Program Schedule

Five Oaks programs inspire connection to Spirit; to Self; to Each Other; and to Nature, especially to this sacred space. Offerings for these connections to be made are done while attending to the physical, emotional, spiritual and intellectual aspects of the individual.
See our full Program Listing below. Click on any title or icon for more details or to register to attend!

Five Oaks Programs

The Acorn Adventure Camp- July 6-10

With Timothy Watson

July 6 - 10, 2020
Five Oaks Centre
Acorn Outdoor Adventure Camp During this pandemic, it's still important for kids to have time to learn and play outside. Five Oaks is offering a new safe and fun socially distanced day camp called Acorn Adventure Camp. Our staff is dedicated to making sure everyone at camp stays safe and healthy. Campers will experience fun games, crafts, and educational activities all while remaining six feet apart. Staff will follow government regulations for sanitization and campers will not be sharing any equipment with other campers. Every day will feature games, crafts, and a swim in the Five Oaks pool supervised by…
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In the Pandemic – How Shall We Live?

With John Philip Newell

July 8, 2020
A Livestream webinar presentation and meditation Wednesday, July 8, 1:30 - 2:30   (Eastern) Internationally acclaimed Celtic teacher John Philip Newell will lead the first of two one-hour live sessions on accessing wisdom for today in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. He will draw on teachers of the past, asking, ‘If they were with us now, what might they say to us?’ How shall we live in the midst of the challenges of this moment? The presentation will be followed by a shared on line meditation and an opportunity to submit questions and comments to the moderator.  These will be…
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The Acorn Adventure Camp- July 13-17

With Timothy Watson

July 13 - 17, 2020
Five Oaks Centre
Acorn Outdoor Adventure Camp During this pandemic, it's still important for kids to have time to learn and play outside. Five Oaks is offering a new safe and fun socially distanced day camp called Acorn Adventure Camp. Our staff is dedicated to making sure everyone at camp stays safe and healthy. Campers will experience fun games, crafts, and educational activities all while remaining six feet apart. Staff will follow government regulations for sanitization and campers will not be sharing any equipment with other campers. Every day will feature games, crafts, and a swim in the Five Oaks pool supervised by…
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Community Work Day

With Brian Hershey and Tom Hunt

July 15, 2020
Come to Five Oaks for a volunteer "work and play" day!  We want to welcome you to come and help us care for this space we all love, to enjoy seeing other Five Oaks volunteers (from a wee distance) and share the joy of working, eating and playing together. All ages are welcome. We will gather at 9:00 am. Tom and Brian will assign tasks and we'll get to work!  There are more low key tasks for those who aren't up to heavy work, and other jobs like outside painting, gardening, hedge trimming, brush burning, etc. All work is outdoors,…
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The Acorn Adventure Camp- July 20-24

With Timothy Watson

July 20 - 24, 2020
Five Oaks Centre
Acorn Outdoor Adventure Camp During this pandemic, it's still important for kids to have time to learn and play outside. Five Oaks is offering a new safe and fun socially distanced day camp called Acorn Adventure Camp. Our staff is dedicated to making sure everyone at camp stays safe and healthy. Campers will experience fun games, crafts, and educational activities all while remaining six feet apart. Staff will follow government regulations for sanitization and campers will not be sharing any equipment with other campers. Every day will feature games, crafts, and a swim in the Five Oaks pool supervised by…
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The Acorn Adventure Camp- July 27-31

With Timothy Watson

July 27 - 31, 2020
Five Oaks Centre
Acorn Outdoor Adventure Camp During this pandemic, it's still important for kids to have time to learn and play outside. Five Oaks is offering a new safe and fun socially distanced day camp called Acorn Adventure Camp. Our staff is dedicated to making sure everyone at camp stays safe and healthy. Campers will experience fun games, crafts, and educational activities all while remaining six feet apart. Staff will follow government regulations for sanitization and campers will not be sharing any equipment with other campers. Every day will feature games, crafts, and a swim in the Five Oaks pool supervised by…
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The Acorn Adventure Camp- August 4-7

With Timothy Watson

August 4 - 7, 2020
Five Oaks Centre
Acorn Outdoor Adventure Camp During this pandemic, it's still important for kids to have time to learn and play outside. Five Oaks is offering a new safe and fun socially distanced day camp called Acorn Adventure Camp. Our staff is dedicated to making sure everyone at camp stays safe and healthy. Campers will experience fun games, crafts, and educational activities all while remaining six feet apart. Staff will follow government regulations for sanitization and campers will not be sharing any equipment with other campers. Every day will feature games, crafts, and a swim in the Five Oaks pool supervised by…
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The Acorn Adventure Camp- August 10-14

With Timothy Watson

August 10 - 14, 2020
Five Oaks Centre
Acorn Outdoor Adventure Camp During this pandemic, it's still important for kids to have time to learn and play outside. Five Oaks is offering a new safe and fun socially distanced day camp called Acorn Adventure Camp. Our staff is dedicated to making sure everyone at camp stays safe and healthy. Campers will experience fun games, crafts, and educational activities all while remaining six feet apart. Staff will follow government regulations for sanitization and campers will not be sharing any equipment with other campers. Every day will feature games, crafts, and a swim in the Five Oaks pool supervised by…
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The Acorn Adventure Camp- August 17-21

With Timothy Watson

August 17 - 21, 2020
Five Oaks Centre
Acorn Outdoor Adventure Camp During this pandemic, it's still important for kids to have time to learn and play outside. Five Oaks is offering a new safe and fun socially distanced day camp called Acorn Adventure Camp. Our staff is dedicated to making sure everyone at camp stays safe and healthy. Campers will experience fun games, crafts, and educational activities all while remaining six feet apart. Staff will follow government regulations for sanitization and campers will not be sharing any equipment with other campers. Every day will feature games, crafts, and a swim in the Five Oaks pool supervised by…
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The Acorn Adventure Camp- August 24-28

With Timothy Watson

August 24 - 28, 2020
Five Oaks Centre
Acorn Outdoor Adventure Camp During this pandemic, it's still important for kids to have time to learn and play outside. Five Oaks is offering a new safe and fun socially distanced day camp called Acorn Adventure Camp. Our staff is dedicated to making sure everyone at camp stays safe and healthy. Campers will experience fun games, crafts, and educational activities all while remaining six feet apart. Staff will follow government regulations for sanitization and campers will not be sharing any equipment with other campers. Every day will feature games, crafts, and a swim in the Five Oaks pool supervised by…
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The Acorn Adventure Camp- August 31- Sept 4

With Timothy Watson

August 31 - September 4, 2020
Five Oaks Centre
Acorn Outdoor Adventure Camp During this pandemic, it's still important for kids to have time to learn and play outside. Five Oaks is offering a new safe and fun socially distanced day camp called Acorn Adventure Camp. Our staff is dedicated to making sure everyone at camp stays safe and healthy. Campers will experience fun games, crafts, and educational activities all while remaining six feet apart. Staff will follow government regulations for sanitization and campers will not be sharing any equipment with other campers. Every day will feature games, crafts, and a swim in the Five Oaks pool supervised by…
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Supported & Affiliated Programs

GROWE Camps, Programs & Outdoor Schools

With Tara Carpenter

Open Dates
Five Oaks Education and Retreat Centre
Grand River Outdoor Wilderness Education (GROWE) facilitates outdoor school, school breaks, PA Days and summer camps for children and youth at Five Oaks. Check out their full list of programs here.
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