Van life, ski trips, bike rides, mountaintop sunrises, river surfing, camp-outs. If the rad stuff you’re dreaming of doing is just out of reach due to hectic schedules, limited funds or not knowing where to start, we feel you. That’s why we’re making it impossible for you to bail.read more
For Gurjeet, camping was just a cool thing he saw on TV – until this adventure into the woods.
For the outdoorsy ones, the dirtbags, the nature lovers and fitness freaks.
How do you get ready to climb a warped wall or dodge swinging heavy bags?
5 days, 5500km with the Chasing Sunrise crew.
Team up with our amazing community of collaborators to hike, surf, camp and get outside more often.
Committed to building a strong surf community around the Great Lakes and beyond. They provide workshops on wave forecasting and SUP and surf safaris in and around Toronto.more info
This settlement organization has partnered with Outdoor Nation to help new Canadians find fun, free outdoor activities in and around Toronto – and to connect with their new communities.more info
A group of outdoorsy females that’s passionate about getting more women active outside. They host various outdoor events for everyone, from those brand new to activities to dedicated climbers, campers and more who want to grow their skill set.more info
This crew wants more out of life – more experiences, more adventures, more mind-blowing memories. They host a amazing events like sunrise hikes, secret camp-outs and yoga sessions, and regularly team up with MEC Outdoor Nation.more info
As Metro Vancouver’s only Native youth program, UNYA provides over 21 programs for Native youth. MEC Outdoor Nation and UNYA work together to get more young adults outside and active in Vancouver and beyond.more info
It can be hard to get out there (and easy to default to the couch). But you’re serious about change, and so are we.
If you have a great idea to get a bigger, more diverse crew outside,
we want to hear about it. We might even fund it. Gear donations are available (up to $300 in retail value), or you can get support via rental gear if you don’t need items on an ongoing basis.
Get new people in your generation active and outside in a unique and creative way
Be activated and accomplished within one year of the application date in Canada
Come from an organization (non-government) – we can’t give donations to individuals
Not support or require illegal activity
If you have a great idea for a collaboration or want to get involved, then we’d love to hear from you.
MEC Outdoor Nation Coordinator
604.707.2355 or firstname.lastname@example.org