Kids Camp

One week and two week overnight camp on Grand Manan Island

All our traditional kids programs are available for adventurers aged 10 – 17. We operate on a two-week curriculum cycle; the first week immerses our campers in foundational activities, while campers who stay for two weeks explore new areas and learn new content that builds on the knowledge gained in week 1.

Basic Fundy Ecology (One Week) Includes:

  • Two days exploration at sea observing and researching whales and marine life. Whale research data collection on the boat.
  • Day-long trip to Machias Seal Island to closely observe Puffins, Razorbills, Murres.
  • Optional half-day coastal kayak tour.
  • Sensory awareness training.
  • Activities for understanding (Level I): Fundy Tides, Whales and Marine Mammals, Pelagic Bird Species, Oceanography, Water Chemistry,Marine Biology, Plankton Propagation, Research Techniques, Tidal Zone Ecology, Stream Ecology, Forest Ecology, Coastal Ecology, Regional Geology, Sailing and Navigation, Fishing Industry, Regional Culture.
  • Eco-tours to explore: Salmon aquaculture sites, Herring weirs, Geologic formations, Bogs, Beaches, Fishing Docks.
  • Lecture and Discussion Sessions on current marine research by a variety of scientists in specialized fields.
  • Team-building & Leadership initiatives (Level I).
  • Evening recreational games on beach and playing fields.

Advanced Fundy Ecology (Two Weeks) Includes:

  • Four days exploration at sea observing and researching whales and marine life. Whale research data collection on the boat.
  • Day-long trip to Machias Seal Island to closely observe Puffins, Razorbills, Murres.
  • Optional half-day coastal kayak tour.
  • Optional overnight tenting trip on the weekend.
  • WHALE RESEARCH DATA WORKSHOP – LEVEL I. Analysis of whale research data collected – geographic analysis of feeding patterns of marine mammals and birds. Build a research project activity.
  • Sensory awareness training.
  • Activities for understanding (Levels I & II): Fundy Tides, Whales and Marine Mammals, Pelagic Bird Species, Oceanography, Water Chemistry, Research Techniques, Tidal Zone Ecology, Stream Ecology, Forest Ecology, Coastal Ecology, Marine Biology, Plankton Propagation, Regional Geology, Sailing and Navigation, Fishing Industry, Regional Culture.
  • Eco-tours to explore: Salmon aquaculture sites, Herring weirs, Geologic formations, Bogs, Beaches, Fishing Docks, Sardine Museum, Grand Manan Museum, Saturday Farmers Market, Mini-Golf.
  • Lecture and Discussion Sessions on current marine research by a variety of scientists in specialized fields.
  • Team-building & Leadership initiatives (Levels I & II).
  • Evening recreational games on beach and playing fields.

Dates and pricing for summer 2024

 

One Week Sessions

$1850 USD

Basic Fundy Ecology 1
Basic Fundy Ecology 2
Basic Fundy Ecology 3
Basic Fundy Ecology 4
Basic Fundy Ecology 5
Basic Fundy Ecology 6
Basic Fundy Ecology 7
Basic Fundy Ecology 8
June 22 – June 29
June 29 – July 6
July 6 – July 13
July 13 – July 20
July 20 – July 27
July 27 – August 3
August 3 – August 10
August 10 – August 17

Two Week Sessions

$3250 USD

Advanced Fundy Ecology 1

Advanced Fundy Ecology 2

Advanced Fundy Ecology 3

Advanced Fundy Ecology 4

June 22 – July 6

July 6 – July 20

July 20 – August 3

August 3 – August 17