Supplies

Find out what supplies you’ll need to participate in our camp crafting and cooking activities below!
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Arts & Crafts

Paint-Along (Live Event)
Run by Caitlan
We will be painting out own “I Want To Believe” poster! Lets make it our very own by adding our fave cryptid silhouette instead!

  • canvas – any size you’d like! Letter size is great but be creative!
  • paints, colors needed: blue, green, black, white, brown, red
  • paint brushes

Mini Memoir Map Making   
Run by Lexi
Let’s get in touch with our inner child! We’ll draw maps and fill them with memories!

  • blank paper
  • markers, pens, crayons–whatever brings out your fun!
  • this craft can also be created digitally if preferred (e.g. using procreate or similar app)

Message of the Forest – Leaf Cards
Run by Mathlide
Craft you own set of leaf cards, to send messages from the legendary woods you are living in… It’s super easy!

  • at least 1 sheet of colored paper [blank paper can work if necessary]
  • oil pastels (Crayola)
  • scissors
  • one or more real tree leaves (not too big)
  • optional: 2 sheets of thick paper

Legendary Sword (of Cardboard)
Run by Joanna
Build your own LEGENDARY SWORD out of spare cardboard or any other stiff material you have lying around!

  • cardboard (can also use craft foam, card stock, construction paper, or anything on hand)
  • printer paper or newspaper (for pattern)
  • marker or pen
  • scissors
  • glue
  • optional: paint/paintbrush, stickers, foil, other decorating bits

The Legend of Paper Folding
Run by Gemma
Have you ever wondered why the paper crane is the most iconic symbol of origami?
Come and learn this beautiful tale as Gemma shows you how to make your own lil keepsake!

  • All you’ll need is a 6” square piece of paper! This can be patterned, your favourite colour or even an old newspaper!

Legendary Stitchers
Run by Gemma
Whether you’re an embroidery veteran or simply looking to try something completely new whilst getting into the camp spirit, look no further! Counsellor Echo’s Legendary Stitchers activity will teach you all the basic cross stitch skills needed to make your very own unique and completely legendary camp keepsake to cherish for years to come!

  • 8”x8” square of Aida (we used 16 count white – but whatever you have is fine!)
  • 1-5 embroidery threads (colours of your choosing)
  • embroidery needle
  • scissors
  • optional extras: embroidery hoop (5” or 6” is recommended), 1 drinking straw, a length of string/twine/wool

Beasts of Legend Bookmark
Run by Lily
Camp evenings should be spent gathering around a bonfire, roasting s’mores, and reading excerpts from your favorite spooky ghost story. But what happens when you don’t have a camp themed bookmark to save your page? That’s where the Beasts of Legend Bookmark activity comes in! Join us and create your very own bookmark inspired by your favorite legendary beast!

  • one sheet of your choice of paper (e.g. origami paper, printer paper, cardstock, construction paper, etc.)
  • string
  • pencil or pen
  • scissors

Legendary Creatures Postcards
Run by Katherine
Flashback to camps past with this postcard craft!

  • card
  • glue
  • pens
  • washi, stickers, other decorating bits

Design a Camping Legend   
Run by Katherine
Create a cute backdrop for your camp selfie!

  • paper/cardstock
  • glue
  • pens
  • stickers
  • a printed photo of yourself (or draw one!).
  • this craft can also be created digitally if preferred (e.g. using procreate or similar app)

Critter Mix and Match
Run by Kate
Inspired by legendary creatures, we will make our own mix-and-match book.

  • postcard-sized cardstock – at least 6 pieces
  • pen or pencil
  • colouring pencils, or other art supplies to decorate
  • staples, or hole punch & 2 binder rings
  • scissors

Food & Drink

Thunder Cake
Run by Steena
With a recipe from Patricia Polacco’s children’s book in hand, we’re braving the storm and baking a THUNDER CAKE. Complex and rich, the chocolate cake tastes best when baked with a storm on the horizon.

For cake:

  • 1 cup shortening (191 grams)
  • 1 & 3/4 cup granulated sugar (350 grams)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (0.15 oz)
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup cold water (237 ml)
  • 1/3 cup tomato puree/passata (75 grams)
  • 2 & 1/2 cup cake flour (325 grams)
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder (59 grams)
  • 1 & 1/2 teaspoon baking soda (7.2 grams)
  • 1 teaspoon salt (6 grams)

For frosting:

  • 5 1/2 ounces unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 ounce mayonnaise (NOT miracle whip)
  • 3 ounces semisweet chocolate, melted and cooled slightly
  • 8 ounces powdered sugar
  • Pinch salt

Skillet Scottish Bannock Bread
Run by Sarah
You can cook it in a skillet. You can cook it on a stick. You can cook it in some foil and throw it in a pit! Bannock bread is going to keep you full on your epic adventures in the real world and beyond!

  • unbleached all-purpose flour
  • white whole wheat flour
  • powdered milk
  • baking powder
  • salt
  • butter (or shortening or lard)
  • water
  • cooking oil
  • skillet
  • bowl
  • heat source (oven or camp fire)
  • optional: foil, stick

Persephone’s Pomegranate Punch   
Run by Sumsy
A tasty camp concoction in honor of the legend of Persephone. Can be made with or without alcohol.

  • 1 part pomegranate juice
  • 1 part orange juice
  • 1 part ginger ale
  • Fresh rosemary to garnish
  • Champagne (optional)

Johnny Appleseed’s Baked Campfire Apples   
Run by Sumsy
A quick and easy sweet treat!

  • 1 apple – cored (your favorite kind!)
  • 1 tbsp butter – cut into chunks
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp chopped nuts and/or dried fruit (optional, but encouraged!)
  • tin foil
  • heat source – oven, grill, camp fire

S’mores Pizza
Run by Kara
Gnarly! Radical! S’mores + pizza = camp party time in your mouth, my dudes!

  • pizza dough (premade okay)
  • 1 box instant chocolate pudding mix
  • 4 graham cracker rectangles
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • handful of marshmallows and chocolate chips

S’mores Cake Recipe
Run by Mafalda
S’mores Cake, the delicious and yummy s’mores flavours to eat with coffee or tea, anytime any place.

  • 8 Eggs
  • 1/2 cup Vegetable oil
  • 2 cups Flour
  • 3 cups Sugar
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 1/2 cup Chocolate powder
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 1 cup Heavy cream
  • 2 cups Milk chocolate
  • 1 cup cookies

S’mores Granola Recipe
Run by Mafalda
S’mores Granola, a perfectly excuse to eat s’mores for Breakfast.

  • 2 cups Oats
  • 1 cup or more Milk chocolate
  • 5 to 7 tbsps Honey
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 cup or more Mini marshmallows

Smorecuterie
Run by Rhiannon
It’s the last day of camp – but what are we going to do with all these leftover marshmallows?! Transform your half empty packets of camp treats into a creative camp snack board!

  • your favorite camp snacks – any will do!
  • some suggestions are marshmallows, chocolate, fruit, crackers/cookies, and dipping sauces like peanut butter or marshmallow fluff.

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