** Beyond the Trees 2022 Summer Camps have been postponed. Please check back in Spring of 2023 for the updated camp offerings.**
Get out and enjoy nature this summer with Beyond The Trees Summer Camps! Give your child a unique overnight summer camp experience along the shores of the beautiful Surprise Lake in Edson, Alberta. It is the perfect opportunity for young campers aged 5 to 17 to connect with themselves, others, and the beautiful natural world around us!
Beyond The Trees is proud to offer an inclusive outdoor program that combines crafts, outdoor education, canoeing, and spiritual (non-religious) activities. During their time away at camp, youth will enjoy a variety of unique summer camp activities like a talent show, mud walk, games, theme meals and small interest groups. There will be something for everyone, allowing new friendships to easily be formed over shared interests and fun new experiences!
Beyond the Trees Summer Camps offer several options throughout July and August. Discover all the Child & Youth programs below, or visit the Beyond the Trees website to learn more about the unique Adult Summer Camp experience!
Leadership (Ages 14-17) | July 15 – 22, 2022
Youth will start their leadership training with four days learning the basics of counseling, communication, teamwork & problem solving, as well as earning their flat water canoe certification. This will be immediately followed by four fun-filled days of practical training with the young Beaver campers.
Beaver (Ages 5-8) | July 19 – 22, 2022
This 3 night camp is the perfect introduction for the littlest campers. Campers will enjoy all the fun and excitement of sleep-away camp ,and will build confidence and independence in their 3 nights away from home.
Borealis 1 (Ages 5-17) | July 24-29, 2022
Borealis 2 (Ages 5-17) | August 2-7, 2022
Campers aged 5-17 will be able to experience 4 full days of exciting summer camp programming including crafts, outdoor education, canoeing, and more. Book both camp weeks for even more outdoor fun!
Born This Way (Ages 5-17) | August 10-15, 2022
This camp is a safe haven for anyone in the LGBTQ2S+ community, their allies or siblings. Campers will enjoy all the same inclusive and supportive programming as the other camps in a comfortable space to call their own!
Registrations can be completed online. All camp registrations will include a free camp t-shirt and sunglasses.
Covid Protocols For the safety of all camp staff, volunteers and campers, Beyond the Trees requires participants to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, and will be administering 2 rapid antigen tests – one on registration day and another on the 2nd or 3rd day of camp. Masking and social distancing will also be followed where applicable.