Company of Adventurer's Upcoming Trip Overview
Road Scholar
Road Scholar
Summer Trips

Road Scholar programs provide a range of activity levels, and each program is full of learning that highlights the very best of our landscape.

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School Groups
Spring & Fall
PD Days

What better way to teach students about the outdoors than to be in it! We offer a variety of fun, safe, and educational trips from single day to multi day excursions, all of which can be customized to your needs.

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Road Scholar
Custom Trips
Amiskwi Lodge Corporate Groups Custom Programs

You can choose to hike, bike, ski, snowshoe, climb, mountaineer, or canoe for a day or multi-day trip! Join us for a hands-on approach to learning in an intergrated program that is informative, challenging, innovative and fun for everyone.

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Learning should be full of adventure!

Company of Adventurers is committed to creating Outdoor Adventures and Environmental Education programs that are safe, rewarding, have a lasting impact and are full of adventure.


Bernie Woods - Company of Adventurers

Bernie Woods, Founder   


Bernie began the Company of Adventurers with a goal of passing on a love of wild places to a generation of young people in the Calgary area. Bernie grew up exploring the Canadian Rockies and continues his explorations with programs that appeal to students of all ages in our beautiful landscapes.






Bryce Willigar, Program Director


Bryce comes from Innisfail, Alberta, a small town in the central part of the province. It was there that he fell in love with nature and the outdoors. Bryce is a graduate of the Bachelor of Ecotourism and Outdoor Leadership program from Mount Royal University, and was a cross country skiing instructor and hiking guide before coming to COA. He spends all of his free time exploring the mountains on skis, on foot or his mountain bike.




Max Shilleto, Logistics Administrator


Max grew up in Calgary, Banff, and Vancouver Island and graduated with a Bachelor of Communication degree from Mount Royal University. He is passionate about the mountains, outdoor athletics and wildlife photography. He enjoys travelling, kayaking, and hiking the Rockies with his dog.






Our Guides:

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Jody Goodwin Jack Burns Harold Keushnig Lisa Heffernan
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Lynda Pianosi Will Woods Elsbeth Schwizer Katrina Rosen
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Heather Chrystie