Virtual Camp

Welcome to the Canterbury Hills Virtual Camp page! Each week we will be uploading instructional activity videos to our YouTube channel. You can choose to follow along for free, or opt in to our camp in a box accompaniment program. Either way we are so excited to have you join us!

Each camp box purchase comes with all the supplies needed to follow along with the YouTube videos that week. The box also includes an activity book which features written instruction for each activity to accompany the free YouTube videos, but also lots of bonus activities such as colouring sheets, brain teasers, and reflections. Have your camper send in completed activities for a chance to win free swag!

For receiving your box, local pick up will be held at the main camp parking lot at 10am on the Sunday before your camp is set to begin. Come at that time to see some familiar faces and take home your box! Please contact Emily if you’ll need to organize a different pick up time. Please note a small delivery fee of $2.00 will apply to local delivery within Ancaster, Hamilton, Stoney Creek, and Waterdown, and a $5.00 delivery fee will apply to out of town deliveries.

For out of town participants, a drop off will be organized by one of our team members on the weekend before your camp is set to begin.


Oak (week one): July 6-10

Activities:

  • Make your own harmonica
  • Creating nature trees
  • Build your own dam
  • Sunflower planting
  • Create your own lava lamp
  • Science experiment: elephant toothpaste!



Birch (week two): July 13-17

Activities:

  • Create your own colour wheel
  • Make a bird house
  • Learn origami
  • Create a papier-mâché tree flower
  • Learn how to grow crystals
  • Science experiment: rainbow water!



Maple (week three): July 20-24

Crafts:

  • Learn how to make wind chimes
  • Nature masks

Science Experiments:

  • Marshmallow catapults
  • Magnetic sand

Wilderness Survival:

  • Make your own compass
  • Knot tying & shelter building



Pine (week four, Christmas in July!): July 27-31

Crafts:

  • Paper pate Christmas tree
  • DIY snow globe

Science Experiments:

  • Rainbow skittles plate
  • Gingerbread play dough

Outdoor Activities:

  • Elf Yourself
  • Water balloon drop



Spruce (week five): August 3-7

Crafts:

  • Tissue paper flowers
  • Pipe cleaner flowers

Science Experiments:

  • Crazy Crayons
  • Coca Cola pennies

Outdoor Activities:

  • Fairy garden
  • Sundials



Sycamore (week six): August 10-14

Crafts:

  • Summer sun catchers
  • Shadow theatre

Science Experiments:

  • Storm in a jar
  • Balloon rockets

Outdoor Activities:

  • Cotton ball clouds
  • Nature paint brushes



Willow (week seven): August 17-21

Crafts:

  • Q tip painting
  • Butterfly rings

Science Experiments:

  • Plant dying
  • Dancing stick man

Outdoor Activities:

  • Nature weaving
  • Building the Bug Hotel




Registration

Registration and payment for your camp in a box can be processed through CampBrain. You only need to register if you are paying for a box, not to access the video content on YouTube.

Payment Information

Option Price
One Week $40
Four Weeks $100
All Seven Weeks $150

If you have multiple children in your family that would like to participate, a $5 discount per additional child will be applied.

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