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2024 CAMP Theme Weeks
9am - 4pm

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

MUNCHKIN WEEK: JULY 2-5, 2024 (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 them! 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 8-12, 2024

(Campers aged 5-11) $200

Regardless of skill level, experience or background, our Fishing week will provide your kids with a wonderful spincast fishing experience and lots of fun. Activities will provide campers with useful skills that include proper use of fishing equipment, knot tying, fish-themed games, reviewing fishing regulations, fly tying and much more. They will enjoy their time fishing while making lots of friends and memories.

 

WILD WATER WEEK 1: JULY 15-19, 2024

(Campers aged 5-11) $200

If your kids love being in the water, this is the week for them. 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, in-water games, water relay races, kayak picnic trips, slip and slide and much more.

FISHING WEEK 2: JULY 22-26, 2024

(Campers aged 5-11) $200

This week is all about fly-fishing! Campers of any experience level are invited to come learn the basics of fly-fishing! Activities will provide campers with useful fly-fishing skills that include proper use of equipment, knot tying, fishing rules & regulations, fly tying and much more. They will enjoy their time learning a new skill on the river! Spincast fishing is a core activity and will also be taught and incorporated into this week's activities!

 

ADVENTURES IN THE WILD WEEK 1: JULY 29 - AUGUST 2, 2024

(Campers aged 5-11) $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. They will explore concepts of invasive and native species while learning identification techniques. Some other activities include fort and shelter making competitions, nature art, creating your own bow and arrow, starting a fire, water testing, navigating and reading a compass, tying a knot and much more!

 

WILD WATER WEEK 2: AUGUST 6-9, 2024 (4 days)

(Campers aged 5-11) $160

If your kids love having fun with water, this is the week for them. This week has a focus on water games including slip and slide, water relay races, sprinkler water games, water minute-to-win-it games, sink or float science, sponge toss, cup by cup game and much more! Campers will also have the option to go on a kayak trip along the Hammond River, take part in stand-up paddleboarding and swimming!!

 

ADVENTURES IN THE WILD WEEK 2: AUGUST 12-16, 2024

(Campers aged 5-11) $200

Adventures in the Wild week is all about having fun the woods! This week will strengthen campers outdoor adventure skills and will include fort and shelter making competitions, nature art, creating your own bow and arrow, starting a fire, climbing on the climbing wall, ninja course fun, hammock hanging, water testing, navigating and reading a compass, geocaching, tying knots and much more. Campers will explore native and invasive species identification techniques, and search in the wild for the most unique natural curiosities.

 

DIRT TO DINNER WEEK: AUGUST 19-23, 2024

(Campers aged 5-11) $200

If your kids are interested in cooking and learning where their food comes from, this is the week for them. During our Dirt-to-Dinner week, campers will get their hands dirty and discover how and where their food grows from. Activities include exploring the Kids Garden, creating a pollinator patch, harvesting veggies and fruits for cooking, baking bread, having cookouts over the fire, a BBQ and much more. This cooking and gardening program will provide campers a unique and fun experience.  

FAVORITES WEEK: AUGUST 26-30, 2024

(Campers aged 5-11) $200

This week will bring back campers' favorite games and activities from previous weeks. Campers will explore the natural world around them, learn about sustainable food choices, tye-dye, have a BBQ, play games and enjoy the last week before going back to school.

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