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OUR PROGRAMS

Tadpole

Specially designed for first-time campers, our Tadpole Session offers 3 nights of summer camp fun with extra staff support to ensure our youngest campers have a positive summer camp experience!

Junior

Our Junior Sessions offer a 5-night classic summer camp experience including swimming, canoeing and kayaking, out-tripping, faith exploration, sports and games, arts and crafts, and more!

Senior

​​​Camp Kidston is thrilled to offer two senior programs this summer! 

 

Our Classic Senior Session offers 5 nights of Kidston fun - swimming, canoeing, kayaking, out-tripping, sports and games, arts and crafts, faith exploration, and more - but with extra adventure and leadership options added in to best suit teen campers! 

Our Wilderness Senior Session focuses on outdoor education and leadership skills.  Daily programming centers around out-tripping (camping) skills, canoeing/kayaking, swimming and water activities, leadership and team-building, and environmental awareness.  This includes the opportunity to plan and participate in extended overnight out-trips (weather-permitting) to campsites across Kidston's property around Long Lake.  Of course, this session still includes Kidston favourites such as sports and games, arts, campfires, and faith exploration!

The Wilderness Senior Session is generously supported by The United Church of Canada Foundation, Seeds of Hope (Wesley C. Smith Fund), and Embracing the Spirit Grant Programs.

Counsellor-In-Training (CIT)

Our CIT Program is designed to develop leadership skills and confidence in working with children, and includes skill development, team building, and unique opportunities to learn to lead programs and work with younger campers! 

More information and detailed FAQs on the CIT Program can be found here.

Family Camp

Want to share the Kidston experience with your friends and family?  Stay tuned for more information on 2022 Family Camps coming soon!

 

2022 Camp Kidston Dates

(programming for campers 5-16 years)

Session dates                                           

July 3-8, 2022                Senior 1 (Classic)         Ages 12-16

July 10-15, 2022             Junior 1                       Ages 8-12  

                                     CIT Week 1                      Ages 14-17  

July 17-22, 2022            Junior 2                        Ages 8-12

                                     CIT Week 2                       

July 24-29, 2022           Senior 2 (Wilderness)   Ages 12-16

August 2-5, 2022          Tadpole (3 Nights)          Ages 5-10

August 7-12, 2022         Junior 3                         Ages 8-12   

August 14-19, 2022        Senior 3(Classic)           Ages 12-16

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What do parents say about our staff?

"Excited. Welcoming. Engaged with the children."

"Your staff are amazing and just wonderful inspirations for the younger kids."

"Talked to and listened to the campers and helped them feel welcomed right away."

"I had complete trust in them to leave my 8 year old in their care."