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The Explorers Club Canadian Chapter is proud to be associated with an exceptional group of Corporate Supporters and we wish to express our deepest gratitude for their steadfast support and generosity. Learn more about their products and services by visiting their websites.


Adventure Canada is the exclusive polar travel provider of The Explorers Club. It should come as no surprise that many of their expert expedition team are club members. Adventure Canada, in association with The Explorers Club, also supports field research, scientific exploration, and conservation through their Young Explorers Program and the highly influential Polar Film Festival. If you are thirsting for adventure, consider booking your next trip aboard one of Adventure Canada’s small-ship expeditions to experience some the world's most unique destinations.


Kensington Tours has been a strong and valued supporter of the Canadian Chapter. Their tailor-made journeys are carefully crafted to deliver a personalized adventure like no other. With The Explorers Club Collection from Kensington Tours, you experience incredible journeys that capture the essence of the world’s foremost fellowship of adventurers and scientists. Inspired by real-life exploration and guided by the most accomplished experts. These hand-picked, curated itineraries offering Adventure, Exploration, Science and Academia. A special thank you to the generosity of Jeff Willner MI’01 & Kensington Tours, for funding the fabrication of our Stefansson Medals for the next 4 years.


For nearly 50 years, Exodus Travels has been dedicated to exploring this amazing planet we all share, supporting the communities we visit, and protecting the environments we travel to. We have a passion for inspiring adventure, and a dedication to exploration for the better of people, places, and our planet, which is why we’re so thrilled to partner with The Explorers Club, the industry leader in the scientific exploration of sea, land, air, and space, to launch a new Exodus Exploration Without Boundaries Grant program.

The Exodus Exploration Without Boundaries Grants will help fund projects that advance the global understanding of the social and natural world through cultural, scientific, and conservation fieldwork, led by explorers who may have taken alternative routes to acquire the skills necessary to conduct their research. We believe that explorers are extraordinary individuals who set themselves apart in the pursuit of knowledge. We also believe that explorers come from all backgrounds and walks of life.


Swedish-based outdoor gear and clothing company, Fjällräven, have partnered The Explorers Club to create a grant program aimed to promote excellence in field exploration through scientific research. They have also partnered in creating the Fjällräven Clothing Collection which is available at The Explorers Club Outfitters official online store. About one month before the pandemic hit, The Explorers Club BC / Yukon Regional Director gave an Explorers Talk at the Fjällräven's flagship store in Vancouver, BC.


Shearwater Research designs and manufactures computers for all types of divers demanding more from themselves and their diving experience. Whether you're an air, nitrox, multi gas trimix or closed circuit rebreather diver, Shearwater offers products which are powerful, simple and reliable. Shearwater Research is a generous supporter of The Explorers Club.


Steam Whistle Brewing is a multi-award-winning independent brewery headquartered in Toronto, Canada. Steam Whistle has a singular vision: to brew a family of products that beer lovers across the country can be proud of. Beers that are inspired by centuries of European tradition are made from only 4 all-natural ingredients and stand as Canada's #1 craft beer.



Exploration and discovery are key pillars of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society (RCGS). It should not be surprising that many Explorers Club Canadian Chapter members are also proud Fellows of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society's College of Fellows.

RCGS Fellows are individuals who have distinguished themselves by directly contributing to scientific knowledge in the field of geography, geographical exploration, or allied sciences (i.e., archaeology, atmospheric sciences, marine biology, zoology, etc.). Such accomplishments usually are evidenced by published books, scientific publications or major mainstream media coverage documenting fieldwork or exploration. Fellows may also be individuals who have distinguished themselves in teaching, academia, community service and the arts and who have received major awards/official recognition, as well as individuals in the public sector, military, business, and the professions who are seen as leaders in their respective fields.

Only members of the RCGS College of Fellows can submit nominations. If you are an RCGS Fellow and happen to know anyone in Canada who satisfies these credentials, nominate them to be an RCGS Fellow.

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The Explorers Club Canadian Chapter is 100% run by volunteers. It is from the generosity of a few patrons who help us advance our mission, develop presentation programs and pilot new and exciting Chapter projects. The funds also helps to keep things like this website operational. You can contribute any amount every little bit helps. Simply reach out to the Canadian Chapter Chair they will help to make it happen.





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