Foothills Camp and Retreat Centre

A Place Where You Belong

Summer Camp Activities

 

HORSEMANSHIP - Enjoy the mix of activities with our certified Equestrian Director. Develop your skill in caring for a horse, saddling, trail rides, rodeo-style challenges, and racing in the ring. You will also get the opportunity to drive a horse and cart with our miniature horse-and-cart program.
HORSEMANSHIP - Enjoy the mix of activities with our certified Equestrian Director. Develop your skill in caring for a horse, saddling, trail rides, rodeo-style challenges, and racing in the ring. You will also get the opportunity to drive a horse and cart with our miniature horse-and-cart program.

 

 

WATER SPORTS - Our long-time sponsor, Dandy Auto Marine R.V. Ltd., has equipped us with state-of-the-art boat, ski, board, surf, and tubing equipment. This popular activity fills up fast and lasts for half a day each day. Try your hand at riding the big wave as you wake surf.
WATER SPORTS - Our long-time sponsor, Dandy Auto Marine R.V. Ltd., has equipped us with state-of-the-art boat, ski, board, surf, and tubing equipment. This popular activity fills up fast and lasts for half a day each day. Try your hand at riding the big wave as you wake surf.

 

 

BMX BIKING - Ride your way to excitement as you try out different jumps, turns, and twists with our great collection of bikes. Have a blast with this activity and watch the staff try a 360 off the big jump.
BMX BIKING - Ride your way to excitement as you try out different jumps, turns, and twists with our great collection of bikes. Have a blast with this activity and watch the staff try a 360 off the big jump.

 

 

SWIMMING - When it’s hot, there’s no better place to be than at the pool. Foothills Camp and Retreat Centre has a great pool for you to beat-the-heat this summer. Swim, play, jump, cannon-ball, dive - whatever it takes to cool down.
SWIMMING - When it’s hot, there’s no better place to be than at the pool. Foothills Camp and Retreat Centre has a great pool for you to beat-the-heat this summer. Swim, play, jump, cannon-ball, dive - whatever it takes to cool down.

 

 

ARCHERY - Learn to be just like Robin Hood as you string a bow and shoot at targets. Try different bows and different targets as you and your friends shoot arrows every day.
ARCHERY - Learn to be just like Robin Hood as you string a bow and shoot at targets. Try different bows and different targets as you and your friends shoot arrows every day.

 

 

HIGH ROPES - Here’s your chance to push against the forces of gravity. Plan on joining this amazing activity and try the challenges on the high ropes course – you won’t regret it. The trained and experienced staff will guide you through this adventure high above the ground.
HIGH ROPES - Here’s your chance to push against the forces of gravity. Plan on joining this amazing activity and try the challenges on the high ropes course – you won’t regret it. The trained and experienced staff will guide you through this adventure high above the ground.

 

 

CREATIVE CRAFTS – Make a different craft each day. This activity is designed to lean on the creativity of our experienced craft director and allows for complete freedom of creative expression. Make your crafts, display them, and take them home.
CREATIVE CRAFTS – Make a different craft each day. This activity is designed to lean on the creativity of our experienced craft director and allows for complete freedom of creative expression. Make your crafts, display them, and take them home.

 

TUMBLING - Experience beginner to more advanced moves in our gymnastic room. You will have a chance to practice each day and will be ready to put on a mini show by the end of the week. Try out the mini tramp or just work on some personal skills with our experienced tumblers.

 

SKATEBOARDING - This class is just for you. Drop-in on the jumps and rails. Learn to kick flip and ollie. You can bring your own board or use one of ours. Join the action. Share the excitement. Live the Adventure.

 

DRAMA - Be dramatic as you work with our skilled staff to better your acting skills. Work with the group to prepare a presentation and show your inner-acting side. Have fun and laugh as a group.

 

FLOOR HOCKEY - Join this high-octane sport and show your pride as a CANADIAN. Floor hockey is a high-action sport and we want you to enjoy it right here at camp. Be a part of a team and play each day.

 

BASKETBALL - Experienced or Beginner – it does not matter. Come and join in the fun as we play ball every day. Improve your shot, learn the rules, and play hard.

 

CERAMICS - Here’s your chance to create something very special. Learn the skills of ceramic art as you make something to take home. Cups, bowls, decorations, whatever can be put into a mold, we can make it. Paint it your way and glaze it just right. Come and enjoy this special art.

 

ROCKETRY - Blast your way into the future. You will be able to build your own rocket. Paint it to your specifications and then on Friday we will launch them into space . . . well almost. After the launch, you can take your rocket home and re-launch it as often as you want.

 

CANDLE MAKING - Here’s your chance to design. This activity experiments with different ways to make candles. Try your hand at ice-candles, dipped candles, formed candles, colors, etc. Make candles and take them home to give away or keep them for special occasions.

 

GLASS ETCHING - This craft allows you to create your own design and etch it permanently onto glass. Choose from the many glass options, etch it on, and take it home to showcase.

 

MOSAICS - This takes old style art and brings it back to the modern as you use ceramics and tiles to create a masterpiece to take home. With a large variety of tile options, your creativity will be shown in your masterpiece.

 

ADVENTURE CHALLENGE - Looking for a challenge? This popular class delivers. Learn to construct shelters, build fires, or try almost anything that is a challenge. Our instructors will safely guide you to push the limits.

 

PIONEERING/SURVIVAL - Wonder what life was like in colonial times? Experience the ways of old as you learn skills to survive the elements. Learn to cook outside and search for things in nature to help you survive. These skills could save your life someday.

 

NATURE - Here’s your chance to catch bugs, eat weird things, and experience some of the strange things of creation. Join the staff in trying something new in nature, camp style.

 

TEAM SPORTS - Play a different sport each day. This activity is non-stop action! Plan on competing indoors and out-of-doors in this high-octane class. Your team will be challenged.

 

BEACH VOLLEYBALL - Enjoy the sand between your toes as you play in the sunshine. This is an ever-popular sport at Foothills Camp and Retreat Centre.