Next up: Think Outside Summits (Toronto and Montreal)

Collaborators

Find your people

Spend your free time doing rad things outside with our amazing community of collaborators.

Toronto

Surf the Greats

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.

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Toronto

CultureLink

This settlement organization helps new Canadians find fun, free outdoor activities in and around Toronto – and connects them with their new communities.

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Montreal

Les Chèvres de Montagne

A group of outdoorsy females passionate about getting more women active outside. Their various outdoor events are for everyone, regardless of skill level.

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Montreal

Association Récréative Milton-Parc

A community hub for outdoor activity in Quebec. All backgrounds, cultures and newcomers to the province are welcome. Transport and gear provided for activities at all skill levels.

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Montreal

Voyage Grand V

This crew see the world as a huge playing field and work to get Quebecers outside through low costs activities and their brand new school bus.

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Vancouver

Chasing Sunrise

This crew gets more out of life – more experiences, adventures and mind-blowing memories. Join in on sunrise hikes, secret camp-outs and yoga sessions.

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Vancouver

Urban Native Youth Association

UNYA’s Sports and Rec program offers outdoor programs, including yoga, canoeing and snowboarding, for urban indigenous youth in Metro Vancouver.

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Photography by Gina Hopper

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

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May 2, 2017

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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

Elyse Curley
MEC Outdoor Nation Coordinator
604.707.2355 or outdoornation@mec.ca