Camp elphinstone GRADE 7. June 12-14, 2013. YMCA Camp Elphinstone. YMCA Camp Goals: To extend the classroom into the outdoors with activities that complement the curriculum. To foster discovery and lifelong learning.
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June 12-14, 2013
YMCA Camp Goals:
To extend the classroom into the outdoors with activities that complement the curriculum.
To foster discovery and lifelong learning.
To provide an atmosphere for students to experience greater confidence, competence, and respect for the environment.
To encourage the development of cooperation and leadership through personal achievement, self-expression and team-building.
To incorporate the YMCA values of honesty, caring, respect, and responsibility in each program.
Located near Gibsons, BC on the Sunshine Coast
Transportation by school bus from Sunrise to Horseshoe Bay
40-minute ferry ride to Langdale; walk to camp (approx. 2 km)
Luggage delivery to be arranged between Langdale and camp
The camp holds 250 people at any one time; there may
be 4-5 others schools attending camp at the same time
as Sunrise Ridge. Activities and cabins are Sunrise only.
Students sleep in heated cabins with electricity.
Maximum 10 students per cabin; 2 chaperones per cabin.
Central washroom facility with showers for students.
Camp caters to allergies and dietary needs as specified prior to camp arrival. A cereal and yogurt bar is available each morning and a salad bar at lunch.
Students will bring their own snack on the first day; lunch is provided upon arrival.
“Activities at camp are challenge-by-choice - campers will never be forced to do an activity in which they feel uncomfortable but they will be encouraged by their leader to try new experiences.”
available in the camp office for emergency use.
Information will be sent home at a later date regarding the following:
Health and medical information
Dietary needs and allergies
What to bring and luggage requirements
Please visit Camp Elphinstone’s website for more information