Looking for summertime activities for your kids? Look no further! Presbyterian Camps across the country are offering virtual summer camp. These camps allow campers to play fun games, sing silly songs, take part in devotionals and even sit around campfires all from the comfort and safety of home.
Camp, Camp Wherever You May Be
Campers between the ages of 7–16 years old are invited to connect with other campers their age at Camp Cairn’s Camp, Camp Wherever You May Be. Each day, campers will take part in cabin time and program activities. The types of activities are as broad as your imagination, ranging from magazine design, to baking, to Just Dance. Teen activities include games like designing your own business, the Ultimate Game Show and Cairn favourite, Pay it Forward. In order to ensure families can integrate Camp, Camp Wherever You May Be with other summer plans, Camp Cairn is offering two tiers of programs: the Basic Program which offers 2 hours of in-person program per day and the Plus Program with 3.5 hours in-person per day.
LEAP Leadership Program: Lead with Empathy, Act with Purpose
The LEAP Leadership Program allows teens ages 15–17 to explore how to serve others thoughtfully and intentionally, while creating meaningful connections and community as a group. From 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday for this three-week program, teens will participate in team-building activities, personal and group reflections, community service and creative projects to learn about the importance of skills, such as relationship-building, collaboration, problem-solving and resilience, and self-awareness.
Camp Douglas is currently in the midst of planning online camping opportunities for children and youth and will be releasing details soon.
Explore Camp Geddie campfire spots from the comfort of your own home! Camp Geddie is excited to offer virtual camps for the summer of 2020. Fire’s Burning, Draw Nearer! Programs are offered for ages 5 and up. Campers will experience a week at Camp Geddie, starting with the raising of the Canadian flag and a morning reflection, finishing with campfire and a bed-time story. Daily bible studies allow for interactions with staff and other campers. details for crafts and nature activities that can be completed at home will be provided over the online portal.
Mullen’s Meadow (Ages 5–8): June 29 – July 3
Pete’s Patch (Ages 8–10): July 6–10
Daniel’s Den (Ages 10–12): July 13–17
TJ’s Place (Ages 12+): July 20–24
Sleepy Hollow (Ages 5–8): July 27–31
James’ Place (Ages 9–11): August 3–7
Chloe’s Cove (Ages 12+): August 10–14
Camp Kanawin is pleased and excited to announce Virtual Camp! Each week campers will have lots of fun with activities and bible stories. There will also be lots of singing and by the end of it all you will have a book for campfire songs to sing with your friends and family. For Ages 7–12.
Even though campers aren’t able to gather in person this summer, Camp Kintail will be providing opportunities to engage in its regular camp activities in your homes and with your families this summer. Everyone is invited to participate and share some Camp Kintail fun throughout the summer. You can choose to participate in each week’s activity or choose the ones that work for your situation.
Virtual Leader in Training (LIT)
Many campers look forward to the day when they become a Leader in Training. This is a big step into increased responsibility and leadership at camp, at church, and in the community. In order to continue offering this important training opportunity, Camp Kintail has moved its LIT program online.