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Jack’s Vlogs

Hi, for those who don’t know me, I’m Jack Abramowich and for the last two trips I have produced a VLOG (video log). Basically, throughout the trip I would film all the significant events and edit them all into one video that summarized our trip. … Continue reading

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Skaha Bluffs: Hanging on by the Edge

On March 28th, one day after spring break had ended, the Discovery boys took off for another exciting trip into the field. It wasn’t too early of a start: we were expected to arrive at the field house at 7am. … Continue reading

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New Friends On Cypress

By John Another trip in Discovery has come and the boys were eagerly excited for this one. This time, there were girls on the trip from the Crofton House Challenge program. Their Crofton Challenge program is very similar to Discovery, … Continue reading

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Chinatown Tour: A Look Back Through History

By Aidan On January 30th, the Discovery class had a unique cultural tour in one of Vancouver history-rich neighborhoods: Chinatown. We began our tour at the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen classical chinese garden with an introduction to Thomas, our guide. Thomas … Continue reading

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Gear Review: MEC Revy Gloves

By Andrew Before we left for our first winter trip of the year, Manning Park, I did a complete overhaul of my clothing for the trip and realized that the loves I had worn for Ski Day were probably not … Continue reading

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Gear Review – Gaiters

By Andrew In Discovery, we do lots of walking, often through mud, snow, or rain. Since rain boots and snow boots are impractical for hiking, the only alternatives to getting mud, snow, or rain in one’s boots are gaiters. On … Continue reading

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Manning Park – A Winter Wonderland

By Aaron Under the cloudy skies on January 15th, 2017, eighteen eager and keen discovery students began their first winter outing. Under the supervision of Ms. Tutsch, Ms. Lutes, Ms. Bell, and Mr. Hesketh, the boys began the long bus ride … Continue reading

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Discovering Nature

By Jacky Sit spots is a way of connecting, or rather discovering nature. It gives someone the opportunity to be away from the civilized world of technologies and to reflect in a peaceful place, alone. What people chooses to get … Continue reading

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Frigid Blackcomb

By Newton On the icy morning of December 7th, the Discovery boys and teachers, arrived bright and early at the Field House ready for a fun day of skiing. However, skiing wasn’t our only focus; our skills were being assessed … Continue reading

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A Glimpse into First Nations culture: the Stein Valley

By Aaron & Aidan In the early mornings of the 9th and 12th of November respectively, our two groups of Discovery boys met up at the field house to complete the same trip, back to back. We would meet on … Continue reading

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