Our first annual Intro Camp session – introduced by popular demand is for our younger campers who want to come to camp; but are too young to commit to a traditional week long session. Registration is open to Campers who have completed K-3rd grade.
We provide a home away from home for campers from across the country who want have the excitement of camp, with a personalized experience. Our small size, and high, 1:4 staff to camper ratio enables the development of unique, relationships, truly characteristic of the Latona experience.
With their counsellors, your children will experience living as part of a community, in their first camp experience and 2 nights away from home. While of course enjoying a full range of outdoor, land and water based activities. Our staff is carefully selected to work with this specific age group and will participate in an extensive orientation and skill development program prior to the campers’ arrival. The Intro Camp Director along with the cabin counselors and support staff provide the guidance, supervision and leadership to make this session the best it can be. Please give us a call if you have any further questions about this exciting Intro Camp.
Intro Camp runs at the same time as our traditional session 3 camp, and follows our August Long Weekend Family Camp.
With our own limit of only 60 campers we pride ourselves in the unique experience campers leave with after a session at Latona. We welcome new and returning families every summer for their summer session.
We provide a home away from home for campers from across the country who want have the excitement of camp, with a personalized experience. Our small size, and high, 1:4 staff to camper ratio enables the development of unique, relationships, truly charachteristic of the Latona experience. Campers are grouped by age and by gender into their small groups of 8-10.
With their Counsellors, your children will experience living as part of a community, encouraging the formation and development of transferable life skills. While of course enjoying a full range of outdoor, land and water based activities.
Our Activity Specialists and Counsellors are certified, qualified and trained to deliver excellence in programming, at our activities, and for emotional and mental well being of our campers.
Each week, all of our campers take scheduled, supervised trips by land and sea into the beautiful Howe Sound. These trips are truly “as Real as it Gets!” where real outdoor wilderness skills are developed and put into practice. Campers are led in leave no trace camping principles, where often the best memories are made. Out trips are a challenging and incredibly rewarding part of the camp experience for all ages. Each group learns the value of leadership, cooperation and teamwork while being outdoors and in touch with nature.
Bring the whole family for unique weekend adventures include your grandparents, aunts, uncles and friends. Together you will be able to rekindle, relax, rejuvenate and experience the beautiful Howe Sound. Our Family Camp programs are designed to allow opportunities to participate on a recreational, instructional or social basis. Our programs are designed to be enjoyed with the whole family as well as programs specific to particular age groups.
Toddlers and babies are welcome to join in the fun. There is opportunity to do it all or just lay back and catch the summer sun.
This camp holds an optional Catholic Mass on the Sunday Morning
Limited slots are available for our Outdoor Leadership candidates this summer. This year we have extended and been working on developing the program to include relevant components for those in High School looking for experience beyond the classroom. The 2014 program includes Outdoor Council of Canada Leadership Level 1 apprenticeship and depending on school programming, credits toward High School graduation.
Our Outdoor Leadership program is an empowering challenge for any teenager. The week-long session is an advanced leadership training schedule constructed to focus on the development of initiative, responsibility, and team working, through skill-based teaching, outdoor education, and participation in all aspects of the camp operations. Our OL candidates are passionate about personal growth and are excited about the outdoors.
Camp Latona’s leadership program is for ages 15-18 (grades 11 & 12). Our Outdoor Leadership program is an empowering challenge for any teenager. The week-long session is an advanced leadership training schedule constructed to focus on the development of initiave, responsibility, and teamworking, through skill-based teaching, outdoor education, and participation in all aspects of the camp operations. Our OL canidates are passionate about personal growth and are excited about the outdoors.
Upon the successful completion of the program, candidates have the opportunity to graduate to our Counsellor in Training (CIT) program.
Counsellor in Training
Those campers who excel at Outdoor Leadership may be chosen to enter the Counsellor in Training program for this summer. This is a unique volunteer program created to prepare our talented youth to be quality camp leaders in the years to come; CITs spend a portion of their time being mentored in the cabin environment, as well as learning how to teach and lead at our activities. Our CITs develop advanced skills in group dynamics, leadership, role modeling and communication. Our CITs often become our best staff members when they return to be counsellors in their future summers.