Looking for a gift for a young outdoor adventurer who also likes surprises? Made for eight- to 12-year-olds, Calgary-based Wild | Life’s subscription boxes come packed with different-themed gear every month. Each kit contains three to four quality tools and toys, three activity cards, a nature-inspired craft and a custom merit pin for a total value of roughly $50.The kits’ themes are all built around the outdoors and range from Night, Navigation and Shelter to Bugs, Exploration and Conservation. It’s a fun way to help a novice start collecting essential gear and build skills. The price ranges depending on the length of the subscription (1, 3, 6 or 12 months) but starts at $39.