Summer Camps

There are a number of summer camp opportunities for kids in Huron-Kinloss, as well as job and volunteer opportunities for high school and university students!

Lucknow Youth Sports Camp

The sports camp is for boys and girls, aged 5 to 12 years old.  There is exposure to multiple sports with an emphasis on fun and skill development. Some of the sports and activities include Ball Hockey, Lacrosse, Pickleball, Baseball, Soccer, Golf, Badminton, Beach Volleyball, Ultimate Frisbee, and Aquatic sports.

The 2021 Youth Summer Sports Camp had 7 different weeks of camps during the summer months of July and August. Registration is for a week (Monday to Friday) from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm each day. Family rates are available for registrations of 3 or more children.

More information regarding Lucknow Youth Sports camps can be found at the Lucknow & District Recreation Department.

Western University STEM Camp

Discovery Western Science Camp is a dynamic summer camp focusing on activities surrounding science, math, environmental, engineering and technology initiatives. Campers have the opportunity to experience hands on projects and demonstrations, focusing on STEM activities.  

This camp is operated by Western Engineering and is geared towards children in grades 2 to 8. Visit the Discovery Western Summer Camp website. 

Huron-Kinloss residents have an opportunity to receive $100 off this camp's registration fee, through the Early Investment in Education and Skills program.  

Wolf Cub Adventure Camp

The Community Services Department offers 4 Weeks of Summer Adventure Camp every year in the month of July. This camp is for children ages 5-10 and includes crafts, games, sports, adventure and more!
The 2021 Wolf Cub Adventure Camp will run:
Week 1: July 5th - 9th - Spring Rejuvenation
Week 2: July 12th - 16th - Endless Summer
Week 3: July 19th - 23rd - Fall Harvest
Week 4: July 26th - 30th - Winter Wonderland

The Wolf Cub Adventure Camp is $145 per week (additional fees may be required if off site trips are permitted). Registration is now open - fill in the registration form and return to myoung@huronkinloss.com

If you are interested in volunteering at the camp, you can apply by filling out the volunteer form here and returning it to myoung@huronkinloss.com. Volunteers must be at least 12 years old as of July 1st. 

COVID-19 Information
The 2021 Wolf Cub Adventure Camp will follow all current Public Health guidelines, restrictions and protocols leading up to, and during camp. Some guidelines include:

 Camp Cohorts

Camp cohorts will exist and will be capped at a maximum of 7-10 participants. Cohorts will not mingle, or join with other cohorts throughout the week.

 Screening & Exclusion of Sick Participants/Staff

Campers and staff will be required to screen for COVID-19 symptoms daily. 

Campers or staff who are showing symptoms and do not pass the screening, or have been in contact with someone who is showing symptoms, will not be permitted to attend camp.

Campers or staff who begin to show symptoms while at camp will have their emergency contact contacted for pickup. Campers will be permitted to return to camp once Public Health confirm it is safe to.

Any seasonal allergies or other illnesses should be indicated on the Camper Information Form, outlining typical symptoms.

 Programming

The 2021 Wolf Cub Adventure Camp will emphasize outdoor education, independent activities, crafts and games that will ensure physical distancing and camper safety!

It is highly unlikely that there will be any major off site trips this summer. Camp will, however, include fun activities such as trips to the splash pad, crafts, sports, scavenger hunts and exploration of trails and parks in our own backyard! 

 PPE at Camp

All staff, volunteers, and campers will be required to wear non-medical masks when indoors, or when physical distancing is not able to be maintained. Further, staff and volunteers will be required to wear eye protection when physical distancing is not able to be maintained. 

 Cleaning Practices

Cleaning and disinfecting of shared toys, equipment and frequently touched items will done at a minimum of twice daily.

Promotion of proper hand hygiene will be implemented and touched on throughout the day.

 Refunds

If you choose to cancel your camp registration, you must do so at least 2 weeks before the first day of camp, as per the normal Wolf Cub Adventure Camp cancellation policy.

The 2021 Wolf Cub Adventure Camp will run as long as Public Health allows it. In the event that Public Health orders the cancellation of all summer camps, refunds will be provided.

 

Camp poster