Come prepared for your School trip!

So your school is coming to Strath and you don’t know what to expect!  Don’t worry we have a few videos to help you below and you can also head on over to our “Equipment List” page to learn what gear you need to come prepared

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Daily Activities Summer Fun!

Get outside this summer at Strathcona Park Lodge and go rock climbing, challenge yourself in the highropes course, learn how to Stand Up Paddle and so much more.  Click Daily Adventure to view a list of activities and the summer schedule.


Come prepared for your spring school program!

Exciting times are happening, you are coming to Strathcona Park Lodge this Spring with your school! Some of you will be really excited and some of you will be really nervous and that is alright. We have made a couple videos which you can check out below to help…


Winter Tranquility

Winter at Strathcona Park Lodge is a time to slow life down, grab a book or board games and enjoy time with your loved ones.  Call 250-286-3122 to book.


Federal Candidates conversation

We encourage all people to get informed about the issues that will affect them in this coming Federal election.  On this note we would like to invite the public to Strathcona Park Lodge Friday September, 18 from 2:00 to 4:00 to hear from representatives running in the North Island…


Living On The Edge – #strathconacircle

Being open to new experiences, new ideas and people’s differences. Take an adventure this summer and open yourself up to a new experience.


Fall 2015 COLT Enrollment Update

The fall COLT program starts August 10 – November 10, 2015 (93 Days).  We currently have a total of 14 registered but can take up to 20 students per semester.  For more information about the COLT program contact Jamie Boulding at info@colt.bc.ca or call us at 250-286-3122.


BC Wildfire Update

Conditions are dry out there and a lot of fires have started over the weekend all over western Canada. Everything is fine here at the Lodge and we are taking precautions. If you would like to read more about the current fire situation in BC go to the following…


Stewardship – #strathconacircle

CARING FOR ONE’S LOCAL ENVIRONMENT AND TEACHING OTHERS TO CARE TOO.  


More with Less – #strathconacircle

Minimizing one’s impact on the planet through one’s choices.  


Happy Warrior – #strathconacircle

Happy Warrior – Going at tasks (including the mundane or daunting) with gusto, being a positive contributor to a team and always pitching in.


Top 10 Things to do while you are at the Lodge this summer!

10. Try rappelling at the Lake Bluff 9. Check out the local Waterfalls (Lady Falls, Lupin Falls and Myra Falls) 8. Stand Up Paddle board Yoga on the Upper Campbell Lake 7. Paddle to the mouth of Burman River 6. Hike up the Bedwell Trail 5.  Go for a…


Generosity of Spirit – #strathconacircle

Generosity of Spirit – Thinking of others with kindness and charity, giving others the benefit of the doubt, treating people with respect. We do a lot of activities here where we push personal boundaries through a variety of activities whether it be in the High Ropes course, Rock Climbing…



#strathconacircle – challenge by choice

Providing the opportunity for individuals to choose to take appropriate risks in a safe environment where success is guaranteed. What goes up must come down.  While rock climbing at the Lodge you can learn how to climb and rappel on your choice of 3 climbing bluffs.  One of the…


#strathconacircle – More with Less

More with Less – Minimizing one’s impact on the planet through one’s choices. This year the snow pack is 15% of what it normally is.  What does this mean to you and us?  The depth of the snow pack has a big effect on our ability to generate electricity…


#strathconacircle – Living On The Edge

Living On The Edge – Being open to new experiences, new ideas and people’s differences. We would like to highlight Rob and Laurie Wood who have been “Living On The Edge” for most of their lives. Rob and Laurie have been living “off the grid” on Maurelle Island for…


#strathconacircle – More with Less

The Outdoor Centre building is home to a commercial kitchen which supplies food to our Whale Room (Family style buffet) and Myrna’s (a la carte restaurant), 9 hotel rooms and a staff room. In 2009 we installed a solar panel system to assist in heating the building and water…


#strathconacircle | stewardship |

OUR ‘SECOND HAND’ WILDERNESS IS LIVING DOWN HISTORY LESSONS By Roger Prior, Island Review, June 1983 Every day a small fleet of deluxe air-conditioned buses zooms through Strathcona Park, twice daily up to the head of the lake, and twice back down again to Campbell River. The tour business…


Living On The Edge – #strathconacircle

Living On The Edge – Being open to new experiences, new ideas and people’s differences. Hand in hand with Challenge by Choice, Living on the Edge means trying. It’s being brave and climbing into a kayak for the first time. It’s doing your best on the high ropes course.…


Happy Warrior – #strathconacircle

Happy Warrior – Going at tasks (including the mundane or daunting) with gusto, being a positive contributor to a team and always pitching in. The rain is pouring down and camp is still a long way off, yet the entire group is singing at the top of their lungs.…


Generosity of Spirit – #strathconacircle

Generosity of Spirit – Thinking of others with kindness and charity, giving others the benefit of the doubt, treating people with respect. No matter the task you’ll see people chipping in at the Lodge. Whether it’s stoking the sauna so others can sweat or picking up that piece of…


Challenge by Choice- #strathconcircle

Challenge by Choice – Providing the opportunity for individuals to choose to take appropriate risks in a safe environment where success is guaranteed. While the zip lines at Strathcona appear dangerous, the cables, pulleys and caribiners are strong enough to hold a car. That doesn’t make that first step…


Stewardship – #strathconacircle

Stewardship – Caring for one’s local environment and teaching others to care too When a logging company planned to cut old growth trees in a pristine valley Strathcona helped organize a land swap, even though it meant more logging in their viewscape. The Lodge and its employees have been…


More with Less – #strathconacirlce

More with Less – Minimizing one’s impact on the planet through one’s choices. In 2013 we installed anaerobic digesters which reduced the amount of waste going to the landfill by 44%. How do you do “more with less”?  Tag your photos, tweets, posts, etc with #strathconacircle and tell us…


What is the #strathconacircle ?

Six core values guide us in what we teach and how we operate as a business. Together they form the #strathconacircle. More with Less – Minimizing one’s impact on the planet through one’s choices Strathcona Park Lodge is a self contained community of more than 20 buildings, 50 or…