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Please note the we had to change the half week sleep-away camp in Acton to a full week day camp at camp Sidrabene in Burlington. The Full week sleep away camp has been changed into an EXTREME DAY CAMP. Details are below and on the DAY CAMP PAGE.

See you in the summer. – Scott Graham, Camp Director

Experience the Extraordinary

The Camp Kahuna Sleep Away Camp combines traditional camp activities like swimming, fishing, cooperative games, camp wide themed events with the extraordinary. We have had visits from international recognized BMX Bike  Stunt Teams, rock bands like the Spoons, Kings and Glass Tiger, Olympic medal winners, magicians, animal experts and athletes like Pinball Clemons. Every year we search for presenters who can inspire and motivate our campers. We strive to exceed your expectations.

A Typical Kahuna Overnight Program

We develop unique programs every summer that will inspire children to pursue leadership. We believe everyone has the potential to be a leader. Children just need to understand how to use their personal gifts to help themselves and help others.

We have seen tremendous personal growth in the campers that attend Camp Kahuna. We help them develop the characteristics of a leader: respect, responsibility, taking initiative, integrity and trust. We do this through the activities and workshops we provide.

Our Staff

Our staff are dedicated to the campers who attend Camp Kahuna. They are handed picked by Scott Graham and his lead staff. We want individuals who model and teach leadership. Most of our staff are university age and have had summer camp experience. They all have their police checks, and first aid and CPR training.

Scott Graham, director of Camp Kahuna has received awards from the Governor General of Canada, is a bestselling author of six children’s books and tours Canada teaching students leadership and anti-bullying skills. There are no other camps in Canada that offer the same leadership and direction as Camp Kahuna.

Our Facility

IMPORTANT CHANGE: This summer, we have changed our half-week sleep away camp to a full week day camp. Instead of being held in Acton at Blue Springs Scout Reserve, we will be offering a day camp at our Burlington location: Camp Sidrabene.

Our full week sleep away camp will be an EXTREME DAY CAMP help at Camp Sidrabene from Monday, August 10th to Friday, August 14th.

Spots in this camp are limited. Families who have registered for the half-week and full week sleep away camp will receive a credit on their Kids 4 Kids account and be guaranteed a day camp spot.

Transportation is NOT available for these week of camp. Parents must drop and pick up their children at our camp location.

If you require before and after camp supervision, we will be available from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. If you do not need before and aftercare, drop off is between 8:15 am and 8:45 pm, and pick up is at 4:00 pm.

If you have already registered for the half-week sleep away camp, all you need to do is email: kids@kids4kids.ca, and we will transfer your child into the day camp. If you would like to register your child for this camp, please access the registration link on the Kids 4 Kids Summer Day Camp page.

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CAMP FACILITIES

BLUE SPRINGS – We rent Blue Springs Scout Reserve for our Christmas half-week sleep away camp and for our summer half-week sleep-away camp. It is located just south of Acton. Blue Springs Scout Reserve provides about 200 acres to explore and enjoy. The camp offers several buildings for those who require a less strenuous adventure. Ridley Lodge and the dining room, a few feet away, offer almost all the amenities of home in a beautiful wilderness setting. There are several camping and/or meeting areas including Whiskin Field, Ebor Field and Goat Hill. There are buildings adjacent to all of these areas. There are more trails to explore including a wheelchair accessible boardwalk trail around the Blue Springs that features sparkling clear, cold water.


CAMP SIDRABENE – We rent Camp Sidrabene, for our day camps and for our full-week sleep away camp in August. It is an incredible 65 acre property in north Burlington that is surrounded by the Niagara Escarpment. Our campers sleep in cabins that all have their own washrooms. We have an industrial kitchen, gym, basketball courts and access to an outdoor pool and Bronte Creek that we use for rafting. The property is breathtaking.

Every year we come up with different activities and invite different performers to entertain our campers. We provide unique experiences that are designed to provide an incredible camp experience that will be the highlight of the summer. Past performers have included: rock performers such as Alan Frew (Glass Tiger) Kenny McLean (Platinum Blonde), the Kings, Gord Deppe, TV personalities from the televsion shows Life with Boys and The Next Step, Pinball Clemons (Toronto Argonauts), One Movement Dance Company, BMX Bike Stunt Crew (The Crazy Crew). We even had laser tag last summer.

Every year we strive to create an incredible camp program because our goal is to provide the most unique and incredible camp experience for the children we serve. We will exceed your expectations.

Camp Sidrabene

SUMMER SESSIONS 2020


BOTH THE HALF-WEEK AND THE FULL WEEK CAMP KAHUNA CAMPS HAVE BEEN CHANGED INTO DAY CAMPS

IMPORTANT: Please see the day camp age for details.

 

HALF-WEEK SLEEP AWAY CAMP IS NOW A FULL-WEEK DAY CAMP 

IMPORTANT:

The HALF-WEEK SLEEP-AWAY CAMP has been changed to a FULL WEEK DAY CAMP at Camp Sidrabene in Burlington.

Monday, June 29th to Friday, July 3rd, 2020

(A full week of day camp includes a Kahuna Camp hat)

Cost: $245.00

Families who paid the sleep-away fee will be credited the $205.00 to their Kids 4 Kids online account. These funds can be used toward any Kids 4 Kids summer camp, after-school program, P.D. Day, Winter Sleep-away or March Break Camp.

Location: Camp Sidrabene, 5100 Appleby Line, Burlington, Ontario

There are no buses for this week. This camp will be limited in numbers.

Payment plans available


FULL WEEK SESSION

The FULL WEEK SLEEP-AWAY CAMP has been changed to an EXTREME DAY CAMP at Camp Sidrabene in Burlington.

Monday, August 10th to Friday, August 14th, 2020

(A full week of day camp – includes lunch, two snacks, a Thursday barbecue and evening campfire)

Location: Camp Sidrabene – Burlington

Cost: $320.00

Families who paid the sleep-away fee will be credited the $325.00 to their Kids 4 Kids online account. These funds can be used toward any Kids 4 Kids summer camp, after-school program, P.D. Day, Winter Sleep-away or March Break Camp.


The campers wake up at 7:30 and are off to the flag pole for morning announcements and the leadership “Thought of the Day.”

8:00 am – Breakfast

After breakfast we offer three workshops that change each day. Past workshops have included visits from celebrities i.e. “Spinner” from Degrassi, Nathan Macleod, star of “Life With Boys”, Bubble Soccer, Magic Workshops, Sports Events, Juggling, Dance, Crafts, Sound Recording, Drama. These workshops change every year. We strive to offer workshops that reinforce leadership concepts.

12 noon – Lunch

Our afternoon is filled with our big camp events.  We have had events like: The Amazing Race, The Zombie Mud Run, Search for Atlantic, Survivor, Hawaaian Luah…

Here is an example:

1:00 pm – Rest Period

2:00 pm – The Great Kahuna Carnival featuring jousting, an inflatable obstacle course, the Eliminator Obstacle Course, a rock wall, the Sports Dome and cotton candy

4:00 pm – Swimming, fishing, campfire cooking workshops.

5:00 pm – Dinner

6:00 pm – Preparation for evening activities

In the evening we have sit down presentations mixed with our dances, bands and campfire programs. Here is an example:

6:30 pm – Capture the Flag

7:00 pm – Camp Rock Band/Dance Party

8:00 pm – The Hypnotist Show

9:00 pm – Survival theme Campfire

10:00 pm – Lights Out

Camp Meals
We strive to give our campers incredibly delicious and nutritious meals. We buy our own food and it is cooked at camp. We have fresh fruit and vegetables at both lunch and dinners. Our breakfasts have been french toast, cereal, bacon and eggs, egg and cheese camp mcmuffins, and omelettes. We give our campers food they like, but that is nutritious. The kids eat in our mess hall for all meals. If there are specific allergies, we try our best to meet campers’ specific needs. All meals are nut free and we have vegetarian options as well as making accommodation for gluten free meals. We will have fruit/snacks available at supervised times during the day, in case a camper is hungry before a meal.
We Will Surpass Your Expectations
My staff and I will do everything possible to meet your expectations and surpass them. We provide an extraordinary camp program, an extremely dedicated staff, a camp nurse, excellent, nutritious food, daily camp emails, and a venue that is beautiful, safe and close to home.

We realize for some parents, it is a big step to let your children to go off on their own to camp for a week. We appreciate your trust and will ensure your children are well fed, cared for and safe. We go beyond what is expected to provide an amazing week of summer camp. Your child will return home with experiences and stories that will be shared for years. We look forward to seeing you at camp.