8:30am – 4:30pm
Are you a BOLD Camper?
Bras d’Or Lakes Day Camps’ recreational summer day camp offers ongoing enrichment through new experiences & challenges, physical activity & sport recreation, crafts & creative expression, field-trips and nature excursions; Along with a host of visiting mentors, coaches, musicians and local artisans.
The 30 campers will be based out of the Kidston Landing property at 490 Chebucto Street, Baddeck. Campers will be accompanied by trained camp counselors who are all certified in First Aid/CPR at a ratio that will not exceed 10 : 1.
Working in conjunction with BOLDC’s board to develop and facilitate 9 weeks of summer programming for youth under the motto of Lifelong Learning, Penny Chapman (our Youth Programming Coordinator & Facilitator), will encourage engagement in a variety of different disciplines through workshops and programming while simultaneously promoting active, healthy lifestyles. BOLDC focuses on building self-confidence and promoting personal growth and independence in a safe and secure environment.
BOLDCamp will offer a selection of, and expand upon, the following activities based on the availability of materials and expertise of workshop mentors:
•Sports: swimming, archery, golf, ball hockey, soccer, basketball, badminton, gymnastics, basketball, rugby, sailing, ultimate-Frisbee, volleyball.
•Recreation: Weekly visits to Kidston Island Beach, Nature Hikes, Bush-crafting, Foraging, Music & Dance, Fishing, Gardening & permaculture, sand-castle building, bird-watching, scavenger hunting, stone balancing, obstacle courses.
•Cultural arts: Historic roots, Yoga, Meditation, Music appreciation, Qi gong, Laughter yoga, Culinary skills, Dramatic Arts & Performance, French, Gaelic & Mi’kmaq language.
•Fine arts: painting, photography, videography, creative writing, claywork.
•Crafts: knitting, sewing, wire-wrapping, leatherwork, knot-tying, macramé, silk-screening, bird-houses.
•Life-Sciences & Technology: geology, ecology & ecosystems, biology, computer systems and coding, claymation, geometry, multimedia editing, the physics of light & sound.
•Community Engagement & Pride: Community Garden, Intergenerational knowledge pooling, Senior Support, Community Clean-up
•Friday Field Trip destinations (include but are not limited to): Honeybee Apiary, Highland Bow & Arrow, Bell Museum, Gaelic College, Highland National parks, Inverness Beach, Two Rivers Wildlife park, The Amoeba, Puffin Tour, Whale watching, Graham-Bell Property, Uisge Ban Falls, Highland Village, Baddeck Public Library