WHO: Single-parent families living in Greater Victoria, including the
West Shore, with children ages eight to 14. Families must be willing
to commit to a five-month long multi-family outdoor program, and not
be concurrently receiving other family therapy services. This program
is suitable for families who may be experiencing: conflict and power
struggles, stress, isolation, grief and loss, difficulties with social skills,
and families in transition.
WHAT: An opportunity to expand support networks, while
experiencing family-centered recreation and nature connection.
The program is designed to enhance self-esteem and social skills,
while improving self-awareness and self-regulation skills. Activities
include camping, canoeing, exploring in nature, games, hiking,
kayaking, psycho-education and wall climbing/ropes course.
WHY: Discover new skills and strengths for fostering healthy
relationships and coping with stress and conflict. Along with monthly
adventure programming, families will also receive individualized
support from clinical counsellors.
WHEN: May 4-5, June 22, July 20, Aug. 16-18 (overnight),
Sept. 14 and Oct. 6, 2019
COST: $25 per family member. First come, first serve. We are proud to
offer subsidized programs. If cost is a barrier to participation, please
contact us about a bursary.
HOW: To become a member and/or start the intake process,
please contact Sanni Rosebrock at Sanni@1-up.ca before April 15.
CLICK HERE to open a printable poster.
This program is offered in partnership by: