Next up: Think Outside Summits (Toronto and Montreal)

MEC Outdoor Nation is about getting more young Canadians active outside

We want you to do the outdoors your way. Try surfing. Go on a sunrise hike. Join a group camp-out. Pitch us a brilliant idea. Become an outdoor entrepreneur. Through our network of partners and collaborators, we’re hosting unforgettable events across Canada, funding community projects and linking up our followers for anyone-can-do-it activities.

think outside summits
Make an impact, connect communities and inspire people. Pitch your project here.
collaborators
Get fired up by these free thinkers and soul seekers who are defying the get-active status
quo.
funding
Fuel outdoor dreams with gear, grants, rental support and gift cards from MEC Outdoor Nation.

what's happening

mar
12
Hosted by CultureLink

Winter fun

Horseshoe valley ski resort
CultureLink has booked rentals, lessons and
access to ski runs and snow tubing for the full day for 31 youth. More details
to come shortly.
This will be a closed event
feb
10
Hosted by Honesca

Bike on Ice 2018

Parc Maisonneuve, Montréal
Honesca surprises us once again with its unique winter race : Bike on Ice 2018.
Trade your front wheel for a skate and enjoy the ride!
more info
FEB
18
Hosted by Les Chèvres de montagne

Initiation to backcountry skiing

Mont Alta, Laurentides
Come and play at Mont Alta with Les Chèvres de montagne! They found the perfect mountain to host an initiation to backcountry skiing. Friendly and cozy event including workshops, food and experts to keep you safe!
more info
APR
13–15
Hosted by Voyage Grand V

Grande virée grand V

Montreal area
More details to come shortly.
Coming soon.

Stories from MEC Nation

May 11, 2017

6 amazing outdoor projects debuting in 2017

One-of-a-kind ways to get outside from the 2016 Think Outside Summits.

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May 11, 2017

7 WAYS TO CAMP AND HIKE RESPONSIBLY

Find out how to keep the outdoors awesome from our Leave No Trace expert.

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May 2, 2017

OUTDOOR FESTIVAL CAMPING CHECKLIST

Don't forget your headlamp... or your camp chairs, Aeropress, speakers and more.

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April 27, 2017

THE LIFE-CHANGING MAGIC OF JOINING A CLUB

Get inspired by twin sisters who went from 1 km to a tri in just a few years.

read more

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get in touch

If you have a great idea for a collaboration or want to get involved, then we’d love to hear from you.

Contact

outdoornation@mec.ca