Sir James Douglas Out Of School Club

Summer Camps

SJD OSC Summer CampsUpdated for Summer 2019.

Hello Parents! The OSC is excited to offer weekly summer camps starting July 8th through August 23rd.
Hours of operation are from 8:00am to 5:30pm Monday to Friday. Cost of each camp is $200.00 per week,
except Week #5 ($160.00). Each week will be a fun filled themed adventure!

  1. Week 1: July 8-12 ($200)
  2. Week 2: July 15-19 ($200)
  3. Week 3: July 22-26 ($200)
  4. Week 4: July 29 – Aug 2 ($200)
  5. Week 5: Aug 6-9 ($160)
  6. Week 6: Aug 12-16 ($200)
  7. Week 7: Aug 19- 23 ($200)

Alongside our awesome themes, campers will take part in regular weekly activities such as; face painting,
foosball, melting beads, Lego, arts & crafts, outside play, drama and music, and of course swimming and water
park fun. As well as, exploring our local parks and communities.

How to Apply

Please drop off a completed registration form, or apply online, by May 31st 2019, including full payment or a non refundable
25% deposit ($50.00), to secure your spot. Space is limited to only 24 campers, don’t delay we are ready to


Green Thumbs In The ‘Hood’.
July 8-12
Bring your green thumbs and lets get earthy. This week we will be planting and decorating pots, tie dying t-
shirts, visiting the compost education centre, as well as, community outings around our neighbour’hood’. Day
trips may include the local Fire Hall and Government House gardens. Up the hill at the Compost Education
Centre we’ll taste, touch and smell a garden of treasures such as local herbs, veggies and berries. Campers
are sure to take part in a game or two of Planet Carrot and Hot Potato!

Animal Planet.
July 15-19
Calling all Wild Ones. Dig out your animal costumes and best howls.  Let’s explore the animal kingdom from
ladybugs to lions. We will be creating treats for our four legged and feathered friends, as well as, learning
about our local and native animal species.  Out trips to include: Bug Zoo, BHP Petting Farm, feeding the seals
at Oak Bay Marina and spending time with the ducks. We will have special animal guests and more. This camp
is the cats meow!

Under the Sea.
July 22 – 26
Get set to get wet!  Plug your nose as we dive into a camp all about our oceans. Anyone for a game of crab
soccer or octopus?  Maybe you’ll arrive as a fisherman or a squid! Campers will explore local beaches and
learn all about marine life.  We will build sandcastles, search for treasure and may visit Shaw Ocean Discovery
Centre in ‘Sidney by the Sea’. Of course, swimming is a must, are you faster than a porpoise?

Fairfield Globetrotters.
July 29 – Aug 2
Campers, please fasten your seatbelts and put your trays in their upright position as we prepare for a worldy
adventure. After creating your passport and learning about maps, we may embark to far off destinations
including historic Craigdarroch Castle, the multicultural streets of Chinatown and the majestic hills of Hollywood
Park.  Learn to count in a foreign language, test your taste buds with an exotic snack and dance to the hits of
Bollywood. Don’t forget to send a postcard. Can you walk like an Egyptian?

The Sports Page.
August 6- Aug 9
Let’s create some headlines! Super Throw, Amazing Goal, Awesome Sportsmanship.
SJD Athletes will participate in an OSC twist of activities such as frisbee golf, basketball, soccer, volleyball,
street hockey, hopscotch, cartwheel and wheelbarrow races, water balloon relays and much, much more.
These MVP’s may also tumble at Victoria Gymnastics Club and climb the walls of Stelly’s Bouldering Gym.

Spread Your Pixy Wings or Walk the Plank!
August 12-16
Captain Hook be warned, the OSC Pirates and Fairies have arrived. Magic wands, fairy wings, peg legs, eye
patches and jolly Roger flags will bring us courage to explore new worlds. All ye scallywags may hunt for
treasure at Quimper Park and walk the plank into the blue seas of the Commonwealth Pool. Propelled by
magic pixy dust we may visit Peter Pan Water Park, Craigdarroch Castle, The Maritime Museum and other
‘Fairy’field favorites.

Arts, Crafts, Action!
August 19 – 23
Calling all creators, grab your supplies and imaginations for this camp is a true masterpiece.  We may create
personal decorated mugs, enjoy professional art lessons, mould salt dough sculptures, compose OSC chart
favourites and dance the week away.  Artists may discover their passions with visits to the Victoria Art Gallery,
Improve games from a Theatre Company and visits from special theatrical guests.  That’s a wrap!