Polaris 1

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Kids Camp and beyond! Combining the best of camp based programming with new opportunities to challenge yourself and discover your own resilience.


Polaris 1: Co-ed 7 Day Program

Session 1: Mon Jul 15 – Sun Jul 21, 2019
Session 2: Mon Jul 22 – 28, 2019
Session 3: Mon Aug 12 – Sun Aug 18, 2019 (Partnership Week with the Squamish Nation & David Suzuki Foundation)
AGES: 13-14
COST: $677.50 + GST

The next chapter!

Polaris 1 is the exciting evolution of our foundational Kids Camp programming. In this co-ed seven day leadership program teens are given a more active role in shaping their week, and learn to lead themselves within a group. After a week of specialized camp based programming, the Polaris team will embark on a 3 day out-trip that combines canoeing and hiking and will expand teens love of camp to include a knowledge of Gambier Island and Howe Sound. Destinations will include Halkett Bay, Doug Bay, or Gambier lake. This out-trip includes a day of canoeing and a day of hiking!

Polaris 1 is a week-long introductory-leadership program designed to mix traditional camp activities, back-country skills and spirit while introducing participants to the idea of stepping up and becoming strong leaders amongst their peers. By overcoming personal challenge in the context of a supportive group of peers, Polaris 1 campers will recognize their own potential and leave ready for the next adventure. Participants enjoy everything from: kayaking, archery, SUP boarding, outdoor living, leadership challenge initiatives, canoeing, improve games and more, as well as a 3-day out-trip.


Polaris campers stay in Sibley Tents, in their own part of camp a bit away from the rest of Kids Camp programming. This allows teens to stay up later and create their own experiences. During the outtrip Polaris campers will stay in tents with three of the group members. Sleeping arrangements are separated by gender.


Camp Fircom is continuing and deepening its partnership with the Squamish Nation and the David Suzuki Foundation during our last week of camp.

This partnership week will happen in the week of August 12th: Polaris 1, Session 3. Campers participating in this session will do many of the Fircom activities they love while also being immersed in culturally based programing led by Squamish elders. The Camp Suzuki Leadership program (age 19+) will be on site over the week and all the programs (Juniors, Intermediates, and Polaris) learn about the natural ecosystems within the Howe Sound from staff from the David Suzuki Foundation.

Staff are working hard on designing this exciting collaboration. More detailed information will be available in February and registration will open for this week then. It's going to be an incredible week! Stay tuned for more information.


Boat Information

Polaris Summer Camp

All Sessions

Drop Off Horseshoe Bay -- 9:30am

Watertaxi departs approximately 10:00am and 11:00am

Pick Up at Horseshoe Bay around 2:00pm

More Info

Once your child is registered you will receive an Information Package with more information pertaining to camp. If you have more questions now, please read our FAQ or call our office at 604-662-7756.



I had such a wonderful time. The staff was awesome and the location was beautiful. I can not speak highly enough of the food!! It was so delicious and wholesome.

- Stephanie Broder