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Nature Connections Youth and Family Camps

Nature Connections Overnight Camp

Located In New Germany
Where To Find Us
Windhorse Farm
175 Sarty Rd
New Germany, NS B0R 1E0
Areas Served South Shore Region
Phone 902-476-7853
Contact Shannon Johnson, Registration and Information
Description & Services
Located at beautiful Windhorse Farm, Nature Connections immerses youth in the amazing outdoors right here in Nova Scotia. This unique camp is set within a 200-acre old growth Acadian Forest and organic permaculture gardens. Campers will have opportunities to explore and get comfortable in these natural surroundings, cultivate a deeper understanding and respect of nature and self, learn about sustainability, and enjoy a variety of fun traditional camp activities. 
Campers will discover the wonders of Windhorse Farm’s forests, brooks, fields, and lakeshore. They will participate in gardening activities and learn about growing, harvesting, and preparing healthy, sustainable food. Humans as an interconnected part of nature is a theme woven into the games and activities throughout the week. 
3-day camp: July 5-8, 2015 
5-day camp: July 19 - 24, 2015 
Some of our camp activities include: 
Hiking and exploring the forest 
Swimming and canoeing on the lake 
Gardening and preparing local organic food 
Enjoying evening campfires 
Creating a journal of the camp experience 
Playing fun games and creating nature based crafts
Eligibility all ages
Special Information
Tags All Things Trails ; Day camp program ; Hiking ; Outdoor Recreation ; Recreation Categories ; South Shore Connect ; Trails ; Youth