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Athletics & Recreation

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Athletics & Recreation

Camp Programs

Excalibur Camp is an excellent environment for children to learn about teamwork, fair play and to grow as individuals

Camp programs are offered in four two-week sessions during July and August.

Please note: Campers must be minimum age by December 31st, 2018

 

MINI EXCALIBUR

Full day program, children 5 & 6 years
Available sessions: A, B, C, D

The Mini Excalibur program is an exciting day of fun activities designed for our youngest campers. Sport sessions help to develop basic sport skills of throwing, kicking, catching, and hand-eye coordination. Quiet games are built into the afternoon to give campers a chance to rejuvenate. Field games and group challenges help to emphasize sharing and cooperation.

 

MULTISPORT 

Full day program, children 7-10 (JR: 7-8, SR: 9-10)
Available sessions: A, B, C, D

Days are full of both instructional and recreational sport activities. Campers choose a MAJOR and a MINOR to focus on during the session, each with a strong emphasis on sport skill development, fair play and teamwork. Daily swimming, intramural games, and counselor group challenges provide lots of opportunities to meet new friends.

List of Majors:

  • Basketball
  • Mountain Biking
  • Soccer
  • Canoeing
  • **Majors are subject to change based on registration and certain majors will not be offered during the weeks of our sport specific camps

List of Minors:

  • Ball Games
  • Court Sports
  • Field Sports
  • Forest Games
  • Pool Games
  • Stick and Club Sports
  • Nature Sports
  • **Minors are subject to change based on registration and certain minors will not be offered during the weeks of our sport specific camps
  • **Minors will be listed as combinations in camp registration, please note that these will be pending course enrollment.

 

NEW** SPORT SPECIFIC 

Full day program, children 7 - 11  (JR: 7-8, SR: 9-11)
Available sessions: A & C
1 week program

During session A and C, we will be adding additional sport programming and be offering one week sport specific programming sessions with qualified coaches and instructors for each specific sport. After a half day of sport specific training, the campers will then join the rest of our camp for traditional day camp activities for the second half of the day.

 

SOCCER CAMP

Full day program, children 7 - 11
Available session: A

Session A, Week 1: July 3 - 6
Session A, Week 2: July 9 - 13

 

BEACH VOLLEYBALL CAMP

Full day program, children 7 - 11
Available sessions: A & C

Session A, Week 1: July 3 - 6
Session A, Week 2: July 9 - 13
Session C, Week 1: July 30 - August 3
Session C, Week 2: August 7 - 10

 

BASKETBALL CAMP

Full day program, children 7 - 11
Available session: C

Session C, Week 1: July 30 - August 3
Session C, Week 2: August 7 -10

 

ROWING CAMP

Full day program, children 10 - 14
Available sessions: A & C

Session A, Week 1: July 3 - 6
Session A, Week 2: July 9 - 13
Session C, Week 1: July 30 - August 3
Session C, Week 2: August 7 - 10

Our new rowing specific camp provides campers with fun environment that exposes them to the fundamentals of rowing, and allows them to develop basic technique and skills. In this program, mornings are spent at the Peterborough Rowing Club with qualified instructors, while the afternoon is spent participating in exciting and active camp games.

 

INTEGRATED ARTS

Full day program, children 7 - 10 years (JR: 7-8, SR: 9-10)
Available sessions: A, B, C, D

Days are full of both instructional and recreational Integrated Arts activities including dance, drama and arts and crafts. Daily swimming, intramural games, and counselor group challenges provide lots of opportunities to meet new friends. Campers choose a minor to compliment their half day in the arts.

List of Minors:

  • Ball Games
  • Court Sports
  • Field Sports
  • Forest Games
  • Pool Games
  • Stick and Club Sports
  • Nature Sports

 

NEW** SWIM LESSONS CAMP

Full day program, children 7 - 11 years  (JR: 7-8, SR: 9-11)
Available sessions: A, B, C, D

New this summer we are offering Swim Lessons Camp! Campers will have an hour of swim instruction in the pool and additional recreation time in the pool each day. Campers will be working towards their Life Saving Swim Levels during their time in the program. Daily swimming, intramural games, and counselor group challenges provide lots of opportunities to meet new friends.

 

RANGERS

Full day program, children 7 - 10 years  (JR: 7-8, SR: 9-10)
Available sessions: A, B, C, D

A combination of our popular nature and sport programs, the Rangers program offers super outdoor activities like hiking, orienteering, canoeing, rock climbing and enviro games. Rangers spend the morning together as one group, then join the Multisport program in the afternoon.

 

CHALLENGERS AND EXPLORERS

Full day program, youth 11 - 12 years
Available sessions: A, B, C, D

The Challengers and Explorers programs provide campers a chance to spend the entire day together as one group, and offers a variety of indoor and outdoor activities with either a sports (Challengers) or nature (Explorers) focus. All of the activities are designed to help develop self-esteem, communication, planning and decision-making skills.

 

ADVENTURESPORT 

Full day program, youth 13 - 14 years
Available sessions: A, B, C, D

Adventuresport is a highly individualized program which focus on team building and personal leadership through a variety of activities. In Adventuresport, campers will participate in a variety of outdoor activities such as mountain biking, hiking, canoeing, and intramural games. Campers plan and participate in a two-night camping trip.

 

LEADER-IN-TRAINING 

3-week program, youth 15 - 16 years
Runs July 9 - July 27

The LIT program provides our senior campers with an introduction to leading and teaching, while spending time with other youth in a fun and positive environment. LIT's take part in skill sessions, group discussions, a 3-day backpacking trip, and all-camp events to explore and analyze leadership styles and skills. **All LIT applicants must submit a resume and complete an interview process before registering.
Information for LIT here

 

COUNSELOR-IN-TRAINING

3-week program, youth 16-17 years
Runs August 7 - August 24

Our CIT program provides aspiring camp counselors with an intensive and challenging experience that will help prepare them to be a camp leader. CIT's will participate in hands-on planning, leading and evaluating activities and learn counselor specific skills like behaviour management techniques, supervision, large group leadership and team building activities. CIT's will take part in a 4-day canoe trip, a mock interview with the Camp Director and an extensive shadow placement with an experienced counselor. ** All CIT applicants must submit a resume and complete an interview process before registering.
Information for CIT here

 

EXTENDED CARE

Trent Excalibur Camp offers three options of Extended Care to meet your scheduling needs. Unlike previous years, extended care is a one time fee. If you sign up for extended care and use it you will have to pay the full fee. It is not a pay by use.

AM EXTENDED CARE
$40 for the entire two weeks
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

PM EXTENDED CARE
$30 for the entire two weeks
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

AM + PM EXTENDED CARE
$70 for the entire two weeks
7:30 - 9:00 AM and 4:30 - 5:30 PM