Summer Camp

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Our camps:

100% outdoors

100% interactive

100% fun!

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DID YOU KNOW?

Each day of summer camp is different!

Yes that is right....so if you are looking for a fun and engaging way to teach your children about wildlife and what they can do to help our environment, our camp is the place to be!

Each of the 45 days of summer camp is different. Our general themes are the foundation of all programming but the activities, crafts, experiments are all unique.

Give your children the power of knowledge.

Give them the power to make a difference.

 

CAMP PROGRAMMING BREAK DOWN

BABY BIRDS (Age 4)

This fun filled half day program is a great way for the little littles to get to know us at Soper Creek Wildlife Rescue. Our hands on learning approach is a great introduction to becoming a full day camper.

Their days are filled with stories, crafts, games, activities all centered around wildlife rehabilitation and conservation. Animal experiences include: observing animals, interacting with pelts, bones and other animal artifacts, and a few hands on interaction with animals.

Program Run:
Monday - Friday
Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Group Size: 8 campers

Campers must have had their 4th birthday prior to the first day of camp. We cannot accept any 3 year old into the program.

Campers must also be able to use a port-a-potty on their own. Staff are not permitted to assist children within the washroom facilities.

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Avery the Bobcat

Chick-a-dees (Ages 5-7)

Our Chick-a-dee campers will be exploring the many wonders of wildlife within our forest. Each day our campers will cycle to a new and exciting activity station. While at the "Creek" learn about healthy water ways, insects and even build your own boat to race. At the "Coyote Den" climb trees, build a fort, use the mud kitchen all while learning Indigenous culture. These are just a few of the many planned programs that take place during the summer. Don't forget, campers will have animal experiences which include: observing animal behavior, hands on learning with pelts, skulls and other animal artifacts and even a few up close and personal encounters with our Ambassador Team.

Program Runs
Monday - Friday
Time: 9:00-4:00pm
Group Size: 21
Wildlife Educators: 2 minimum

Campers must be able to use the port-a-potty on their own. Staff are not permitted to assist children within the washroom facilities.

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Wildlife Detectives (Ages 8-10)

Our Wildlife Detective campers will be putting on their owl eyes and fox ears to learn how animal characteristics play an important role to survival. Each day our campers will cycle to a new and exciting activity station. While at the "Rainbow Bridge" examine skulls to identify what these species eat and other cool facts you can find out from just bones!  At the "Birds Nest" play on our play structure, build a nest just like the birds do, play on our slackline.
These are just a few of the many planned programs that take place during the summer. Don't forget, campers will have animal experiences which include: observing animal behavior, hands on learning with pelts, skulls and other animal artifacts and even a few up close and personal encounters with our Ambassador Team.

Program Runs
Monday - Friday
Time: 9:00-4:00pm
Group Size: 24
Wildlife Educators: 2 minimum

Campers must be able to use the port-a-potty on their own. Staff are not permitted to assist children within the washroom facilities.

"My daughter just couldn't stop talking about how much fun she had and everything she's learned."

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Avery the Bobcat

Forest Explorers (Ages 11-12)

Our Forest Explorers campers are on their way to becoming Junior Care Takers. This group of older campers still get to enjoy all of the fun aspects of camp like activities.

Each day our campers will cycle to a new and exciting activity station learning about wildlife rehabilitation, conservation and preservation of Canadian wildlife.

Don't forget, campers will have animal experiences which include: observing animal behavior, hands on learning with pelts, skulls and other animal artifacts and even a few up close and personal encounters with our Ambassador Team.

Program Runs
Monday - Friday
Time: 9:00-4:00pm
Group Size: 24
Wildlife Educators: 2 minimum

Campers must be able to use the port-a-potty on their own. Staff are not permitted to assist children within the washroom facilities.

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Junior Care Taker (Ages 13-16)

Junior Care Takers spend the week learning about different aspects of animal care. Topics range from wildlife nutrition, general wildlife rehabilitation, caring for non-releasable wildlife, wildlife identification, and animal enrichment. Junior Care Takers is led by our wildlife technicians which have an abundance of knowledge of wildlife care and conservation. Participants are encouraged to ask questions and participate in designing their programming based on the interests that are brought forward. This program is designed for youth who are thinking about a career with animals in their future.

Monday - Friday
Time: 9:00-4:00pm
Group Size: 6
Wildlife Educators: 1 minimum

Campers must be able to use the port-a-potty on their own. Staff are not permitted to assist children within the washroom facilities.

Future Rehabbers (Ages 14-16)
* must complete Junior Care Taker prior to entry into this program

Future Rehabbers spend the week immersed within our wildlife hospital, learning about different aspects of wildlife rehabilitation. Topics range from wildlife nutrition, caring for releasable wildlife, physical exams, fluid therapy and medical calculations. They even have an opportunity to do case examples. Future Rehabbers is led by our wildlife technicians which have an abundance of knowledge of wildlife care and conservation. Participants are encouraged to ask questions and participate in designing their programming based on the interests that are brought forward. This program is designed for youth who are thinking about a career with animals in their future.

Monday - Friday
Time: 9:00-4:00pm
Group Size: 2
Wildlife Educators: 1 minimum

Campers must be able to use the port-a-potty on their own. Staff are not permitted to assist children within the washroom facilities.

A CHILD'S PASSION HAS THE ABILITY TO CHANGE THE WORLD!