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Youth Spring Break & Summer Camps

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Nature Camps are designed for children ages three to seven and offer an opportunity to experience the parks, learn about creepy crawlies, investigate science in nature and play exciting games.  (Spring Break / Summer Camps)

We go deeper into the natural world to discover the plants and animals around us, develop naturalist skills, and enjoy outdoor adventures.

Participants learn to observe what's going on around them and through the fun and games become stewards of our environment.


Spring Break Camps

Spring break camps are held in the morning and run for three half-days for $60 per participant age 5-7.

Registration opens February 1st. View Poster

They take place at Mission Creek Regional Park and the EECO (Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan) for youngsters ages five to seven.  Please call for more information (250-469-6139) or email eeco@cord.bc.ca

The 2015 camps run from March 17, 18, 19 and March 24, 25, 26. View Parks Guide Program Information


Summer Nature Camps

Our camps run in the morning and you can choose a three half-day camp for $60, four half-day camp for $80 or a five half-day camp for $100. 

They are held in three regional parks: Mission Creek, Bertram Creek, and the Gellatly Nut Farm.

Children will spend their mornings engaging with the natural world that surrounds them; activities include searching for turtles, making friends with pine trees, and identifying animal habitats. Most importantly, these camps will inspire the beginnings of a life-long appreciation for the environment. Summer Nature Camps are available for two age groups: 3-4 years old, and 5-7 years old.

For details on the times, dates and locations please follow the Regional Parks Guide Information or Registration Information links below.

Each camp day has an assigned theme to guide activities and crafts.

Themes include:

  • Animal Olympics
  • Bumbling, Buzzing Bees
  • Coyotes and Cougars and Bears, (and Camping,) Oh My
  • Nature Explorers
  • The Conquest of the Kokanee
  • Go Nuts for Squirrels
  • The Predator-Prey Game – Raptor Edition

Registration for the 2014 summer program begins June 1st.  Click on the following link for a Registration Form or Day Camp Information from the Regional Parks Guide.

You may register in person at the EECO in Mission Creek Regional Park (Springfield and Durnin Roads) or by visiting the Parks Services office on the 2nd floor, 1450 KLO Road.  You may also register by phone by contacting the EECO at 250-469-6139.

Keep an eye on our Calendar of Events for more details.

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