January 19, 2024
A federally funded training program is now available for residents of Nova Scotia who are interested in pursing a career in the outdoors.
There are two levels of training in Nova Scotia being offered and operated by Outward Bound Canada Training Academy for Outdoor Professions. The hands-on sea kayak training happens near Bridgewater, Nova Scotia at Cape LaHave Adventures, on Dublin Shore.
The programs are delivered through workshops, outdoor journeys and through virtual learning mentorship and certification. No previous experience is necessary and it’s open to Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents 18 years or older. Applications are now open for the programs offered in 2024.
For more information about the registered charity Outward Bound Canada and their Training Academy please visit their website: https://trainingacademy.outwardbound.ca/
The Municipality of the County of Victoria recognizes these programs provide an excellent opportunity for interested participants. As a Victoria County residents, you may be eligible to receive assistance to cover the cost of travel.
For information on Outward Bound Canada and the Training Academy, please visit https://trainingacademy.outwardfound.ca/.
For information on Victoria County travel assistance to the program, please contact to Colleen Whelan-Smith by email or telephone (902) 295-0788 for more support.
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