Day campers enjoy a fun-filled, five-day program and participate in many age-appropriate activities. Travelling on the bus is part of the fun of going to Day Camp—we sing songs and play games to build excitement on the way to camp. Once at camp, day campers spend time in groups of 9-12 learning outdoor skills such as canoeing, kayaking and rock climbing and enjoying new friendships with fellow campers. Day campers participate in the same activities as overnight campers, and spend some time integrated with the overnight program. Participants can choose to stay for an optional one-night sleepover at camp. The overnight includes dinner in the dining hall, sleeping overnight at camp, breakfast and lunch the next day.
For campers who have completed grades K-5 at the end of the current school year. At this time we can not accommodate children who have not attended Kindergarten.
- 6:1 camper to staff ratio
- 5 days
- Campers must pack and bring snacks and lunch to fuel them *each day
- Optional overnight sleepover at camp
- *Meals included in overnight option: Wednesday dinner, Thursday breakfast and lunch
- Swimming, canoeing, kayaking, rock climbing, archery, orienteering, hiking and team-building
- Music, creative programming, and campfires
FAMILY INFORMATION PACKAGE
Information in this booklet is updated every year, and all of the information is vital for your camper(s) to have a successful experience. Please read carefully even if you have been to camp before! Life at camp is different from the routines and patterns of home. Taking the time to talk with your camper(s) about their upcoming experience is an important step in preparing. Setting a positive tone and clarifying expectations can really help your child make the adjustment. In doing this, your child will take the most out of their Camp Thunderbird opportunity.
2019 DATES AND FEES
|Program||Fee (GST not included)||Dates|
|Day Camp – Grades K-5||$324||July 8-12, July 15-19, July 22-26, Aug 6-9, Aug 12-16, Aug 19-23, Aug 26-30|
|Additional Overnight Option – Grades K-5||$39||Offered each week of day camp on Wednesday night.|
Pick up, drop off and transportation
Bus transportation to and from camp is included in the cost of Day Camp. Pick up/Drop off is available from the Downtown Y or Westhills Y. Campers may also be driven to/from camp by car. Please arrive early or on-time and be prepared to sign in and out your camper by showing photo identification each day.
|Transportation||Location||Drop Off||Pick Up|
|By Car to/from Camp Thunderbird||5040 Glinz Lake Rd. Sooke, B.C.||9:00 AM||3:30 PM|
|By Bus Downtown Y||851 Broughton St. Victoria, B.C.||7:50 AM||5:10 PM|
|By Bus Westhills Y||1319 Westhills Dr. Langford, B.C.||8:30 AM||4:30 PM|
Returning Camper Registration – opens Monday December 17 at 12:00pm(PST)
New Camper Registration – opens Monday January 7 at 9:00am (PST)
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