Family Camp

 
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For your next family vacation, skip the lengthy travel times, over-priced restaurants and expensive add-ons. Vacationing at camp keeps cash in your pocket, you out of the kitchen and your family unplugged!

 

DATES:

Summer 2020 dates coming soon!

AGES: Kids ages 0 - 12 + Parents of all kinds
COST: Adults: $250 + GST
First Child age 3-12: $165 + GST
Second Child age 3-12: $145 + GST
Infants 0-2: Free

Cottage Add-On $100 | Craigcroft Add-on $50 | added to Adult participants only.


“Effortless Fun”

Family Camp is a gentle blend of structure and choice, giving you a chance to play, relax, discover, learn and share with other families.

After arriving and settling into your accommodation Friday afternoon you’ll have time to get to know your fellow families and before we open the weekend with a delicious dinner. The evening will include games, campfire and snack. Late night programs offer families options to unwind as they choose.

Saturday morning you can participate in morning reflection and/or take a dip in the ocean before enjoying a sumptuous breakfast. The morning and afternoon program session will feature a variety of options suitable for a wide age-range, including kayaking, archery, farm exploration, and exciting arts options. Younger children will need to be accompanied by their parents to their age-appropriate program options; however, older kids and parents can choose to participate on their own, or with their family, in other sessions. If you want to have some free time to nap or hang-out as a family, you can do that too as none of the sessions are mandatory.

Saturday night will have a themed dress-up dinner for a chance to win prizes! Afterwards, enjoy a camp-wide game that gets families running around in search of victory. End the day with a snack at the creative café where you and your children can perform your favourite songs, and enjoy being goofy together. Optional late night programming will be offered for parents who want to enjoy a campfire.

On Sunday, take in another morning ocean dip or attend the optional morning reflective practice. Before packing up and eating lunch, get in a last round of activities to load up on family memories to last you until next summer!

 

 WHAT TO EXPECT

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Packing List

Sample Schedule

Tuck Shop

Food at Camp


Getting to/From camp

Horseshoe Bay Public Dock

Camp Fircom staff will sign you in at the park near the Horseshoe Bay Public Dock.

Boat Departures

Summer 2020 water taxi departures coming soon!

The water taxi crossing takes approximately 25 minutes but there can be delays with loading, winds, etc.

Sometimes it can take some time to load to boats so please be patient with us as we get everyone to and from camp safely.

Parking

We highly recommend taking public transit or being dropped off in Horseshoe Bay to avoid the hassle of finding parking. If you need to park, the following lots are available:

  • Lions Tiddlycove Parking ($10/day): This parking lot is a 25 min walk from the Horseshoe Bay Public Dock up under the highway.

  • BC Ferries Parking ($16/day): This parking lot is centrally located in Horseshoe Bay village but can quickly fill up on weekends.


Accommodation

When you register for Family Camp you have the option to select Cabins or Sibley Tents at no additional charge. Our dormitory style accommodation called Craigcroft costs an additional fee of $50 per adult, and the private rooms in the Cottage cost $100 per adult

Learn more about Camp Fircom’s accommodations here.


Unanswered questions?

Check out our FAQ section or email us at info@fircom.ca


 

After being away from Camp Fircom for 30 years I had the opportunity to finally return with my 4 year old daughter and offer her a weekend of new experiences.  After two days and nights of fun, friends and fire side songs it was like I had never left.  It was so good to come home.

- Family Camper, 2018

 
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