5200 Sumas Prairie Rd. Chilliwack, BC




Summer Camps

It's that time of year again! Join us at the Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve for an exciting mix of Art and Nature Summer Camps!

We are offering half-day and full-day camp programs through the months of July & August. All camps are 5 days in length (excluding those adjacent to holiday weekends). Half-day camps run in the morning from 9:30 am - 12:30 pm, and afternoon from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm. Register for a full-day to attend both sessions at a discounted rate (full-day campers have a supervised 30-min lunch break from 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm).  The program fee for half-day camps is $200.00 per child. The full-day camp discounted rate is $350.00. Holiday 4-day weeks (July 4-7 and August 8-11) have adjusted rates of $160.00 for half-day sessions and $280.00 for full days.

Our experienced instructors include John Le Flock, who has taught at GBHNR for over 15 years, Ruby Rodier, who offers a unique combination of Yoga and Art education and bi-lingual instruction for francophone campers, and Kassa Dueck, an experienced educator, camp instructor, and biologist. Our team has a variety of programming prepared to offer children a unique opportunity to connect with the outdoors and engage with their creative sides! All camp programs are suitable for children ages 5 to 12. Campers are encouraged to work together and make friends, be creative, and ask questions throughout! See below for each week's schedule:

To book, follow the links below and select the first day of the camp you want to attend!

August 21 - 25:

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Art Camp is run by our experienced art teacher, John Le Flock, who guides the class through an exploration of artistic techniques, working with multiple mediums in wildlife-themed art projects! Perfect for the creative crowd! The theme of each week's art class ties in with the Nature Camp. Click here to book!

Booking is available below through our online platform, Peek. Taxes & fees apply. If you prefer to pay in cash or cheque, please visit the front desk in our interpretive Centre (staffed daily from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm). 

Participation in this event requires the completion of a waiver, which will be provided via email or in person before the beginning of the first day of camp. 

Seasonal Camps

The Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve offers full-day and half-day camps throughout spring and summer! These camps are a week long and are the perfect immersive experience for children to explore nature or their creative side. Camps are comprised of art or nature programming, often a mixture of both! 

Keep an eye out on this page for upcoming opportunities! 

Thanks for your support!