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Eco-adventure Summer Camps

FOREST GUARDIANS

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For 2023, complimentary Season Passes will not be provided. Summer Camp participants will be offered the option to purchase a 2023/2024 Full Season Pass for $49 + tax. This offer will be sent out AFTER your child has participated in the camp. Look out for this email in the weeks that follow.

In the middle of our age groups, Forest Guardians begin to build confidence in their risk-taking skills and practical problem solving while continuing to develop their sense of wonder and curiosity. They also engage in understanding the importance of environmental stewardship and what it means to preserve and conserve the natural world around us. This age group focuses their adventures on the slightly longer network of Discovery trails and even begin to explore areas in the subalpine such as Dinkey Peak, where they will encounter a new ecosystem and its many different characteristics.

2023 CAMPS

CAMP DATES CAMP THEME CAMP PRICE SHUTTLE BUS ADD-ON
Week 1 - July 4-7 (4 days) Survival Challenge $319 $56
Week 2 - July 10-14 Explorer $389 $70
Week 3 - July 17-21 Junior Ecologist $389 $70
Week 4 - July 24-28 Survival Challenge $389 $70
Week 5 - July 31-Aug 4 Explorer $389 $70
Week 6 - Aug 8-11 (4 days) Junior Ecologist $319 $56
Week 7 - Aug 14-18 Survival Challenge $389 $70
Week 8 - Aug 21-25 Explorer $389 $70
Week 9 - Aug 28-Sept 1 Junior Ecologist $389 $70

 

Our Summer Camp Instructors are highly trained, knowledgeable and adaptable outdoor educators who are capable of delivering high quality, safety focused programs each day. Further, as each day on the mountain is different, they are equipped to instruct in a wide variety of curriculum-linked learning, activities and games, all designed to provide the best experience possible to each camp participant. Here are some activities that will be offered this summer:

  • Nature journaling and reflection
  • Survival skills such as shelter building, signaling and navigation
  • Hiking in mountainous terrain
  • Engaging in indigenous learning included skill building, art & storytelling
  • Investigating animal tracks
  • Bushcraft skills such as knot tying, weaving and lashing
  • Engaging in citizen science projects
  • Developing ecological knowledge of the local Mt Seymour ecosystems
  • Learning about flora and fauna native to Mt Seymour and their traditional usage.
  • Risk assessment and management so as to promote inclusive and safe mountain navigation.