Saturday, August 19, 2017


Camp Kanannaq

<empty>Camp Kanannaq (7 - 12 years) offers an exciting summer camp experience that focuses on fun, adventure, learning, and creativity in a safe and cooperative environment.

It is a place where young people can learn about nature and be physically active, acquire new skills, build self-confidence and establish lasting friendships.

Kanannaq [~can-a-nack~] is Inuit for North Wind. This youth day camp provides every child the opportunity to actively participate in the rusticoutdoors during the day and sleep in the comforts of their own beds during the night. Camp Kanannaq is located at Nukko Lake.

Parents rated Camp Kanannaq Summer Camp 93% for safety in 2016

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Summer Camp 2017

Download the 2017 Camp Brochure

Download the 2017 Camp Registration Form

Download the 2017 Campership Application Form

Please read more important registration information here

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What does an average day at camp look like?

7:00am Early drop off available
8:30am Drop off and check in at YMCA Highland/ Massey Drive Centre SHARP!
8:40am Bus leaves for Nukko Lake
9:15am Opening Campfire
9:25am Camp Wide Games
9:45am Snack
10:00am Team Activities
Round One: archery/ crafts/ fire building/
orienteering/ bannock/ canoeing/ fort building
11:15am Team Activities
Round Two: archery/ crafts/ fire building/
orienteering/ bannock/ canoeing/ fort building
12:30pm Lunch
1:00pm Camp Wide Woodland Game
1:30pm Campers Choice: Swimming/ Gaga Ball/ Art/
Archery/ Canoeing
3:00pm Closing Camp Fire and Bead Ceremony
3:30pm Bus leaves camp
4:15pm-4:30pm Parent pick up at Highland & Massey


What to Bring Everyday to Camp!

  • Running shoes
  • Light jacket
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Water bottle
  • Weather-appropriate extra clothing
  • Swimsuit and towel
  • Nut-free, litter free lunch
  • 2nd pair of shoes or sandals (no flip-flops please)
  • Bug repellent
  • Sunglasses optional
  • Backpack or duffle bag
  • Life jacket (if you have)
    Electronic devices are not permitted at camp
    (iPods, MP3, cell phones, etc)


Borealis Counselor-In-Training Program (15-17 yrs)

If you are 15 - 17 and possess a positive attitude, have lots of energy, care and patience you are ready to be a counselor-in-training at Camp Kanannaq!

Since 2008, over seventy teens have participated in this volunteer program, gaining valuable experience as a counselor-in-training and learn more about themselves. The program provides opportunities and enriching experiences that will challenge one’s self while developing respect for the outdoors. Responsibilities will involve assisting counselors with: group games, archery, canoeing, program setup, campfire songs and many other fun activities. Leadership skill development will include: teamwork, goal setting, time management, communication, problem solving and programming.

Responsibilities involve:

  • Facilitating and participating in group games
  • Archery
  • Canoeing
  • Swimming
  • Program Set Up
  • Campfire Songs
  • Many other fun activities
Download the 2017 Borealis Application form here
Applications are due by 4:00pm Friday, June 9, 2017.


Taste of Camp (age 5+)

Can’t wait until you’re old enough for camp? Always wanted to try archery or canoeing? Join us at Camp Kanannaq for a taste of camp! Spend the day at the lake trying archery, canoeing, swimming, building campfires, roasting s’mores and playing camp favorites like Capture-the-Flag!

Wednesday August 16th • 8:30am-4:30pm
Cost $40 • Ages 5+
To learn more or to register call Corrine at 250-562-9341 x 109

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