Our EPIC 2017 Annual Squamish Summer Outdoor Weekend Overnight Camps are accepting registrations now!

 

***As in past years, our camps get filled up quickly. Please register as advanced as possible***

 

 

Camp Overview:

7 Camps in total for Youth age 13-18 from Squamish area.

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

Last year’s video:

 

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 To be announced shortly
August 18 – 20 To be announced shortly
August 25 – 27 To be announced shortly

 

 

Camp Description:

Our camps are super fun. You will spend a lot of time hiking, exploring outdoor, group games, skills sessions and plenty of free time to enjoy yourself and making new friends. See our past years’ camps here: 2016, 2015

 

 

Our skills sessions focus on:

  • 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:

Outdoor Adventure Skills:

Leave no trace

Bears and cougars

10 essentials

Basic hiking skills

How to orientate with a compass and map

Cooking outdoor

Outdoor survival

Build a shelter

Water

Start a fire

Navigate without compass by day and by night

Teamwork & Leadership exercises

Rock climbing and rappelling

 

Typical itinerary:

Friday 6pm:

  • Camp starts at 6pm
  • Orientation and Games
  • Set up camps
  • Night hiking
  • Sleeping in a tent

Saturday:

  • Hiking
  • Skills sessions
  • Night hiking
  • Sleeping in a tent

Sunday:

  • Hiking
  • Skills sessions
  • Camp ends at 5pm

 

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

 

Cost:

$0. Our camps are all fully subsidized by donations and the District of Squamish Community Grant. $10 refundable deposit is required for registration.

 

How to register:

*We service youth from under-resourced backgrounds. Registration must come with a recommendation letter from teacher, social worker, counsellor, etc. verifying under-resourced backgrounds and how our camps can benefit the youth. 

A $10 refundable deposit is required to confirm your registration.

 

Registration Checklist: Submit Registration to Joseph Wong admin@climbnconquer.ca or mail to 728 68 Ave. Vancouver BC V6P 2T9

1. Complete Registration Form (download here)

2. Recommendation Letter (download here)

3. Complete Waiver Form (download here) (bring signed form to event day)

4. $10 registration deposit (please include name of youth and which week(s) you register)

2 options: pay by credit card here or mail a cheque (payable to Climb and Conquer) to ATTN: Climb and Conquer. 728 68 Ave. Vancouver BC V6P2T9


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