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    Memories

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    Located 70km west of Rocky Mountain House, Alberta, in the heart of David Thompson Country,  Camp Alexo has been providing memories to last a lifetime since 1984.

    The summer residential program is a traditional summer camp offering a variety of opportunities for children and youth to grow and discover their potential. The agency strongly believes that an outdoor wilderness environment is a setting that can offer unique opportunities for children and youth to learn lifelong skills, discover new interests and to make new friends. Our camper to counsellor ratio is 3:1 to ensure that every child achieves the maximum benefit from the experience. All counsellors are appropriately trained and screened in accordance to accepted standards.

     

    What Campers Said...

    "Camp has helped me to understand why we have nature and why I have to take care of it." Noah, Age 8

    "Camp brought me out of my shell and gave me better communication skills. It has also given me the courage to believe in myself" Jamie, Age 12

    "I learned to be more positive and that you should be you, not someone else" Michael, Age 10 

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    Residential Camps

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    Our programs are geared towards outdoor learning, self development and teamwork. We excite every campers’ imagination with interactive theme days and wide games. New worlds and characters of imagination come to life! Every group is guaranteed to get an overnight stay in an authentic tipi. These campers also participate in day hikes, magical campfires, arts and crafts, wide games and much more! Our program goals are: self development, teamwork, outdoor learning and challenges. These groups get to take part in cooperative games, campfires, archery, overnight out-trips, mystic place, creative art and much more!   

    Voyageur canoes are back after a hiatus for several years!  The voyageur canoe excursion is a day trip down the North Saskatchewan River in a canoe big enough for your whole group!

    Below is a list of our camps for the 2016 season, registration is officially open!

    Please note that camps that have 10-12 year old campers are broken into two different excursions depending on the week you attend. 

    Mikisew

    Ages:  7 -12 year olds
    Excursion: Voyageur Canoeing
    When: Monday, July 4 - Friday, July 8
    Member Rate
    $260
    Non-Member Rate: $335

    Phoenix Adventure

    Ages: 13 - 17 year olds
    When:Tuesday, July 12 - Thursday, July 21
    Member Rate: $520
    Non-Member Rate: $670
     

    This adventure camp is based on choices, new experiences and challenges.  Participants are given the choice of two of the following excursions:
    - River Canoeing
    - Cycling
    - Back Country Exploration
    - Horseback Riding
    - Backpacking
    - Kayaking
    Teens will also take part in campfires, wide games, and much, much more!

    Thunderbird

    Ages: 10 - 12 year olds
    Excursion: Out Trip
    When: Monday, July 25 - Friday, July 29

    Member Rate: $260
    Non-Member Rate: $335

    Shunda

    Ages: 7 - 11 year olds
    Excursion: Out Trip
    When: Tuesday, August 2 - Friday, August 5
    Member Rate: $210
    Non-Member Rate: $270

    Wapiabi

    Ages: 7 - 12 year olds:
    Excursion: Out Trip
    When: Monday, August 8 - Friday, August 12
    Member Rate: 
    $260
    Non-Member Rate: $335

    Waskway Leadership

    Ages: 13 - 17 year olds
    When: Monday, August 15 - Friday, August 19
    Member Rate: $260
    Non-Member Rate: $335

    Waskway is an interactive camp focusing on building self-confidence, cooperation and leadership.  Waskway is a Cree term for "birch tree".  A birch forest is an intertwined communiyt linked by its root system.  Based on your leadership ability, teens will be divided into our 3 level system.  Placement will be based on prior leadership experience (ex.  Counsellor in Training program, leadership classes, RYPEN).  The program will take youth on adventures around the David Thompson Region.  Youth will explore their leadersip potential through a number of engaging challenges.  

    Bighorn

    Ages: 10 - 12 year olds
    Excursion: Voyageur Canoeing
    When: Monday, August 22 - Friday, August 26
    Member Rate: $260
    Non-Member Rate: $335



    Alexo History

    Camp Alexo has been "a place where memories are made" since 1984. Before we became an accredited, non-denominational summer camp the area had an intriguing history.

    Camp Alexo is situated on the former Alexo town site. Alexo is described as a ghost town of a former coal mining town that operated until 1955. It was named after the Alexo Coal Company, which operated a mine in the community from the 1920s to 1955. There is still coal underground, but geologists estimate that it would not be commercially feasible to extract it. It remains our goal to pass on these stories to our campers, because our history has played an important role in building our future.

    Many individuals and families feel a connection to this special place either from their connection to one of the numerous coal mining towns in the area, or from being a part of this extraordinary summer camp. Camp Alexo has provided so much for children because it has been brought to life by so many great people over the years!


    Camp Alexo is also an accredited camp with the ACA - Alberta Camping Association and a member of the CCA - Canadian Camping Association

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    Alexo, AB