Morris Lake & Travelling Camps

Water Ski Wakeboard Nova Scotia has been providing travelling summer camps for the past 30 years. In our travelling camps, our boats and certified coaches travel from lake to lake to provide lessons in towed water sports around Nova Scotia.

Morris Lake is our permanent location and the home of our Skiability program for disabled athletes and private lesson venue.

2021 Dates at a Glance

July 5 – July 9 Springfield Lake

July 5 – July 8 Morris Lake

July 12 – July 16 Third Lake

July 12 – July 15 Morris Lake

July 19 – July 23 Lake William

July 19 – July 22 Morris Lake

July 26 – July 30 McCabe Lake

July 26 – July 29 Morris Lake

August 2 – August 6 Lake Fletcher

August 2 – August 5 Morris Lake

August 9 – August 13 Lake Fletcher

August 9 – August 12 Morris Lake

August 16 – August 20 Lake Fletcher

August 16 – August 19 Morris Lake

August 23 – August 26 Morris Lake

August 30 – September 2 Morris Lake

More info about our summer camps​:

  • Participants must be COMPETENT AND CONFIDENT SWIMMERS.
  • Spaces in summer camps are very limited due to facility, equipment and coaching limitations.
  • Summer camps are small weekly summer day-camp programs run by Water Ski Wakeboard NS.
  • Participants range from beginner to advance: ages 6-18. Maximum 10 participants per camp.
  • Our traveling camps generally run from Monday to Friday 8:30am-4:30pm in July and August.
  • Our permanent camps generally run from Monday to Thursday 8:30am-4:30pm in July and August.
  • All equipment is provided, including boat, skis, wakeboards, life jackets, etc.
  • ​Participants should bring their own lunch, snacks, water, bathing suit, 2 towels, sunscreen, hat and warm clothes.
  • When participants are not skiing or wakeboarding, they will be able to be in the boat to watch or play games and swim on shore.
  • Three certified coaches work at the summer camps at all times. This provides for two coaches in the boat and one on land.

What should your child bring with them to the camp?

  • Life Jacket: If your child has a life jacket that fits properly please send it with them (WSWNS has life jackets if your child doesn’t have one)
  • Towel
  • WATER!!
  • SUNSCREEN!!
  • Hat
  • Dress appropriately for the weather: Please send your child with changes of clothes just in case of an unexpected circumstance (weather etc)
  • Lunch/Snack: Food is not provided so please send your child with enough food for the day (8:30am-4:30pm)
  • If your child has any games or entertainment they wish to bring for when they are on land during rest times, that is always welcome

PLEASE NOTE:

Water skiing is a very taxing sport and requires rest between sets for the muscles to recover. You can expect your child to receive 3 sets per day. Each Set is approximately 10-15 minutes. Your child may be very tired in the evenings or at the end of the week.

CANCELLATION POLICY:

WSWNS Cancellations: Camp cancellation is rare and only occurs during extreme weather conditions (thunder and lightning, heavy rain/wind) or unforeseen circumstances. You will be refunded for the portion of the cancelled day as per below or credit towards another day to finish lost sets.

  • Light rain/drizzle: We will to the best of our ability, run all camps on rainy days through drizzle and light rain with consideration of the age bracket, visibility, and willingness of the participants to continue.
  • Heavy rain: We are to pause activities during driving or heavy rain and wait till it subsides to resume; review current weather forecast/radar and if showing no sign of improving the camp will be cancelled.
  • Thunder: We are to pause activities 30 min after the sound of thunder; review current weather forecast/radar and if showing no sign of improving the camp will be cancelled.

Cancellation Refund Structure:

    • Travelling camp (5 day camps): $50/full day or $25/half day.
    • Morris Lake camp (4 day camp): $40/full day or $20 for half day.

Participants Cancellations:

  • Cancellation must be done 30 days prior to the start of camp.
  • A doctor’s note is required for a refund when a child doesn’t attend the camp as planned under 30 days.
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You must be a member of Water Ski Wakeboard Nova Scotia before registering for a camp or Private Lesson. Memberships
Traveling Camp

Travelling Camp

Our boats and coaches move from lake to lake across Nova Scotia in our travelling summer camps. The camps are 5 days long, and include lessons by certified coaches in water skiing and/or wakeboarding.

Morris Lake Camp

Our summer camps at Morris Lake are 4 days long, and include lessons by certified coaches in water skiing and/or wakeboarding.

Discounts

5 % discount early bird special if booked before June 1