2017 Vancouver Adventure Day Camps:

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Week One: 

World of Water

Dates: July  17 – 21, 2017
Ages: 8 to 12 (Co-ed)

Price: $529 plus 5% tax per week. Includes transportation, morning snack, programming costs, supervision and instruction

Monday:  Stanley Park morning hike, simple fort building, learning about tides, swim at second beach pool (with swim test), state of our local waters and acknowledgement of Indigenous territories and peoples.

Tuesday: Sailing lessons with MacSailing, tide measuring and learning of use navigation charts, history of English Bay & Vancouver, acknowledgement of Musqueam people, swimming at Spanish Banks and understanding climate change.

Wednesday: Swimming at Hillcrest Community Pool, water capturing and storage techniques, knots, biodiversity of urban parks and strategies of water conservation. Capture the water bottle in Queen Elizabeth Park.

Thursday: Seymour Watershed hike, understanding rivers and glaciers, biodiversity of local forest, water safety tips when exploring the wild, huckleberry picking and swim at Deep Cove. Water sampling of ocean and rivers.

Friday: Raft building at Kits Beach, swim at Kits pool, beach volleyball, ways to keep our waters cleaner, beach clean up and visit Marine Museum.

Week Two:

World of Diversity

Dates: July  24 – 29, 2017
Ages: 8 to 12 (Co-ed)

Price: $529 plus 5% tax per week. Includes transportation, morning snack, programming costs, supervision and instruction.

Monday:  Acknowledgement of local Indigenous territories and people, learning Spanish with campers from South America (partnership with Navigo Education Adventures), camp-wide games at Camp Capilano, hiking to Cleveland Dam and exploring the importance of fish hatcheries.

Tuesday:  Learning about Tsleil-Waututh Nation, creating chalk art in North Vancouver parks (Lonsdale Quay), swimming at local North Van pool and learning about Metro Vancouver’s cultural diversity through tasting different types of sweets.

Wednesday: Paddle-boarding in Deep Cove, bio-diversity mapping of Metro Vancouver, hike to Quarry Rock.

Thursday: Camp Sasamat visit, canoe paddle, lake swimming, BBQ, wilderness survival tips for kids and hike around Bunzten Lake.

Friday: Stanley Park hike, swim at Second Beach Pool, visit Vancouver Art Gallery, make seed bombs to take home and food mapping.

Week Three:

World of Forests

Dates: July 31st – August 04, 2017
Ages: 8 to 12 (Co-ed)

Price: $529 plus 5% tax per week. Includes transportation, morning snack, programming costs, supervision and instruction.

Monday:  Acknowledgement of local Indigenous territory and people, Deep Cove hike, tree and plant identification, forest shelters and games and forest edibles and visit Mount Seymour for afternoon hike.

Tuesday:  Learning about Squamish Nation, hiking Chief in Squamish and measuring carbon when commuting by car.

Wednesday: Hiking and exploring UBC Endowment Lands, basics of food hanging, learning how trees absorb carbon, tree planting project, visiting local fruit trees and swim Hillcrest pool for the end of the day.

Thursday: Hike up Grouse Mountain, check out a wind power mill, visit Lighthouse Park and quick dip at Ambleside Beach.

Friday: Stanley Park urban forest trail running, swim at Second Beach Pool, starfish search, history of Vancouver and cedar weaving workshop.