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Amazing Arts Bear

Amazing Arts 2015 Bear

photo by camper Rory

Amazing Arts lanterns

Amazing Arts 2008

Amazing Arts mural

Amazing Arts 2008
mural making

Amazing Arts archery

Amazing Arts 2008

bubbles Creek Clayworks

The Amazing Arts camps are sponsored by Camp Olave which is supported by West Coast Area and Lions Area. It grew out of a wonderful camp called CARNIVAL and a great adventure called HARRY POTTER CAMP.

Then Camp Olave welcomed girls and Guiders from all over BC and beyond to Amazing Arts 2008 followed by Amazing Arts Again in 2012 and Amazing Arts Three in 2015.

In 2008 our shirts were blue, in 2012 green, in 2015 red and in 2018 ORANGE.

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Amazing Arts 2018

July 15 - July 21, 2018 - All the fun of Camp Olave with an arts flair! For girls born in or before 2010. Come as a single, with some friends or as a patrol with your Guider.

For a Kit List Click here

For an information sheet for girls and Guiders click here.

Deadline is April 30 for Brownies, Guides, Pathfinders or Rangers.

Girls and Patrols

Apply now

Click here for fillable word application form

Click here for regular pdf

For an H.1 click here for word and click here for pdf

Guiders are needed too, especially a couple more QMs and Patrol Guiders.

For some job descriptions Click here

Guiders may apply online at Click here or email us for a pdf copy.

Opportunities for QMs, Site Coordinators, Patrol Guiders, Program presenters etc. Are you interested in waterfront activities like kayaking, canoeing, lifeguarding or arts like music, drama, dance or maybe crafts, other arts, nature lore, archery games, or camp skills?

Some Core Staff will arrive on July 14.

Questions, comments, volunteering? Email us amazingartsagain@gmail.com


  • I am a Guider who would like to come but I don't have a Patrol.

    Most of our girls do not come with a Guider and we rely on core staff Guiders to be Patrol Guiders for them, to assist with program, on site chores etc. You can still present a program session if you want to.

  • What about Safe Guide and other forms?

    After April 30 we will put up any remaining Safe Guide forms and ask parents to fill out and email or mail a variety of stuff such as required Safe Guide forms, a tee shirt size form, and a transportion form.

  • My camper doesn't have a swim test. Will this be a problem?

    No, our Lifeguards will administer a short test the first swimming day. It only takes a few minutes. If she has a test in iMIS we will have it already on a report.

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Amazing Arts Three - July 12 - 18, 2015 - What a wonderful time we had! Some of our activities were Puppets and Drama, Dancing, Music, drumming, singing, Culinary arts, Dot Art, Sketching, Jewelry making, Crafts, Archery, Pottery, visiting artists, and of course the beach! Wonderful low tides and sunny weather too!

culinary arts culinary arts puppets

Kunda African Culture Music and Dance AA3 Pathfinders Hi Yu Win Guides

quill penOne of our highlights was the outpouring of wonderful poems written by our campers (who then won a little prize). One of our leaders read a couple of them during our closing ceremony and for her comments and three of the poems click here

Questions? Comments? Email us at amazingartsagain@gmail.com

In 2008 we went to Gibsons and a visit to the museum. Our special guest brought enough drums for all of us and we were very good! Our Pathfinders painted some of Camp Olave's paddles and we made an wonderful mural still on the porch at IODE! We always have a talent show, a Beach Party, an special outtrip, culinary arts and some kareoke.

drummer paddle hat crafts

In 2012 we made cake pops, played our own harmonicas and had a lovely garden party in honour of the Queen's Jubilee and her majesty was ready for tea!

culinary arts harmonicas Queen

Talent Night

Talent Night 2015


Welcome sign 2012
Center Camp

ice cream

Ice Cream Time 2012

Veggies at the Beach Party

The Beach Party 2012
Our QMs are special!

Brownies on a field trip

Brownies in Gibsons 2012

crest 2008

Amazing Arts 2008 crest

crest 2012

Amazing Arts Again 2012 crest

crest 2015

Amazing Arts Three 2015 crest