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 Camping, Trail, Aquatics, Sailing, Paddling, Vertical 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.