Adventure Day Camps

Juniors (5-7), kids (8-12) and youth (12-16) can explore the Mountain and have fun in nature's backyard.  

Junior Camp for 5-7 Years

Our signature Grouse Mountain Junior camps take campers on a journey of wonder and exploration. The camp utilizes the mountain as a playground, inspiring juniors to get outdoors, connect with nature, make friends, and experience only here activities. Choose to register for a single day or give your Junior Camper the full week experience and save. 

You can expect your little explorers to come home with stories of behind the scenes experiences with our bears, owls and lumberjacks. Picnics in alpine meadows, tales of first nation dances, shelter building excursions and legends born from our mountaintop lake.

Junior Camp Daily Program OVerview

Pick and choose your favourite day from the daily program overview or sign up for a week long camp an experience them all!

Monday

RANGER FOR A DAY
Is your little explorer fascinated with the great outdoors? Do they love animals and plants large and small? On ranger Monday’s we will explore the mountain from an animal’s perspective. We will hang out with the bears, explore our edible roof top garden and try our hand at tracking. Each Ranger day throughout the summer will have a different animal theme, from making a Chipmunk mask and to preparing bear ears.

Highlights 
  • Behind the scenes with the bears
  • Edible garden experience
  • Animal themed craft

Tuesday

WILDERNESS DISCOVERY
Is your little one always wandering off and getting lost? We will introduce the idea of map reading through a simple story themed orienteering trip, practice some camouflage skills and make a shelter outdoors to create the perfect spot for story time. 

Highlights
  • Orienteering
  • Building a shelter 
  • Camouflage skills

Wednesday

WINGED ADVENTURE
Wednesdays are all about the magic of flight! Make an Oscillating woodpecker craft, explore the talons and tongue of our resident owl, take part in a birds search and construct a set of bird wings for the group. All this and we still have time to enjoy the birds of prey demonstration.

Highlights 
  • Oscillating woodpecker craft 
  • Birds in motion demonstration 
  • Photo with our resident owl
  • Make bird wings

Thursday

MAKING MOUNTAINS 
Is your child full of how and why questions? This explosive combination of volcanoes and lumberjacks should do the trick! Today we explore the mountain's hidden hideouts, discover stories of how Grouse came to be, chat about volcanoes and make mini-mountains. Before the days is done we will also visit the World Famous Lumberjack Show and try our hand at axe throwing (rubber axes, of course).

Highlights  
  • Explore hidden hideouts 
  • Mountain craft
  • Lumberjack Show
  • Axe throw (rubber axes)

FRIDAY

UNIQUELY BC 
We begin with a First Nations presentation packed with songs, dances and stories before discovering the sacred animals of the Squamish culture and their spirit qualities. To end the day campers will practice "stealth" forest games, make a mini book and power up our snow machine.

Highlights
  • Songs, dances and stories with First Nations Elder
  • Mini book
  • Snow machine

Junior Camp Dates & Times

July 3 – 7, 2017
July 10 – 14, 2017
July 17 – 21, 2017
July 24 – 28, 2017
July 31 – August 4, 2017
August 7 – 11, 2017
August 14 – 18, 2017
August 21 – 25, 2017
August 28 – September 1, 2017

8:30am-3:30pm

Options to book 1 day, 5 days, or any combinations, with no limitations to the total number of days booked.



Junior Camp Rates & Info

$270 - 5 day camp 
$60 - single day 
Options to book 1 day, 5 days, or any combinations, with no limitations to the total number of days booked.
 
After Camp Activities 
Extend your kid's day with additional games and activities from 3:30-4:30pm. $12 per day. 

Junior Lunch Option 
A daily kid-friendly lunch with vegetarian and gluten-free options available upon advanced request. $9 per day.


summer camps for kids

Junior Survival Camp

Let your child's imagination run wild this summer! With face markings in place and a secret survival language under development, camp groups will build a natural fort, learn basic trail safety and learn to wok together to survive. This full week of survival camp will have juniors connecting with nature as they explore how animals and plants live in our sub alpine environment. 
 
Each camper will practice archery with our junior bow and arrows, learn basic trail safety and map reading, and understand what to do if they get lost in the wilderness. Each day will be connected to 1 of our 5 senses, all crucial to survival. Run around survival games, stories, and team challenges, will be part of each day's schedule.

Junior Survival Camp Dates & Times

July 3 – 7, 2017
July 10 – 14, 2017
July 17 – 21, 2017
July 24 – 28, 2017
July 31 – August 4, 2017
August 7 – 11, 2017
August 14 – 18, 2017
August 21 – 25, 2017 

Junior Survival Camp Rates & Info

$325 - 5 day camp 
Booking options: Week-long camp only

After Camp Activities 
Extend your kid's day with additional games and activities from 3:30-4:30pm. $12 per day. 

Junior Lunch Option 
A daily kid-friendly lunch with vegetarian and gluten-free options available upon advanced request. $9 per day.

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