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Adventure through Edmonton’s rich history while exploring the River Valley. The John Walter Museum is comprised of his three original homes (built in 1876, 1884 and 1901) which are tucked beside the North Saskatchewan River in our beautiful River Valley. John Walter was one of Edmonton’s most entrepreneurial pioneers and at each camp, campers will learn about the unique contributions he made to the development of our city.

Pre-Camp Registration Information

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Summer Day Camps

DIY Pioneers

Does your explorer think they have what it takes to survive the elements? Campers will get a taste of John Walter's life as they take a voyageur trip down the North Saskatchewan River, practice building fires for outdoor cooking and navigate using a compass. We'll top off the week with a dip at Queen Elizabeth Pool.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
8-12 Jul 9 - Jul 13 9:00am - 4:00pm John Walter Museum Child
$225.00
631426
Instructor: introduced in class
8-12 Aug 13 - Aug 17 9:00am - 4:00pm John Walter Museum Child
$225.00
631428
Instructor: introduced in class
Little House in the Valley

Homesteading in the valley has its perks! Campers will explore the museum and surrounding River Valley while making maps, building forts, searching for plants and playing games. We?ll borrow from the garden to cook outside on the fire and make nature themed crafts to take home

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

Click register to check availability and to register, or call 311.

Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
5-7 Jul 16 - Jul 20 9:00am - 4:00pm John Walter Museum Child
$205.00
627997
Instructor: introduced in class
5-7 Jul 30 - Aug 3 9:00am - 4:00pm John Walter Museum Child
$205.00
627998
Instructor: introduced in class
5-7 Aug 27 - Aug 31 9:00am - 4:00pm John Walter Museum Child
$205.00
627999
Instructor: introduced in class
Sprouts

Get ready to blossom! Campers will get their hands dirty in our gardens as they investigate bugs, flowers and what we can grow to eat. We'll play games, plant new plants, make nature crafts and cook on the wood-burning stoves. With the River Valley as our playground, we'll have lots to discovery on our nature treks.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

Click register to check availability and to register, or call 311.

Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
5-7 Aug 7 - Aug 10 9:00am - 4:00pm John Walter Museum Child
$180.00
628004
Instructor: introduced in class
Walterdale Bake Off

A hungry adventurer isn't a savvy adventurer! Experience the pioneer kitchen by tending to historic gardens, building fires for outdoor cooking and mastering wood-burning stoves. A visit to the Muttart to plant an herb garden and a dip in Queen Elizabeth Pool will top off the week of games, crafts and baking.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

Click register to check availability and to register, or call 311.

Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
8-12 Jul 3 - Jul 6 9:00am - 4:00pm John Walter Museum Child
$185.00
628000
Instructor: introduced in class
8-12 Jul 23 - Jul 27 9:00am - 4:00pm John Walter Museum Child
$215.00
628001
Instructor: introduced in class
8-12 Aug 20 - Aug 24 9:00am - 4:00pm John Walter Museum Child
$215.00
628002
Instructor: introduced in class

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John Walter Museum

9180 Walterdale Hill NW

Located at the bottom of Walterdale and Queen Elizabeth roads, on the north side of the Kinsmen Sports Centre parking lot.

Telephone

311

Email cms.outdoorprograms@edmonton.ca
Facebook http://www.facebook.com/johnwaltermuseum

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