Children andjoying time at a summer day camp with an instructor

Outdoor Adventures in Nature & History

Backus Heritage Conservation Area provides summer day camp programs for children ages 6 to 12. All camps are designed to get kids outside connecting with nature and history. 

Day camps are scheduled Wednesdays and Thursdays during July and August with eight different weekly themese.  Camp begins at 9am and runs to 4pm.  Children can be registered for any or all of these outdoor adventures at a rate of $36 per child per day. Pre-registration is required at least one week in advance of the selected camp date. Call 519-586-2201 or 1-877-990-9932 ext 234 or email to register or for further information. REGISTRATION OPENS MAY 1st.

Summer Day Camp 2017 Theme:  Happy 150th Canada!

What was Canada like 150 years ago?  Find out at Summer Camp 2017 at Backus Heritage Conservation Area. Explore nature and heritage to discover life on the frontier when Canada was born. Give your children a summer of exploration, adventure and memories to last a lifetime!  

July 2017 Camp Dates


August 2017 Camp Dates 

Week 1:  July 5-6

  Week 5:  August 2-3

Week 2:  July 12-13

  Week 6:  August 9-10

Week 3:  July 19-20

  Week 7:  August 16-17

Week 4:  July 26-27

  Week 8:  August 23-24