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Catching the Spirit Youth Society

Youth Leadership through Outdoor Experience


For those programs requiring payment, CTS accepts payment by PayPal, cash or cheques.  Payment must be provided at the time of registration or, if paying by cash or cheque, within 5 days of submitting your registration.  Please note: confirmation of participation in the program is based both on space availalbility and receipt of payment for those programs with a fee. You must receive a confirmation letter from CTS to ensure you have been registered for the program selected.

You're Invited! CTS Year End BBQ: August 21, 4-7:30pm


To celebrate another great year, CTS invites you and your family to join us for our year end barbecue!

Dinner, dessert, and fun activities for everyone and everyone who has been involved in making 2019 a great summer season at CTS. All participants, Peer Leaders, program partners, and your families are invited to come and celebrate!

WHERE: Address: 6825 Cariboo Rd, Burnaby, BC [Click Here for Google Maps View]

Registration 2019 opens April 15th!

Shout out to Peer Leaders!!

Calling All Peer Leaders! Ready for a challenge?  Ready to lead your peers, aged 12 to 18 in a rewarding summer experience? Ready to be creative, inclusive, and have fun in the outdoors? CTS is now calling youth age 15 to 18 to apply as program Peer Leaders.  

Challenge your leadership skills and outdoor savvy or dare them to new heights this summer.  Apply now until March 1st to be a CTS Peer Leader for 2019. 

Brigit is our new Program Coorinator at Catching the Spirit Youth Society!

Happy Holidays CTS Youth and Families

CTS and Ocean Bridge invites you to join us on the plaza outside the Aquarium to celebrate our oceans with hands-on artifacts, ocean activities for children, tips and tricks on living a reduced-waste lifestyle, and upcycling art activities. We hope to see you at this family friendly event! 

The Ocean Health Fair will also be the start and end for our Plogg-a-thon – where participants will jog while picking up litter. To participate in the plog-a-thon register here:

Take a look what CTS got up to in our 2018 season! We had so much fun learning camping skills, giving back to the local environment and making new friends. Make sure to stay tuned for fall events and for next year's registration!

You can still Apply to be a CTS 2018 Peer Leader! 

The deadline has been postponed and we are still accepting applications. CTS wants to involve as many Peer Leaders as possible will have their first meeting on January 20 at Picken House.

Apply today!


Peer Leader Application



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