Brock Basecamp 2016 Trip Dates

Brock BaseCamp

Brock Basecamp 2016 Trip Dates


First come, first served. Deposit required with registration.

Registration for 2016 opens soon.

PLEASE NOTE: If you have having trouble registering with our online system, email us at:
and we can help you register in a different format.


This page was updated January 6, 2016.

Two Weeks Prior to Trip - Deadline for final payment and submission of hard copies of completed forms.

Move In & Algonquin Canoe Trip Combo
(Great option for International Students!)

  • August 30 - September 4 (Note: This trip starts and ends at the Brock Univesity Campus in St. Catharines, Ont.)
    • BaseCamp Participants (for this trip only) living in a Brock University residence have the opportunity to bring their move-in items early (August 30th), go on a 5-day canoe trip (August 30 - September 3), stay on campus the evening of September 3th, and move in early on the morning of September 4th.
    • Meet on campus on Tuesday, August 30th at 7:00 am.
    • Depart for canoe trip at 8:00 am on Tuesday and return by 6:00 pm on Saturday (students will be participating in a celebratory dinner and event Saturday night on the Brock Campus, including camping as a group on campus).
    • Parents can meet up with their son or daughter on Sunday, September 4th in the morning to help them move into residence if so desired. Otherwise, BaseCamp staff will help students move into residence early in the morning on move-in day.
    • All move-in items will be stored in a secure location on the Brock Campus while students are on their canoe trip. There will be many helpers available on the Sunday morning to assist BaseCamp students moving into residence. Items will be transported from our storage location on campus via van to their rooms!


Rock Climbing Trips

  • August 15-17
  • August 17-19
  • August 24-26

 Note: All rock climbing trips start and end at Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area; students are to be dropped off and picked up from this location. No transportation is provided by Brock University.


Canoeing Trips

  • August 15-19
  • August 22-26


Backpacking Trips

  • August 15-19
  • August 22-26


Please Note:

  • You will be placed on a waiting list if your preferred trip is full.
  • All canoeing and backpacking trips start and end at Brock University.
  • All rock climbing trips start and end at Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area (Milton, Ontario).


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For more information, please contact:

Brock BaseCamp
T 905 688 5550 x5014