SUMMER CAMPS

Spend your summer learning and playing at the Fraser River Discovery Centre!

Registration will open February 1, 2019 for our summer camps in July and August 2019. Join us for creative and quality summer camp with leaders who are passionate about working with kids, and teaching about the Fraser River! Our camps promote fun, friendship, and exploration through themed weeks with hands-on activities, crafts, games, and projects!

Join us for a week of adventure, discovery, education, and fun!

General Information

  • Camp Cost: $225.00/week (Member Pricing Available)*
  • Camps are for Grades K-2 (FRY) | Grades 3-5 (SMOLT)
  • Camps are from 8:30am to 3:30pm through Monday to Friday
  • After care available from 3:30pm-4:30pm for $5/day
  • Camps are confirmed 2 weeks in advance
  • Payment must be paid in full at the time of registration

SUMMER CAMP THEMES:

Wonders of the Watershed

Dates: July 8-12 | August 12-16
This exciting camp is all about the Fraser River Watershed and the plants, animals and geography that makes it unique! Campers will discover all there is to know about food webs, ecosystems, native plants and more through fun games and hands on activities!

Voyageur Adventure Jr.

Dates: July 15-19 | August 19-23
Grab your canoes and head west! This camp will take our young explorers on a journey through history as they make their way across Canada from Montreal to the Pacific, following in the footsteps of Simon Fraser and his fellow voyageurs. Will you strike gold and get rich, earn an honest living on the railroad, or make your fortune in the fur trade? Join this camp to find out! Our junior camp covers the same topics as the senior camp, but the activities have been adapted work better for our youngest campers!

Spectacular Salmon

Dates: July 22-26
2019 is the Year of the Salmon and this camp celebrates every aspect of their life! Through activities, games, and more, campers will learn about a salmon's habitat, their lifecycle, and what it takes for them to survive in the dangers of the open ocean.

Future of the Fraser

Dates: July 8-12 | August 19-23
Calling all engineers! A brand-new city is being built along the shores of the Fraser River and we need your help to design it. Campers will use their knowledge of engineering, physics, and architecture to create the perfect city, while also remembering that the Fraser River is an important trade route and habitat for wildlife.

Voyageur Adventure

Dates: July 15-19 | August 12-16
Grab your canoes and head west! This camp will take our young explorers on a journey through history as they make their way across Canada from Montreal to the Pacific, following in the footsteps of Simon Fraser and his fellow voyageurs. Will you strike gold and get rich, earn an honest living on the railroad, or make your fortune in the fur trade? Join this camp to find out!

Science Fraser

Dates: July 22-26
Why is the Fraser River brown? What does the inside of a salmon look like? What kind of creatures live at the bottom of the river? Science Fraser is the perfect camp for any budding young scientists who want to explore the mysterious underwater world of BC’s longest river.

*FRDC Members receive 15% off!

For more information, please email [email protected] or call 604.521.8401.