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adventure day camps - kids survival

Alpine Blazers (Ages 8-12)

Our signature Grouse Mountain Alpine Blazers camps take campers on a journey of wonder and exploration. The camp utilizes the mountain as a playground, inspiring kids to get outdoors, connect with nature, make friends, and experience "only here" activities. These camps are multi-day, week-long camps.

   
Dates & Times:

Camp

Dates

Theme

Camp A

July 4 – 8 (SOLD OUT)

Adventure is Calling

Camp B

July 11 – 15 (SOLD OUT)

Wild & Wonderful West Coast

Camp C

July 18 – 22 (SOLD OUT)

Mountain Explorers & Survival

Camp D

July 25 – 29

Imaginarium (Science, Magic and Mysteries of Nature)

Camp E*

August 2 – 5 (4 days)* (SOLD OUT)

Adventure is Calling

Camp F

August 8 – 12

Wild & Wonderful West Coast

Camp G

August 15 – 19 (SOLD OUT)

Mountain Explorers & Survival

Camp H

August 22 – 26 (SOLD OUT)

Imaginarium (Science, Magic and Mysteries of Nature)

Camp I

August 29 – September 2 (SOLD OUT)

Adventure is Calling

*due to STAT holiday; no camps on August 1 

Pricing:
5-Day Camp: $400
4-Day Camp: $320
Lunch Add-On: $75/week

If the camp that you hoped to book is sold out, join the Adventure Camp waitlist by completing this form.

Weekly Camp Themes & Highlights
Weekly Theme* Highlights: Alpine Blazers (8-12 year olds)
Adventure is Calling • Peak Chair exploration
• Owls of Grouse Mountain
• Lumberjack Show
• Capture the Flag
• Axe Throwing
• Human obstacle course
• Natural tie-dye bandanas
Wild & Wonderful West Coast • Animal tracking and wildlife encounter
• Bears of North America, with artifacts
• Behind the scenes with the bears and Ranger Talk
• First Nations presentation and crafts
• Edible garden and exploration
• Snow making machines
• Birds in Motion
Mountain Explorers & Survival • Archery
• Shelter building
• Water filtration and survival skills
• Camouflage
• Trip planning, mapping, backcountry
• Lawn games
• Scavenger hunt
• Shelter building
Imaginarium (Science, Magic & Mysteries of Nature) • Solar ovens
• Wildlife legends and the wild unknown
• Going Green for kids
• Catapult cornhole
• Volcanoes, rainbows - natural phenomena
• Slime making  
*Program highlights subject to change without notice

Lunch Options
Add on a healthy packed lunch for your child. You must specify at time of purchase which option you would like for the full week. Packed lunches are $75/week. 

Please note the following weekly menu options available:
 

Day

Standard Lunch

Vegetarian/Vegan Option

Gluten Free Option

Monday

  • Turkey, cheese, lettuce & tomato wrap
  • Apple
  • Chocolate chip cookie
  • Juice box   
  • Veggie & hummus wrap
  • Apple
  • Vegan cookie
  • Juice box
  • Turkey, cheese, lettuce & tomato in GF wrap        
  • Apple
  • GF cookie
  • Juice box

Tuesday

  • Cold noodle salad - noodles, carrots, peas & mixed veg
  • Orange
  • Fudge brownie
  • Juice Box
  • Cold noodle salad - noodles, carrots, peas & mixed veg
  • Orange
  • Vegan brownie 
  • Juice box
  • Cold noodle salad - GF noodles, carrots & mixed veg    
  • Orange
  • GF brownie 
  • Juice box

Wednesday

  • Sub sandwich - chicken, cheese & cucumber   
  • Banana
  • Rice crispy square 
  • Juice box 
  • Sub sandwich - falafel & veggies     
  • Banana 
  • Rice crispy square
  • Juice box
  • Sub sandwich - GF sub, chicken, cheese & cucumber 
  • Banana
  • Rice crispy square 
  • Juice box

Thursday

  • Pasta salad - pasta, peas, corn & ham
  • Carrots & dip
  • Fruit bar
  • Juice box
  • Pasta salad - pasta, peas, corn & tofu 
  • Carrots & hummus
  • Fruit bar
  • Juice box
  • Pasta salad - GF pasta, peas, corn & ham 
  • Carrots & dip
  • Fruit bar
  • Juice Box

Friday

  • Pizza - cheese pizza on focaccia bread    
  • Apple 
  • Classic potato chips   
  • Juice box
  • Pizza - vegan cheese pizza on focaccia bread  
  • Apple
  • Classic potato chips 
  • Juice box
  • Pizza - cheese pizza on GF focaccia bread
  • Apple
  • Classic potato chips
  • Juice box

Camp Check-in and Out 
Check-in is at the base of the Mountain at 9:00am. Please proceed to Parking Lot B with your child. You will check-in with a Camp Leader at the designated sign and be assigned your camp number and leader. 

Check-out is from the base of the Mountain at 4:15pm. Please proceed to Parking Lot B and check-in with your child's assigned leader at your assigned number.

What to Bring 
• Waterproof jacket and pants (Camps run rain or shine and activities will continue outside in the rain)
• As Mountain conditions change rapidly, dress your child in layers and appropriately for the weather.
• Closed toed shoes. We recommend hiking or running shoes. No sandals.
• Sunglasses, sunscreen, a hat and extra socks. 
• A reusable water bottle. 
• If you do not purchase food during registration, please provide your child with a lunch and snacks. Camps are a Nut Free Zone - please help us keep campers safe and refrain from including any food containing nuts. 

Registration and Availability 
Registration cut-off is the Wednesday prior to the first day of camp, subject to availability. Register online or call Guest Services at (604) 774-8312.

If the camp that you hoped to book is sold out, join the Adventure Camp waitlist by completing the form at the link below.


Frequently Asked Questions
Visit our Adventure Camps FAQs page for more information.