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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!

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?  Our 2023 Family Camp will be held from August 4-6, with more information coming soon!

 

2023 Camp Kidston Dates

(programming for campers 5-16 years)

Session dates                                           

July 2-7, 2023             Senior 1 (Classic)             Ages 12-16

July 9-14, 2023            Junior 1                           Ages 8-12  

                                    Junior Leader Week 1/2   Ages 14-16   

July 16-21, 2023          Junior 2                           Ages 8-12

                                    Junior Leader Week 2/2                        

July 23-28, 2023          Intermediate 1                Ages 10-14

July 30-Aug 4, 2023     Junior 3                          Ages 8-12

August 8-11, 2023        Tadpole (3 Nights)            Ages 5-9

August 13-18, 2023      Senior 2                           Ages 12-16

                                   (Classic or Wilderness)                         

August 20-23, 2023      Junior 4 (3 Nights)         Ages 8-12

Multiple Weeks             CIT Program                    Ages 15-17

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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."