Summer Camp 2024
Encounter Camp 2024
About Encounter Camps
DATES & RATES
Encounter CAMP 2024
June 30 - July 5, Pre-Teen Survival – Ages 12-14
Spend the week exploring the outdoors and learning wilderness survival skills like fire building and shelter building. Experience various camp activities, as well as out-trips.
July 7-12, Encounter Aim - Ages 13-16
This camp is all about paintball, re-ball, and laser tag! Campers can expect to spend lots of time based around these three activities. Other Encounter classics and activities will also be offered such as pellet guns, archery, and axe/knife throwing.
July 14-19, Encounter Ascend – Ages 13–16
Welcome to a camp focused on rock climbing. This week campers will climb Gardom Lake's Climbing Wall, an indoor sport climbing wall, and a local rock face. This camp is great for the beginner who wants to learn more about rock climbing, or the expert who is looking to sharpen their skills. Encounter classics such as games, activities and cooking over fires will also be included in this packed camp.
July 21-24, Encounter 101 – Ages 10-12
Come try out a bit of everything that Encounter has to offer! This camp is packed with outdoor experiences like fire building and shelter building, as well as tons of games and activities.
July 28 - August 2, Encounter Boys Survival– Ages 10-12
Built to let boys be boys. Spend the week exploring the outdoors and learning wilderness survival skills like fire building and shelter building. Experience various camp activities, as well as out-trips.
August 4-9, Teen Explore – Ages 13-16
Explore the North Okanagan and Shuswap with us this week. Experience day trips to various hiking spots and other locations around the area. Perfect for both the first-timer or experienced hiker.
August 11-16, H2O ADVENTURE – Ages 13-16
Everything water! White water rafting, river floats, the natural water slides, and more! Other games and activities will also be included in this adventurous week.
August 6-11, GIRLS ADVENTURE – Ages 18–23
This is a time for the girls to get together and connect through outdoor adventures. Activities such as archery, pellet guns, and knife throwing will be offered. Experience horseback riding, time at the beach, cooking over a fire, and more.
Info for Campers
Camp registration runs from 4:00 till 4:30pm Sunday. Camp ends 6:00pm Friday with a short closing program. We encourage campers, parents and guardians to join us for the closing program to experience highlights from the week of camp.
What to Bring
- Sleeping bag & pillow
- Bible (if you have one)
- Clothing for rain & sun
- Toiletries & P.J.’s
- Bathing suit & towel
- 2 pairs of running shoes (You NEED shoes not just sandals or crocs)
- Sandals or crocs
- Bug repellent, sunscreen
- Water bottle!
- Any Items that are specific to your camp (for Aim bring paintball clothes, for Explore bring hiking shoes)
What not to bring
- Electronic games
- Cell phones, mp3 players and iPods, iThis or iThat
- Gum or sunflower seeds
- Food (except for medical reasons)
- Pocket knives
- Please only bring modest swimsuits (guys and girls)
Note about Paintball: If you have signed up for the Aim Encounter Camp you will need to download a waiver form that must be signed by the participant and participant’s parent or guardian and mailed back to the camp or submitted at the time of camp. Without this waiver and the proper signatures the camper will not be able to participate. If you are paintballing you must be 12 years of age at the time of camp to participate.