We offer a wide selection of recreational and adventure activities every week!
Summer Camp at Medeba offers a large range of onsite activities that are included in your summer camp fee, from zipline to archery to stand up paddleboards. With so much to do, you may have to come back for a second week!
Recreational Activities allow the campers to experience that activity and emphasize just having fun! They take up one activity period and you can participate in the activity as often as possible! All of these activities are available to every camper with no additional costs.
Artificial Ice Climbing
Arts & Crafts
Indoor Rock Climbing
Milk Crate Madness
Outdoor Rock Climbing
Paddle Boarding (SUP)
Tree House Hike
Instructional Activities emphasize learning a skill through formal instruction. They run for one period a day for the whole week and some require additional fees. Not available for Blast.
Could you be the next Katniss? Nock your arrow, aim and fire when ready! With different bow sizes and targets adjustable to distance, this activity will challenge both beginners and experienced. With Instructional Archery, spend 1 activity period every day working on your Archery Levels.
Arts and Crafts
Get inspired this summer with our Arts and Crafts programs! With Instructional Crafts, you will spend 1 activity period everyday working on a project that you will be proud to take home. From jean backpacks to pillows, from paper jewellery to musical instruments- let your creativity soar!
Grab a paddle and join into this great traditional camp activity. Enjoy the sun and the lake as you start with basic strokes and learn to navigate your canoe in the Medeba bay in Grass Lake. In Instructional Canoeing, spend 1 activity period every day in learning canoeing techniques.
Jewellery Creations ($)
Make your own beautiful and quality jewellery. Spend 1 activity period everyday working on creating a variety of different pieces using different techniques. Because of the specialized supplies, there is an additional charge of $15.00 for this activity. (HST included)
Smoothly paddle around the Medeba bay on a sit-on kayak! In Instructional Kayaking, spend 1 activity period a day enjoying time on the water and in the sun. Learn different paddling techniques to set you up for success in lake water kayaking.
Explore our nearly 10 kms of trails and learn different riding techniques on our double and single track trails. In Instructional Mountain Biking, you will spend 1 activity period a day on your bike. You can also try out our pump track and learn about some basic bike maintenance.
Design, sculpt, paint and fire your own take home projects. Let your creativity guide you in making a cup, plate, bowl or sculpture by hand. Because of the specialized supplies, there is an additional charge of $15.00 for this program (including HST)
Try your hand at marksmanship and practice your target shooting with our air rifles. Work your way from beginner to Range Master in our Riflery Levels. For Instructional Riflery, you will spend 1 activity period every day learning from our trained instructors.
Climb to new heights with our Rock Climbing Instructional. Learn climbing techniques and try out a variety of routes on our rock climbing walls. Tie different climbing knots and learn how to belay. The Rock Climbing Instructional is 1 activity period a day.
Sign up for a week of Instructional Swimming based off of Lifesaving Society Swim for Life program. Your child can work towards their next level for 1 hour a day all week. Our certified instructors will work with your child at their level, to help them reach their next swimming goal.
A fantastic project to take home! The campers all work on the same woodworking project throughout the week, but creativity comes alive to produce individual and unique items. Woodworking costs an additional $25.00 (HST included)
Are like field trips! They give campers the opportunity to go off-site and visit local attractions. They take up two activity periods and would take place once during your camper's week. There are additional fees. Not available for Blast.
Caving Tour ($)
Campers have the opportunity to explore 7 linked underground caves! They explore in small groups and involves lots of fun and adventure. Warsaw Caves is located in Peterborough, Ontario. Additional cost is $25.00 (includes HST) for transportation and equipment.
Lazy River Tubing Tour ($)
Throw on your swim suit and jump in your inner tube. Get ready for a fun ride down Little Hawk River - one of the local Haliburton rivers. Campers are guided by leaders and enjoy fun on the water. Additional cost is $12.00 (HST included) for equipment and transportation.
Wolf Tour ($)
Campers are taken to a local attraction for some cool learning opportunities! The Haliburton Wolf Center features a pack of captive timber wolves and offers an observatory, numerous exhibits and a small movie theater. Additional cost is $15.00 for admission and transportation.
Like a mix of both instructional activities and adventure tours. Clubs take up 2 activity periods a day for the whole week. Campers start on-site working on basic skills and learning techniques, then are taken off-site the last few days to continue developing their skills. This is a great opportunity to learn something new and explore a sense of adventure. Additional costs apply. Only available in Venture.
Climbing Club ($)
Learn the basics of rock climbing and rappelling. Experience off-site trips to various exciting crags in the area for a fun and challenging time. Climbing equipment provided by Medeba. Additional cost is $55.00
Mountain Biking Club ($)
Experience our trails at Medeba and visit some off-site trails. Enjoy trips to Sir Sam's and to Buckwallow which have some amazing trails for all levels of experience. Biking equipment provided by Medeba and additional cost is $55.00
White Water Paddling Club ($)
Learn the basics of white-water kayaking at our beach and experience off-site trips to some white-water rivers nearby for some real fun and excitement. Paddling equipment provided by Medeba and the additional cost is $55.00
This is a time period offered every day after activity 4 and before dinner. Campers have the opportunity to choose what they'd like to do in the moment. They can go swimming, play in the park, check out the tuck shop and so much more. There's always something to do!
The fun doesn't stop at dinner time either! We have multiple evening programs that run for overnight campers. Check out the list below and get excited!
Skits, songs and fun galore!
Every Thursday, girls take the night!
Every Tuesday, guys go wild!
Camp out! Girls on Tuesday, boys on Thursdays.
A ride through the camp's 200 acres!
Cabin against cabin, who will be victorious?