Scouts Canada's New And Improved High Adventure Summer Camp Program In Alberta Offers Youth Once-In-A-Lifetime Experiences

Registration for Scouts Canada's 125 Summer Camps is Open to Scouts and Non-Scouts /CNW/ - From hiking in the Rocky Mountains, to zip lining over a lake, to developing wilderness survival skills, Scouts Canada's summer camp programs gives thousands of youth a wealth of first-time adventures and once-in-a-lifetime experiences.

OTTAWA, March 9, 2016 Newly expanded for 2016, Camp Impeesa, Scouts Canada's high adventure summer camp located in the heart of Alberta's Rocky Mountains, now provides Scouts and non-Scouts with even more opportunities for adventure. Geared towards youth ages nine to 16, the weeklong residential camp's expanded program includes two new zip lines, a new 40-foot rock climbing tower, a human foosball game, a new water trampoline, 3D archery, high and low ropes challenges and more. To learn more about Camp Impeesa or to register, visit: campimpeesa.ca.

Running throughout July and August, Scouts Canada also offers 125 different co-ed day and overnight summer camp programs across Canada for youth ages five and older, many of which are open to non-Scouts. Varying from camp-to-camp, the programs provide a broad range of activities such as rappelling, spelunking, boating (including sailing, canoeing, paddle boarding), and arts and crafts. The camps also emphasize leadership, teamwork and self-development.

Scouts Canada also has leadership and counsellor training programs which include certification in a variety of courses including Bronze Medallion and Cross, standard first aid, search and rescue, and belay. The programs also help build professional skill-sets focusing on resume development, interview preparation, team building, conflict resolution and leadership. For more information visit scouts.ca/camps.

About Scouts Canada
Kids in Scouts have fun adventures, discovering new things and experiences they wouldn't discover elsewhere. Along the way, they develop into capable, confident and well-rounded individuals, better prepared for success in the world. For tens of thousands of children and youth across Canada, Scouts is the start of something great. Scouts Canada is the country's leading co-ed youth organization, offering programming for children and youth aged five-26 in multiple languages, reflecting Canada's multicultural landscape and communities. For more information, visit Scouts.ca.

Scouts Canada is a not-for-profit organization (Charitable Registration No. 10776 1694 RR0028) and a member of the World Organization of the Scout Movement.

 

SOURCE Scouts Canada

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For further information: Andrea McLoughlin, Holmes PR, amcloughlin@holmespr.com, 416-628-5609; Justin Zimmerman, Holmes PR, jzimmerman@holmespr.com, 416-628-5648

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