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CHALLENGER DISCOVERY PROGRAM AGE: 10 & 11

There are 2 Challenger Discovery Group per week.  Each group will have a maximum of 10 campers to 1 Counsellor. 

Program Highlights:

  • Campers will learn basic wilderness survival skills. These will include shelter building, fire lighting with ‘no matches’, survival skills in the woods, orienteering, knots, fishing, wilderness first aid, and some relevant ecology.
  • Work on basic canoe and kayak skills.
  • Explore the lakeshore in the replica voyageur canoe and hike through the 700 acres of property.
  • DIY Fishing lures and Dipnetting/Ecology experience add to the week.
  • Campers will have an opportunity to boulder, play gaga ball and try their hand at archery.
  • Challengers will put all their newly learned skills to the test on an all-day 'trip' on the property. They will paddle and hike to a special location known as Hemlock where they will set-up camp, build a cooking fire, make lunch and put it all to test!
  • There are also lots of opportunities for free swims on those really hot days as well!