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Strength to Care for the Helping Professions

Strength to Care for the Helping Professions

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Tailored canoe trip catered specifically for those in the Helping Professions (including Healthcare and Frontline Workers)

This unique trip is designed for Frontline Workers and Healthcare Professionals; to support those who support others. It is offered at a discounted rate, with gratitude for the effort and sacrifices made during the COVID-19 pandemic. Using nature as our host and mentor, our guides will lead you through a restorative and transformative three day canoe trip in the Algonquin Park, with follow up coaching calls to help make the most of the experience. You will be drawing inspiration from and deepening your connection with nature, building community with likeminded peers, with the aim of leaving you feeling more restored with greater clarity and energy.

Make sure to read through the details below before booking.

Check out some of our frequently asked questions here.

 

Trip Details

Algonquin Provincial Park

This trip is designed for Frontline Workers and healthcare professionals. The trip is an opportunity to take important initial steps towards building stronger and deeper foundations for greater resilience. In support of this, our guides will support you through a restorative canoe trip in the beautiful backdrop of the Algonquin Provincial Park. Day One will involve familiarizing ourselves with our gear and canoes, paddling to our campsite, setting up camp and connecting to others in the group. There will also be time to sit, unwind (and breathe!) in amongst the stunning scenery. In Day 2 we will go a little deeper, with time for some exploration and forays from our base camp, and maybe an opportunity for a night paddle under the stars. As a group, we’ll work together through meaningful conversations, experiential exercises and individual reflection. Day 3 is about ‘what next’, harnessing whatever energy, insights or commitments that have arisen from the trip. We’ll pack up and paddle home, taking time to pause with the hope of bringing a renewed sense of connection to our everyday lives. 

We are aware three days is a short time together, and only an initial, introductory ‘plunge’ into the work needed to thrive during times of challenge. With this in mind, there will be some scaffolding around the trip in order to help participants get the most of it. This includes:

1) A call with one of our guides before the trip to assess your suitability, individual needs and to set some initial invitational assignments to practice before we meet in person.

2) A group coaching call 2-3 weeks post-trip. The focus will be on drawing on the group’s collective experience and wisdom, using each other for support to make meaningful changes in our lives. We know that change best happens in a supportive community, and we hope to capitalize on this! 

3) A final 1:1 call with one of our guides. This will be focused on integration: embedding the learning, overcoming any obstacles faced so far, and continuing to build momentum. 

 

What's Included

  • All tripping gear,
  • Canoes, paddles & PFDs
  • Park permits
  • Fresh & healthy home cooked meals
  • Licensed guide
  • Memories to last a lifetime

What's Not Included

  • Transportation to and from the park
  • Personal toiletries & clothing
  • Parking permits if you'll be driving yourself up. You can purchase those here
  • Guide Tips