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Our network of professionals is committed to delivering activities and services that respect the highest standards of quality and safety. Learn more about our commitment.

Outdoor and adventure therapy

Walking, running, skiing, paddling, discovering fauna and flora are just some of the activities that a person can choose to develop his or her physical or psychological condition and get in touch with others. Research has proven that nature and adventure can be beneficial to individuals. The following companies, which are using nature and adventure as a way of intervention, ensure that their target clientele acquire knowledge, change their behavior and attitude, develop a higher self-esteem and even surpass themselves.

Fondation Sur la pointe des pieds

Therapeutic Adventure for young people living with cancer 

The mission of the On the Tip of the Toes Foundation is to help young people living with cancer regain their well-being by facing the challenge of an exceptional therapeutic adventure expedition. Supervises by medical and outdoor experts, these expeditions also aim to change the image of cancer for the participants and the general public alike.

Horizon

Outdoor Health Services 

Horizon offers outdoor health services in the Gaspésie region. The mission of this health organization is to promote mental health and to contribute to the wellness of the population. The various services offered will foster the development of personalized tools to help overcome obstacles and replenish health. Those services will be delivered by health professionals whose focus is the betterment of each person's health. The sessions will always emphasize the outdoors as an ideal environment to promote health and wellness.

Nurrait - Jeunes Karibus

Nature is a medium offering a unique setting that revives the senses, which allows you to go to the meeting of yourself, but also to the meeting of the other. In the vastness of the tundra, we offer Nunavik youth intervention programs through nature and adventure that allow them to push their personal limits. Skis on our feet, paddle in hand, under the tent, we travel the territory to discover the self and ourselves. This is what Nurrait | Jeunes Karibus offers!

Our actions are declined in three main programs with different aims:

  • Nurrait, an educational intervention program,
  • Tuttuit, a developmental program, 
  • Ikaartuit, a therapeutic program.

Carbure Aventure

Carbure Aventure is managing the activities on Base de plein air André-Nadeau, on which it offers snow tubing, fatbike and snowshoe rentals, aswell as animated activites for families. The organism also offers specialised outdoor summer camps about outdoor adventure and mountain biking. These camps, based at Mont-Bellevue, built the reputation of the team, equally by the quality and innovation of the services. Dynamism, cooperation, education and innovation are at the core of our identity.  

 

Face aux Vents

Thérapie d'aventure

Proposer et développer des activités de plein air supervisées pour une clientèle suivie en santé mentale, en collaboration avec des professionnels de la santé, des services sociaux et communautaires. Nous planifions le déroulement de thérapies d'aventure en prenant en charge la logistique matérielle et organisationnelle, afin de permettre au personnel clinique d'optimiser les interventions thérapeutiques.

Maïkana

MAÏKANA offers mobilization, training and adventure intervention services to improve the mental health conditions of young people and optimize the potential and well-being of work teams within companies. At MAÏKANA, we connect each individual to nature and adventure in order to mobilize and optimize their full potential within their organization. Mobilize. Consolidate. Innovate. 

To bring out the collective intelligence within a group in the context of nature and adventure.  With our multidisciplinary team, the context of expedition and adventure becomes a kind of incubator and gas pedal of human potential. Being inspired by nature to take care of oneself is much more than our profession. 

It is a philosophy.

Ex Situ Expérience

Outdoor and adventure programming for special populations

Ex Situ Experience is a non-profit organization providing outdoor and adventure programming for special populations, such as at-risk youth. Our facilitators and professional guides provide very high quality, safe and custom tailored programs.

Vallée Bras-du-Nord

A piece of heaven only an hour away from Quebec!

The Vallée Bras-du-Nord is a must-see outdoor destination, offering 80 kilometers of hiking and snowshoeing trails, more than 100 kilometers of single-track mountain bike trails and 17.5 kilometers of quiet river descents. Canyoning, via ferrata, fat biking, Hok skiing and guided off-piste skiing are also outdoor activities on offer.

With its magnificent falls and its breathtaking viewing points, Vallée Bras-du-Nord is one little piece of heaven for the outdoors enthusiasts!

 

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