If you're looking to keep the kids buys this summer, Camp Tiffin is now open for registration.
Led by Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority environmental educations, the Camp is an outdoor camp designed to enhance your child's knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of the natural world around them.
Camp Tiffin staff have been busy preparing new and exciting activities in combination with its current successful programs.
Activities may include shelter building, arts and crafts, hiking canoeing, pond dipping, STEM activities, geocaching, and wilderness survival.
You can register kids for weekly camps through to September 3, 2021, at $215 per week.
The Camp is open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. During pickup, parents or anyone with permission to pick up children should be prepared to provide identification. The Camp is designed for children ages five to 12.
COVID protocols including social distancing will be followed at the camp.
The encourages parents to read the guidelines about what kids should bring with them when attending the camp. Most of the suggestions are based on the fact that this is an outdoor camp.
Suggestions include suitable clothing for outdoor activities, a water bottle, closed toe shoes, sunscreen, extra clothing, and a lunch. Other suggestions include rain gear, that can be stored at the camp for the week, insect repellent, and long pants and socks.
They also encourage kids to leave valuables like cell phones at home. Due to the nature of the outdoor activities, these type of items can easily be lost.
The day is broken down into time slots for activities, lunch, and free time. Counsellor lead activities are camp-based including crafts, hikes, and camp games.
Camp councellors are all mature high school, college, and university students, who all provide a criminal reference check with a vulnerable sector search, and have First Aid CPR level C training. All staff carry first aid kits.
The camp can provide a lot of fun and an educational experience for your children this summer.
Brian Lockhart, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, New Tecumseth Times