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PotashCorp is proud to sponsor WinterShines, where you'll find lots of frosty fun!

WinterCamp 2016: Snowshoe hikes, kick sledding, and, best of all, maple taffy making!

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Winter Camp in the City is a one-day outdoor experience for school aged children in grades 6-8. The program is taking place from Monday, January 25 to Thursday, January 28, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The program offers six outdoor and indoor activities. This year’s activities at Winter Camp in the City are Maple Taffy Making, Kick Sledding, Meewasin Interpretive Indoor Games, Snowshoeing, and an Ice Climbing Wall! Stay tuned for a new activity being introduced to Winter Camp in the City in the New Year!

Maple Taffy Making: Students will learn how to prepare and cool maple taffy.

Kick Sledding: A kicksled is a small sled with a chair mounted on top of two flexible runners. It is propelled by someone standing behind the chair and kicking it forward. Students will get to try kicksledding on a small obstacle course.

Meewasin Interpretive Indoor Games: Meewasin will be leading students in a variety of indoor and interpretive games.

Snowshoeing: Students will learn how to put on snowshoes correctly, and Wanuskewin will be leading student in a short snowshoe trail.

Please note that this program is closed to the general public. If you are interested in getting involved, please contact:

Kristin Ottenbreit

Winter Camp in the City Coordinator

E: marketing@wintershines.ca

P: (306) 652-1479





January 25 - 28, 2016


School-age Children
Grades 6-8


Saskatoon Farmers' Market
Ave A and Sonnenschein Way

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Optimist Club of Saskatoon  is proud to partner with PotashCorp Wintershines to bring you the Winter Camp In The City. Optimist Clubs have as their mandate “to bring out the best in kids” and their new project the Optimist Hill Campaign (http://optimisthillcampaign.ca/ ) is just one way in which they plan to do this. Winter Camp In The City is another.

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