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Hanover Parks, Recreation & Culture | 269 7th Ave. Hanover, ON N4N 2H5 | 519.364.2310 |

2019 Kamp Kummoniwannago & Specialty Camps 

2019 Fall - Parks, Recreation & Culture Guide                         


Summer Camps!

Where  P & H Centre 
Time  9:00 - 4:00pm (supervised drop-off from 8:00am to 9:00am and supervised pickup from 4:00 - 5:15pm)
Ages  Mini Me's - 4 & 5 years | Crazy Critters - 6 & 7 years | Super Troops - 8 & 9 years | Teen Adventures - 10 to 12 years

Things You Should Know About Camp!

  1. Camper Pick Up and Drop Off
    Campers 9 years and younger MUST have adult supervision at all times during morning drop off and afternoon pick up. Please
    ensure that regular escorts and emergency contacts are recorded with your registration. Only those adults listed will be permitted
    to pick up your child(ren). Please notify us of any changes in your childs’ pick up routine by calling 519.364.2310 x 2134. This is our
    safe arrival hotline. Children are NOT allowed to leave early without written consent from a parent or guardian.

  2. Ages
    See specific camp description for ages. Participants must have turned the minimum age and not exceed the maximum
    age by the first day of the camp week that they are registering for. Camp leaders will take age difference into account when
    programming activities. Our camp ratios offer a maximum of 1 leader to 10 participants.

  3. Lunch and Snacks
    Due to the life threatening allergies that children in camps have to peanuts/nuts, our summer camps have become a “nut aware”
    environment. We therefore request all parents to avoid sending peanut or nut products to camp. Please send energizing foods
    including fruits, vegetables and drinks. Limiting “sugary” foods is highly recommended.
  4. Medical Information
    Health and safety is our number one priority. Please ensure that we have up-to-date information about your child’s medical
    conditions including doctor’s name and an emergency contact that can be reached during the hours of 8:00am - 5:15pm.

  5. What to Bring
    Parents will receive a “Parent Handbook” which outlines specific policies and details as to what campers should bring.

  6. Swimming
    Campers enjoy 1 hour of pool time daily.

  7. Payment Plan
    If registering for 2 or more weeks, a credit card payment plan may be utilized. Credit card payment for the first week registering must be
    processed on the date of registration. The remaining dollar amount will be divided evenly and processed on your credit card the week
    prior to the start of the program. (i.e. If registered for camp July 22-26, the payment will be porcessed July 15). Subsidy is available.

  8. Behaviours
    Kamp K utilizes the stoplight system for discipline. Depending on the situation, the following steps will be taken:
    a) Green Light: You are having a GREAT DAY!
    b) Yellow Light: A verbal warning: Child has explained to staff what they did wrong and how this behaviour can be corrected in the future.
    c) Orange Light: 10 minute time out: Staff removes a participant from the activity.
    d) Red Light: Meeting with Camp Supervisor and/or Program Supervisor and note home to parents. Depending on the severity,
    may result in removal from camp.
    Children are to follow the guidelines and rules that will be discussed each morning, remain with their program leader at all times
    and play cooperatively. Any offensive language or actions will not be tolerated.

  9. Safe Arrival Hotline
    If your child is NOT attending camp for any erason, please call us at 519.364.2310 x 2134 prior to 9:30am s owe can inform camp leaders.

Week 1: 
No Theme Week 
Code: 6835
July 2 - 5 
(No camp
July 1)
$118.50 Kamp K opens its doors with a week full of fun! Get ready to try new
games and the classics we all love. Explore music, art, dance, outdoor
games and much more. This week will surely get you off your seat and
into the summer beat.

Week 2: 
Inventors Workshop 
Code: 6836
July 8 - 12 $173.10
($25 trip fee
Let your imagination run wild as we use teamwork, creativity and
problem solving to think the unthinkable. We will make our own candles,
our own jet packs and hang out with Bill Nye and other cool science
guys. We will be traveling to the Plunge. Aquatic Centre for a dip in the
pool and learn about the mountains in Collingwood!

Week 3:
Getting Dirty 
Code: 6837
July 15 - 19  $170.10
($22 trip fee 
Roll up your sleeves and get ready for a week of gooey, messy fun.
Make a paper mache piggy bank, create an herb garden and a
slimetacular special event. We will also enjoy the fun of Harrison Park in
Owen Sound.

Week 4:
Code: 6838
July 22 - 26  $148.10 PANAMANIA is finally here! Join Kamp K as we celebrate the 2019
Pan Am/Parapan Am games! This week will surely ignite your interest
in a variety of sports including: Baseball, basketball, volleyball,
bowling, boxing, diving, soccer and water polo. May the odds be ever
in your favour!

Week 5: 
Code: 6839

July 29 - August 1
(No camp
August 2)

($32 trip fee
Water = Fun is the motto of the week! Join us for beach towel volleyball,
sponge relays, a water cup derby and our newest game, Wet Wiffle
Ball! Bring an extra towel as this week is sure to be a jam-packed
splash-tacular time. A trip to Bingemans Big Splash Waterpark in
Kitchener will add to the excitement.

Week 6: 
4 Kingdoms
Code: 6840
August 6 - 9
(No camp
August 5)
$118.50 Get ready for all of your favourite characters in this action packed
week as we visit 4 magical kingdoms: Disney, Pixar, Marvel and
fairy tales! Prepare to get Tangled in Disney fun, go on a journey
with Woody and Buzz, and make super hero gear. Dress up as
your favourite Disney Princess or prepare to save the world as your
favourite super hero!

Week 7: 
Holiday Hullabaloo
Code: 6841
August 12 - 16 $175.10 
($27 trip fee
What is your favourite holiday? Christmas, St. Patrick’s Day, Valentines
Day, Easter or Halloween? Join the festivities as we prepare for a
different celebration daily. A trip to Storybook Park is sure to add to the
excitement. NOTE: Trip will take place on Wednesday not Thursday.

Week 8: 
Off the Grid 
Code: 6842 

August 19 - 23  $173.10
($25 trip fee
Grab your binoculars! Spray on your bug spray! Bring an appetite for
adventure! In this week of camp, we’ll dive into the jungle to visit the
animals that call it home. From parrots to lions, to elephants and more
– exploring the world makes for an exciting and action-packed week
of camp! Don’t forget about our annual paint the leader and slime the
leader days that will add to the fun! Parents are invited to join us for
Closing Ceremonies Friday afternoon.

Week 1: 
Fire & Ice 
Code: 6843
July 8 - 12 $173.10 
($25 trip fee
Are you up for a challenge? This camp is for teens who are up for an
adventure and trying something new! Test your trivia knowledge, your
speed and agility. Campers will start the week off with an Amazing Race
style event, and continue on through the week with a Kamp K Escape
Room, and a trip to the Plunge! Aquatic Centre in Collingwood. Good
luck to campers this week as they run, solve, investigate, challenge,
and chase their way through the week.

Week 2: 
Code: 6844
July 15 - 19  $170.10 
($22 trip fee
With an ode to Good Eats, Master Chef, Pizza Masters and Cupcake
Wars, we’ll don non-celebrity personas and blissfully bake, cheerfully
chop, playfully pour and wistfully whip our way through the week. This
week is sure to provide campers with new cooking experiences as they
work to create a different menu item each day. A trip to Harrison Park
will add to the adventure.

Week 3: 
Big Splash
Water Bash 
Code: 6845
July 29 - August 1 
(No camp August 2)
($32 trip fee
We’re slippin’ and slidin’ into a water filled week at Kamp! There will
be lots of water fun with water balloons and of course a super soaker
battle! Who could forget our trip to Bingeman’s Big Splash Waterpark
in Kitchener to tackle some waterslides and cool off in the splash pad!
Make sure you bring an extra towel this week. This week is sure to
please those who feel like a fish out of water!

Week 4: 
Code: 6846
August 6 - 9 
(No camp August 5)
$118.50 Put away your iPad and return to the real world! Campers will use their
imagination to create a mini-theme park, celebrate the holidays, and
participate in a cheer off! This week is sure to put your imagination to
the test!

Week 5: 
Around the World 
Code: 6847
August 19 - 23  $173.10
($25 trip fee
Pack your suitcase because we are traveling around the world! Explore
new countries as we bring new snacks, games and crafts back to
Kamp K for a world of fun! A real life lion hunt at the Bervie Zoo will add
to the adventure. Don’t forget about our annual paint the leader and
slime the leader days that will add to the fun! Parents are invited to join
us for Closing Ceremonies Friday afternoon.

Extended Supervision Option 
Extended Care will be available for all specialty camps EXCEPT Full Swing Golf Camp, TSN Camp, Cheerleading Camp and Wild Encounters. Registrants
will be accompanied to the program location by Department staff and/or transported by taxi. Preregistration is required for extended care. Participants
may be transported by taxi during extended care times. If you do not wish your child to be transported by taxi, please let staff know when registering.

Where  P & H Centre 
Time  8:00am - 9:00am and/or 4:00 - 5:15pm 
Cost $20/child/week for before OR after care 
$35 child/week for before AND after care

TSN Camp 
A “sportactular” week of activity for participants. Each day is jammed packed with sports, sports and more sports. Daily instruction and activities in
basketball, soccer, floor hockey and flag football will be offered. Please note that participants are divided into specific age groups.
About the Instructors
Andrew Aitkens and Jason Howes are both educators with the Bluewater District School Board. Both are involved in school
and community sports as players and as coaches.

Where Hanover Heights School 
When  Tuesday - Friday July 2 - 5, 2019 
9:00am - 3:45pm
Cost  $118.50 (Code: 6854)
Age  9 - 14 years 

Dance Camp 
An exciting partnership with Grey Bruce School of Dance to add another creative camp option for children and youth! Participants
will discover a new dance form each day including jazz, ballet and hip-hop. Daily crafts and activities as well as a daily swim are
also included! Parents and friends are invited to a performance at the end of the week for participants to showcase what they
have learned. No previous dance experience is necessary.
About the Instructors
Dance instructors from the Grey Bruce School of Dance will provide the leadership and instruction for this program.

Where  Civic Centre | Community Hall 
When  Monday - Friday, July 8 - 12, 2019 
9:00am - 4:00pm (extended care available) 
Cost $148.10 (Code: 6851)
Age  7 - 11 years

Full Swing Golf Camp 
Instructional activities will focus on proper gripping of the club, rules of the game, golf etiquette, putting, chipping, and driving the ball.
There will be lots of opportunity to practice plus on-course lessons Wednesday and Friday. Participants are required to supply their own
golf clubs. The golf course does have a limited supply available for use. All participants will receive a coupon for a ‘free child’s Green Fee’
valid Monday to Friday.
About the Instructors
Between Doug, Andrew and Darrell there is over 140 years of combined golf experience that is passed on to juniors every summer at camp!

Where Whispering Hill Golf Club 
When  Monday - Friday July 8 - 12, 2019 
9:00am- 1:00pm
Cost  $94.63 (Code: 6848) 
Age  8 - 13 years

Cheerleading Camp 
Cheerleading camp will teach you about flexibility, balance, stunting, dancing, jumping, build teamwork and all the other attributes needed
to be a cheerleader. There will also be crafts, games, and time at the pool each day. At the end of the week there will be a show for all
parents and friends. There is no experience needed.
About the Instructors
Courtney Hicks attended Sacred Heart High School in Walkerton where she was part of the cheerleading team there for four years.
She was also the captain of the team in her two senior years. She has been involved in the Walkerton Illusions Cheerleading and Baton
group since she was nine. She has experience being on both baton and cheerleading teams and coaching them.

Where  Hanover Family Centre
When  Monday - Friday July 22 - 26, 2019 
9:00am - 4:00pm 
Cost  $148.10 (Code: 6850)
Age  7 - 12 years 

Home Alone Camp 
An action packed program that upon successful completion, participants will receive their St. John Ambulance babysitting certificate.
Participants will learn the do’s and do not’s about staying home alone, how to handle various situations through role play, prepare
nutritional snacks, swim daily and make a babysitting kit complete with first aid necessities and activity ideas.

Where  P & H Centre | Lions Den 
When  Thursday & Friday August 8 & 9, 2019 
9:00am - 4:00pm (extended care available)
Cost $95.00 (code: 6853)
Age  10 years and up 

Enfant Soleil 
A summer recreation camp experience utilizing French language skills. This program is in cooperation with the Hanover Canadian Parents
for French Chapter. This week will be jam-packed with fun including games, songs, crafts, cooking, story time, swimming, outings and much
more! A great opportunity for French Immersion students to practice their French skills.

Where P & H Centre | Lions Den 
When  Monday - Friday August 12 - 16, 2019 
9:00am - 4:00pm (Extended Care available 
Cost $148.10 (CPF Members)
$173.10 (Non-CPF Members)
(Code: 6852)
Age  5 - 10 years

STEM Team Camp 
With Airplanes, Forensics, Slime and more, this camp gets your hands and mind into various topics in STEM (Science, Technology,
Engineering, Math)! This camp is brought to you by Life Gears.

Where  Hanover Civic Centre | Community Hall 
When  Monday - Friday, August 19 - 23, 2019 
9:00am - 4:00pm (Extended Care available)
Cost  $152.28 (code: 6861) 
Age  8 - 12 years

Wild Encounters Camp 
Get ready for a wild week! Get up close and personal with different kinds of animals, learn how to track them in the wild,
use binoculars to watch the birds, play the Salmon Survival Game, and end the week by cooking an entire meal over the
open fire, lunch is on us! This action packed week is sure to have you walking on the wild side.
About the Instructors
Nancy Griffin is the Conservation Education Coordinator for Saugeen Valley and Grey Sauble Conservation Authorities. She
teaches over 7000 young people each year across Grey/Bruce and has many years of experience in conservation education.

Where  Sulphur Springs Conservation Area
When Monday - Friday, August 26 - 30, 2019 
9:00am - 4:00pm 
Cost  $160.00 (Code: 6855)
Age  8 - 12 years

No School… No Problem! Check out our PA Day programs!
The Town of Hanover is committed to providing safe and quality programs while your child enjoys a day away from school. Participants will have the opportunity to swim, skate (optional), and participate in a variety of themed, interactive games and crafts. Pre-registration is required. Do so early to avoid disappointment! Children will be grouped into appropriate age levels. Must meet minimum and not exceed maximum age restrictions by the day of the program.

Ages 4 to 10 years old
Where P & H Centre | Lion’s Den and Lounge
Time 9:00am to 4:00pm | Supervised drop off 8:00am to 9:00am |
Supervised pick up 4:00pm to 5:15pm
Cost $41.80 per day | 3rd or more children half price on the same day
(same household)

Friday, September 27 | Fall into FUN! | 4 - 7 yrs (Code: 6897) | 8 - 10 yrs (Code: 6898)
Join us for outdoor fun, autumn themed crafts, skating (optional), swimming and a road trip to Smith's Apple Orchard for a fun and fabulous fall day with Kamp K.

Friday, October 25 | Frightfully Fun Friday! | 4 - 7 (Code: 7016) | 8 - 10 yrs (Code: 7017)
With Halloween just days away, join us at Kamp K! This delightful and frightful day is full of fun spooky activities, skating (optional) swimming and finishing it all off with a Halloween Monster Mash Ball. Bringing a costume is encouraged but optional!

Friday, November 22 | Blast from the Past! | 4 - 7 yrs (Code: 7018) | 8 - 10 yrs (Code: 7019)
Play the old fashion way with Kamp K! Enjoy retro themed games and activities from days gone by, complete with skating (optional) and swimming. A guaranteed fun historic look into the past!