NEW! – Adventurers Guide 2017

Adventurers registration open as of Wednesday April 19th 2017 at 9:00 am.

Some registration restrictions apply and will be posted on our website with the trips after Wednesday, March 30th.

Vacationers is offered for adults ages 18 and older who would like to participate in structured group trips. Throughout the year, participants take excursions varied from one to five days in length. These may include the adrenaline inducing adventure activities like whitewater rafting in Banff. Individuals may register for 4 sessions of Day Trippers, two Vacationers day trips, one overnight trip, two – 3 day trips, two – 4 day trips, and one – 5 day trip.

Vacationers typically operates on a staff to participant ratio of 1:2 or 1:3. Members who require 1:1 are welcome to participate with the assistance of their Personal Aide.

Vacationers schedule*

Day trips:   Run between 5 – 8 hours in duration

Overnight trips:   Take place Friday to Saturday or Saturday to Sunday

3 days & 2 nights:   Take place over the weekend from Friday to Sunday

4 days & 3 nights:   Take place weekdays from Monday to Thursday or Tuesday to Friday

5 days & 4 nights:   Occur weekdays from Monday to Friday

*Individuals may register for a maximum 4 sessions of Day Trippers, two Vacationers day trips, one overnight trip, two – 3 day trips, two – 4 day trips, and one – 5 day trip.

Between Friends will ensure that every adult with a wish to attend Vacationers is granted the opportunity. If required, we offer further fee assistance and payment plans. To discuss your alternatives, please contact Kim at 403 508 0115.

2017 Between Friends Adventurers Guide

Registration Information for Vacationers


Day Trippers

Day Trippers is the next evolution of Camp Bonaventure. Participants aged 18 – 24 years participate in four, one-week sessions during the month of August. Day Trippers meet at Riveredge Park.

Session 1: July 31 to August 4, 2017

Session 2: August 8 to August 11, 2017 (no camp on Heritage Day, August 7)

Session 3: August 14 to August 18, 2017

Session 4: August 21 to August 25, 2017

Vacationers Spring Trip

ages 18+

Dates: Friday, March 31 to Sunday, April 2
(Drop off at 9:00 am on March 31 and pick up at 4:00 pm on April 2)
Location: Easter Seals Camp Horizon
Registration begins Wednesday, March 1 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.
Please call 403 508 0110. Due to high demand for Vacationers trips we will be accepting registration by
phone calls only. Walk-in and voicemail registrations will not be accepted. Space is limited!

At Easter Seals Camp Horizon, enjoy a mix of relaxation and adrenaline pumping activities. There’s a giant
swing, high and low ropes challenge courses, hiking trails, tranquil scenery, relaxing surroundings and more!
Note: activities are weather dependent. Accommodations are wheelchair accessible.

Transportation to Easter Seals Camp Horizon, Bragg Creek is provided.
Pick up/Drop off Location: TBA (in Calgary)

Please note – Because of the high demand for Vacationers trips and the limited number of spaces we can accommodate, the registration process is changing:
Participants who attend the Vacationers Spring Trip will not be given priority when registering for the Vacationers Fall Trip. Participants will be placed on a wait list and contacted if spaces are available. Vacationers Fall Trip details will be released later in the year.