Rolling with Van and #getkidsout began as a fun idea that has since created opportunity. We are always excited to try new things and share our thoughts with others. Some of our collaborative work is outlined below. Don’t hesitate to contact us with your creative ideas!


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#getkidsout is working collaboratively with Ever Active Schools and Shape Alberta to bring forward some sound bites to be shared across social media platforms. They can easily be found on their GKO vlog.

#getkidsout Ambassadors: Ben, Ellie, and Sophie

#getkidsout Ambassadors: Ben, Ellie, and Sophie

Link to sound bites on Active School Travel:

#getkidsout teams up with Ever Active schools


March 7, 2019

Van writes a guest post for Active for Life’s online publication:

Tips for encouraging your child to embrace PE class


January 2019

Sophie is excited to receive a personal card from Colin, at Take me Outside to recognize her effort to advocate for getting kids outside!

Sophie Take me Outside

December 10, 2018

Van writes a guest post for Active for Life’s online publication:

Lucy Tries Hockey is a fun and inclusive introduction to a beloved sport


october 2018

Sophie takes first place in the K-6 category for her video “Why can’t we teach hiking?” in the Take me Outside video contest.


october 18, 2018

#getkidsout Ambassadors, Sophie, Ben, and Ellie, present their initiative at the Live Active Summit in Edmonton. Sophie discussed youth advocacy and creative advocating with videos. Ben spoke in detail about their Treasure Bag initiative. Together they described their ideas for future projects.

EAS presenters
Live Active Summit
live active

October 17, 2018

Van writes a guest post for Active for Life’s online publication:

Is PE failing our kids? A conversation between a parent and the experts shed some light.


September 2018

#getkidsout partners with Ever Active Schools and Shape Alberta to collaborate on social media projects to promote active transportation and healthy communities. The project is funded by the Government of Alberta. It consists of a series of soundbites and mini-videos to be shared across social media platforms.


may 3, 2018

Van writes a guest post for Active for Life’s online publication:

6 Tips for keeping kids active on long road trips


march 2018

Ben submits his FAST video to the FAST film contest. His video shows at the Vogue Theatre in Fernie and wins 3rd place.


march 2018

Ellie submits her “What gets Ellie moving?” to the Calgary Gymnastics Centre video contest and takes first prize.


October 27, 2017

Rolling with Van is featured in the French Provincial newspaper in Nova Scotia (Le Courrier de la Nouvelle-Écosse) describing her adventures on her Canadian road trip for Canada 150.

Le petit courrier

June, 21, 2017

Rolling with Van was featured on Global Calgary before heading out on their drive across Canada. To see the piece you can click on the image. Ben, who is a big Tragically Hip fan, describes why he wants to stop at certain locations.

The Hip Trip

Van sets out on a trip across Canada to celebrate Canada 150 and Ben has his eye on a few stops. A must see if you’re a Hip fan.