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Fostering a deep connection to self, others and the earth, through Performing Arts and Adventure Education in Nature.

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Outdoor Adventures, Wild-Crafting, Wilderness Skills, Archery and much more…

Click on the program name below for more information about a program near you.

Wild Wanderers ~ Wild Craft Play the Game

Thursdays, starting Sept 7th, 2017

Ages 8-12ish

9:30am – 3:00pm [5.5 hrs]

Region: Arrowsmith – Oceanside 


Directly from the teachings of Jean-Claude and the Wolf Kids on Sat Spring Island, we bring you wild, crafted play the way nature intended.  This is a more nature-based program, where children… click here for more info.

Archers & Crafter’s After School

Day of the week: Mondays

Time: 2pm – 5:30pm drop-in any time 

Ages: 8 and up (all young and young-at-heart)

Location: Hilliers – near Coombs BC (ask for ‘hidden address’)

Cost: $10 drop-in

Archery for beginners to advance – self-help

Hand Crafting journals, pouches, feather pens etc for beginners to advance… also self-help 🙂

You are never too old to have fun!

Questing in Lantzville After School


Day of the week: Wednesdays

Time: 2pm – 5:30pm PRE-Registration is required 

Ages: 8 and up (all young and young-at-heart)

Location: Seaview Elementary School parking lot by the gate

Cost: $80/month OR $25/session (MUST PAY 1 WEEK IN ADVANCE)

What happens to you when you find a scroll, you unroll it and find a quest? What next?? Come, find out.

You are never too old to have fun!


Fledgling Apprenticeship

Weekly experiential learning on how to facilitate like a Hummingbird in programs across Central Vancouver Island

Ages 15 and up.

Starts 2 weeks prior to committed program

See other programs for information regarding what you will be learning how to facilitate.





Drawn by Nature

Weekly experiential learning across Central Vancouver Island

Ages 11 – 14

Starts Tuesday, Sept 5th, 2017

10am to 2pm

Locations: Central Vancouver Island Region – contact us for locations


As we grow into our youthful selves, we crave more real-time adventures, with supportive adults, in The Nature.  Youth in these programs develop self-preservation, confidence and inter-communication skills through activities such as: archery, wilderness survival… click here for more

SoLe Adventures

Weekly experiential learning for children and youth with Autism (1 on 1, or in a small group)

Ages 8 and up

Location: Central Vancouver Island


Option 1

Nature-Based Exploration (low risk)

All of our adventures are in nature, whether it is to explore, discover or create.  It is best to work with the interest of the child(ren) and develop life skills through what we like to call an Adventure Non-Intervention approach.

Option 2 [higher rate of pay]

Higher Risk Adventures, for those who have demonstrated ability to listen to direction

These activities include, yet are not limited to: indoor rock climbing, caving, kayaking, swimming, wilderness survival, questing, exploration and discovery in new territory.

Click here for more

Workshops for Adults

  • 4-6 hour workshops for groups of min. 8 people
  • Nature-based program tips, tools and how to’s
  • Host Wild Craft Play The Game in your space
  • Learn The Hummingbird Approach (based on Guided Discovery Learning)



Wild Craft Play is where children’s bodies, minds and spirits are engaged.  Join in the creative role-play in nature and explore your imagination with highly skilled professionals like Jamie Black and friends.

To ensure quality programming in September, we require a full registration of 10 children. If you have children or know of children who would benefit from these programs, please contact us at info@wildcraftplay.com.

Home Base is in Nanoose

The Hidden Base is in Coombs.  Shhhhh top secret!

  • Starting in September 2017, we offer Performing Arts and Adventure Education classes for children, youth and adults ages 8 and up.
  • All programming provides valued experiences to meet BC Curriculum Core Competencies.
  • We offer ALL DAY Pro D Days, please contact us to book a seat
  • The Fledgling Apprenticeship program is for people ages 13 and up available upon request
  • For prices go to www.wildcraftplay.com/contacts and look for the Fee Form  

For Alternative programming at different times and locations please contact us: info@wildcraftplay.com 

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