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Otonabee March Break Camp

Come and join us for a wonderful outdoor camp experience where children will have the opportunity to play in a winter wonderland! Campers will learn how to identify animal tracks and about animal adaptations that allow them to survive the winter months. Explore our forest trails on snowshoes and build a quinzhee (snow hut) and stay warm by the winter camp fire!

Camp Otonabee's March Break camps run from March 13 - 17, 2017We offer two camp options: Day Camp, or Overnight Camp.

General Camp Activities:

·         Snowshoeing

·         High Ropes Challenges

·         Group Games

·         Quinzhee Building

·         Team building activities

·         Nature Education Activities

·         Fire Building

·         Arts and Crafts

·         Archery

·         Low Ropes Challenges

·         Animal Track identification

·         Leadership Activities

 
Camp Location:
1620 Sixth Line Road
Dunrobin, Ontario
K0A 1T0


1. Day Campers

Hours:

Camp Otonabee's March Break Day Camp will begin at 9AM each morning and end at 4PM each day (Extended care (AM and PM hours) is available for an additional fee - see below. 

Transportation:

Day campers will have daily bus transportation from/to either the Taggart Family Y and Carlingwood Y.  Bus service will leave the Taggart Family Y at 8:15AM and return at 4:40PM; and depart the Carlingwood Y at 8:35AM and return at 4:20PM each day. Transportation Fees are included in the cost of camp.  Campers who prefer to be driven directly to camp are welcome to sign in at 8:45AM each morning and be picked up at 4:00PM each afternoon. Please contact the camp office if you have any questions.

Extended Care locations and fees:

 - Taggart Family Y or Carlingwood Y - If you require extended care for campers that are bussing from the Taggart Family Y or Carlingwood Y, the program runs from 7AM until bus departure, and from the time they get off the bus until 6PM. There is an additional $17 fee/week for AM care, and $17/week for PM care.

 - Camp Otonabee - if you require extended care for campers that are receiving a direct drive to camp, the extended care programs run from 8-9AM and from 4-5PM each day. There is an additional $10/week for AM care, and $10/week for PM care.

Food:

Day campers have the option of bringing their own lunch, or having it provided for a small fee. Please marck the appropriate choice on the registration form.

Day Camp fees:

$210 (no lunches provided), $233 (with lunches provided)
Day camp is not subject to HST.

How to register:

Please download and fill out the Camp Otonabee March Break Camp registration form and email it to day.camps@ymcaywca.ca. Once the registration form has been reviewed and processed, a member of our registration team will call you confirm payment.

Contact Cynthia at the camp office if you have any questions: cynthia.lopez@ymcaywca.ca or 613-832-1234

2. Overnight Campers  

Hours:

Children can be dropped off at camp on Monday morning between 8AM -9AM, and picked up at camp on Friday afternoon between 4PM-5PM.

Food:

Overnight campers will have all meals and snacks included in their camp experience. 

Packing List:


Clothing Suggestions


Sleeping and Other

 

o   Four t-shirts

o   Two long-sleeve shirts

o   Two sweaters

o   Three pair of long pants

o   Underwear and socks for the duration

o   Warm Jacket

o   Snow Pants

o   Two pair of gloves & two tuques

o   Two neck-warmers or scarves

o   Long underwear suggested

 

o   Sleeping bag & Pillow

o   Flashlight

o   A book to read before bed

o   Pajamas

o   Water Bottle

o   Sun Screen (Winter sun can be harsh)

o   Toothbrush, toothpaste, and other toiletries

Overnight Camp Fees:

$450 (plus HST) 

How to Register:

Please download and fill out the Camp Otonabee March Break Camp registration form and email it to day.camps@ymcaywca.ca. Once the registration form has been reviewed and processed, a member of our registration team will call you confirm payment.

Contact Cynthia at the camp office if you have any questions: cynthia.lopez@ymcaywca.ca or 613-832-1234