Eco Adventure Camp Programming: Ages 10 – 14
- Weekly day programs for youth campers (10-14 years).
- Campers leave Queen’s University campus daily at 9:00am and return at 4:30. Alternate pick up/drop off locations available. Before care available. Click here for more info.
- Campers spend their days at Elbow Lake Environmental Education Centre, 30 minutes north of Kingston.
- Lunch is not provided. Please read our Parent’s Guide for other info including a packing list.
- Campers have the opportunity to stay overnight with their families each Thursday. (Check out Family Nights for more info and Registration for how to register.)
|Session 1: July 9-13||Things that work together|
|Session 2: July 16-20||Things that move|
|Session 3: July 23-27||Things that fly|
|Session 4: July 30- Aug 3||Things that swim|
|Session 5: Aug 7-10 (short week)||Things that build|
|Session 6: Aug 13-17||Things that make noise|
|Session 7: Aug 20-24||Things that hide|
View our Registration page for pricing.
Weekly Theme Descriptions
Week 1- Things that work together: Strength in numbers….two is better than one…you scratch my back and I’ll scratch yours. All are strategies in nature for survival. Learn how species work together to survive and see if your teamwork skills are up for the challenge!
Week 2- Things that move: Whether it’s migrating across a continent or swimming around a pond, animals are constantly moving. Put on your running shoes and take part in some moving activities!
Week 3- Things that fly: It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a…seed? Many species use the sky as a mode of transportation. Get a first hand look at the birds, bats, bugs, and seeds that fill our skies.
Week 4- Things that swim: We are one in thousands of species that live and play in Ontario’s lakes and rivers. Get wet and learn about a few of the birds, fish, frogs, and insects that live and rely on our waters.
Week 5- Things that build: Can they build it? Yes, they can! Learn about the impressive engineering feats that species create every day. Investigate how beavers, insects, and birds create their homes, and then try it for yourself!
Week 6- Things that make noise: Get your ears and vocal cords ready! Take the opportunity to be quiet and listen to the sounds of nature. Then, be loud and make some calls yourself! Learn about the symphony of frogs, birds, and insects that serenade our environments!
Week 7- Things that hide: Why run when you can hide?! Learn about the sneaky ways that animals and plants camouflage themselves to avoid predators and store food. How good are you at hiding in plain sight?