Park Place Lodge
Elk River Watershed Discovery Camps


Fun, engaging hands-on field camp for ages 10-14 on the beautiful Elk River in Fernie with the Elk River Alliance.

Explore the Elk River Watershed on foot, bike, raft, & canoe!

Adventures include:
wild yoga
stand up paddleboarding
white water rafting
water science and more!
Learn practical, hands-on skills and meet professionals who work in environmental careers.
Skills acquired during the camp include:
water safety
river rescue
mapping & computer modelling
assessing river and riparian (riverbank) health
reading river hydraulics
thinking like a fish
reading mountain geology and glacial history

Participants will gain a new sense of appreciation for the beautiful Elk Valley and all the adventure that it has to offer!

Next Camp: August 14-18, 2017

Cost: $325 per participant per camp. Sibling discounts ($275 if registered prior to June 1st, 2017)
Registration: at the front desk of the College of the Rockies Fernie campus or online.
For more information contact Allie Ferguson from the Elk River Alliance by phone 250-423-3322, e-mail, or visit

An Elk River Alliance educational program in partnership with the College of the Rockies for 5 years. To register, contact the College of the Rockies, Fernie Campus. 250 423 4691.

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