written on Jul 29, 2020

Despite recent events, it’s possible to enjoy summer camp at home...Canadian Adventure Camp has opened its free virtual camp door to everyone. CAC campers - invite your friends and family to join the fun! Our program is targeted for kids age 5 to 17 and their families.


Watch the Launch Party held July 1, 4:00 PM Eastern time


Gymnastics with Jarin

Our bodies are designed to move - your body craves exercise. A regular exercise routine keeps your body fit and reduces the risk of illness.

CAC gym staff member Jarin, who has been coaching for 10 years, gives a quick and simple gymnastics workout that you can do at home. Here are some things you’ll enjoy in this video:

  • Quick warm-up
  • Stretching
  • Handstand workshop
  • Cooldown


Everybody Dance Now with Izzy

Get your hands ready, stretch them out as Izzy brings the spirit of the dining hall into your kitchen for an energetic Everybody Dance Now! If you're rusty on the steps, worry not, she'll teach you how to do it. Spice up the steps by adding some rewind and freestyles. Time to make some noise!


Alive Alert Awake with Britt

The first Get Movin’ segment by Britt is to get you active and out of those chairs. Have an alive, alert, awake, and enthusiastic day with this fun movement break. She'll show you everything you need to know - don't forget to sing along and bring your enthusiasm. Let's get moving!


Tie-Dye Tuesday with Bobby

Join Bobby for a crowd favourite, #TieDyeTuesday! She'll teach you how to make your own dye using some of the items from your kitchen! No need to buy dye kits. Here are the things you need:
  • Plain white tee
  • White vinegar
  • Food coloring
  • Bowls
  • Rubber bands or hair elastics
  • Disposable water bottle or squirt bottle
  • Water

She’ll walk you through all the steps you need to start making your beautiful creations in this video:


Napkin Rose with Clara

Bring the Banquet to your dining room, and offer your family some of these beautiful napkin roses, or use them to decorate your table! Clara will teach you how to make the classic CAC paper rose. She’ll also teach you how to add lots of fun features to your roses if you already know how to make the basic kind!


Zumba with Mckaylie

Who says workouts are boring? Join Mckaylie in a fun dance party! Zumba is a good workout for the body. Get ready to move your feet to the beat with Mckaylie's fun and easy dance moves! If you don’t get enough with the first watch, feel free to watch again and again!


8-7-6-5 with Anna

Movement break!!! Anna will walk you through a very fun and very energizing way to get on your feet. Get ready to shake those arms & legs! Let's see how fast you can do your countdown.


Shuffleboard with Britt

Shuffleboard is a great activity at home! Join Britt for this Wacky Wednesday activity! She'll show you how to transform any table into a shuffleboard stadium!

Here's what you need:

  • tape
  • ruler
  • marker
  • table
  • round items that slide (quarters, game chips)


S'mores with Jesse

Campfire roasted marshmallow placed in the middle of two crispy graham crackers is not just nostalgic but delish! And of course, the best part - chocolate! Despite the absence of summer camp this year, you can create this tasty summertime staple.

Tune in with Jesse for some delectable indoor s'mores making! Who knew you didn't need a campfire to make these yummy treats. Be sure to get the help of a parent when using the microwave to make sure your plate is microwave safe and to handle the plate as it will be hot at the end.


Puzzle This with Paul

Puzzles are a great way to improve your memory and problem-solving skills! Tune in with Paul for some magnificent mind games. He's got some CAC word scrambles and a few riddles to challenge you!


Summer Bucket Lists with Amie

Spice up your summer at home by listing your bucket lists and start doing them! Join Amie in making a bucket list of activities for this summer! Feel free to use some of her ideas or come up with your own. She’ll also show you how to make a cool origami bucket to store your list in!


Stretching with Jesse

Another exercise session from Internet Island! Stay healthy and fit by moving your body. Need a guide? Tune in today for a nice and relaxing stretch with Jesse. Loosen up those joints and get nice and limber after sitting for a bit too long!


Tuck Time

Grab a pop and a food item from your own 'tuck shop' and make your own tuck time. If you can't get it there, you can't get it anywhere!


Time Warp

Put your costumes on and get ready to travel back in time with Anna and the island crew and their rendition of the time warp!


Halloween Baking with Justine

Get ready to celebrate Summerween with Justine and these Halloween themed cupcakes! Be sure to get a parent or guardian's help in the kitchen, and especially while baking your cupcakes, as the oven or BBQ and trays will be hot. Here's what you'll need:

  • 1 cup butter
  • 4-5 cups icing sugar
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • 4 tsp. vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup flour
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ⅓ cup vegetable or canola oil
  • ½ cup buttermilk


Check back - we have lots more exciting activities coming your way next week.