Earth Adventures Summer Camp

Join the adventure at GreenUP Ecology Park!

Children who attend Earth Adventures will learn new skills and make new friends at our week-long camp. GreenUP Ecology Park is located within the City of Peterborough; our 5 acre park provides children with an outdoor experience and a deeper knowledge of place. Campers will be immersed in nature-awareness as they navigate their way around our urban ecology, both independently and cooperatively.

Your child’s week with us will include a variety of hands-on activities, including (but not limited to) plant identification, stream studies, beekeeping, gardening, wildlife tracking, bird language, and insect counts.

Earth Adventurers spend their time completely outdoors, with a camper ratio of 6:1. On Tuesday and Thursday, we walk to Beavermead Beach where the children have an opportunity to swim.

Our experienced staff foster an appreciation for each other and respect for the land.

We acknowledge the land as Michi Saagiig Anishinaabe territory adjacent to Haudenosaunee territory. The Ojibway word for Peterborough is Nogojiwanong, which translates into “place at the end of the rapids.” For thousands of years this region was known as a gathering spot where different first nations, families, and leaders would come together to exchange ideas and knowledge.

Earth Adventures Camp is included with the City of Peterborough, Recreation Division Recreational Fee Subsidy Program to assist qualifying families with the cost of camp registration – Click here to learn more and to apply for the subsidy

Program Services

Registration:

Cost/camper/week: $225
All weeks are for children ages 5-8, co-ed.

2018 Camp Dates:

Week 1: July 9-13, 2018
Week 2: July 16-20, 2018
Week 3: August 6-10, 2018
Week 4: August 13-17, 2018

Campers can be dropped off between 8:45-9:00 AM. Pick-up is between 4:00-4:15 PM.


IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR PARENTS:

The Earth Adventures Camper Health Form must be completed for all campers, prior to their week at camp.

If a camper requires an EpiPen, please fill out an Anaphylaxis Emergency Plan Form

Please complete and submit forms (fillable .pdfs) electronically to GreenUP by emailing them as attachments to Danica Jarvis at danica.jarvis@greenup.on.ca

Alternatively, forms can be printed, completed, and mailed to:

GreenUP
c/o Danica Jarvis
378 Aylmer Street North, Unit 4
Peterborough, ON K9H 3V8

NEW! Get your GreenUP gear. For the first time, Earth Adventures campers will be able to purchase a camp t-shirt for $20.


Earth Adventures Camp Registration Form

 
  • Your consent is required for GreenUP to publish pictures of your child. By checking “Yes, I give consent for photos” below, I understand that I am giving consent to GreenUP to use and disclose my personal image (or the personal image of my child) for promotional and/or informational purposes such as brochures, flyers, social media, and promotions. I release, waive, and forever discharge GreenUP of an from all claims and demands whatsoever arising out of GreenUP’s use of said photograph(s).
  • Release of liability, waiver of claims, assumption of risks, and indemnity agreement. In consideration of my child attending Earth Adventures Camp at GreenUP Ecology Park, I recognize and acknowledge that there are inherent risks and hazards involved in regular camp activities (i.e.: hiking, active group games, etc.). I agree to assume all such risks and hazards and bear all costs of medical attention or damage to personal property. The following is a non-exclusive list of possible risks that could be encountered while participating in Earth Adventures Nature Camp activities: • trip and fall • minor cuts and or abrasions • insect bites / bee stings / poison ivy • swimming (lifeguard on duty) I freely and voluntarily agree to assume such risks, and hold harmless and indemnify GreenUP from any and all liability, which through its participation, negligence or carelessness, might otherwise be liable to me for damages. I hereby waive any and all claims against GreenUP including its staff, volunteers, representatives, members, directors, and agents arising out of my participation in such events. I intend that this waiver also be binding on, and prohibit claims by, my heirs, executors, and administrators. I confirm that I have read and understood this release agreement prior to signing it, and that I am waiving certain legal rights which I or my heirs, next of kin, executors, administrators, assigns and representatives may have against GreenUP and its agents.
  • All camps must be paid for in full at time of registration. All cancellations must be made in writing. A full refund will be granted before June 10, 2018 – cancellations after this date will result in complete forfeiture of camp fees. No refund, reduction of fees, or credit will be granted for late arrival, early departure, withdrawal, or dismissal. All payments are non-transferrable. If a camper is unable to attend due to medical reasons a full refund will be granted. Camp will run with a minimum of 10 camper registrations. We will contact you two weeks prior to camp, should we need to cancel.
 

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Program Contact Information

For questions and additional information about Earth Adventures, please contact GreenUP Environmental Education Coordinator, Danica Jarvis at danica.jarvis@greenup.on.ca or at 705-745-3238 ext. 216.

We look forward to seeing campers this summer!

Name: Danica Jarvis
Position: GreenUP Educator
Phone: 705-745-3238 ext 216
Fax: 705-745-4413
Email: danica.jarvis@greenup.on.ca

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