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Summer Camps

Summer is a special time for Scouting

Youth can dive into fun challenges by exploring new Outdoor Adventure Skills that can only be enjoyed during the sunny season, like kayaking or scuba diving, and more! With Summer Programming, stay active year-round with unique Scouting adventures.

Scouts Canada has properties right across the country and many offer summer camp programs. Even if your nearest Scouts Canada camp isn’t offering a summer program, the camp grounds may be available for your Section if the youth plan the event.

Check out some of the adventure opportunities in your part of the country!

Beavers & Cubs

What better place for youth to have their first summer camp experience than in the beautiful Rocky Mountains? Camp Impeesa (near Pincher Creek, Alberta) offers a “Pika” summer camp program just for Cub Scouts! It’s a camp experience that follows the principles of The Canadian Path.

 

Scouts, Venturers & Rovers

Camp Impeesa offers a “Bighorn” summer camp program for Scouts and a “Grizzly) summer camp program for Venturer Scouts. Youth can enjoy pioneeringswimminghikingcanoeingclimbing and more.

From Howe Sound to the Gulf Islands, the coast of British Columbia has many challenging and exciting dive sites to explore. Why not get PADI certified this summer? If you’re already a certified Open Water Diver, consider pursuing more advanced certifications. There are many competencies to master in the Aquatic Skills!

You can also take a couple of days this summer to get first aid certified. The Canadian Red Cross and St. John Ambulanceregularly offer first aid courses all across Canada. From basic first aid to more advanced certifications, there are many competencies to maser in the Emergency Aid Skills.

From the Georgia Strait to Lake Okanagan, British Columbia has many fantastic sailing destinations. Visit the Sail Canada website to find an instructor near you, and start exploring the Sailing Skills this summer. How about honing your paddling skills with professional instruction? Paddle Canada has a directory of upcoming courses all across Canada!

Venturer & Rover Tip: Looking for an exciting summer job? Apply to work at Camp Impeesa! You can develop your leadership and outdoor skills while getting paid to facilitate great, safe Scouting adventures.

MOUNTAINS

PRAIRIES

Beavers & Cubs

Camp Woods (on Sylvan Lake, Alberta) hosted the Canadian Jamboree in 2013. The site is over 40 hectares in size, so there’s plenty of room for all kinds of adventures. The camp has a low ropes course, and summer’s the perfect season to head to the lake for canoeing, kayaking and swimming! Contact the camp to book an awesome summer adventure for your Colony or Pack.

Scouts, Venturers & Rovers

From Clear Lake, Alberta to West Hawk Lake in Manitoba, the Prairies have some exciting dive sites to explore. Why not get PADI certified this summer? If you’re already a certified Open Water Diver, consider pursuing more advanced certifications. There are many competencies to master in the Aquatic Skills.

You can also explore new Sailing Skills this summer. Visit the Sail Canada website to find an instructor near you. With destinations ranging from Wascana Lake to Lake Winnipeg, you don’t need an ocean to become an accomplished sailor! How about honing your paddling skills with professional instruction? Paddle Canada has a directory of upcoming courses all across Canada.

Consider getting first aid certified this summer. The Canadian Red Cross and St. John Ambulance regularly offer first aid courses all across Canada. From basic first aid to more advanced certifications, there are many competencies to maser in the Emergency Aid Skills.

Rover Tip: Paddle. Portage. Get paid. Boy Scouts of America’s Northern Tier National High Adventure is seeking  trail staff who can facilitate canoeing expeditions for American Scouts. With base camps in Bissett, Manitoba and near Atikokan, Ontario, don’t miss this opportunity to apply!

Beavers & Cubs

Camp Opemikon near Perth in southeastern Ontario offers Beaver and Cub Scout programs throughout the summer. That’s right – even Beaver Scouts can get in on the fun and share their first summer camp adventures! The camp is beautifully situated on Christie Lake, so it’s a great place to go canoeing and swimming. On land, the camp offers a low ropes course and hiking trails.

Woodland Trails Scout Camp, near Stouffville, is host to Camp Adventureland – a summer camp program with both day and overnight camps for Beaver Scouts and Cub Scouts.

Scouts, Venturers & Rovers

 In addition to summer programing at Camp Opemikon, Greater Toronto Council offers Camp Adventureland, which includes programs for Scout and Venturer Scout-aged youth at the spectacular Haliburton Scout Reserve. The camp has fantastic opportunities to explore a variety of Outdoor Adventure Skills, including CampingTrailAquaticsSailingPaddlingVertical and Scoutcraft.

From Georgian Bay to the St. Lawrence River, Central Canada has many exciting dive sites to explore. Why not get PADI certified this summer? If you’re already a certified Open Water Diver, consider pursuing more advanced certifications. There are many competencies to master in the Aquatic Skills.

You can also take a couple of days this summer to get first aid certified. The Canadian Red Cross and St. John Ambulance regularly offer first aid courses all across Canada. From basic first aid to more advanced certifications, there are many competencies to maser in the Emergency Aid Skills.

You can also explore new Sailing Skills this summer. Visit the Sail Canada website to find an instructor near you. With destinations ranging from the Great Lakes to the St. Lawrence River, you don’t need an ocean to become an accomplished sailor. How about honing your paddling skills with professional instruction? Paddle Canada has a directory of upcoming courses all across Canada.

Rover Tip: Paddle. Portage. Get paid. Boy Scouts of America’s Northern Tier National High Adventure is seeking  trail staff who can facilitate canoeing expeditions for American Scouts. With base camps in Bissett, Manitoba and near Atikokan, Ontario, don’t miss this opportunity to apply! Haliburton Scout Reserve is also looking for great summer staff! Apply today.

CENTRAL CANADA

ATLANTIC CANADA

Beavers & Cubs

Camp Nedooae (in Elderbank, Nova Scotia) hosted the Canadian Jamboree in 2017. The site is over 100 hectares in size, so there’s plenty of room for all kinds of adventures. Summer iss the perfect season to head to the lake for paddling and swimming! Contact the camp to book an awesome summer adventure for your Colony or Pack.

Scouts, Venturers & Rovers

From Bell Island to the Bay of Fundy, Atlantic Canada has many exciting and challenging dive sites to explore. Why not get PADI certified this summer? If you’re already a certified Open Water Diver, consider pursuing more advanced certifications. There are many competencies to master in the Aquatic Skills.

You can also take a couple of days this summer to get first aid certified. The Canadian Red Cross and St. John Ambulance regularly offer first aid courses all across Canada. From basic first aid to more advanced certifications, there are many competencies to maser in the Emergency Aid Skills.

From the ponds of Newfoundland to bays of Nova Scotia, Atlantic Canada has many fantastic sailing destinations. Visit the Sail Canada website to find an instructor near you, and start exploring the Sailing Skills this summer. How about honing your paddling skills with professional instruction? Paddle Canada has a directory of upcoming courses all across Canada.