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  • Elk Watershed Discovery Camp
  • July 17, 2017 thru July 21, 2017
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Fun, engaging hands-on field camp for ages 10-14 on the beautiful Elk River in Fernie with the Elk River Alliance. 

Explore the Elk River Watershed on foot, bike, raft, & canoe!

Adventures include:

  • hiking
  • swimming
  • floating
  • canoeing
  • geocahing
  • wild yoga
  • stand up paddleboarding
  • biking
  • Kayaking
  • white water rafting
  • water science and more!

Learn practical, hands-on skills and meet professionals who work in environmental careers.

Skills acquired during the camp include:

  • water safety
  • river rescue
  • mapping & computer modelling
  • assessing river and riparian (riverbank) health
  • reading river hydraulics
  • thinking like a fish
  • reading mountain geology and glacial history

Participants will gain a new sense of appreciation for the beautiful Elk Valley and all the adventure that it has to offer!

Dates: July 17-21 & August 14-18, 2017
Times: 9am-4pm Daily
Cost: $325 per participant per camp. Sibling discounts ($275 if registered prior to June 1st, 2017)
Registration: at the front desk of the College of the Rockies Fernie campus or online

For more information contact Allie Ferguson from the Elk River Alliance by phone 250-423-3322, e-mail, or visit  

An Elk River Alliance educational program in partnership with the College of the Rockies for 5 years. To register, contact the College of the Rockies, Fernie Campus. 250 423 4691. 

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