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We suggest paddling in Nootka Sound in August/September to greatly increase your chance in seeing whales in their natural environment.

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Have you tried kayak soccer?  Every Thursday from 7:00 - 8:15 during the summer months you can give it try for yourself.

Have you tried kayak soccer? Every Thursday from 7:00 – 8:15 during the summer months you can give it try for yourself.

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Seals sun bathing near Quadra Island.

Seals sun bathing near Quadra Island.

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A little known gem on Vancouver Island is Burman River where wildlife is abundant, especially in later summer early fall as the Salmon run up the river.

A little known gem on Vancouver Island is Burman River where wildlife is abundant, especially in late summer early fall as the Salmon run up the river.

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Stand Up Paddle Yoga promotes balance, strength and general fitness.  Come try it out for yourself this summer at #SPL.

Stand Up Paddle Yoga promotes balance, strength and general fitness. Come try it out for yourself this summer at #SPL.

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#challengeyourself with your friends at #strtathconaparklodge

#challengeyourself with your friends at #strtathconaparklodge

Strathcona Park Lodge Goes Caving

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Come experience the night sky like never before!

Come experience the night sky like never before!

Flash Back Fridays

PATRICK FULLER

Jim had electric lines, water lines, septic pipes and propane all in the same trenches. One day Patrick came upon an outdoor electric socket with water pouring out of the plug. He found out that a join in a nearby water line had separated. Because the electric line had been threaded through cheap pipe, the water got into that pipe. The circuit breaker had shut the power off and the plug coming out of the ground was done properly. Patrick repaired the leaking water line and all was well

The main office building in the foreground the Outdoor Centre in the background.

The main office building in the foreground the Outdoor Centre in the background.

A more serious event happened and Patrick almost got electrocuted. The furnace in the Annex had frozen pipes. He walked up the hill with a propane torch to thaw the pipes. Because he didn’t want to go back down to get Read more