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Camp Canadensis 2024

About Camp

During three days at Camp Canadensis , all RTSD 5th-grade students who register for the trip will participate in fun and engaging lessons taught by RTSD elementary staff. Some of the lessons include pond study, wildlife study, forest study, fishing, Pennsylvania water life, canoeing, kayaking, a low ropes confidence course, hiking, orienteering, outdoor survival skills, and a sensory trail. In the evenings, activities and movies are provided. The students will be extremely busy all three days and will be supervised at all times. Approximately 25 staff members will accompany the children while at camp. Representation from the elementary administration will also be on site at all times.

View Camp Canadensis Booklet 2024 (PDF)

View "Canadensis Experience" Flyer (PDF)

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Camp At A Glance

When: Wednesday, May 15 to Friday, May 17

  • May 15: Students will need to arrive at their school to depart by 7:45 a.m.
  • May 17: Students will leave camp and return to their school by 2:45 p.m.

Where: 199 Camp Canadensis Rd, Canadensis, PA 18325

Camp Canadensis Parent Information Session:
Tuesday, April 16, 2024

An informational webinar for parents/guardians was held via Zoom on Tuesday, April 16, 2024. The session was led by elementary principals, RTSD teacher camp facilitators, and the camp nurse. Camp Canadensis director Mr. Matt Unger also was present to answer any questions about the operations and facilities.

View 2024 Presentation (PDF)



What's Next?

The final schedule with lesson titles, meal menus, and a recommended student packing list will be sent home with the students and shared digitally.