Camp Canadensis offers fun, safe, and varied activities.Throughout the activities section, we have highlighted some of our activities, fields, and courts that could be made available to your group. If you have any other plans in mind, let us know and we can work with you to suit your needs!
Outdoor Leadership Activities
The following is a sampling of some of our leadership programs at Camp Canadensis. We can discuss specific programs pertinent to your group with you.
8 Element Low Ropes Course
A short walk from the main office, tucked away in the woods, is our 3-acre low ropes center. We offer 8 different elements and professional instruction by our highly trained staff. We provide an introduction to team building and proper spotting techniques as well as a debriefing at the conclusion of the low ropes program. Low ropes at Camp Canadensis aims to provide the opportunity for participant development, through an improved self-image and meaningful social interaction fostered by team building exercises.
9 Element High Ropes Course
Located next to our climbing walls, the high ropes course features 9 different elements, including a zip line. Our highly trained professional staff will teach participants about safety and ensure each participant is fitted in the proper harness. The High Ropes Program at Camp Canadensis aims to provide the opportunity for personal development, which will focus on improved self-image and expanded self-confidence.
Our sensory trail builds self-motivation and also team communication. Our staff is trained to assist participants in using their sense of touch to complete the sensory trail successfully.
Camp Canadensis offers many different educational environmental programs, geared mainly towards schools. The following is a sampling of our environmental programs.
Located on the edge of our private lake and at the entrance to our 13 miles of scenic trails is our pond study area. An instructor manual can be provided that details some of the animals living in our lake. The pond study’s purpose is to introduce participants to a typical wetland habitat and familiarize them with the animals that live there.
Forest Study Program
Throughout our 13 miles of private marked trails, there are a wide variety of plants and trees. An instructor manual is provided that includes three different fun and educational activities as well as a key to trees.
Wildlife Study Program
Similar to our forest study program, the wildlife study introduces participants to the animals that can be found in our trails. An instructor manual includes educational games, animal classification key, and a worksheet to be completed.
Our orienteering program takes place throughout our entire camp.Orienteering is a sport that involves navigating between unknown points with the aid of a map and a compass. It has been compared to a scavenger or treasure hunt in the woods. Many teachers have welcomed the opportunity to add a beneficial, hands on, fun program like orienteering into their school curriculum. We provide teachers with an instructor’s manual that explains the activity and introduces participants to the basic skills needed for orienteering.
General Camp Activities
13 Miles of Scenic Hiking Trails
Surrounding our privately owned lake, Lake Lenape, 13 miles of scenic hiking trails are available. Maps are provided and all trails are marked according to color. Camp Canadensis staff can provide a guided hike to our waterfall. It is truly an amazing place to take a relaxing walk or to learn more about nature.
If outdoor climbing is your thing, this is for you! Camp Canadensis has a 32 foot climbing wall.The wall has four faces, each providing a different challenge, and can accommodate 4 climbers simultaneously.
A rock shaped formation gives you the ability to practice your climbing skills before attempting the higher wall. Conveniently located in the center of our Ropes and Climbing Complex, it is ideal for use while waiting to climb the wall.
75 Acre Private Lake
Camp Canadensis features a 75-acre private lake, Lake Lenape. Activities on our lake include rowboats, canoes, and kayaks.Life jackets are provided and the lake is fully staffed by Camp Canadensis Waterfront Staff. In addition, our lake is great for fishing off of a boat, off the dock or from the bridge.
2 Heated Swimming Pools
2 heated swimming pools are spread throughout the camp property. Lifeguards are provided whenever the pool is open.
Camp Canadensis is home to a 5,000 square foot indoor gymnastics center complete with a tumbling track and foam pit, a balance beam, and more.
The archery range is complete with 4 targets and shooting stations. Bow and arrows are provided by Camp Canadensis.
2 Beach Volleyball Courts / 2 Hard Surface Volleyball Courts
Located on our lakefront, two Olympic size beach volleyball courts are available for use for a fun game of pick up Volleyball while enjoying the sun at our lake or for organized team games. One of our beach volleyball courts is lit for night games. In addition, we have two hard surface volleyball courts near the entrance to camp, both lit for night games.
2 Hockey Rinks
Camp Canadensis offers two hockey rinks. One is an outdoor rink, while the other, our Spectrum, is an indoor, open-air facility.
6 Baseball Diamonds
Baseball players look no further! At Camp Canadensis, we have 3 baseball clay diamonds and 3 grassy fields, all perfect for games of softball/baseball or kickball.
16 Tennis Courts
Located throughout Camp Canadensis are 16 tennis courts; 12 are lit for night play.The courts are approved for USTA sanctioned events.
8 Basketball Courts
If basketball is your sport, then we have the facilities for you. Camp Canadensis has 6 outdoor lit courts available for day and night play.
The pavilion, a large open air covered pavilion features two courts with processional basketball hoops as well, great for those rainy days.
2 Gaga Courts
Gaga, a form of dodge ball, is popular among school aged kids. There are 2 gaga courts available for nonstop fun.
4 Soccer Fields
There are 4 soccer fields that can be used to play soccer games, capture the flag, relay races, and other activities.
4 Football Fields
Upon request, our soccer fields, and the field behind the main office, can be lined as football fields, perfect for football teams and marching bands.