2021 CAMP Theme Weeks

9am - 4pm

CORE ACTIVITIES ARE AN EVERYDAY PART OF HAMMOND RIVER NATURE CAMP. Core activities include fishing, swimming, kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, fly tying, field games and eco-crafts.

 

MUNCHKIN WEEK : JUNE 28-JULY 2, 2021 (4 DAYS)

(Campers entering Kindergarten - Grade 2) $160

If you are looking for more creative ways to stimulate your little one’s sense of wonder, this is the week for you! Munchkin week is an engaging introductory program for our first-time campers. It is all about exploration, play and imagination. We provide our munchkins with an opportunity to connect with the natural world around them in a safe and enjoyable way. Our Counsellors are incredibly supportive, helping all campers to learn how to listen to instructions, take care of themselves, ask for help, and of course have fun!

 

FISHING WEEK 1: JULY 5-9, 2021

(Campers entering Grades 1-7) $200

Regardless of the skill level, experience, and background, our Fishing week will provide your kids with a wonderful fishing experience and lots of fun. Activities will provide campers with useful skills that include proper use of fishing equipment, knot tying, fishing rules, fly tying and much more. They will enjoy their time fishing while making lots of friends.

 

ADVENTURES IN THE WILD WEEK 1 (Formerly Survival): JULY 12-16, 2021 

(Campers entering Grades 1-7) $200

Adventures in the Wild week will allow your camper’s imagination to guide them through the exploration of the natural world around them while having lots of fun. This week will strengthen campers outdoor adventure skills. Some activities include fort and shelter making competitions, nature art, cookouts, creating your own bow and arrow, starting a fire, finding and purifying water, navigating and reading a compass, tying a knot and much more. Campers will explore concepts of invasive and native species while learning identification techniques, and search in the wild for the most unique natural curiosities.

 

WILD WATER WEEK 1: JULY 19-23, 2021 

(Campers entering Grades 1-7) $200

If your kids love being in the water, this is the week for you. Wild Water week is an exhilarating week filled with aquatic adventures. Campers will go on kayak trips along the Hammond River and Palmer Brook to explore the wonders of our natural surroundings while having lots of fun. Some activities include swimming fun, kayak races, paddle boarding, tubing down the river, water games, ice bowling, water relay races, target practice with squirt guns, frozen paint art and much more.

 

FISHING WEEK 2: JULY 26-30, 2021

(Campers entering Grades 1-7) $200

Regardless of the skill level, experience, and background, our Fishing week will provide your kids with a wonderful fishing experience and lots of fun. Activities will provide campers with useful skills that include proper use of fishing equipment, knot tying, fishing rules, fly tying and much more. They will enjoy their time fishing while making lots of friends.

 

AUGUST 2-6: NO CAMP

ADVENTURES IN THE WILD WEEK 2 (Formerly Survival): AUG 9-13, 2021 

(Campers entering Grades 1-7) $200

Adventures in the Wild week will allow your camper’s imagination to guide them through the exploration of the natural world around them while having lots of fun. This week will strengthen campers outdoor adventure skills. Some activities include fort and shelter making competitions, nature art, cookouts, creating your own bow and arrow, starting a fire, finding and purifying water, navigating and reading a compass, tying a knot and much more. Campers will explore concepts of invasive and native species while learning identification techniques, and search in the wild for the most unique natural curiosities.

 

DIRT TO DINNER WEEK 1 (Formerly Master Chef): AUGUST 16-20, 2021

(Campers entering Grades 1-7) $200

If your kids are interested in cooking and learning where their food comes from, this is the week for you. During our Dirt-to-Dinner week, campers will get their hands dirty and discover what it takes to make a meal from the ground up. Activities include exploring the Kids Garden, building a pizza and snack garden, creating a pollinator patch, building a bug hotel, harvesting veggies and fruits for cooking, trying new recipes, baking bread, cookouts, making fruit popsicles, cooking competitions and much more. This cooking and gardening program will provide campers a unique and fun experience.  

WILD WATER WEEK 2: AUGUST 23-27, 2021 

(Campers entering Grades 1-7) $200

If your kids love being in the water, this is the week for you. Wild Water week is an exhilarating week filled with aquatic adventures. Campers will go on kayak trips along the Hammond River and Palmer Brook to explore the wonders of our natural surroundings while having lots of fun. Some activities include swimming fun, kayak races, paddle boarding, tubing down the river, water games, ice bowling, water relay races, target practice with squirt guns, frozen paint art and much more.

 

DIRT TO DINNER WEEK 2 (Formerly Master Chef): AUGUST 30-SEPTEMBER 3, 2021

(Campers entering Grades 1-7) $200

If your kids are interested in cooking and learning where their food comes from, this is the week for you. During our Dirt-to-Dinner week, campers will get their hands dirty and discover what it takes to make a meal from the ground up. Activities include exploring the Kids Garden, building a pizza and snack garden, creating a pollinator patch, building a bug hotel, harvesting veggies and fruits for cooking, trying new recipes, baking bread, cookouts, making fruit popsicles, cooking competitions and much more. This cooking and gardening program will provide campers a unique and fun experience.