Enrich student learning with hands-on experiences! With as little as a half day, your group can benefit from fun and adventurous activities that build confidence and make school curriculum come to life. Since 1988, Horne Lake Caves and Outdoor Centre has provided high quality outdoor education and experiential learning to students of all ages and abilities.
For nearly 30 years, our guides have led youth and adults on amazing adventures and inspired leadership through personal growth. The Horne Lake Outdoor Centre provides a wide variety of experiential learning and curriculum-based programming, delivered by passionate professionals in spectacular outdoor environments. With its central location, groups can arrive at the park and start their activities. Home to award-winning Adventure Based Learning programs and caving trips, we host many schools, Boy Scout groups, Girl Guides, Community and Recreation centres, and Business Teambuilding programs from all over the island, Lower Mainland and even neighbouring states and provinces!
Come and experience one of Vancouver Island’s most outstanding natural wonders. Our Cave Geology Program is designed specifically to support school curriculum. Students explore the geologic history of underground caverns, learn about crystal formations and see ancient fossils. This unique program combines an excellent learning environment with fun-filled adventure. What they learn in a cave they won’t soon forget!
School Cave Tour Fee $25 per person: (all ages / group sizes)
1 Free Adult Supervisor is allotted for every 14 students
Bring your students to a new classroom of natural rock. Our most popular adventure program is designed to provide basic experience “on-rope” in a fun and supportive environment. Aside from the sheer thrill, students get valuable life-skill development from challenging themselves, trying something that seems impossible, feeling success and confidence by not giving up, and strategies to manage fear and trust. Exciting and powerful!
Program fee: $30 + GST per person (1 Free Adult Supervisor is allotted for every 14 students)
What can you learn from group challenges? This session will run through a series of games starting with introductory ice-breakers that will assist everyone in working together. Then groups are presented with challenges that require “creative solutions”. Along the way, students learn a lot about themselves and communicating with others. A great way to get everyone “in the zone”.
Program fee: $23 + GST per person (1 Free Adult Supervisor is allotted for every 14 students)