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IAWAH offers a variety of programming and activity options that allow you to customize the experience to suit your curriculum and classroom.
Our team will create a delicious and balanced menu working with you to design a menu that meets all your student’s dietary needs.
From a breath-taking lakefront with over 2500 meters of shoreline to our 220 acres with stunning hiking trails, IAWAH’s unique location is a truly inspiring backdrop.
Day Use Fee
Rates are calculated on stay length and an amount of IAWAH programming. All fees are per student/supervisor. Adult supervisors are only charged for the cost of IAWAH-provided meals. All fees are subject to HST. Costs are subject to change without notice.
Free! Start your camp experience with crazy get-to-know-you games, designed to introduce the staff and let off some steam after a long trip.
Students learn about equipment, technique and safety guidelines before beginning target shooting at the indoor or outdoor archery range. IAWAH uses both compound and Olympic recurve bows.
Grade 4 +
Orienteering is a recognized sport that uses a compass and a map to navigate through a series of checkpoints. Participants learn the parts of a compass, how to take bearings and read a map, and more. IAWAH’s orienteering courses offer a range of challenges for varying skill levels.
Grade 4 +
In this engaging outdoor predator-prey game, students role-play as herbivores, omnivores and carnivores. The game is played over a large area and participants learn what it takes to survive as an animal in the wild. Students leave with an improved understanding of the diverse interactions within ecosystems including the impact of natural forges and human activity on animal populations.
2 Activity Periods
This program provides basic instruction in flat-water canoeing skills. Participants learn small-craft safety, equipment use, and paddling techniques through interactive games all while exploring Wolfe Lake. Groups may be assigned to a 7.9m voyageur canoe or traditional 5.2m tandem canoes. Keep your eyes open for loons, turtles, and other wildlife. All participants must take the OPHEA required swim test before being allowed to go canoeing.
2 Activity Periods Grade 4 +
IAWAH’s large indoor wall has eight faces with climbs and bouldering routes ranging from beginner to advanced. Rock holds of varying sizes and textures allow participants to explore different techniques. Overhangs, inclined and micro-holds make the climbing wall an excellent choice for all ages and abilities.
IAWAH’s newly designed low ropes course is in a beautiful forest setting where 21 elements will challenge your group to work as a team as they learn and grow together. Each of the three areas of 7 elements, are designed to move your group through progressively increasing levels of difficulty, all facilitated by our trained staff to help gain the most from this unique team building experience.
Grade 4 +
3 Activity Periods – up to 72 Students
Grade 4 +
Not your regular archery session! Challenge another team in this exciting take on paintball, but without the pain and mess! Shoot out targets to win the game while avoiding being hit by the other team. This game is a fun, and very safe activity that encourages skills development through friendly competition.
Try out log rolling, greased watermelon game, sandcastle building, and other fun supervised water activities, and free-swim time in refreshing Wolfe Lake. OPHEA-required swim tests are done before any students are allowed to participate in any water activity.
2 Activity Periods
Get a taste of classic summer camp! Large group games like Capture the Flag or IAWAH’s own Brog. Wide Games are organized and run by our trained and sometimes crazy, staff.
Enjoy sitting by a warm fire, singing silly camp songs and acting out crazy skits, led by IAWAH’s awesome staff. As an option, your snack can be served fireside.
For over 50 years IAWAH has been providing camp experiences to schools across eastern Ontario. Our facilities reflect an ongoing commitment to experiencing the best of nature and our beautiful, rustic setting along the shore of Wolfe Lake
Our Cabins and Tabins are the quintessential camp experience and are outfitted with single-mattress bunks. IAWAH Lodge and Debyshire Lodge offer dorm style accommodation with single-mattress bunks and shared washroom facilities. Bush Lodge offers single-mattress bunks, double occupancy beds and in-room washrooms.
Community and connection are a big part of the IAWAH experience that often happens around a great meal. Our culinary team is excited to serve you and your group a variety of tasty options for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Meals include a variety of options like soups, salads, fruit, and desserts at dinner.
Choose our set menu or coordinate with our team for any dietary restrictions and special requests for your group.
With your own supervisors present, school groups are always welcome to participate in the following free of charge :