Families that are looking for multi-day summer camps for their children can choose from a number of options in or near Victoria BC. Some of these choices include:
Horne Lake Adventure Weekend Mother Daughter Camp for girls aged 8-16 and their Mom. This weekend camp offers outdoor adventure activities like rock rappelling and caving and finishes up with a relaxing soak in the Tigh Na Mara Grotto Spa. For more info and registration visit the Horne Lake Outdoor Center website. They also host a weekend Father Son camp and a single parent and kid’s camp.
Adventurous teens 15-17 yrs old might enjoy 5 days of sea kayaking on the rugged West Coast. Sea lions, seals, blowholes, intertidal explorations, sandy beaches, sea caves, sea arches and maybe even a whale are the highlights of this voyage. This, along with other marine adventure camps is organized by Glenlyon-Norfolk School. You can get more info here.
Pioneer Pacific Camp – a Christian faith-based camp, organizes a 10 day sailing adventure in Desolation Sound for teens aged 15-18 yrs. Spend your days making memories and friendships and learning the skills of navigation, rope work and sail handling.
For younger teens, a five day program culminating in an overnight kayak trip to the beautiful Gulf Islands National Park Reserve is a great introduction to kayaking. No experience necessary! This camp is organized by Ocean River Sports.
Zajac Ranch for Children in Mission, BC offers a range of summer camps for children with serious and chronic illnesses and disabilities who might not otherwise have a chance to enjoy a summer camp experience.
Camp Narnia in beautiful Nanoose Bay, a short drive up Vancouver Island provides a summer camp experience for children in a rural setting, offering programs that would build new skills and attitudes, enhance self-esteem, develop independence and create a sense of personal well-being and enjoyment.
This is just a taste of the options for multi day summer camps for children living in Victoria BC. For a more complete listing please visit Childs Play 101. There’s no need for your children’s summer vacation to be long and boring – send them to summer camp!