Camp Potlatch – operated by the Boys and Girls Club of South Coast BC – has something for everyone. Whether you’re looking to relax on a sandy beach, hike through trails of unspoiled ancient old-growth forest, or try paddleboarding, canoeing, or kayaking, Camp Potlatch offers an unforgettable experience for everyone. Located on 133 acres along the picturesque shores of the beautiful Howe Sound, their cedar pan-abode cabins are the perfect home-away-from-home experience.
Every summer Camp Potlatch hosts more than 1,000 campers – you can feel pretty confident that they are experts in offering an exceptional summer camp experience. Whether your child likes to defy gravity and strives to reach new heights on a natural rock wall, wishes to hone their inner superhero abilities and hit a bullseye at the archery range, or even search for marine life along 1.5km of pristine coastal shoreline, there is something for every type of adventurer!
The week-long camp is for kids aged 7 – 14 years. Over the course of the week campers have the opportunity to explore a variety of traditional summer camp experiences all while living in a positive and supportive cabin community. Check out just a few of the activities kids get to enjoy:
- Stand-up Paddle Boarding
- Arts and Crafts
- Rock Climbing
In addition to the traditional summer camp experience, Camp Potlatch offers leadership programs. The wilderness leadership camp transports participants ‘across the creek’ and away from the familiar comforts of Main Camp. Taking participants away from the familiar comforts and structure of the main camp gives them an opportunity for inspires individual and group growth. The leadership programs focus on the development of both hard and soft skills, group problem-solving, as well as learning how to be an effective leader. The leadership camps are for individuals aged 15-16 years.
Registration for Camp Potlatch is now open. This summer let your child experience an overnight summer program that combines traditional camp activities with a focus on creating community, increasing self-confidence, and building resiliency.