2018 Camp Descriptions

Please scroll down to view descriptions for each of the camps on offer this summer. Grades are from September 2018.


8 – 18 July: Fine Arts (Grades 8-11)

If you enjoy acting, singing, dancing, music or art, you’ll love this camp. If you haven’t discovered your talent yet, or you’re happier backstage, join our stage crew. Experience powerful creative energy, outdoor activities, new friendships and lifelong memories. Parents and friends join us for Visitors’ Day when you can see the wonderful production put on by this camp.

8 – 18 July: Outtripping (Grades 9-11)

Come for a week of exploring the beautiful lakes and peaks of Gambier Island. Learn about local flora and fauna. A mix of day hikes and overnight camp-outs will keep campers challenged and focused. Building community, friendships, confidence and new skills.

8 – 18 July: Bronze Medallion / Bronze Cross (Age 13 – Grade 11)

Camp Artaban is the perfect place to get away and enjoy ten days of summer camping. As an added bonus, you can get your Bronze Medallion or Bronze Cross Certificates at the same time. A qualified instructor will make your training fun and engaging and you will still have lots of time to enjoy all the other activities camp has to offer. This camp is for those with strong a swimming ability and competency in deep water. It is recommended that participants can swim at a Red Cross Swim Kids 10 level or equivalent. Bring a friend and have your best week of the summer! Bring a friend and have your best week of the summer!

11 – 21 July: Leaders in Training (Grade 12)

Providing an opportunity for our senior campers who want to combine the fun of camp with development of leadership skills, this week’s specialized program will include challenge course work, out-tripping and initiative workshops including low ropes courses and team building sessions.  It will introduce participants to some of the “behind the scenes” work of Camp Artaban.

18 – 21 July: Junior Junior Coed (Grades 3-5)

Our two-night camp is structured, lively and nurturing and designed to support children in their first experiences away from home. There is fun, excitement and a great sense of accomplishment as children learn new skills and meet surprising challenges.

28 July – 3 August: Junior Coed (Grades 6-8)

Junior Coed challenges this high energy, ready for adventure age group with new games and activities, and helps them discover and develop their unique gifts. We role-model love and respect for others and campers are encouraged to expand their limits and to develop new friendships.

3 – 10 August: Senior Coed (Grades 9-11)

Are you up for hiking a mountain, canoeing and swimming, or just catching some rays on the dock? This camp is all about hanging out with friends in a place of amazing peace, adventure and fun. Kiss summer boredom goodbye! You’ll have all your life to work, and only a few precious chances to just be a teen.

13 – 18 July: Family Camp (All Ages)

Traditional, blended, newly-wed, empty nest or couples with no children — all families are invited to socialize, de-stress and revitalize at camp. There are games, crafts and sports programs for all ages, time for discussions on faith and other topics of interest, evening campfires, and lots of quality time to enjoy being a family.

If you have any further questions or require more information, please call the office on 604-980-0391 or 604-379-9074 or email registrar@campartaban.com