Adventure Day Camps

Juniors (5-7), kids (8-12) and youth (12-14) can explore the Mountain and have fun in nature's backyard.

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Youth Venture Camp (12-14)

Youth will experience activities such as ice skating, snow cave construction and back country hiking. The course will finish with a 3 line zip tour.and a long-table fondue. The program offers a number of real life experiences that will help youth find their passions and make informed decisions in their daily lives. 

Dates:
March 26-30

Price:
$325 - 5 Day Camp

Throughout the course of the week the focus will be on:

Snow Cave Construction
  • A Day in the life Snow Cave Guide
  • Build a snows cave
  • Equipment Operations
  • Maintenance

Snow Shoe Guide
  • A day in the Life of a snowshoe guide
  • Hike to Dam Mountain
  • Equipment – snowshoe, essential items
  • Trail/Mountain Knowledge and Safety Precautions

Ski Patrol
  • Mock Rescues
  • First Aid Emergencies
  • Avalanche Prevention

Other Activities include
  • 3 line zip tour
  • Skating
  • Sliding
  • Baking bread on a stick
  • Meeting our resident Snowy Owl

Leadership Development
  • Group Management – Managing large groups of campers in an outdoor setting
  • Camper Care – Caring for campers: physically, mentally and emotionally
  • Safety and First Aid – Keeping safe while leading camps on the mountain
  • Code of Conduct – Grouse Expectations & Policies/How to behave while on duty 
  • Disclosures and Confidentiality – How to responsibly deal with sensitive information
  • Risky Behavior – Addressing the grey areas of childcare/safeguarding oneself

Winter Awareness 
Hypothermia – Staying Warm when it is Cold
Avalanches – How, where, why do they occur? How to Avoid?
Back-country – Hazards and other Safety Tips
Wildlife – Winter Wildlife Identification and Conservation
Winter Survival – Shelter building, Food Sources, Finding Help, Prevention
Radio Etiquette – How to operate radios effectively
Mountain Emergencies – Grouse Safety Protocols and Procedures


Announcements

Due to bi-annual maintenance on the Red Skyride we will be operating on the Blue Skyride Monday April 16th to Friday April 20th and from Monday April 30th to Friday May 4th. Expect delays while departing the mountain. Open for skiing and riding 1pm-8pm weekdays and 9am-10pm on weekends. 

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