration, environmental awareness, physical activity, self confidence and personal development.

ECOREC Outdoor Explorer Sessions

In these sessions learners between the ages of four and twelve will explore local outdoor areas with hands on activities to deepen appreciation and knowledge of the outdoor world with a focus on cross curricular learning.

ECORec in Maple Ridge

Mondays 2:30-4:30

September 17th -  October 22nd

$100 for 6 - 2 hour sessions

Ages 4-12

ECORec in Coquitlam

Tuesdays 2:30pm-4:30pm

September 18th - October 23rd

$100 for 6 - 2 hour sessions

ECORec in North Surrey

Thursdays 2pm-4pm

September 20th - October 25th

$100 for 6 - 2 hour sessions

Ages 6-12

ECORec in Mission

Fridays 9am-noon

September 21st - November 2nd

$150 for 6 - 3 hour sessions


These ECOTeen sessions are designed for teens by teens. We strive to create an environment that is safe, engaging, supportive and respectful towards ourselves, each other and all living things. Activities are chosen based on groups interests and strengths. Join other outdoor loving teens as we hike, explore and practice survival skills in the forest! Come share your skills and knowledge

ECOTEEN in Mission

Fridays 1-3pm

September 21st -November 2nd

$100 for 6 - 2 hour sessions

Ages 13+

ECORec Basecamp @ ClimbBase5


Thursdays 10am - 1pm

Starting September 20th

3 hours of climbing and games - $40 Call ahead drop in

Pay for all 6 - $240 and receive a free drop in pass for a friend!

Ages 8+

Join other home learning/unschooling youth at Climb Base5 rock climbing gym in Coquitlam to take your learning to new heights! Come make new friends while playing teamwork and leadership games. Be cheered on as you challenge yourself on the next climb! Be ready for your next outdoor adventure with your new skills!!

Activity Acres - Horse and Nature Program

Youth between the ages of 10 and 14 years old are invited to join us in Nature’s Classroom this September! Where we connect weekly with horses, art and nature to develop social emotional skills such as patience, respect, empathy, teamwork and communication!

Ears Forward Coaching in East Maple Ridge

Mondays 10 am - 12:30pm

September 17th 2018

6 sessions $360