Camp Canadensis 2023
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.
Camp At A Glance
When: Wednesday, May 17-Friday, May 19
- May 17: Students will need to arrive at their school to depart by 7:45 a.m.
- May 19: 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, April 12
An informational webinar for parents/guardians was held via Zoom on Wed., April 12. The session was led by elementary principals, RTSD teacher camp facilitators, and the camp nurse. Camp Canadensis director Mr. Matt Unger was also present to answer questions about the operations and facilities.
The final schedule with lesson titles, meal menus, and a recommended student packing list will be sent home with the students and shared digitally.