FUN CAMPS: VICTORIA

FUN CAMPS VICTORIA 2017 SCHEDULE

(Please scroll down to see Camp descriptions)
 

FUN Food on the Farm (July 4 - 7)...(prorated)...$185

Animal Lovin' FUn (July 10 - 14)...$295

FUN World of Water (july 17 - 21)...$29o

Fun Marks the Spot (July 24 - 28)...$200

Animal Lovin' FUN (July 31 - August 4)...$295 taking Waitlist

Fine Arts FUN (August 8 - 11)... (prorated)...$225

FUn World of water (August 14 - 18)....$290

FUn on the edge (August 21 - 25)...$285

FUN food on the Farm (August 28 - September 1)... $210

CAMP DESCRIPTIONS

fun camps are for youth ages 6 - 16*

 

Although specific details will vary based on the particular theme,  camps include fun activities like hiking, exploring, tee-shirt making, fort building, building a sustainable city from recycled materials, active games, solitude and gratitude time, and coming up with a passion project that campers have a chance to share at the Friday afternoon Mini-Gala! There will also be swimming at a nearby pool one afternoon per week.
*5 year olds who have finished kindergarten or equivalent may be considered on a case by case basis.

LOCATION: FAIRFIELD-GONZALES COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION

1330 FAIRFIELD ROAD VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA
HOURS: 9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.


animal lovin' fun

Join other animal-lovers as we meet everything from teeny tiny bugs to massive whales, and the adorable ducks and horses in between. Build your own bird feeder and discover how birds of prey help keep wildlife in balance. Protecting the planet means protecting its creatures! A visit to a stable, a ride on a horse and a whale-watching expedition will all be part of this awesome animal week!

Week Highlights:

  • Horseback Riding
  • Whale Watching

 

fun world of water

What could be more FUN than water in the summertime? Go for a swim with your fellow splashy campers or cool down on the slip and slide! This week will be full of water-ific delights! Discover the beauty of our local waterways through aquatic adventures like stand up paddle-boarding, and sea kayaking. From pond dipping, to water testing and feeding some seals, this week is all about learning how to protect the water you love so much!

Week Highlights:

  • Standup Paddle Boarding
  • Sea Kayaking

 

FINE ARTS FUN 

Whether you like to draw the world around you or fill your canvas with beautiful colours, at Fine Arts FUN we’ll draw inspiration from Mother Nature. A visit to a local gallery and theatre, driftwood paintings, and a nature art workshop will all be part of the palette this week. So mix it up, release your inner muse, and learn how your masterpieces can create social change and share your passion for the planet!

Week Highlights:

  • Emily Carr Themed Tour of The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
  • Mount Doug Hike and Water Colouring Landscapes

 

FUN ON THE EDGE

Would you rather be scaling an indoor rock-climbing wall than sitting around at home? Us too! Explore the awesomeness on the edges around us – from hiking around Thetis to whooshing down a zipline.  Push yourself to your edge by learning to rock climb and test your limits with a visit to WildPlay! Our earth is amazing, so let's keep it healthy so we always have a place to play.

Week Highlights:

  • Ziplining at Wildplay
  • Rockclimbing and Slacklining

 

FUN FOOD ON THE FARM

 Who knew that you could grow, cook and eat your way to a better world? During this week, we will be getting our hands dirty with field-trips to local farms to help bring in the crops, harvest fruit, and sample food fresh from the earth. We will also be creating our very own solar ovens, and baking some s'mores! Yum!

Week Highlights:

  • Urban Community Garden Tour
  • Urban Farm Tour 

 

Fun Marks the spot

Avast there, me hearties! There be treasure to find by bus, bike, hike or swim – no carrrs allowed! This scavenger hunt takes us through forrrests, beaches, farrrms and parrrks to discover the amazing world of enerrrrrgy! Where does it come from? Where is it hidden? Secret clues will have us making balloon rockets, building mini solar-cars and becoming energy buccaneers who are planet-saving savvy!

Week Highlights:

  • Kite Building
  • Bike Workshop

 

Activities May be subject to change, Advanced notification will be provided.