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Education & Outdoor Recreation

Great Moose Adventures

Outdoor Education, Wilderness Retreats & Canadian Culture

Voyageur's Overnight Camp 
(ages 9 - 12)

By definition a Voyageur is an excellent woods person who travels from one spot to another,  living a life full of perilous adventure, grueling work and cheerful camaraderie. 

At Great Moose Adventures our Voyageurs learn the craft of becoming a skilled woods person, travels through forests, lakes & rivers, lives the life of true adventure, participates in rewarding work and has the opportunity for joyful friendship - all within the boundaries of our amazing property, and safety of our experienced staff. 

Ages 9 - 12 years old

Focus on camping skills, swimming & canoeing 

Monday 9:00 am - Friday 5:00 pm

2 nights @ camp + 2 nights wilderness camping  

Voyageur's outdoor educational program focuses on canoeing, hiking, swimming, camping and forest discovery - with an opportunity to explore nature while developing self-esteem, building new relationships and having fun.

Healthy, home-cooked meals with lots of choice to meet dietary needs

Beach day on Tuesday - including swimming & canoeing 

Transportation available for Bracebridge and Gravenhurst - Monday am & Friday pm

Instruction from experienced, passionate outdoor educators - 2 teachers per group

Option for Sunday night sleepover for campers with siblings joining the Canoe Trip or for families from out of town ($50 plus HST = $56.50) - drop off between 5-6pm

Cost


Full Week: 

$500 plus HST = $565


Short Week (Session 6):

$400 plus HST = $452


What does a Voyageur week look like? 

Day
 Morning
 Afternoon 
session 1
 Afternoon
session 2
 Evening 
 Sleep
Monday
 Orientation & Team Building 
 Kashe River swim & rock jumping
 Camp Fire
 On-site
Bunkies
 Tuesday
 Beach Day
swim & canoe
 Beach Day
swim test & free swim
canoe-over-canoe rescue 
 Forest STREAM
 Games Night
 On-site
Bunkies
 Wednesday
  Pack for camping trip
  Hike to camping spot
& set up camp
 Swim @ Claudios Rock
  Camp Fire
  Tents
 Thursday
  Forest STREAM
  Lazy river swim
 Loony Lake - swim & jumping rock
  Forest Stream
  Tents
 Friday
Hike back to camp
  Free Choice Friday 
  Meet the Parents : )
Home & Happy 
 

  • Camp-out location is less than 1 km away - close enough for safety, but far enough to feel secluded : )
  • Pending weather, our Voyageur educators can opt to camp closer to the lodge
  • Swim rules = life jackets for all swimming except Beach Day (swim test of 5 minutes treading water)

Dates, Themes & Availability 

Dates
Availability 

Session 1
(June 29 - July 3)


 Voyageurs - yes
 Session 2
(July 6 - 10)
   Voyageurs  - yes 
 Session 3
(July 13 - 17)
   Voyageurs  - yes 
 Session 4
 (July 20 - 24)

   Voyageurs - yes 
 Session 5
(July 27 - 31)

 Voyageurs  - yes
 Session 6
*short week
(Aug 4 - 7)
Voyageurs - yes
 
Session 7
(Aug 10 - 14)

Voyageurs - yes
 Session 8
(Aug 17 - 21)
Voyageurs - yes
 Session 9
(Aug 24 - 28)
Voyageurs - yes