General Questions

What will my child do at ROAM summer day camp?

Your child will tour the museum, learn about Hinton's local history, and do amazing fun activities like make a telescope, learn about flowers and plants, learn how to forage for plants, learn how to survive in the wilderness, play voyageur games, enjoy bannock and jam, try locally foraged teas, make fire from water, and create amazing art.  Every session will be different and exciting. 

What are the camp hours?

Camp runs every Thursday in July from 9-5 with drop-off from 8:30 to 9:30 and pick-up from 5:00-5:30.

How many campers are in each session?

Our max per day is 20 campers.

What is the ratio of museum staff to children?

There will be one staff member for every 10 children.

What does the camp cost?

The camp costs $25/child per day.  All four days would cost $100.

Can I still register my child if they fall outside the age range of the camp?

Activities are designed for children within a specific age range. In order to ensure the best experience for campers, children must fall within the indicated age range for camp.

How do I register a camper?

You can register your child or by calling 780-801-2643. Payment is due in full at time of registration. Payments for phone and online payment must be made by credit card.

What is your cancellation policy?

From June 1, 2019 until the start of your child's camp you can receive 50% minus a $5 cancellation fee.

On, or after the start date of your child's camp, no refund will be offered.

Could a camp be cancelled?

In the event of insufficient registration, the Northern Rockies Museum reserves the right to cancel a camp with three weeks notice.  A full refund will be issued in such an event. 


Where do the camps take place?

The camps take place at the Northern Rockies Museum, its grounds and the Forestry Interpretive Trail (which is right next door)

Where do I park to drop off my child?

You can park in the main parking lot and come in to the gift shop of the museum.  Staff will be there to meet you and your child.

What does my child need to bring?

Comfortable clothes, shoes and a hat. We provide smocks to protect clothing during art projects and other dirty activities but we can;t promise the clothes will stay clean. Please be sure the label everything.


A refillable water bottle

A lunch with 2 snacks. Please note, campers will not have access to a refrigerator or microwave.

What if my child has an allergy or medical conditions?

Your child’s safety is important to us. You will be asked to complete a Participant Information Form to advise us of allergies or other medical conditions, and to let us know how to reach you in case of emergency. We have trained First Responders on site who can provide First Aid according to standard First-Aid Protocols. We do not guarantee a nut-free environment.

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