Canterbury Hills Conference Centre
Day Camp and Residential Camp Programs
|Early Years Information|
|This program operates only at specific times of the year. Check with the organization for current information about dates of operation!|
|Early Years Headings||Camps ; Sports and recreation|
|Location, Telephone & Internet|
|Address & Map|
|Located In Community||Ancaster|
|Major Intersection||Lions Club Rd and Artaban Rd|
|Office Phone||* General Office 905-648-2712 |
* Summer Camp May-Aug only 905-648-6337
|Toll Free Phone||1-800-463-3193|
|Mailing Address||PO Box 81089 |
Fiddlers Green Rd
Ancaster, ON L9G 4X1
|Primary Contact||Nate Seroski, Camp Coordinator|
|Alternate Contact||Rev Canon Paddy Doran, Executive Director|
|Description & Services|
|Description||Summer Camp programs are available at this location * Provides opportunities for campers to experience a nurturing Christian community, while exploring their relationships with God, creation and each other * Focuses on spirituality, experiential learning and environmental awareness * Beautiful natural environment * Campers engage in a variety of activities to capture the imagination, build friendships and develop self-confidence. |
DAY CAMP PROGRAMS: (5-10 years)
Uses a unique child-centered camping model * Wide range of activities to choose from including: archery, archaeology, campfires, games, crafts, drama, hiking, ropes courses, music, orienteering, photography, swimming, star gazing and more * Small group ratios * hot lunch and snacks provided * Optional sleepover for campers on the Thursday night of each session for children 7-10 years, younger children 5-7 years can stay until 9pm to participate in the campfire.
RESIDENTIAL CAMP PROGRAMS: (7-15 years)
A small camp atmosphere and a child-centred approach offer campers a safe environment to try new things and grow as individuals * Residential campers sleep in comfortable log cabins with their group of 8 campers, supervised by at least 2 staff in an adjoining room * Each cabin has its own washroom, shower and common area * Eating, living and participating in daily activities together will encourage campers to learn responsibility for themselves and consideration for others as part of a caring community * As in the day camp program, children participate in a wide range of activities.
LEADER IN TRAINING PROGRAMS (L.I.T.): (14-15 years)
The Leader in Training Programs are based on the foundation of practical experience and becoming a generalist in all areas in the operation of camp * Leaders in Training will take on responsibility for working with campers, learn about group dynamics, communication, conflict resolution, leadership styles, spend time working in the kitchen and maintenance and plan adventures with other Leaders in Training.
There is also a Day Camp option for Leaders in Training * Duties run Monday to Friday (8:30am to 6pm), with an overnight * Commitment is for at least 3 weeks plus summer closure.
Note: Integration of special needs children may be accommodated and will be reviewed on an individual basis.
|Hours||Day Camp Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * Extended Care 8:30 am-9 am, 5 pm-5:30 pm|
|Dates||Camps operate from July until Labour Day * Call for details * Conference facilities available year round|
|Areas Served||Hamilton (City of)|
|Boundaries||City of Hamilton|
|Eligibility||Ages: 5 year(s) - 15 year(s)|
|Fees||Program - Call for information ; Fee assistance available.|
|Service Categories||Day Camps ~ Faith Based Organizational Perspective ; Residential Camps ~ Faith Based Organizational Perspective|