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Baxter Day Camps

Nature Explorers Ages 6-12 | 5 day program | $190

A fun filled week for 6 to 12 year olds, exploring Baxter’s pond, meadow and forest habitats with different interactive nature studies (I.e. pond study, insect study, etc.), activities, games, crafts and swimming at our sandy beach. Our goal at camp is to get outside and explore the natural world as much as possible over the course of the week.

Start DateEnd DateCamp Hours  
July 9 July 13 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  FULL  
July 16 July 20 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  FULL
July 30 August 3 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  FULL
August 13 August 17 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  FULL
August 20 August  24  9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. FULL  

Cool Canoe Camp Ages 10-14 | 5 day program | $245

Campers will learn tandem paddling skills, canoe tripping safety, canoe rescues and trip planning and preparation. Camp will also include games, river exploration, swimming at the beach, a day trip on the Rideau River and overnight tent camping (Thursday night of each session). Canoe Camp will be run out of Baxter’s River Cabin.

Start DateEnd DateCamp Hours 
July 16 July 20 9:00AM- 4:00PM FULL
July 30 August 3 9:00AM- 4:00PM Register
August 13 August 17 9:00AM- 4:00PM FULL
 

Additional Information

  • Day camp: 30 campers maximum
    Canoe camp: 16 campers maximum
  • $25 reduction per additional family member in the same session
  • Qualified and experienced outdoor education and camping staff
  • Camper to staff ratio of 10:1
  • Before and after care: $10/day/camper (Maximum $100/family)
    Regular camp hours — 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday to Friday
    Before and after care hours — 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. / 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
  • Completed registration forms can be: 
    • emailed to: debra.innes@rvca.ca 
    • faxed to: 613-692-0831
    • mailed to: Rideau Valley Conservation Authority, 3889 Rideau Valley Drive, Manotick, ON, K4M 1A5
  • Payment:
    • cash
    • cheque (made payabe to RVCA)
    • credit card (Master Card or VISA)

Contact

Megan Irving
Baxter Manager and Camp Director
E-mail: megan.irving@rvca.ca
Tel: 613-489-3592
Fax: 613-692- 0831
Location: 7498 Carter Road, Kars, ON
Mailing Addess: PO Box 599, 3889 Rideau Valley Drive, Manotick, ON K4M 1A5

 

 

 

 

Contact Us

Address:
Rideau Valley Conservation Authority
3889 Rideau Valley Drive
Manotick, Ontario K4M 1A5

Phone:
613-692-3571, 1-800-267-3504

Email:
info@rvca.ca

Hours:
Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Member of: conservation ontario