Purcell Pioneers Camp

Take a trip back in time

Explore the rich history of the Purcell Mountains with fun, pioneer inspired games and activities.

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Purcell Pioneers Camp Information

Purcell Pioneers takes kids into the history of the Purcell Mountains. Campers are thrown back in time with a variety of activities and challenges they will master to become true pioneers. Taking aim at mastering their archery skills, panning through history and gems at the Paradice Mining Co. and a hands-on experience making their own fire and campfire bannock.

Camp Details

Time: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM (Full Day)
           9:30 AM - 1 PM (Morning Half Day)
           1 PM - 4:30 PM (Afternoon Half Day)
Price: Full Day$79 plus tax (add on lunch for $13)
           Half Day $59 plus tax
Ages: 6 - 12 years old
Dates: Every Monday & Friday in July & August
Maximum Camp Size: 12 people
Registration: Guest Services, Adventure Centre or call 1.800.663.2929

What to Expect

Camp activities will vary on the weather and engagement of the campers but will include archery practice and games, panning for gems, gold or fossils at the Paradice Mining Co, swimming, hands-on experience with fire and shelter building, bannock making, and orienteering. Each camper will receive a t-shirt. 

What to Bring
  • A backpack
  • Nut free snacks
  • Lunch (add on option for $10)
  • Water
  • Weather appropriate clothing
  • Hat and sunscreen
  • Hiking or running shoes (no sandals)
  • A spare change of clothes
  • Swimwear

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