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Camp Suzuki: Howe Sound

For young adults and children to lead today and change tomorrow.


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Young adults (age 18+)

August 13-18, 2017

Our young adult program combines conservation leadership with outdoor experiential education. Camp Suzuki is a summer camp and community organizing training for adults who want to become empowered, connected and active in Howe Sound. It’s an incredible opportunity to grow and learn about the Howe Sound region — and play, too.

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Lead Today.


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Children (age 7-13)

August 13-18, 2017

Young campers will connect deeply with nature through six days of activity-based learning. We engage campers in active learning and let them unplug from technology and connect to each other through the camp experience. Our qualified and skilled staff will lead activities to ignite the campers’ spirit of adventure and passion for the environment.

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Change Tomorrow.

A movement is growing in Howe Sound and it could include you.

Our program focuses on four themes

Camp Suzuki: Howe Sound offers a rare opportunity to hone your environmental leadership skills and connect with nature on an isolated island.

The program empowers children and young adults to champion conservation in their own magnificent region. Spend a week in the outdoors connecting to the natural world, expand your mind and build friendships.

Camp themes focus on Squamish Nation culture and language, community organizing, conservation leadership and Howe Sound ecosystems.



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Are you a parent?
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Conservation
leadership

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Howe Sound
ecosystems

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Squamish Nation
culture & knowledge

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Community
organizing

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Sarika spending time in nature as a child.

Sarika spending time in nature as a child.

My best childhood memories are of those I spent outside — time spent camping, collecting salamanders and exploring the ocean influenced me profoundly.

These days it can be difficult to get away from technology and every day distractions. Here’s a chance to spend time reconnecting with what really matters and makes us happy: nature and each other.
— Sarika Cullis-Suzuki, David Suzuki's daughter and David Suzuki Foundation board member
 
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Camp Suzuki: Howe Sound offers a rare opportunity to hone your environmental leadership skills and connect with nature on an isolated island.

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Meet the staff

From our blog

An unlikely journey into environmentalism

Camp Suzuki: Howe Sound was a transformative experience. I grew up in traditional Squamish territory, now known as Gibsons, B.C., and have always been blessed to live in one of the most beautiful regions in the world — but camp helped me see my place in the community in a new light.

I come from a cultural background of insensitivity to environmentalism. My community is often divided over issues of economic development. For a long time, I looked at people who were passionate about the planet and anti-development as out of touch with our needs as humans living in an economy-driven society.

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