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CAMP @ HOME

Camp @ Home is an initiative for our camp community by our camp community. We want to champion families with endless, kid-friendly activities and resources, so you can bring the camp experience right into your home.

 
We will be sharing new activities and resources all summer long! Be sure to bookmark this page and follow us on Facebook and Instagram @circle-square-ranch-big-clear-lake to stay updated.

Last modified: September 17, 2020


WACKY SCIENCE: ELEPHANT TOOTHPASTE

Bring out your inner chemist and recreate this super-sized, wacky science experiment! Water, oxygen gas and soap create an expansive foam that looks just like a giant squeeze of toothpaste. For older kids, take the opportunity to review the chemical reaction and the science behind the scenes.

Try at Home

DIY LAVA LAMP

Have a flair for the 60s? Bring this colourful and hypnotic lava lamp to life in the comforts of your home! A quick mix of cooking oil, food colouring and an Alka-seltezr tablet is all you need for this simple DIY. This attention-grabbing experiment is sure to be a household favourite.

Mix It Up

DIY FRISBEE GOLF AT HOME

Who knew that throwing a flying disc around could be so much fun? We’re challenging our campers and their families to play a round or two of a popular camp favourite. See who can earn bragging rights to declare themselves the “Ultimate Frisbee Golfer” of the house - or at least until the next game!

Play Frisbee Golf

RED CUP STEM CHALLENGE

STEM challenges are a great way for kids to develop thinking skills and creativity! This Red Cup STEM Challenge is an easy DIY activity that encourages the whole family to play together. All you need are a few cups, a small toy, and a couple of everyday household items to get crackin'!

Start Building

MAKE YOUR OWN FABRIC KITE

With fall right around the corner, the days are cooling down and the breeze is picking up! Take look at this super easy DIY Fabric Kite for Kids to take your backyard activities to new heights. All it takes is nine easy steps, and you're on your way to making new, fun and lasting memories.

Get Flying

TIE DYE 101

Tie dye is a camp favourite - and always in style! This is your 101 guide on prepping, tying, dyeing and washing these colourful and eclectic patterns. It’s the perfect activity for campers, creatives and fashionistas alike. Get scrunching and sporting your own tye dye creations!

Learn To Tie Dye

BACKYARD “ANGRY BIRDS”

Your favourite phone game is now outside in your backyard! Set up a real-life “Angry Birds” level by stacking boxes and tossing balls of various sizes. There are limitless formations bound to keep kids of all ages outside, entertained and perfecting their aim for hours on end.

Ready, Aim, Fire!

WATER BALLOON PIÑATA

Need a refreshing and fun way to entertain your kids during those hot summer days? Try this awesome water balloon piñata game! It's super easy to do. All you'll need are water balloons, water, some string and a stick. Kids will whack those balloons, get wet and have a blast. Give it a try!

Get Started Now

“FLOOR IS LAVA” CHALLENGE

Encourage your kids to exercise their imagination and problem-solving skills with this exciting "Floor Is Lava" challenge, based on the popular well-known trend. We've even got some ideas to put a camp-related spin on it all! Show us your epic obstacle run-throughs on Facebook and Instagram.

Join The Challenge

BALLOON ROCKET

Bring science class to life with this simple but endlessly entertaining balloon rocket! Watch it blast off and illustrate forces at work, all from the comfort of inside your home. This is a quick and fun DIY activity using just a balloon, string and straw - perfect for kids of all ages. Start the countdown!

Launch Your Rocket
 

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