David McGuffin

Polar Plunge 2024

The annual Royal Canadian Geographical Society Polar Plunge is back!

This year we are joined by notable Canadians, adventurers, and RCGS Fellows. The #RCGSPolarPlunge will help the Society raise important funding for the rich storytelling and engaging interviews that take place under the banner of the Canadian Geographic Explore podcast.

Our goal is to raise $35,000! With your help we can continue to expand Canadians’ knowledge of our country’s diverse human and physical landscapes, better preparing them for an uncharted future.

I'm fundraising for...

another season of unique and thoughtful conversations and storytelling on the Canadian Geographic Explore Podcast with some of the world's leading explorers talking about how the beauty and challenges of the natural world spark their spirit of adventure.

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Lynne Mcguffin

Good luck with the Polar Plunge and keep up the great work for the RCGS and Canadian Geographic! Stay warm, Lynne McGuffin


Lynne Evenson

Way to go Dave!!


Jack And Lauren

Awesome event!!!


Ian Toth


James And Sarah Baxter


Christopher Webber

I hear cold plunges work for others. Good luck.


Pam Houwing


Dominic Dewolfe


Anja Kloch


Rodney Wilts


Nancy And Chris Frank


Ian Cumming


George Felcyn

Next year I'll plan to join you! (provided it's moved to Barbados)


Alia Hogben

Best wishes from the Hogbens


Susan Ormiston

I did a polar swim in the Moscow river in Jan 2017! At midnight - it was enervating - will dig into your podcasts good for you!


Chris O'brien

May this be the biggest and best plunge yet!


Adele Kent


Janet Potter

Congratulations, well done!


Sat And Nat

You are all a bunch of brave souls!


Andrew Biro


Chris Owens

Put some clothes on!


Lissa Heringer


Robert Mitchell

David, I'm impressed that you got so many sane people to do a crazy thing.


Chantal Courchesne


Ricardo Sandoval-palos

Keep it rolling, David...


Heather Trim

This is awesome, David! Now I know why you are so crazy busy. Good luck, and I hope you reach your goal.😊


Richard And Stephanie Bryan

Hey Dave. Cheers to you for your work. Rich and Stephanie


Mark Terry

You got this, David! Love your videos and your creative plunges!


Heather Mcguffin

All the best for the Meech Lake plunge!


Leah Clapman

Go Dave!!!


Declan Lawrence


Patrick Nadeau

Happy to do my bit to support this amazing programming!




Norman Osman