Eco-Adventure Camp

Eco-Adventure Camp (8 – 13 years)

Eco-Adventure Camp offers educational day programming with unique weekly themes for campers aged 8-13. Campers travel by bus to Elbow Lake each morning and return each afternoon. Several bus pickup locations are available, the main one being at Humphrey Hall (62 Arch St) on Queen’s Main Campus. Campers will have days full of adventures, activities and games that will teach more about the nature around us!

Campers must be turning or have turned 8 this calendar year.

View our Registration page for pricing and to sign up.

Sessions are $270 excluding session 5 (short week) which is $220.

Dates Theme Description of Week 

Session 1:

July 10-14

A Bug’s Life Creepy crawlies are everywhere, but how much do you know about them? No matter their number of legs, we’re covering them this week. Learn all about the different insects and spiders crawling or flying around you.

Session 2:

July 17-21

The Lord of the Wings Ever wondered what life is like for our feathery, high-flying friends? Come learn about all of the different birds that can be found here at Elbow Lake! We’ll explore different topics like migration, bird calls, nests and more!

Session 3:

July 24-29

Become an EcoHero! Learn more about our natural world and ways that you can be an eco super hero. Take part in projects that you can do at home or school to help protect our environment.

Session 4:

July 31- August 4

Just Keep Swimming What’s life like with fins? Can fish change colour, sleep or feel pain? How do they breathe? What type of fish can be found in Elbow lake? Come find out the answers to these questions and more this week. We’ll learn that life is better down where it’s wetter!

Session 5:  

August 8-11, short week

How to Train your Reptile (and Amphibian) Though it might not be a dragon, we are covering our cold-blooded friends, reptiles and amphibians. Elbow is home to many different species of frogs, snakes, turtles and even one lizard. Sign up and become a herpetologist for a week!

Session 6:

August 14-18

Mammals, Inc. Deer, bears and beavers galore! There are many different mammals that can be found at Elbow Lake, including ourselves. We’ll learn about some of these mammals through different activities this week.

Session 7:

August 21-25

Choose your own adventure Wrap up the summer with adventure and exploration. Hike, canoe, swim, search, and play your way through the last week of the summer!