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Baxter Day Camps

Winter Adventurers Day Camp

Fill up those PA days with winter fun! Programs are geared for kids aged six to twelve and are hosted by our knowledgeable RVCA interpreters. Learn how to snowshoe put up a shelter, build campfires and cook outdoors! The fun will run from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The cost is $50/child and $45 for additional children in the same family. Each session can accommodate up to 25 children. Pre-registration is required.

Start DateCamp HoursRegister 
January 25, 2019 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Registration Form
January 31, 2019 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Registration Form
February 15, 2019 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Registration Form

Nature Explorers Ages 6-12 | 5 day program | $225

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 HoursRegistration Form  
July 8 July 12 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Registration Form
July 15 July 19 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Registration Form
July 29 August 2 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Registration Form
August 12 August 16 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Registration Form
August 19 August  23 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Registration Form  

Cool Canoe Camp Ages 10-14 | 5 day program | $275

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 HoursRegistration Form  
July 15 July 19 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Registration Form
July 29 August 2 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Registration Form
August 12 August 16 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Registration Form

 

Additional Information

  • Day camp: $25 off additional family members in the same camp session
  • Before care $5/camper/day, 8:00 to 9:00 a.m.
  • Aftercare $5/camper/day, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
  • Maximum for before and aftercare per family is $100
  • Qualified and experienced outdoor education and camping staff
  • Regular camp hours — 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 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 Rideau Valley Conservation Authority)
    • credit card (MasterCard 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