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2024 Camp dates at the Edge of Walton!

2024 SUMMER CAMPS at the Edge of Walton

Here we go – year TWELVE! We are thrilled to open registration for our 12th summer at Edge of Walton Challenge Course.

NEWS:

  1. Registration will open at 7:00 am on Wednesday, January 10th. Sports Camp and Little Bugs will sell out – please be ready to register. A minimum non-refundable 50% deposit is required to register; the remainder is due on May 1, 2024.
  2. A warm Edge of Walton welcome to Griffin St. Onge! Griffin will be managing the facility this spring and summer, after starting as a junior counsellor probably close to 10 years ago. We love Griffin at the Edge of Walton and we’re so excited to have him leading the way through a busy 2024 season.
  3. Grand Sparks will move to a one-day camp, but it’s a full day at that! Canoeing/kayaking, yoga, climbing, lunch made as a group plus more! Everyone will need a nap on the way home after this day – our staff included.
  4. Last year we offered a five-day motocross camp which we have condensed to a three-day camp for 2024. 110 KLX bikes and gear are included – space is very limited.
  5. There are THREE Little Bugs camps this year; Wednesday, July 17th will be a day of rest between sessions two and three.

Outdoor Sports Camp
July 8th – July 12th (5 days)
9am – 4pm
Ages 7-13
Cost: $500
Campers can expect a week of exciting sporting activities, canoeing/kayaking, BMX, motocross, swimming, and climbing our 50ft high ropes course!

We help our campers explore the limits of their comfort zones through challenging and exciting new movement opportunities. Campers will soak in the benefits of outdoor exploration, all while developing meaningful friendships along the way. Walton’s Outdoor Sports Camp is sure to be the best week of summer.

Little Bugs Camp
Week 1: July 2nd – 4th (3 days) $300
Week 2: July 15-16 (2 days) $200
Week 3: July 18-19 (2 days) $200
Ages 4-7
9am – 4pm

Our Little Bugs Camp features a full line-up of exciting activities, including high ropes climbing, nature exploration, bike riding, and outdoor fun! Campers will make new friends, learn exciting skills, and spend plenty of time exploring the great outdoors.

Aside from a bicycle and helmet, we will provide all the necessary equipment to participate in the camp. All bicycles are welcome, including balance bikes. Healthy snacks & refillable water stations will be provided.

Beginner Dirt Bike Camp
July 23-25
Ages 9-13
9am – 4pm
Cost: $600

Let’s ride our dirt bikes! The camp will be open to campers aged 9-13. Campers can expect a week of on-bike training on various terrain, direct bike maintenance, swimming, mountain biking, BMX, and climbing on our 50-foot high ropes challenge course! This is for the kids who dream of riding direct bikes. Identical prepped 2023 Kawasaki 110 four-stroke trail bikes – will lead campers through a heavy week of all things dirt bikes. Space is limited and will include 2-3 hours of bike riding per day. Bikes and gear provided.

Grand Sparks
July 31st
9:00am – 4:00pm
Ages: 5+
Cost: $100 per camper

Grand Sparks is a one-week activity day camp that will challenge grandparents to interactive outdoor play and recreation with their grandchildren (ages five and up). The ultimate goal of Grand Sparks is two-fold: 1) motivate older adults to become more active and find a recreational activity that becomes a shared, routine, interactive pastime with youth, and 2) educate and encourage children to make healthy nutritional choices by getting them involved in meal preparation.

PA Day Camps
June 7 and June 28
9am – 4pm
Ages 4-13
Cost: $100
Come hang in Walton for the day! We’ll climb, ride our bicycles, and explore the trails and ponds.

2023 Fall Promotion

Start Your Year on a High Note!

As Fall is right around the corner that means back to the classroom and back to extra circulars. We had a very successful Spring and Summer, and we are looking forward to ending our year with a BANG at the Edge of Walton. What better way to end our year and start yours then with a PROMO! For the rest of our season, we will be offering a special fall promotion for $30 per person (minimum charge of $400)
Expect experiential education at its best! Under the guise of playing, students will learn to develop self-confidence, become effective listeners and leaders, and trust and bond with their peers all while enjoying the beautiful fall colors.
An educational session includes setting goals, pushing personal boundaries, and learning respect for themselves and others and is followed up with a comprehensive debriefing. EOW is a classroom without walls.
Learn personal strengths and weaknesses; Develop trust, control, and empowerment, all while being effective listeners and team leaders; Learn to value personal differences; Develop personal work ethics and responsibility; Understand the importance of having distinct personalities, attitudes and moods; Become an effective listener; Manage feelings and emotions; Develop the ability to be a smart risk-taker; Actively learn to use appropriate methods for reaching group agreement and goals; Courses teach problem-solving skills, investigation skills, and critical and creative thinking skills, all while having fun and promoting physical activity and team bonding; Celebrate success

Sample Day (Schools)
9:30am Arrival
9:45am Staff Introduction – Break into groups (three groups of XX)
10:00am Team Building Games, Low Ropes Obstacles and Nature learning at ponds.
12:00pm Lunch
12:45pm Climbing High Tower (Rock Wall, Cargo Net, Crows Nest, Jungle Gym)
2:00pm Free time play and day debrief
2:30pm Departures

All the Edge of Walton Staff are trained and have St, John Level First Aid & CPR as well as Adventure Part Staff training. Our course is inspected and certified yearly by Challenges Unlimited.Contact Jamie at info@edgeofwalton.ca to get a quote today!

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