Learn about life on a remote Canadian heritage homestead in British Columbia



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 Min stay requested: at least 3 weeks

  • Description


    We are a family run guest ranch bed and breakfast and wilderness survival school in Wells Gray Park in BC Canada. We have a beautiful property in the mountain Valley of upper Clearwater. We have 160 acres, 4 cabins, a small private lake with kayaks, creeks, walking trails, beaver dams. We are open for guests from may - oct. We are in close proximity to the areas attractions like waterfalls, hiking, lakes and water activities such as fishing, boating, whitewater rafting. Our wilderness school teaches survival, traditional and homesteading skills.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    Animal Care

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    See what its like to live on a remote Canadian heritage homestead. We are a guest ranch and wilderness school located in an amazing provincial park with many activities on the property and so many more close by. The learning opportunities are endless and dependant on your interests. Learn how to plant a garden, farming basics, handle guest check in and services, cabin cleaning and set up, learn aspects of wilderness survival, wild edibles, shelter building. Learn traditional skills like canning and preserving food, basket weaving. If you are willing to work, help out and learn, we are more than happy to teach you.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help


    We are looking for assistance with some of the daily operations like, farming, gardening, farm repairs and building, childcare, entertaining guests, trail maintenance and repairs. Let us know what your strengths are and we can work with you. We offer very flexible work hours for room and board in an amazing setting. Please contact us for more details.

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    We have a guest room with a queen bed and sitting area, about 150 Sq feet. The bathroom is across the hall. Meals will be with our family. Mornings start early with guest breakfast at 8am. On your days off you are welcome to use our camping equipment and start exploring the park.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are quite flexible regarding hours worked and time off, there will be plenty of time to explore the area. This is our first year looking for volenteers so we will figure out things together as we go.
    We would expect the right volenteer to be clean in appearance as you will be interacting with guests.
    We hope you will become part of our family.

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    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 775484377789