Amicus Camps & Recreation

Camp Amicus

Camp Amicus teaches youth social skills and builds self-confidence and self-esteem

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Camp Amicus LogoCamp Amicus is a unique summer camp program designed specifically for children and youth with Learning Disabilities and/or ADHD. Our goal is to create a rewarding and successful summer camp for each young person. We provide a structured and supportive environment for children to learn social skills, build relationships and have fun! Mature, caring counsellors plan activities to ensure that campers build confidence and self-esteem while enjoying a true camp experience. We offer both overnight (not in 2021) and day camp options as well as Teen Leadership and Counsellor-in-Training camps.

Why Send Your Child to Camp Amicus?

  • A camp program for children with Learning Disabilities/ADHD operating since 1982
  • A 3:1 camper to counsellor ratio with leadership staff and a Camp Manager to support campers and staff
  • Camp Amicus offers a social skills program grounded in evidence-based, behavioural and social learning theories specifically for youth with LD/ADHD
  • It offers fun, non-competitive camp activities
  • Programming reinforces age-appropriate social skills in a safe and supportive environment
  • Mature, caring counsellors plan activities to ensure that campers build confidence and self-esteem, while having a great time!

2021 Camp Schedule

Day Camp at Foothills Academy

Dates Grades
Entering
Fee Eligible
for FSCD
Camp
Code
Mon. June 28 - Fri. July 9
(no camp July 1)
7 - 9 $680 Yes DC1
FULL*
Mon. July 12 - Fri. July 23 3 - 4 $750 Yes DC2
Mon. July 26 - Fri. Aug. 6
(no camp Aug. 2)
4 - 6 $680 Yes DC3
Mon. Aug. 9 - Fri. Aug. 20 5 - 6 $750 Yes DC4

*FULL - We are accepting applications for the wait list

Adventure Day Camp in Bragg Creek

Dates Grades
Entering
Fee Eligible
for FSCD
Camp
Code
Mon. July 12 - Fri. July 23 5 - 6 $850 Yes AC1
FULL*
Mon. July 26 - Fri. Aug. 6
(no camp Aug. 2)
7 - 9 $780 Yes AC2
FULL*
Mon. Aug. 9 - Fri. Aug. 20 3 - 4 $850 Yes AC3

*FULL - We are accepting applications for the wait list

Horsemanship Camp "My Partner, My Horse"

Dates Grades
Entering
Fee Eligible
for FSCD
# of
Days
Camp
Code
Mon. July 12 - Fri. July 23 8 - 9 $1,500 Yes 10 HORSE1
FULL*
Mon. July 26 - Fri. Aug. 6
(no camp Aug. 2)
6 - 7 $1,350 Yes 9 HORSE2
FULL*

*FULL - We are accepting applications for the wait list

Online Camp

Dates Grades
Entering
Fee Eligible
for FSCD
# of
Days
Camp
Code
Mon. June 28 - Fri. July 9
(no camp July 1)
4 - 6 $600 Yes 9 ONLINE

POLARIS Teen Leadership Camp

Dates Grades
Entering
Fee Eligible
for FSCD
# of
Days
Camp
Code
Mon. June 28 - Fri. July 16
(no camp July 1)
10 - 12 $1,600 TBD 14 POLARIS 2
FULL*
Mon. Aug. 9 - Fri. Aug. 20 7 - 9 $1,100 TBD 10 POLARIS1
FULL*

*FULL - We are accepting applications for the wait list

Counsellors-in-Training (CIT)

Dates Grades
Entering
Fee Eligible
for FSCD
# of
Days
Camp
Code
Mon. July 19 - Fri. Aug. 6
(no camp Aug. 2)
11 - 12 plus high school graduate $1,600 No 14 CIT

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