Friday, 19 October 2018 9:30

Adventure Camp Sessions

Adventure Camp 'A' (ages 7-14) : Sunday August 4 - Friday August 9, 2019 
Adventure Camp 'B'(ages 8-14): Sunday August 11 - Friday August 16, 2019 


This one week session will expose campers to the wide variety of programs that John Island has to offer, but also will allow them to select a more individualized program area to participate in for the week. Campers will take part in cabin time programs in the morning and program streams in the afternoon followed by happy hour and evening programs.

For cabin time, campers and counsellors select programs specific to the cabin groups interests. These programs are discussed and selected on the first day when campers arrive and can range from any of the programs that John Island has to offer (like zip-line, high ropes or sailing) or could be more creative programming that the staff have planned. 

In the afternoon campers will have the opportunity to take part in program streams. Stream choices include: Waterfront, Outdoor Living Skills (ODLS), Air Adventure (Ropes). Streams are selected on the first day of camp. 

  • In the Waterfront Stream, campers will be divided into smaller groups on the waterfront where they will take part in sailing, windsurfing, canoeing, kayaking, boogie boarding and other water based games and activities.
  • In the Outdoor Living Skills Stream, campers will be divided into smaller groups and take part in out-tripping and survival skills. Campers will take part in fire building, shelter building, orienteering, map reading, trip preparations and packing, and other nature and environemental programing. The groups will also go on an overnight hiking or canoe trip experience. 
  • In the Air Adventure Stream, campers will be divided into smaller groups and will participate in our ropes course program. They will start off with low ropes and initiatives to build trust and teamwork and move on to the the elements and zipline as they progress through the week. High elements include: Climbing Wall, Vertical Playpen, Bosun Chairs, Team Travers and Dangle Duo.

In the evening campers, will take part in happy hour where they get to choose from a selection of creative programs that staff will develop followed by evening programs where they may work with their cabin group or participate in all camp games such as capture the flag, sticks, or campfire.

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