YMCA Wanakita Getaway - women practicing yoga
There is nothing like escaping to YMCA Wanakita for a weekend to recharge the batteries of life. Join friends or family and experience the beauty of YMCA Wanakita during the fall, winter, or spring. Our Outdoor Centre offers a variety of great programs. We know there is one for you.
To chat about our year-round Family Camps, contact Sarah Bell, Family Camp Director, at sarah.bell@ymcahbb.ca or 1.800.387.5081 ex2245
To chat about our Women's weekends, contact Andea Pepe at andrea.pepe@ymcahbb.ca or 1.800.387.5081 ex2236 

We also offer customized group programs so if you don't happen to find what you are looking for, please give Andrea Pepe, Director of our Outdoor Centre a call at 1.800.387.5081 ex2236 or email her here.

New Year's Family Camp

This four-day winter extravaganza is our most popular Outdoor Centre family program. Activities showcase the beauty and adventure of Haliburton's winter wonderland. Cross country skiing, snowshoeing, and broomball are just some of the ways that your family will experience Wanakita in the winter. The weekend ends with a grand party and celebration for the whole family on New Year's Eve!

Women's Wellness Weekends

Looking to escape with friends for for a healthy getaway? This popular program provides an opportunity for women to come together and enjoy a variety of challenging activities. Participants enjoy all that YMCA Wanakita has to offer, from paddling a canoe to reaching the top of the climbing wall. You will be sure to return home with new friends and strengthened in spirit, mind, and body. More information

Family Day Weekend

Family Camp fun lasts all year. Join us at YMCA Wanakita for a weekend away with the whole family. Our Outdoor centre staff do an excellent job providing a variety of age-appropriate programs, allowing family members to participate together or independently in as much or as little as you like. This is a great way to reconnect and strengthen your family.

March Break Family Camp

March Break Family Camp offers a week long program for families to play together at YMCA Wanakita. Activities focus on participating in and enjoying Haliburton's winter wonderland. Cross country skiing, snowshoeing, and broomball are some of the ways that your family can experience our site in the winter, along with cozy indoor activities like drumming and crafts.

Work Weekend (Spring and Fall)

If YMCA Wanakita has positively impacted you or your family, consider giving back to your camp community by volunteering for one of our work weekends. We improve the site, clean up camp, and get ready for the next season. Work details may include painting, wood gathering and equipment storage. All must be ready and able to work, eat lots of food, and have a wheelbarrow full of fun. Help keep your camp the best it can be.

Mother-Daughter Weekend

YMCA Wanakita's Mother-Daughter Weekend provides an ideal mix of activity, adventure and relaxation. The bonds that are formed when multiple generations share a weekend retreat are unparalleled. Enjoy the warmth of a new spring while being active on the waters of Koshlong Lake or exploring our extensive trail system.

Father-Son Weekend

YMCA Wanakita's Father-Son Weekend provides an ideal mix of activity, adventure and bonding. This is a great opportunity for multiple generations of men to come together and enjoy a weekend retreat in the great outdoors of the Haliburton Highlands. Enjoy the warmth of a new spring while being active on the waters of Koshlong Lake in a canoe or kayak, or exploring our extensive trail system.

Dates & Rates 2017*

Program

Dates Adult (17+) Youth (10-16) Child (3-9)

New Year's Family Camp

December 31-January 3, 2017

$295

$210

$195

Winter Women's Weekend

January 27-29, 2017

$220

N/A

N/A

Family Day Weekend
 

February 17-20, 2017

$295

$210

$195

March Break Family Camp

March 13-17, 2017

$390

$280

$260

Spring Work Weekend

April 28-30, 2017

FREE

N/A

N/A

Mother-Daughter Weekend

May 12-14, 2017

$195

$140

$130

Father-Son Weekend

June 16-18, 2017

$195

$140

$130

Family Camp Work Weekend

June 16-18 2017

FREE

N/A

N/A

Fall Women's Weekend

September 22-24 , 2017

$220

N/A

N/A

Fall Work Weekend

October 27-29, 2017

FREE

N/A

N/A

* Subject to 13% HST

Children under 3 are free

To register online, click the link to the left. 

To register with a paper form, click here.