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  • RVCA works with many volunteers throughout the year to help restore and enhance our watershed. We offer a range of volunteer opportunities that require varying experience levels and time commitments. There may be an interesting and rewarding volunteer opportunity at RVCA that's right for you!

    Check our Events Calendar (below) to see special, upcoming events for volunteers/participants or learn more about specific volunteer opportunities listed in the Get Involved! Volunteer menu (on right). 

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2019
July 2019
08Jul

Nature Explorers Day Camp #1

Date:  Monday 08 July 2019 - Friday 12 July 2019
Location:  Baxter Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 04:00pm

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.

Cost: $225/day/camper.

Additional Family Members: There is a discount of $25 off for additional family members to the same session of camp.

Before and after are available: $5 before care per camper, $5 after care camper per day. *maximum for before and after care combined per family is $100

Information: https://www.rvca.ca/outdoor-education/baxter/day-camps
Register: https://www.rvca.ca/images/baxter/programs/Camp_Program_2019.pdf

 

15Jul

Canoe Camp #1

Date:  Monday 15 July 2019 -
Location:  Baxter Conservation Authority
Time:  08:00am - 04:00pm

Introductory canoe tripping - for campers 10 to 14 years old

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.

Cost: $275/ camper

Additional Family Members: There is a discount of $25 off for additional family members to the same session of camp.

Before and after are available: $5 before care per camper, $5 after care camper per day. *maximum for before and after care combined per family is $100

Information: https://www.rvca.ca/outdoor-education/baxter/day-camps
Register: https://www.rvca.ca/images/baxter/programs/Camp_Program_2019.pdf

Nature Explorers Day Camp #2

Date:  Monday 15 July 2019 - Friday 19 July 2019
Location:  Baxter Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 04:00pm

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.

Cost: $225/day/camper.

Additional Family Members: There is a discount of $25 off for additional family members to the same session of camp.

Before and after are available: $5 before care per camper, $5 after care camper per day. *maximum for before and after care combined per family is $100

Information: https://www.rvca.ca/outdoor-education/baxter/day-camps
Register: https://www.rvca.ca/images/baxter/programs/Camp_Program_2019.pdf

 

29Jul

Canoe Camp #2

Date:  Monday 29 July 2019 - Friday 02 August 2019
Location:  Baxter Conservation Authority
Time:  08:00am - 04:00pm

Introductory canoe tripping - for campers 10 to 14 years old

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.

Cost: $275/ camper

Additional Family Members: There is a discount of $25 off for additional family members to the same session of camp.

Before and after are available: $5 before care per camper, $5 after care camper per day. *maximum for before and after care combined per family is $100

Information: https://www.rvca.ca/outdoor-education/baxter/day-camps
Register: https://www.rvca.ca/images/baxter/programs/Camp_Program_2019.pdf

Nature Explorers Day Camp #3

Date:  Monday 29 July 2019 - Friday 02 August 2019
Location:  Baxter Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 04:00pm

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.

Cost: $225/day/camper.

Additional Family Members: There is a discount of $25 off for additional family members to the same session of camp.

Before and after are available: $5 before care per camper, $5 after care camper per day. *maximum for before and after care combined per family is $100

Information: https://www.rvca.ca/outdoor-education/baxter/day-camps
Register: https://www.rvca.ca/images/baxter/programs/Camp_Program_2019.pdf

 

August 2019
12Aug

Canoe Camp #2

Date:  Monday 12 August 2019 - Friday 16 August 2019
Location:  Baxter Conservation Authority
Time:  08:00am - 04:00pm

Introductory canoe tripping - for campers 10 to 14 years old

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.

Cost: $275/ camper

Additional Family Members: There is a discount of $25 off for additional family members to the same session of camp.

Before and after are available: $5 before care per camper, $5 after care camper per day. *maximum for before and after care combined per family is $100

Information: https://www.rvca.ca/outdoor-education/baxter/day-camps
Register: https://www.rvca.ca/images/baxter/programs/Camp_Program_2019.pdf

Nature Explorers Day Camp #4

Date:  Monday 12 August 2019 - Friday 16 August 2019
Location:  Baxter Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 04:00pm

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.

Cost: $225/day/camper.

Additional Family Members: There is a discount of $25 off for additional family members to the same session of camp.

Before and after are available: $5 before care per camper, $5 after care camper per day. *maximum for before and after care combined per family is $100

Information: https://www.rvca.ca/outdoor-education/baxter/day-camps
Register: https://www.rvca.ca/images/baxter/programs/Camp_Program_2019.pdf

 

19Aug

Nature Explorers Day Camp #5

Date:  Monday 19 August 2019 - Friday 23 August 2019
Location:  Baxter Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 04:00pm

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.

Cost: $225/day/camper.

Additional Family Members: There is a discount of $25 off for additional family members to the same session of camp.

Before and after are available: $5 before care per camper, $5 after care camper per day. *maximum for before and after care combined per family is $100

Information: https://www.rvca.ca/outdoor-education/baxter/day-camps
Register: https://www.rvca.ca/images/baxter/programs/Camp_Program_2019.pdf

 

COVID-19 Notice: Volunteer Opportunities

Due to COVID-19, RVCA volunteer opportunities have been suspended until further notice. 

The health, safety and well-being of our clients and staff is our top priority. We continue to monitor the situation and reassess the delivery of our programs and services. Your patience and cooperation are appreciated.

Contact Us

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

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

Email:

Hours:

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

Member of: conservation ontario