EcoAdventure Camps

This summer, get outside in nature and have tons of fun with Meewasin EcoAdventure Camps at Beaver Creek Conservation Area!

Camps are geared towards 8-12 year old campers and run 6 hours in length from 10am-4pm from Wednesdays-Fridays on select weeks in July and August!  These 3-day camps include daily guided adventure hikes exploring the unique habitats and diverse ecosystems of Beaver Creek, wild encounters with flora and fauna including the resident Black-capped Chickadees, engaging experiential crafts and activities and so much more related to the chosen adventure theme of the week!

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CAMP THEME 1: Creek Creativity 

July 13-15 OR Aug 10-12, 2022

Earth Art – On this EcoAdventure, you’ll draw inspiration from the biodiversity of Beaver Creek and use natural tools to create your own nature wonder-pieces! Connect with the natural world using your wild senses on a guided sensory hike.

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Scientific Soundscapes – On this Ecoadventure, immerse yourself in the myriad of sights and sounds found in the natural world of Beaver Creek! Through inspiration from the beautiful outdoors, campers will explore sounds made in nature and the basics of making music and song-writing to create a lyrical masterpiece, be it a biodiversity ballad or rodent rap song!

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Mico-Meander – On this EcoAdventure, discover the quiet and vibrant micro-world of the undergrowth! Learn what kinds of creatures live right under your nose and the important roles they play in our ecosystems!

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Aquatic Adventures – On this EcoAdventure, plunge into the exciting watery world of creek dipping! Investigate and learn to identify aquatic invertebrates – creatures that live in the flowing waters of Beaver Creek! (This EcoAdventure requires rubber boots and a willingness to get a little wet!)

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Righteous Rodents – On this EcoAdventure, learn about the unique adaptations and the daily lives of the remarkable resident rodents that call Beaver Creek home! Hike a local trail to look for beaver dams and other signs of rodent activity with a chance to get up close and personal and explore fun Biofacts like skulls, furs and scat.

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Feathered Friends – On this EcoAdventure, explore the uniqueness of Beaver Creek’s feathered friends and learn beginner tips and tricks for birding! Use your wild eyes and ears to identify resident birds and get a chance to feed the curious Black-capped Chickadee.

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CAMP THEME 2: Wayfinding & Wandering

July 20-22 OR Aug 17-19, 2022

NeoNature – On this EcoAdventure, harness the power of technology and learn how you can be a citizen scientist by using different nature apps on your smartphone! Learn the ways technology and nature are coming together in new exciting ways to give us more information and a bigger, better picture about the health of natural world. (This EcoAdventure requires a smartphone device)

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Nature Navigation – On this EcoAdventure, you’ll learn how to look for nature clues that help predict the weather and show you ways to get around! Use nature navigation tools and understand how people and animals have used signals from the natural world over time.

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Plants & Pollinators  – On this EcoAdventure, explore the changing floral landscape of Beaver Creek and learn about the important roles of different kinds of pollinators while searching blooming flowers for their presence! Make native plant seed bombs and learn how to plant a wildlife-friendly garden in your backyard!

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