The Great Camp Adventure Walk

Event Day Planning

Getting ready for your great adventure?

Date

The 5th annual Canaccord Genuity Great Camp Adventure Walk is taking place at Fort York on Saturday, September 23, 2017.

Location

The adventure starts and ends at historic Fort York in downtown Toronto, at 100 Garrison Road.

Important Times

7 to 8:30 am – Participant check-in and breakfast
8:30 am – Flag raising ceremony
9 am – #WalkforSickKids begins
9 am to 6 pm – The adventure is on, the route is open and Campsites are in full swing
7 pm – Main Camp closes

The Walk

The walk is a challenge-by-choice adventure, which means that you can challenge yourself to walk 5 km, 10 km, 15 km or 20 km. However far you decide to walk, our Camp Crew will be there to cheer with you and celebrate your accomplishment. Once you return to Main Camp, you will receive your official Finisher Badge and find many more family-friendly activities to enjoy.

The Campsites

Campsites are found every 2.5 km along the walk, each with its own unique theme and activities to offer:

  • Great games to play
  • New skills to learn
  • New badges to collect
  • New friends to make

The Camp Crew will be waiting on-site to keep the good times rolling, and if you get hungry, need a bandage or if nature calls (or all three), we have you covered. Nutritious food, bathrooms and medical supplies are all on hand.

Main Camp

Main Camp at Fort York has all the things we love about camp. Once you have completed your walk, we invite you to stick around for a variety of family-friendly activities, food, and entertainment.

You'll enjoy:

  • The Tuck Shop
  • The Mess Hall
  • Entertainment
  • Games
  • Arts and Crafts
  • The Canaccord Genuity Fun Zone
  • Dedicated quiet time and places to rest

Accessibility

Wheelchairs, strollers and wagons are welcome, and we will have a baggage check available at Main Camp for these items, if needed.

Wheelchair Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible restrooms and hand-washing stations are located at every campsite (approx. every 2.5 km).
A wheelchair accessible van is available for transportation from any campsite.
Every effort is made to ensure activities at all campsites are wheelchair accessible.

Accessibility for Infants

Every campsite is equipped with a table suitable for diaper changing with a hand-washing station nearby.

Resting Areas

Park benches are located along the route and seating will be provided for the lunch stop.

Dogs

The Great Camp Adventure Walk is an adventure for the whole family — including the family dog! PetSmart Pup Stops will be available at every campsite including Main Camp, to provide doggie snacks, bags and water.

  • Well-socialized, healthy dogs are permitted to join you on your adventure
  • If you choose to bring a dog, you are solely responsible for your dog's actions
  • All dogs must be kept on a leash at all times during the event
  • Dogs are not permitted in any food and beverage service areas
  • Please be courteous and pick up after your dog throughout the event

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