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Welcome to Camp Impeesa

Camp Impeesa is Scouts Canada’s mountain adventure and wilderness experience centre. With programs and events all year round, the site is used by schools and groups from all over Alberta. In the summer, Camp Impeesa transforms into a weekly residential summer camp for kids.

Located within the heart of the Rocky Mountains, the camp is a true hidden gem in Southern Alberta. Fully renovated and expanded in 2016, summer camp is open to all boys and girls from ages 8 to 17 (no, you don’t have to Scout!) From swimming and paddling, to hiking in the Rockies, to tomahawk throwing, the adventure is amazing. Making new friends around the campfire and sharing stories under the stars will create memories for a lifetime… welcome to Camp Impeesa!

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News & Updates

17
Jun

Impeesa Safety Snippet: Mosquitos at Camp

Impeesa Safety Snippet: Mosquitos at Camp

Today's safety snippet from camp is all about Mosquitos. This year we have noticed a big increase in the number of mosquitos at camp so your child may…

16
May

Things to Look Forward to at Camp Impeesa’s Summer Camp in 2019

Things to Look Forward to at Camp Impeesa’s Summer Camp in 2019

Camp Impeesa opens its 2019 summer camp season in the Alberta wilderness with new activities and experiences for Scouts and non-Scouts ages eight to 17.

21
Aug

Summer Camp: GOOD NEWS - Forest Fire Update - August 21, 2018

Summer Camp: GOOD NEWS - Forest Fire Update - August 21, 2018

We are very happy to hear that the Forest Fire Alert as well as the forest closure for the area has been lifted. The fire burning southwest of camp is…

Summer Camp Dates

Summer
Camp

Run by Scouts Canada, the programming is well organized and focused on learning and having fun. Camp Impeesa is not exclusively a Scouts camp and campers come from all over Alberta with a wide range backgrounds and experience.




Regular: $599


Dates

Week 1: July 7 - July 12
Week 2: July 14 - July 19
Week 3: July 21 - July 26*
Week 4: July 28 - August 2
Week 5: August 11 - August 16*
Week 6: August 18 - August 23

*Grizzly campers (15 - 17 years), these sessions only


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Backpacking
Adventure Camp

Join us on the trail for one of Alberta’s coolest Backpacking camps. This adventure is for those wanting to explore the backcountry by foot power — it’s a backcountry tripping experience combining camping and hiking mixed together with a whole lotta’ fun!


Session 1: Regular: $599

Session 2: Regular: $899


Dates

Session 1: July 14 - July 19





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Counselor In Training
(CIT)

This is Camp Impeesa's leadership adventure program for returning and older campers. It is the perfect continuation of our campers journey at camp, through the values of the Canadian Path, this is the transition point from camper to camp staff



Regular: $100


Dates

Session 1: June 30 - July 12

Session 2: July 21 - August 2

Application deadline is June 24



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Summer Camp 2019 Registration Now Open

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Camp Activities

Other Camps & Programs

Groups
& Facility Rentals

Give your group a wilderness adventure experience! Camp Impeesa offers everything you need for adventure and outdoor education. Ideal for church, school camp, and scout camp programs.

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Schools

Give your students the chance to discover the thrill of wilderness adventure and outdoor education at Camp Impeesa, a year-round school camp in the breathtaking Rocky Mountains.

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Senator Buchanan
Winter Challenge

Test your skills with the Chinook Council's premiere cold weather and winter camping event. For Scouts, Venturer Scouts, Rovers and Leaders—experience the Senator Buchanan Winter Challenge.

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