The future of the outdoor
community is in our hands.
Sept.29 – Oct.02, 2021
The Canadian Outdoor Summit is not a conference! It is an epic, national, historic project aimed at creating a reality where Led Outdoor Activities can thrive and be appreciated for their true worth.
To accomplish this aim, six workgroups exploring a set of compelling topics were launched in October of 2019. Women and Men from Indigenous, French and English communities, lent their considerable expertise to and joined forces to be part of coordination teams for each workgroup.
Each coordination team received a broad mandate and the following tasks:
This is the beginning of the Summit’s Journey. In the course of explorations, workgroups are reaching to those in the Led Outdoor Activity community to engage in these meaningful conversations. We are inviting you to excitedly co-create the Summit in the following ways.
The future of the outdoor community is now in your hands.
Mandate: Develop a consensus statement about the value of Led Outdoor Activity in Canada.
Mandate: Compile and share best practices, structures, and systems related to Led Outdoor Activity across Canada.
Mandate: Discuss and develop a proposed national framework of competency training for outdoor leaders.
Mandate: Outdoor Education in K-12 institutions.
Mandate: Accessibility to the outdoors for people with differing mobility.
If you care about bringing people outside, this Summit is for you. It is designed to give space for your opinion to influence the results. Join this unprecedented national collaboration and help co-create the future of the outdoor community.
Support the Summit and join forces with hundreds of people and organizations passionate about Led outdoor Activities.