What we do…
Alpha Adventures & Education provides dynamic outdoor skills instruction and guiding across diverse environments. In our retail outdoor adventure stores we provide outstanding gear with exceptional service. Our goal is to provide our clients with rewarding outdoor experiences that allow for personal discovery. We are confident that you will enjoy exploring these new skills in supportive and exciting settings. Whether it’s an introductory lesson, or a guided trip, we pride ourselves on providing exemplary service.
Our list of educational clients includes:
• The University of British Columbia
• Simon Fraser University
• Sunshine Coast Parks and Recreation
• The Dan Culver Follow Your Dreams Foundation
• Scouts Canada
• A Variety of Public & Private Schools
Who we are…
The word alpha: al·pha. n. The first one; the beginning.
Your outdoor adventures begin with Alpha…
Jamie Mani – B.Ed – Owner/ Operator
Jamie is an Outdoor Education / PE specialist teacher in the Sunshine Coast School District. For over 5 years he taught in the TREK outdoor education program (Vancouver School Board) and has instructed outdoor pursuits courses for Simon Fraser University. He has a vast array of experience instructing children, adolescents, and adults. He has taught outdoor / environmental education through a number of programs in the lower mainland and Squamish. Instructing subjects include: Canoeing, Telemark Skiing, Kayaking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing & Stand Up Paddleboarding. Other interests include: Rock Climbing, Mountaineering, and Mountain Biking.
Member: Sea Kayak Guides Alliance of British Columbia, Canadian Association of Nordic Ski Instructors, Paddle Canada.
Certified: Teacher, Wilderness First Aid, Sea Kayak Guide, Canoe Instructor, Telemark Ski Instructor, Stand Up Paddleboard Instructor Trainer.
Sarah Mani -B.Ed- Co-Owner & Guide
Sarah is also an Outdoor Education school teacher who specializes in P.E. She brings a wealth of knowledge as a sports trainer, a skier, a mountain biking coach and of course a kayaking, paddle boarding and canoe instructor.
Certified: Teacher, Wilderness First Aid, Sea Kayak Instructor, Canoe Instructor, Stand Up Paddleboard Instructor.
Nordic Ski Instructor