🙂 We are very happy to host 6 leadership camps over the summer with lots of memorable experiences serving overall 68 youth. Our youth has made a beautiful powerpoint presentation of our camps HERE  A full summary of 2017 camps can be found HERE. 2018 summer camps info and registration will be available around March 2018.

 

 

How to register:

*Download the Registration Package (with Itinerary, What to bring, Registration, Consent Form)Registration must be done by phone calls with one of the managers. Full subsidy is available to guarantee access for all youth.

Arrietty Contact: 6047263108

Janice Contact: 7789037645

Joe Contact: 3605948727

 

🙂 Thank you to our partners District of Squamish and Squamish Arts Council for making our summer camps possible 🙂

 

Camp Overview:

7 Camps in total for Youth age 12-18 from Squamish area.

Each camp are 3 days 2 nights: runs from Friday 6pm – Sunday 5pm.

 

Dates

Meetup and End Location

July 7 – 9                       Kinsman Campground 6 Sea to Sky Connector Trail, Squamish     
July 14 – 16 Kinsman Campground 6 Sea to Sky Connector Trail, Squamish
July  21 – 23 Kinsman Campground 6 Sea to Sky Connector Trail, Squamish
July 28 – 30 Kinsman Campground 6 Sea to Sky Connector Trail, Squamish
August 4 – 6 NEW Mamquam river Campground
August 18 – 20 NEW Mamquam river Campground
August 25 – 27 NEW Mamquam river Campground

 

Outdoor Leadership Training:

Our camps are super fun. Each weekend, our Camp Managers will bring a group of 8 youth to hike and camp at wilderness location in Squamish. They will teach outdoor backpacking skills, outdoor safety, environmental stewardship and team building.

 

Our Teaching Goals are:

  • Explore outdoor safely and responsibly
  • Use transit service to access hiking in Squamish
  • Practice individual leadership to lead a team
  • Practice mutual help to succeed as a team

Examples of Skills Sessions:

Leave no trace

Bears and cougars

10 essentials

Navigation with a compass and map

Cooking outdoor

Outdoor survival

Build a shelter

Water

Start a fire

Teamwork & Leadership exercises

Rock climbing and rappelling (depending on Instructor availability)

 

 

What do Youth need to bring with them?

Friday dinner

Sturdy runners or hiking shoes

Warm clothing (it gets cold in the evening)

Swimsuit & towel

Hat & Sunglasses

Sleeping bag or blanket

Personal hygiene items

Sunscreen

A bowl and utensils for eating

Flashlight (for night hiking)

Water bottle

 

What do our camps provide?

Tents

Cooking equipment

Outdoor equipment (climbing ropes, harness, compass, map)

Food & Snacks (Friday snacks; Saturday breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks; Sunday breakfast, lunch, snacks)

Transportation

 

Find us on Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/cacsummercamp2017/

 

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