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Welcome Teachers and Group Organizers

Camp Thunderbird provides Outdoor Education programs for children, youth, or adults who want to learn and play in the outdoors. Visits are all-inclusive, meaning we take care of the programming, meals and accommodation. For BC K-12 learners, programs are aligned to meet the new BC curriculum. At Camp Thunderbird, Big Ideas, competencies and content are lived and experienced more deeply than in traditional classrooms.

Camp Thunderbird has a dynamic staff team of 25 trained instructors who provide outdoor adventure, teambuilding, leadership, and environmental education experiences.  Nestled in the Sooke foothills we offer day programs and 1-4 night overnight programs for schools, groups like scouts and community centres, and home-schoolers.  With accommodation for up to 220 Camp Thunderbird can provide an outdoor experience for everyone.

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