It is our pleasure to announce that Ta’an Kwäch’än Council will be hosting a Children’s Day Camp this Summer, starting at the end of June, for children between the ages of 6-10. There are five week-long opportunities in which to register your child, each centering on a different theme.
Camp # 1: Nature Week (June 26-30)
The theme of this week will allow children to experience the natural sites of our city and some of the surrounding area. Days will be broken into themed crafts and afternoons outside. Children will also take part in a “camping day,” which encompasses a trip to a local campground, a camp fire, and an extended nature hike.
Camp #2: Cultural Week (July 4-7)
Children will have the chance to engage with their traditional First Nations heritage by participating in several cultural activities. They will participate in doing traditional crafts, take part in a Southern Tutchone language lesson, and even take in some of the performances at the AdÃ¤ka Cultural Festival.
*Please Note: There is no camp the week of July 10-14
Camp #3: Fun and Fitness Week (July 17-21)
This week is all about showing campers how fun it is to be active and eat well. Campers will participate in daily outdoor activities, a cooking class, and have the opportunity to go for a swim at the Canada Games Centre.
Camp #4: Wildlife Week (July 24-28)
The Yukon is filled with many different species of animals that are indigenous to the territory. Throughout the week campers will take part in learning more about these animals through themed crafts, outdoor exploration, and a trip to the Wildlife Preserve, where they will get to experience some Yukon animals up close.
Camp #5: Once Upon a Time Week (July 31-August 4)
In this final week of camp, children will learn more about traditional First Nations stories, take part in storytelling, go to the library, explore the MacBride museum, and creatively compose a story of their own. The overall theme of this week will show campers that storytelling can go far beyond the pages of a book.
What to bring:
* Please make sure all of your child’s belongings are properly labeled
- Backpack for outings
- Bagged Lunch
- Water Bottle
- Proper Running Shoes
- Indoor shoes (to leave at indoor space throughout the week)
- Extra change of clothes
- Old Shirt for Crafting in
Make sure to pack the indicated footwear, as we will be off-site most afternoons and walking to and from locations.
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us by phoning 668-3613 ext. 407, or by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration Closes June 22, 2017.