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WILD.ECO Wilderness Camp and Mentorship Opportunity

July 5, 2018

Apply now for an incredible leadership and mentorship opportunity through the WILD.ECO program!


UNYA has partnered with WILD.ECO  for an opportunity for Indigenous youth to participate in a month-long wilderness camp in the summer of 2019, along with ongoing mentorship from professional explorer, storyteller, and photographer Daniel Fox.


Applications are open to Indigenous youth who are:


• at least 17 years old as of summer 2019

• interested in participating in a month-long wilderness leadership adventure


To apply, fill out and submit the application form – CLICK HERE to download the application form.


Completed applications must be submitted to [email protected] no later than July 31, 2018. 


Applications for the WILD.ECO wilderness camp and mentorship program are due July 31, 2018

Applications for the WILD.ECO wilderness camp and mentorship program are due July 31, 2018

This opportunity includes:


A month-long wilderness leadership trip with NOLS global wilderness school in the summer of 2019. One youth applicant will be selected to attend a NOLS Yukon Mountaineering and Whitewater Canoeing* trip in the summer of 2019.


Scholarship to cover tuition and travel costs for the camp.


Sponsored gear and clothing for the expedition.


Ongoing mentorship from Daniel Fox, professional explorer, storyteller, and photographer. Fox provides support, guidance, resources and the proper tools, both before and after your trip, to enable you to continue exploring.


If you have any questions, please get in touch with us at the UNYA office at 604-254-7732.


To learn more about WILD.ECO, click here.


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*If you are interested in exploring a different country or wilderness area, you may be able to choose a different NOLS course to attend. Click here to see the full list of NOLS courses.