Three Districts Across BC

Since 2000, the Take a Hike alternative education program has been empowering at-risk senior-high students in Vancouver to turn their lives around. The program has since expanded to West Kootenay and Burnaby.


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Take a Hike's Moonlight Snowshoe

“For many of these kids the situation had gotten so bad that they were dropping out with no other plans. They just know they couldn’t stay where they were.” - Writer, Eric Jacobsen, shares his Moonlight Snowshoe experience with us!

Enjoying a Family Vacation with Your Teen

Summers in BC offer endless opportunities for outdoor activities with friends and family. You may even be considering a trip with the kids before school is back in session.

West Kootenay Class of 2015

Today, five grade 12 graduates from the Take a Hike West Kootenay program crossed the stage and officially became the class of 2015! This marks the end of the second year of operation in the West Kootenays, where clearly, the program is thriving.

7 Tips For A Better Relationship With Your Teen

Our team of staff is a unique group including a full-time clinical counsellor for every classroom, which is imperative to the success of the program. Klaus Klein, our in-house therapist since 2000, shares some advice on better parent-teen relationships.

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