PARENTS PORTAL

Everything you need to know to ensure your child gets the most out of their experience at Daybreak Point Bible Camp
What is Camp like?
If you’ve never been to camp before then you are in for a treat. We are committed to making your child’s week at Daybreak Point Bible Camp on Anvil Island unforgettable. We accomplish this through amazing food, energetic staff, quality chapel time and entertaining programs.
Activities

There are tons of activities during your week up at Daybreak Point Bible Camp on Anvil Island: Wakeboarding, Tubing, Waterskiing, Water Trampoline, Slide, The Summit Slide, Archery, Riflery, Challenge Course, Hiking, Out Trips, Crafts, Frolf, Beach Volleyball, Kayaking, Canoeing, Fishing, Outdoor Sports, Gym Sports, Wide Games, time in our Indoor Chapel & our beautiful new Outdoor Chapel and much more!

Camp Staff

 

Each week brings about 85 volunteer staff members dedicated to making this week an awesome experience for your child. Each camp has a Nurse or Doctor on staff, 4 certified lifeguards and 2 advanced first-aid attendants. The majority of our staff have served for many consecutive years and all have pre-camp training, criminal record checks and reference checks. A typical cabin has a Sr. Cabin Leader and a Junior Cabin Leader for 10 kids. We are committed to making this a safe, fun and loving environment for your child.

Canteen
At Daybreak Point Bible Camp, we have our very own 'general store' called Canteen. It's jam packed with all sorts of snacks, swag & supplies. You can send an allowance with your camper and we will set up an account for them to make daily purchases (although, there is a daily limit on the candy #saynotocavities). Each year we release an amazing line of Anvil inspired T-Shirts, Tanks, Long Sleeve Shirts, Hoodies, Hats, stickers, Water Bottles, Mugs and much much more! We also give bibles to campers who would like them and we sell toothbrushe, shampoo and other camper essentials.

COVID-19 Policy and FAQ

Here you will find our most current COVID-19 policy and FAQ regarding Daybreak and COVID-19.

 

Still Have Questions?

Please contact us by clicking here to ask any follow up questions in regards to our 2022 camps and our COVID-19 policies.

Where can I find a current copy of your COVID-19 Policy?

Our COVID-19 policy can be found here.

Will campers have to be vaccinated to attend?

Right now programs for children and youth do not require participants to be vaccinated; Anvil will adhere to all provincial restrictions and Vancouver Coastal Health requirements in place this summer.

Why do staff have to be vaccinated? I'm a volunteer!

Right now the Provincial Health Orders require volunteer or unpaid staff that facilitate programs for children and youth to be fully vaccinated. We don’t know if/how these orders may change over the coming months and will be following closely as we adhere to all provincial restrictions and Vancouver Coastal Health requirements in place this summer.

Why only a $50 deposit, can I pay the whole amount now?

Coming soon!

What happens to my registration if the PHO does not authorize camps or limits how many people can attend?

Coming soon!

What will happen if there is an outbreak at Camp?

Anvil has protocols in place to respond to camper or staff illness including isolation and transportation off the island. As our pandemic experience in BC is changing, we will continue to revise these measures and layers of protection to ensure we are as up to date on the latest guidance this summer.

Can parents do the excursion again?

Right now visitors are not usually permitted to access programs for children and youth, but we will be monitoring these guidelines closely and provide updates about the parent excursion option closer to summer.

Can parents visit camp at all?

Right now visitors are not usually permitted to access programs for children and youth; we will provide more updates on if our usual excursion program on drop off or pick up day is possible closer to summer.

Who can I contact to discuss these policies?

You can contact our admin (Shannon Fenton) here and she will assist you or direct you to the appropriate person. If you have questions about the Provincial Health Orders you can contact the Office of the Provincial Health Officer here.

Sample Schedule

There’s lots on the go each and every day at Daybreak Point Bible Camp. Each week on Anvil is unique to each camp, with so many different themes and amazing activities. That said, we’ve outlined a typical structure or a day at camp so you can get a sense for the amazing experience your camper has in store.

SAMPLE Breakfast

Porridge with Raisins/Brown Sugar
Toast (butter/jam options)
Apple/Orange Slices/Grapes
Sausages
Orange Juice/Milk/Tea/Coffee

SAMPLE Lunch

Taco Salad (Vegetarian Option Available)
Taco Chips, Refried Beans, Salsa, Olives
Onions, Sour Cream, Cheese, Dressing
Lettuce, Tomato
Juice/Water/Tea/Coffee
Cookies for Dessert

SAMPLE Dinner

Lasagna (Vegetarian Option Available)
Caesar Salad
Garlic Bread (Bread made from scratch)
Juice/Water/Tea/Coffee
Dessert: Brownies

SAMPLE Snack

Pop Corn (movie night)
Cookies
Apple
Hot Chocolate/Water/Tea/Coffee

Camper Mail

 

 

Care to send your child a little note from home? Perhaps you've got someone special you can't spend a week apart from without penning them a poem about your undying love? Whatever the case, you can send mail to the island at the details below:

Address all mail with the details below:

[Camper First & Last Name] 
[Camp Number (ex: "Camp 6" ] 
c/o Daybreak Point Bible Camp  
P.O. Box 51, Lions Bay, BC  V0N2E0

Please Note: 

* This mailbox is only operational during July & August.
* We recommend sending mail the week before the camper goes to camp to try and ensure delivery.
* Too many hearts, smooches and doodles on the envelope may result in your letter being read aloud in front of the entire camp at lunch. You've been warned!

Boat Information

The boat leaves from the foot of Denman St. at 7:30AM SHARP.
Please arrive at 6:45 and be there no later than 7:00AM to sign in.
Pick Up is at the same location – at approximately 1:00-1:30 pm (depending on sailing times).
For last minute updates – check the Anvil Island – Daybreak Point Bible Camp page on Facebook.

Please be advised when picking up your children at Harbour Cruises that parents are not permitted to park on the north side of the parking lot as the parking area is for Harbour Cruises staff only. There is ample parking available in the remainder of the lot. See the below picture (under the map) in regards to the parking space available to all parents for use. Please note the bus parking is not to be used and must be kept clear at all times. Thank you for your understanding

You can also check the Britannia’s progress by going to this link here

Boat Drop Off

FAQ

We have outlined some of the most Frequently Asked Questions from campers for you to skim through.

 

Still Have Questions?

Did we miss a very important deail? Don’t fret—you can contact us directly at the email address below and we wil do our best to get you the info you’re looking for in due time. Who know’s, if it gets asked enough it might even become a FAQ down the road!

I want to find out more information on the Summer Camp Programs you offer.

Click ‘Summer Camps’ on our menu to find information on all of our camps, and how to register. If you are ready to register for camp please click here!

What should I bring to Camp? And what not?

In no particular order:
Sleeping Bag, Pillow, Bible, Flashlight, Toiletries, towel, swimsuit, sandals, runners, clothes you can get dirty in, clean clothes (enough for a week!), a clean pair of socks, Bug Spray, sunscreen.
What not to bring:
Cell Phones, iPods, Knives, banned substances, Your Pet Hamster – these will be collected on the first day for secure (locked) storage during your week.

I just want to register to be a camper for camp. I love camp.

Great! Just click here!

I want to find out about what's going on at Daybreak

All of our newsletters, projects, and upcoming events can be found on our home page, on our blog or by signing up for our newsletter at the bottom of this page.

What do I bring? Where is the Boat? What Happens Next?

We have a list of items to bring in the question above or you can check out our Campers Corner. We have a map with more information about the boat in our Parent Portal above and you can even track the boat on the day of camp! The weeks before camp you will get a call from your cabin leader and they will let you know any other information you might need for camp! If you have any other questions, just email the director of your camp or our office by clicking here

I'm registered for camp, but now can't go. What's the cancellation policy?

Sorry you can’t come up to camp this year!  If you cancel up until a week before camp, we will give you a full refund, less a $50.00 non-refundable deposit. The week before camp we take each cancellation on a case by case basis.

Can I attend multiple weeks of camp as a camper?

Can I attend two weeks at Anvil as a Camper?  We want as many children and teens as possible to have the “Anvil Camp Experience”.  Therefore each camper is only allowed to register for one week of camp each summer. Sometimes individual weeks of the summer may have some extra spots which allow some to attend a second time. If you are interested in attending a second week, please contact the office by clicking here and we will take your request into consideration.  Naturally, we are unable to guarantee a second spot until closer to the start of your requested “extra” camp. If spots are available we will contact you approximately two weeks prior to camp.  Thank you!

Do you have a family rate?

We have a special family rate. You will pay full price for the first two children, but every child after that will be 40% off. This discount is automatically applied when you register all children at the same time. This discount is not available for friends. If you have any questions, please contact us in the office.

When will I get a call from my cabin leader?

Because we will be filling cabins right up to the end – you should expect a call just prior to camp starting. If you still haven’t heard from them and camp is starting within 2 days – call the office.

Are there really Hougars at camp?

You’ll have to wait and see.

   

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