Provincial Camping Opportunities

Provincial Camping Opportunities

Camps sponsored by the Provincial Camping Committee.

Girls and Guiders may apply to one or more opportunities using the same application. A completed application will require the following:
Application: (GIRL or GUIDER - application links available below)
Camping Record Sheet (GIRL or GUIDER - camping record sheet links available below). Please note that Camping Record sheets should be emailed to fedelej@bc-girlguides.org.
Two References (Name and Contact information for one reference from within Guiding and one reference from outside of Guiding). Those listed as references will be emailed the link directly to the online reference form once applicants submit their application.

All deadlines are listed with the Information Sheets attached to their corresponding Opportunities.


Taste Of Adventure - Provincial Adventure Camp


What: A Taste for Adventure is an opportunity for Pathfinders to try adventurous activities – canoeing, backpacking and white water rafting. Participants will learn about water safety, rescue procedures, and paddling techniques before heading off on their overnight canoe trip down Crooked Lake. During the overnight backpacking trip, on the Eureka Peak Trail, participants will learn about safety in the backcountry, using a personal locator device (SPOT/InReach), cooking on backpacking stoves, and how to “go” in the woods. The white water rafting trip takes participants down the Chilcotin River, past the steep rock walls of Hanceville Canyon, past the iconic Big Creek, and amongst the colourful hoodoos at Farwell Canyon.
Where: Crooked Lake Recreation Area; near Williams Lake, BC
When: July 21-26, 2019
Who: Twenty (20) girls born between 2004 and 2006 (plus two alternates) and Two Selected Guiders + 1 alternate Guider
Application Deadline:November 1, 2018

Taste Of Adventure Information Sheet (PDF)

DAWN - Newfoundland and Labrador Interprovincial Camp


What: Participants will meet in Vancouver area, and travel to Newfoundland to participate in the DAWN (Discovery! Adventure! Wonder! Nature!) Interprovincial Camp planned by the Newfoundland & Labrador Provincial Council, hosted in the Gros Morne National park. Similar to SOAR, the camp will be a true basic camping experience involving an amazing program full of challenge and fun including adventures in water activities, arts, crafts, and sports. We will then spend 3 days to explore and experience Newfoundland before traveling home.
Where: Gros Morne National Park & travel touring around Newfoundland
When: July 27 to August 7, 2019
Who: Sixteen (16) girls born between 2001 and 2003 and Two (2) Guiders, plus two (2) Alternate Guiders
Application Deadline:November 1, 2018

DAWN Interprovincial Camp Information Sheet (PDF)

Voilà Québec 2019 - Camp Wa-Thik-Ane


What: Voilà Québec is a 7-night camp held at Québec’s provincial camp Wa-Thik-Ane, the camp of peaceful waters. Girls will experience Québec culture, language, and heritage in an intimate community camp with under 120 Guiding sisters. Girls will complete program work and a special camp challenge. Adventure awaits with two outings: St. Sauveur water park (largest in Québec) and a day trip to Mont Tremblant village and a tree adventure course. After camp, travel to Montreal, stay in a hostel and explore the area including Old Montreal before flying home.
Where: Vancouver to gather, Camp Wa-Thik-Ane, Québec, and Montréal, Québec
When: August 2-14, 2019 (approximately)
Who: Eight (8) girls born between 2004 and 2006 + two (2) alternates and Two (2) Guiders + one (1) alternate
Application Deadline:November 1, 2018

Voilà Québec Information Sheet (PDF)

LEAP 2019 - Ontario Provincial Camp


What:Participate in LEAP 2019, an Ontario provincial camp designed for adventurers and explorers hosting up to 2,500 campers. A LEAP camper will discover everything she can be while participating in incredible Guiding activities, making memories, developing confidence and leadership skills and meeting many new. After camp, travel to Toronto, stay in a hostel and explore the area including a day trip to Niagara Falls.
Where: Vancouver to gather, Doe Lake Camp, Ontario, and Toronto, Ontario
When: August 3-14, 2019 (approximately)
Who: Sixteen (16) girls born in 2003 and 2006 + four (4) alternates and Two (2) Guiders + Two (2) Alternate Guiders

Application Deadline:November 1, 2018

LEAP 2019 Information Sheet (PDF)

Pacific Coast Experience

***Please Note: Applications for the Pacific Coast Experience Opportunity open in January 2019***

What:Build on your camping skills learned as a girl and gain skills for taking a leadership role in an adventure camping setting, including a two-night adventure expedition.
Where: Outside of Whistler, BC
When: TBD
Who: Youth Members, Transitioning Members, Link Members, and Link-aged Guiders (birth years 1989- 2003)

Pacific Coast Experience Information Sheet Coming Soon!

Provincial Camp Application Forms

Girl Provincial / Interprovincial Application Form (Online)
Adult Provincial / Interprovincial Application Form (Online)
Event Application Guidelines (PDF)
Girl Camping Record - BC.307 (PDF)
Guider Camping Record - BC.307 (PDF)
OAL Adventure Camping Trip Log - TR.11 (PDF)

Ranger Annual Camps

Rangers and Scouts participate in a joint-venture camp to host four annual camps. These camps have brought Rangers, Venturers and Rovers together for well over 20 years of camping.

Rovent (winter – tent)
Camp Skeeter (summer - tent)
Mardi Gras (spring - tent)
Rainbucket (fall - tent)

Co-ed Camping policy: BC Standards Pertaining to Camping (PDF)
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