Summer Camp Activities

  • kayaks, canoes, swimming, water toys, surf bikes
  • archery, riflery, bouldering
  • gaga ball, frisbee golf
  • forest and mountain trails hiking

With many activity options available on-site we offer a fun-filled program schedule for children of all abilities and ages!

Group Development Activities

Participate in a variety of fun and action-packed games that will encourage team participation and communication. Learn to work together as a team in solving problems and developing trust between the students.

Stargazing

For thousands of years people all over the world have been intrigued by the night sky. Make the most of our site with very little night-time light to observe the stars and planets.

Birdwatching

The following bird species are often viewed in and around the camp: bald eagle, hawk, hummingbird, flicker?, Canada geese, Raven, robin, song sparrow, woodpecker, Stellers jay, robin, spotted towhee?,

Trees & Vegetation

The natural woodland at Kawkawa provides much scope for the study of our native trees and vegetation. Take a short hike through the property and marvel at the 900-year-old Douglas Fir towering above the rest of the forest.

Local Area Activities

Take a walk around Hope (situated adjacent to camp) and view over 30 detailed and intricate woodcarvings by a local wood carver. We’ll supply a map of the carvings for a self-guided tour.
Take a one hour hike along our mountain forest trails or alternatively,
A five minute drive, to view the Othello Quintette Tunnels, a series of five tunnels blasted through the mountainside in the early 1900s as part of the Kettle Valley Railway. Walk through the tunnels and make the most of the viewing points to observe the river below tumbling through the 300-foot deep gorge in the mountain.
The Hope area is full of First Nations history, and was inhabited primarily by the Sto:lo (river people) thousands of years ago.
Approximately 50 km north on highway 1 is Hell’s Gate Airtram, where you can board one of the only descending gondolas in North America. Descend 152 metres for a bird’s eye view of 750 million litres of water travelling through a 33 metre wide passage – one of the most treacherous points on the Fraser River. At the other side of the tram is a gold panning station, education centre and observation decks.