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Don’t miss the opportunity to get your kids into some great summer camps where they can enjoy the outdoors and new experiences.

The Canadian Canoe Museum has been offering a variety of summer paddling day camps and multi-day canoe trips for youth ages 8 to 14 for over 10 years. Whether your child is a novice paddler or a seasoned canoe enthusiast, there is a camp for everyone.

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Source: https://www.canoemuseum.ca/paddling-camps/

Camps are based on the Ontario Recreational Canoeing and Kayaking Association (ORCKA) principles and skill levels.

The camps are popular! Register your child asap or you may have to put their name on a waitlist. Choose from:

  • Basics of canoeing one day camp June 29th for ages 8-10
  • ORCKA Level 1 four-day camp July 3rd to July 6th, ages 10-13
  • ORCKA Levels 2/3/4 five-day camp July 9th to 14th ages 11-14
  • ORCKA Levels 1/2 five-day camp July 16th to July 20th ages 10-13
  • Basics of Canoeing one day camp July 18th Ages 8-10
  • Boys Kawartha Highlands five-day canoe trip July 23-July 27 ages 11-13
  • Girls Kawartha Highlands five-day canoe trip July 30-Aug. 3rd ages 11-13
  • Learn to Camp 4 days/2 overnights Aug.7th to Aug. 10th ages 8-10.
  • End of Summer Day Camp Aug. 27th to Aug 31st ages 8-10.

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Source: https://www.canoemuseum.ca/paddling-camps/

If your child’s interest in canoeing makes you a little envious, why not take lessons yourself? It is never too late. Adult classes are offered throughout May to August and include Basic Canoeing Levels 1, 2, 3 and 4 as well as the opportunity for custom courses.

If you have any questions don’t hesitate to contact the staff. Email them at camps@canoemuseum.ca or phone them at 705-748-9153 x 218. And Canoe Museum members receive a discount on camp registration!

Get more detail at https://www.canoemuseum.ca/paddling-camps/ and https://www.canoemuseum.ca/adult-canoe-programs/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The March Break can sneak up on you and you’re left wondering what to do with the kids. Here are a few ideas to quell the boredom March 12th to March 16th.

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There is a variety of options to choose from including half day workshops or a full day or even multiple days. Mix and match to build the perfect schedule.

You can check out all of the details and workshop descriptions at https://www.canoemuseum.ca/marchbreak but how do these options sound to you?

  • Mini Paddle Painting
  • Artic Adventure
  • Woodworking with Wanigans
  • Souvenir Paddle Carving
  • Souvenir Paddle Arts
  • Canoe Paper Arts
  • Blanket Mittens and Needle Felting
  • Woodworking Build a Beading Loom
  • Beading Bracelets on a Loom

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Source: https://www.canoemuseum.ca/marchbreak

Register by calling 705 748 9153 x 218 or email victoria.veenstra@canoemuseum.ca.

Camp Kawartha March Break Day Camp

Kids will participate in active and engaging outdoor experiences. Campers will use the Environment Centre as a home base from which to explore the Trent Nature Area and participate in a variety of nature themed activities.

  • Traditional skills (fire making, outdoor cooking, shelter building) •  Nature based games and crafts •  Animal tracking •  And generally, exploring the wonders of nature!

For more information visit the webpage at https://campkawartha.ca/event/march-break-camp/.

All the fun takes place at Camp Kawartha Environment Centre

2505 Pioneer Road  Peterborough, Ontario Canada

Phone: 705-652-3860

March Break Art Camp at the Art School of Peterborough.

Young artists will participate in an exciting week of creativity. Activities include drawing and painting, sculpture and pottery projects.

There is also a March Break Art Camp just for Girls! Girl Power will be the theme as campers explore and celebrate all things girly!

For more information visit http://artschoolptbo.org/marchbreak/

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Source: http://artschoolptbo.org/marchbreak

The fun takes place at:

174A Charlotte Street Peterborough ON K9J 2T8

Phone: 705-742-3221

March Break Madness at Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority

The camp is designed, planned and delivered by OCT-qualified teachers. Each day has a dedicated theme where campers will experience a variety of hands-on activities, active outdoor games, group challenges, crazy crafts and good natured fun.

Get all the details at.. http://www.ganaraskaforestcentre.ca/2018/01/16/march-break-madness-grca/

The fun takes place at…

Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority (GRCA) 2216 County Road 28 Port Hope, Ontario L1A 3V8 Phone: (905) 885-8173

Other Options

There are a number of other activities offered on a daily basis. Visit the Kawartha Now website for complete details: https://kawarthanow.com/column/21/childrens-events/

 

 

 

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