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EcoQuest: Local company understands the lifelong impact exposing children to the outdoors can make.

Victoria, BC – June 5th, 2017– This Spring, EcoQuest Adventures is a company to keep your eyes on - the environmental education and paddling company has developed a program specifically for the British Columbia School Curriculum. Coming up on June 6th, EcoQuest Adventures is partnering with John Stubbs Middle School to provide a lesson in kayaking and water safety for its Outdoor Education programs.

Designed to build connections with the environment and develop a drive to explore, EcoQuest Adventures school programs bring nature to life. Programs allow children to learn and play outdoors from the ocean to the forest. Students in the Earth Sciences programs will explore the environment through field trips, activities and interactive classroom style teachings. In the Paddle Sport programs, participants will learn the skills needed to feel confident on the water and explore the amazing environments that the west coast has to offer. Overall, EcoQuest programs aim to provide an opportunity for children to connection with the environment and learn life skills along the way.

If you would like a closer look at the programs EcoQuest Adventures is offering, check out the “Kick Off to Summer Kayaking,” event on June 24th, from 11:00am-3:00pm. Families from throughout the capital region are invited to take part in EcoQuest Adventures’ free event, an opportunity for kids and their families to try out kayaking in a safe and fun way. Not only will all gear be provided, but families can also enjoy face painting, bouncy castles, and food trucks.

About EcoQuest Adventures: is enjoying its tenth year of business in the capital region and is a locally owned and operated by Richardson Sport Inc. Owner, Lee Richardson, is a dedicated advocate of children starting sports at a young age and actively works with local recreation centres, charities, and groups, to make sports and other healthy living activities accessible to as many local children as possible.

For more information about EcoQuest Adventures and its diverse roles throughout the local community, or to schedule an interview with owner Lee Richardson, please call at 250.590.4625 or email

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