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Camp Kawartha

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1010 Birchview Road
Douro-Dummer, Ontario K0L 2H0 Canada
705-652-3860 http://campkawartha.ca/contact-us/locations/birchview-road/

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July 2017

Pre-Leadership Camp (PLC-2)

July 30 - August 19
Camp Kawartha, 1010 Birchview Road
Douro-Dummer, Ontario K0L 2H0 Canada
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Ages: 13-14, co-ed. This dynamic program gives veteran campers and new campers alike a more intensive program with an extra week to experience more adventure and help prepare for our tripping and leadership programs. During the first two-weeks, PLC campers will be involved with the regular camp in morning activity periods. Afternoons will be spent on exclusive Pre-Leadership programs, team building, skills enhancement, and out trips. PLC campers will still participate in camp-wide theme days, evening programs, and special interest choice periods. In addition,…

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Counsellor Skills Development (CSD2)

July 30 - August 25
Camp Kawartha, 1010 Birchview Road
Douro-Dummer, Ontario K0L 2H0 Canada
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Ages: 15-16, co-ed. This program is designed to build confidence and motivate the participants in gaining the hard skills and discipline needed to become effective camp counsellors. This is accomplished by offering Bronze Medallion or Bronze Cross certification, Emergency First Aid certification, and training in our skill building activities including sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, eco-skills, archery, initiatives, ropes and more. Participants will also experience the group dynamics needed for achieving common goals and model staff roles within a camp environment. Time will…

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Leader in Training (LIT2)

July 30 - August 25
Camp Kawartha, 1010 Birchview Road
Douro-Dummer, Ontario K0L 2H0 Canada
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Ages: 16-17, co-ed. Working at a summer camp is a demanding job and it requires one to know their physical, mental and emotional needs. LITs will be subjected to a challenging environment that will accelerate these important personal learnings. They will become better leaders, work better with their peers and demonstrate positive role modelling to our younger campers. They will learn how to set and achieve personal and group goals. Within this four-week leadership program, participants enhance their knowledge of…

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Wilderness Counsellor Skills Development (WCSD)

July 30 - August 25
Camp Kawartha, 1010 Birchview Road
Douro-Dummer, Ontario K0L 2H0 Canada
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Ages: 15-16, co-ed. The W-CSD program is a separate, alternative program that will run concurrently with our regular Counsellor Skills Development program in August. The W-CSD program will focus more intensively on skills in an out-trip context. Participants who successfully complete the program will have an equal opportunity to apply for LIT or W-LIT the following summer. This program is open to all candidates, but is recommended for those who have achieved their Bronze Cross and offers a more intense…

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Wilderness Leader in Training (WLIT)

July 30 - August 25
Camp Kawartha, 1010 Birchview Road
Douro-Dummer, Ontario K0L 2H0 Canada
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Ages: 16-17, co-ed. Working at a summer camp is a demanding job and it requires one to know their physical, mental and emotional needs. WLITs will be subjected to a challenging environment that will accelerate these important personal learnings. They will become better leaders, work better with their peers and demonstrate positive role modelling to our younger campers. They will learn how to set and achieve personal and group goals. Within this four-week leadership program, participants enhance their knowledge of…

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August 2017

Session E: 2-week Overnight Summer Camp

August 13 - August 25
Camp Kawartha, 1010 Birchview Road
Douro-Dummer, Ontario K0L 2H0 Canada
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Ages: 8-14, co-ed. A two week session offers a more intense experience. Campers and staff have a greater opportunity to nurture relationships and partake in the great lessons that camp has to offer. Campers have the opportunity to hone their skills and delve deeper into morning activities as campers select four areas of interest and spend each morning concentrating on two of their choices. Campers work to achieve Camp Kawartha levels and are given awards at the end of the session.…

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Session E1: 1-week Overnight Summer Camp

August 13 - August 19
Camp Kawartha, 1010 Birchview Road
Douro-Dummer, Ontario K0L 2H0 Canada
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Ages: 8-10, co-ed. A one week session is a great introduction to the Camp Kawartha environment and a great way to experience a bit of everything. Campers get the opportunity to participate and learn skills in all camp activities. » Camp Dates and Rates » Registration Form Checklist » Preparing for camp

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Challenge & Adventure Camp (CH)

August 19 - August 25
Camp Kawartha, 1010 Birchview Road
Douro-Dummer, Ontario K0L 2H0 Canada
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Ages: 14-16, co-ed. This action packed 1-week session involves a series of adventure-based activities led by our experienced staff and qualified instructors at each facility. This intensive program never stops challenging campers with adventure activities from start to finish. Our staff promote an enriching and leadership-focused environment for the campers as they work together to develop a positive and confident attitude toward themselves and others in a non-competitive, nurturing environment. Schedule: Saturday – Arrival (10:00-10:30am), Icebreakers, Kayaking and High Ropes training Sunday – Outdoor…

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PLC – Extra Adventure

August 19 - August 25
Camp Kawartha, 1010 Birchview Road
Douro-Dummer, Ontario K0L 2H0 Canada
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Ages: 13-14, coed. Open to all PLC campers from both July and August and headed by the PLC staff. This one week extension takes the program to a new level with adventure-based activities. Campers will enjoy at least 3 off-camp trips, including an overnight mountain biking trip to the Haliburton Forest & Wolf Centre, white water kayaking at Gull Lake in Minden and outdoor rock climbing at Eagles Nest Park in Bancoft, ON. Each trip is led by qualified staff…

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Session E2: 1-week Overnight Summer Camp

August 20 - August 25
Camp Kawartha, 1010 Birchview Road
Douro-Dummer, Ontario K0L 2H0 Canada
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Ages: 11-13, co-ed. A one week session is a great introduction to the Camp Kawartha environment and a great way to experience a bit of everything. Campers get the opportunity to participate and learn skills in all camp activities. The days are highlighted by memorable evening programs, and a weekly theme day. The session ends with a banquet, our traditional candle lighting ceremony, and the final slide show!   » Camp Dates and Rates » Registration Form Checklist » Preparing…

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Day Camp – Week 8

August 21 - August 25
Camp Kawartha, 1010 Birchview Road
Douro-Dummer, Ontario K0L 2H0 Canada
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Ages: 5-8, co-ed. This hands-on, five-day program introduces younger campers to the joys of summer camp! Your child will participate in a variety of educational and recreational activities that will enhance their self-confidence and create memories to last a lifetime. Campers may participate in a range of activities that include arts and crafts, co-operative games, skill development activities, environmental based programs, recreation and adventure activities and water front activities. Sample Activities Some examples may include but are neither definite nor limited to:…

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Session N: 4-day/3-night Nature Camp

August 27 - August 30
Camp Kawartha, 1010 Birchview Road
Douro-Dummer, Ontario K0L 2H0 Canada
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Ages: 7-14, co-ed. Captain Climate This unique camp blends our highly regarded nature programming with recreation, adventure and games in a jam-packed 4 day/3 night session. Our nature-based programming for this camp session is endorsed by Ontario Nature. Sample Activities • Our traditional camp activities such as canoeing, windsurfing, kayaking, drama, climbing wall, traditional skills and more • Dramatized hikes depicting a year in the life of squirrels, chickadees and other animals • A nature theme and associated activities for each day • An eco-puppet…

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Day Camp – Week 9

August 28 - August 30
Camp Kawartha, 1010 Birchview Road
Douro-Dummer, Ontario K0L 2H0 Canada
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Ages: 5-8, co-ed. This hands-on, three-day program introduces younger campers to the joys of summer camp! Your child will participate in a variety of educational and recreational activities that will enhance their self confidence and create memories to last a lifetime. Campers may participate in a range of activities that include arts and crafts, co-operative games, skill development activities, environmental based programs, recreation and adventure activities and water front activities. Some examples may include but are neither definite nor limited to: •…

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April 2018

CWWN – Annual Spring Workshop Weekend

April 27, 2018 - April 29, 2018
Camp Kawartha, 1010 Birchview Road
Douro-Dummer, Ontario K0L 2H0 Canada
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The Wilderness Women’s Network weekend is a time to get together with other women interested in the area of women and girls in the wilderness. The philosophy of the weekend is to gather these women and to share ideas, network and discover. Please visit the CWWN website to register: http://wildernesswomensnetwork.com

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