With many activity options available on-site we can customize a unique program schedule to help you achieve your outdoor education goals. In addition to giving your group access to our recreational facilities we offer a variety of instructed activity options onsite.
With over 400 feet of prime lakeside property it is understandable that the waterfront is a popular place for retreat groups.
Kawkawa Camp & Retreat has a selection of Kayaks, Canoes & Surfbikes available for use by your group throughout the duration of your stay.
Swimming sessions can be accommodated with advance notice. We supply lifeguard/s and a small hourly premium is charged to cover lifeguard fees. (Swimming is a seasonal activity)
A session of tubing on the lake can be arranged for your group by prior arrangement. For further information, prices and to book please make inquiries when you make your retreat reservation.
If you don’t want to get your feet wet you can organize a game of beach volleyball on our lakeside sand court.
Alternatively you may wish to kick back a little on a beach lawn chair and enjoy the outstanding views.
Make use of our grass sports field to organize your our team games such as soccer, bucketball or wide games.
A recent addition to our activity portfolio is our incredible lifesize human foosball arena. Don’t leave Kawkawa without giving this a go! Up to 20 players can participate at a time taking this popular table top game to a whole new level where instead of plastic foosball players they now become the players.
You may wish to master our frisbee golf course individually or challenge each other as part of a group activity.
Challenge yourself to make it around our bouldering room without touching the ground. The competitive animal in you will make you keep coming back until you complete the challenging course.
Don’t leave Kawkawa without engaging in a game of Gagaball. This highly competitive variation of dodgeball in our custom made pit is a camp favorite.
For the nature enthusiasts a forest/mountain hike from our site is a must. There are numerous options and difficulty levels of hikes starting right on site. Regardless of which option you choose you are guaranteed beautiful views of the lakes and mountainside. As you head off on your hike don’t forget to stop by our very own impressive 900 year old Douglas Fir tree.
Book a session of archery and/or riflery for your school group. We have custom built facilities for both activities and will supply all equipment and instruction for your group. For pricing and further information please inquire while making your retreat reservation or on arrival with your host.
We have a variety of initiative games, team building activities and group development activities that we can oversee with your group during your visit here. Participate in a variety of fun and action-packed games that will encourage team participation problem solving and effective communication skills. Learn to work together as a team in solving problems and develop trust between the students.
The physical location of Kawkawa Camp & Retreat and the natural habitat that surrounds the site makes it an ideal location to help your school meet your Outdoor Education goals. On the doorstep of our site there is a wide array of visual learning experiences that will tie in with your Outdoor Education Curriculum. Kawkawa Camp & Retreat is perfect for all ages to have exposure to and interaction with so much of the beauty that British Columbia has to offer.
Some of the studies you may wish to consider during your visit are: