and Survive is an RCMP search and rescue
initiative that helps lost children survive
in the woods. This proactive, preventative program
originated in San Diego, CA, after a nine-year-old
boy became lost and tragically died in the wilderness.
A core program under the AdventureSmart banner, Hug-a-Tree and Survive teaches children invaluable outdoor survival lessons, including:
View the background survival knowledge behind this program.
Photo: Tourism BC/Toshi Kawano (banner)