Adventure Camp Activities
Have you ever wanted to shoot an arrow at a target? The secrets of how to do this are explained in Archery. Learn how to hold a bow, take a shot, and be super safety conscious. This activity is one of Pioneer’s most popular and is open to campers of all ages.
If you are new to boating and would like to try a variety of different boats, this activity is for you! One day you could go out in 30-foot Voyageur Canoe, and another day you’ll go out in something different.
Canoeing is so fun on a hot day! You’ll learn safety, the parts of the boat, and how to paddle really well! Lanyards of ALL COLOURS (all swimming abilities) are welcome in canoeing. Open to all ages. Adventure Camp canoeing has two levels based on previous experience.
Canoeing Level 1 – Learn the correct way to hold a paddle, basic strokes, parts of the canoe and paddle, etc.
Canoeing Level 2 – Continue to practice and build upon skills gained in Level 1. Learn canoe-over-canoe rescue and side-ward displacement.
Creation Station is Adventure Camp’s take on crafts, where we combine creativity, art, and fun! Create something totally new, sculpt your very own masterpiece, or design the latest fashions with tie-dye. These projects and lots more will be awaiting you at Creation Station!
Do you love to dance? This activity is for you! You will explore movement through music, develop creativity and confidence, and celebrate teamwork and uniqueness. We will work together to learn fun dance routines to show off in a performance at the end of the session. No previous dance experience is required.
Imagine a little cabin in the woods where you can jump back into “Pioneer” times! You can cook, play pioneer games and experience how pioneers lived first hand. You will also be able to feed and visit with some of our Early Settlers animals! Open to all ages.
Do you know how fast you can turn in a kayak? Really fast! They’re small and fun, with cool paddles! Kayaking at Adventure Camp is great fun both for campers who are expert kayakers and for those who are trying it for the first time.
Kayaking Level 1 – The correct way to hold the paddle, basic strokes, parts of the kayak and paddle, etc.
Kayaking Level 2 – Continue to practice and build upon skills gained in Level 1 with more independence. Learn two-kayak rescue and how to wet exit in deep water. **A Yellow/Blue lanyard level is required for kayaking classes.
We have two new exciting elements added to the low ropes course for this summer! Ropes is an exciting activity where you can challenge yourself and cheer on your friends! Test your balance, strength, and ability to climb while learning and practicing safety tips. **Low Ropes is open to campers aged 7 and up.
Just imagine yourself biking on amazing trails in the woods! You’ll learn safety, parts of the bike, maintenance, technique, and fun! Bikes and helmets are provided. **Open to ages 9 and 10 only.
You’ll explore OPC’s forest and learn cool new things. You might catch frogs, build fires, and hunt for hidden insects. You will learn about plants, animals, how they impact our world, and how we impact them. There’s so much nature to explore up here!
Working at their own pace, campers will be equipped with the skills and equipment to capture all the beauty that the Muskoka camping experience offers. Campers work towards taking two photographs that are showcased to the rest of the camp at the end of the session. Campers are asked to bring a memory card or USB stick to ensure they take home their photos from the session. A personal digital camera or DSLR is recommended.
Imagine sailing across the lake, the wind in your hair and sun on your back! You’ll love Adventure Camp’s sailboats. Lessons include sailing theory, tying important sailing knots, learning safety rules, and lots of time sailing on beautiful Lake Clearwater. Adventure Camp sailing has two levels based on previous experience.
Sailing Level 1 – Learn how to tie knots, how to rig the boat with assistance, and make sheet and rudder adjustments with help from instructor, etc.
Sailing Level 2– Continue to practice and build upon skills gained in Level 1. **A Yellow/Blue lanyard level is required for sailing classes.
Each day you can try something fun and new in this activity. Participation, sportsmanship, and teamwork are all emphasized as campers improve technique in familiar sports as well as exciting new games! For all ages!
Welcome to The Stage, an activity that combines the best of drama and music, making it one super fun place to be. If you like having fun with your imagination, this is the activity for you! We’ve got some amazing things in store for you on The Stage!
Can you imagine any better place to be on a hot sunny day at camp? You have 2 choices (choose only one): 1. Swimming Lessons in Lifesaving Society Levels. 2. Recreational Swim for all swimming abilities. The goal is to become comfortable in the water and have fun! (High emphasis on games)
If you love discovering how things work, wearing lab coats and testing wild and crazy (and sometimes messy) experiments…this is the activity for you! Build a volcano and watch it erupt, see a whole litre of coke shoot straight up in the air, and try many other wacky things…this activity is hands-on learning and fun rolled into one! Open to all ages!