RBC Adventurous Journey Bursary

The Award with support from RBC Future Launch want to help support you during the global pandemic complete your Silver and Gold Adventurous Journey.  

Explore the great outdoors. 

Experience adventure. 

Learn to lead. 


Apply today. 

The Adventurous Journey section encourages a sense of adventure and self-discovery while undertaking a journey within a group.  Working in a small group, all participants plan, train for and undertake a journey with a purpose in an unfamiliar environment. 

Funded by RBC Future Launch, this grant is designed specifically to help Silver and Gold participants complete their Adventurous Journey where cost may be a barrier and discourage them from completing their Gold Award. Each grant is $250 per participant and the Adventurous Journey must be completed by November 30, 2021.


  • Applicants must be registered (i.e. signed up) for either the Silver or Gold Award.
  • Applications are for individual applicants, not Award Centres as a whole.
  • The Adventurous Journey does not have to be completed before applying however it must be planned to be completed by November 30, 2021.
  • These funds should help young people from the following communities: General population, women, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, underserved populations, indigenous, LGTBQ+, newcomers, low socio-economic status, rural and remote individuals.
  • You should ensure that your AJ is being conducted following the COVID-19 regulations and safety regulations in your Province or Territory.

Applicants should ensure that the Adventurous Journey section is up to date and approved by their Award Leader in the Online Record Book (ORB) before submitting their application – especially those Adventurous Journeys which have already concluded.

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Open for Gold is an initiative developed with support from the RBC Future Launch program. Support from RBC enables 
the Award to invest in more resources to help young Canadians complete their Award.