Welcome To Blue Lake Summer Camp
Registration for 2013 is now open!
We had an awesome summer for the 2012 season! Thank you to all the campers who came and helped to make our Summer so much fun!
*NEW* Summer Day Camp (Cranbrook) 2013 *NEW*
Aug 12-16 and Aug 26-30
Blue Lake is offering two different weeks of summer day camp in Cranbrook for children ages 7-13.
This forest and enviroment focused program will teach children about their local ecosystems and much more. Games and hands-on activities will be so much fun that they will forget they are learning! Campers will enjoy hiking, games, and spending time in nature. Learning topics will include local trees, wildlife, survival, navigation, water conservation, and environmental stewardship. Campers will meet new friends and gain an appreciation for nature and sustainable living.
Camp programming runs Monday to Friday 9:00am to 3:00pm. Before and After childcare is available. 8:00-9:00am and/or 3:00-5:00pm. Staff will entertain your child and provide crafts, games, and supervision.
Pick up and drop-off location: Scouts Hall at Idlewild Park. Children should come prepared with water bottles, bagged lunches & snacks, and wear appropriate clothing to be outside.
Cost: $259 +GST per week or $52.00 + GST per day where space is available
Week #1 August 12-16
Week #2 August 26-30
*NEW* Short Week Option *NEW*
July 7-10 and July 21-24
Blue Lake will be offering two different "Short Week" options
Week #1 will be July 7-10
Week #2 will be July 21-24
Summer Camp 2013
July 7th to August 9th
Important News for 2013:
Laughter in the trees, games in the field, singing around the campfire, learning about the wilderness and swimming with friends is what we are looking forward to! What are you excited for?
Different adventures and activities happen each day, including Ecofun, Campfires, Games (Capture the Flag!), Cabin Unity Time, and special programs depending on the day such as Theme Days, the hike and out-trip on Wednesday, 'Kazaam' skit night, and a special Blue Lake ceremony on Thursday that you don't want to miss! Check out the Programs webpage for more information on Blue Lake's summer programs.
Programs are for children 7-13 years old.
To register your child in Summer Camp please refer to our "Forms" page.
Outdoor Youth Leadership Schools (OYLS)
NEWS FOR BLUE LAKE'S OUTDOOR YOUTH LEADERSHIP SCHOOLS (OYLS):
JOYLS (Junior Outdoor Youth Leadership Program) July 14-26 2013 :
New for 2013: JOYLS is now a 12 day program including a multi-day hike and canoe trip.
14-16 year-old can take part in the Junior Outdoor Youth Leadership Program. JOYLS is a precursor to the Outdoor Youth Leadership (OYLS) Program and focuses on developing leadership and team-building skills. Participants will go on a journey of self-discovery while learning specific outdoor and leadership skills/strategies. Detailed information on JOYLS will be posted soon! There are only 10spaces available for this exciting program, so register early!
OYLS (Outdoor Youth Leadership Program) July 14-26 2013:
New for 2013: OYLS is now a 12 day program including a multi-day hike and canoe trip.
A program for youth aged 15-17 who have taken the JOYLS program. This program features a variety of wilderness backpacking and camping training followed by a two night hike into the mountains, a canoeing day trip, along with many opportunities for leadership development. This program will help participants to develop their leadership, communication, risk management, problem solving, trip preparation and wilderness skills. Become part of a tight knit group and push your personal limits! There are only 10spaces available for this exciting program, so register early!
To Register your child in our Outdoor Youth Leadership Programs please click here.
CAMPERSHIP INFO & APPLICATION FORM
Please click on the link to access our campership information and application form. Camperships are available to make Blue Lake programming as inclusive as possible. The number of camperships available varies from year to year. Campership Info and Application Form
Remember, Blue Lake Summer Camp usually books up quickly so contact us early to ensure you reserve your space.
SEE YOU THIS SUMMER!
Blue Lake Forest Education Society
PO BOX 759, Cranbrook BC, V1C 4J5
250-426-3676 or 1-888-328-9998