Camp Capilano, North Vancouver

Arrival:  Friday, July 27, 2018 @ 2:00pm

Departure: Sunday, July 29, 2018 @ 4:00pm

This Program Has Been Sold Out!

Mom & Kids Forest Camp Retreat

A 2.5 day overnight camping adventure at Camp Capilano in North Vancouver

Enjoy a small group experience, flexible program schedule and full support from our talented camp staff.

Mom & Kids is a nature camp based on the North Shore, within the forests of Capilano River Regional Park.  Leave the bustling city behind, and spend three days participating in fun activities, and relaxation.


Enjoy the swimming pool, Oh la la la la spa night, delicious food prepared by Sprouting Chefs, nature kids programs, forest games and so much more.

Mom and Kids Forest Camp Highlights

  •  Accessibility  – lots of parking and/or you can take public transit and less than 10 minutes downtown Vancouver

  •  Right in Capilano River Regional Park with endless hiking trails, close to Grouse Mountain and Suspension Bridge

  • Private swimming pool

  • Child-minding services for late afternoon (1.5 hours) and early evenings  (2 hours) giving Mom’s some time to relax with other adults

  • Kids stay in one dorm – moms stay in the other

  • Clean showers and bathrooms

  • Lots of shade and sun – your choice where you want to be

  • Mornings – supported adventure programs

  • Early afternoons – free time to be with your children (or take a family siesta)

  • Quality time with kids and NO SCREENS ALLOWED AT CAMP (this is an opportunity to unplug and connect with others and nature)

  • Fresh coffee – constantly ready!

What will we be doing?

  • Forest games and crafts led by camp staff

  • Drive in theatre in the woods (Friday Night)

  • Guided hike to Cleveland Dam to see fishing spawning

  • Forest Biodiversity class

  • YOGA

  • Kids guided meditation

  • Multiple swimming times

  • Mom and Kids Wilderness Skills activity (how to start a friction fire)


This program has been SOLD OUT!

Mom & Kids Camp Schedule

Friday July 27, 2018

2:00pm – arrive, sign in, unpack, tour of venue & snacks

3:00pm – Mom and Kids – icebreakers and review of the weekend retreat

4:00pm – Kids Only Activities/Mom’s Relax Time

5:30pm – Dinner

6:15pm – Group cleanup

7:00pm – Camp Wide games (mom and kids led by our staff)

8:00pm – Drive in the Woods Film (bring your lawn chair)

9:30pm – Kids tucked if they haven’t passed out yet

Saturday July 28, 2018

7:00am – Mom Java Injection

7:30am – Mom and Kids Morning Yoga and Meditation

8:00am – Breakfast (simple and variety of options)

8:30am – Group clean up

9:15am – Hiking trails to Cleveland Dam, Grandpa and Grandma Old Growth and huckle berry picking

12:30pm – Lunch (Picnic in the forest)

1:15pm – BOB time (Bodies on Bed – for the kids needing an afternoon nap) or Kids Forest Projects (kids only)

2:30pm–  Forest Family Photos

3:00pm – Mom and Kids Swim

5:30pm – Dinner

6:15pm – Mom Only Time (Love Letters to your child) / Kids Scavenger Hunt

7:00pm – Oh la la la Spa Night

8:30pm – Non –Campfire Night (candles) of Songs and Skits, “I love you because…”

9:30pm – Kids Dorm – lights out (supervised by staff). Mom’s Relax & Board Games


Sunday July 29, 2018

7:00am – Mom Java Injection

7:30am – Mom and Kids Morning Yoga and Affirmations

8:00am – Breakfast (simple and variety of options)

9:00am – Cabin and camp clean up

10:30am – Swim time

12:30pm – Lunch

1:30pm – Mom and Kids Forest Activities (TBA)

2:30pm–  Gratitude Circle