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Camp session: Wilderness Leader in Training/Voyageur I (Camp Wanapitei)
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Camp Wanapitei

Wilderness Leader in Training/Voyageur I

Camp Wanapitei  []


Session Details:

Type:

Overnight Camp

Specialization:

Wilderness Out-tripping

Age (Gender):

17 (Coed)

Capacity:

10

Special needs support:

Yes
Not all campers have special needs


Contact Camp:


This full summer program for 17 year olds is designed to train participants to lead wilderness canoe trips, to be camp counsellors, and to face personal challenges with creativity and maturity.  A strong base is established in canoeing (with ORCKA/Paddle  certification), camping and group skills, including leadership, communications, and teaching.

The Wilderness Leaders-in-Training (W.L.I.T.) section includes 25 days in the Temagami district, highlighted by a whitewater instructional trip, a lake and streams trip, first aid instruction, and three-day solos.  Participants learn to pack, navigate, cook, and deal with surprise situations while in a “Leader of the Day” role.  While in camp, newly learned skills will be taught to the younger campers – as well as soft skill development. The Voyageur I portion features a 24-day remote northern wilderness expedition.  Exciting whitewater and the occasional upstream paddle provide a testing ground for newly learned skills.  The beauty and remoteness of this trip provides an environment that fosters lifelong experiences and memories.  For those not able to participate in the full summer, it is possible to register for either the W.L.I.T or the Voyageur I portion.

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Session Dates & Locations:

LocationDateCost
Temagami, ON
2845 Red Squirrel Road
Jun 28-Aug 25, 2019 $9,875

Special Needs Support: (Not all campers have special needs)

Mild Support       Specialized programming

  • ADD/ADHD
  • Aspergers Syndrome
  • Autism/Pervasive development delay
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Down Syndrome
  • Dyslexia
  • Hearing loss
  • Intellectual disability
  • Physical Disability
  • Tourettes Syndrome
  • Troubled Teens
  • Vision loss
Mild Support       Specialized programming

Activities at this Session:

Recreational       Instructional       Intense or Competitive

  • Archery
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Baseball/Softball
  • Board Sailing
  • Canoeing
  • CIT/LIT Program
  • Cooking
  • Drawing
  • First-aid/lifesaving
  • Fishing
  • Gaga
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking/Sea Kayaking
  • Leadership training
  • Painting
  • Sailing/Marine Skills
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Travel
  • Volleyball
  • Wilderness Out-tripping
  • Wilderness Skills
Recreational       Instructional       Intense or Competitive


Busing:

Location Address Pick up Drop off
Toronto Bus
Huntsville - Harvey's/Swiss Chalet150 Hanes Road, Huntsville, ON, Canada2:00 pm12:30 pm
Toronto/Vaughan - Julliard Public School61 Julliard Drive, Vaughn, ON10:45 am3:30 pm
Gravenhurst - McDonalds1105 Bethune Drive South, Gravenhurst, ON, Canada12:30 pm2:30 pm
Temagami - Train StationTemagami, ON, Canada4:45 pm9:15 am
Ottawa Bus
North Bay - Bus Station100 Station Road, North Bay, ON, Canada3:30 pm10:30 am
Ottawa - Immaculata High School140 Main Street, Ottawa, ON, Canada10:45 am3:30 pm
Deep River - Tim Hortons33235 Highway 17, Deep River, ON, Canada2:00 pm12:30 pm



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