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President’s Report for Fiscal 2015-16 is Now Availalbe Click on the post title above first – then when the full post opens click here for a PDF copy of our President’s Report on the activities and accomplishments of the Association in Fiscal 2015-16.
2015-16 Financial Statements Now Available! The CANS Financial Statements for the 2015-16 Fiscal Year ending March 31, 2016 are now available. Click on the post title above first – then when the full post opens just click here to download a PDF copy. See you at our AGM on May 7TH at Brigadoon!
Remember to Wear Your Camp T-shirt this April 29TH Weekend! Remember to wear your Camp T-shirt this April 29TH Weekend, in support of our amazing camping recreational sector and post a selfie to your social media!  
Mike LeDuc of Big Cove Camp Receives CCA Award of Excellence Congradulations to Mike LeDuc, past General Manager of the YMCA Big Cove Camp and a Past President of our Association who was recognized for his great contributions to camping in Nova Scotia and PEI by receiving the Canadian Camping Association’s Award of Excellence on Saturday April 23, from our President Derek …
Wilderness Remote First Aid (WRFA) Course – April 29 to May 1 The Wilderness Remote First Aid (WRFA) Red Cross Certification Course is again being offered this spring, from at the Ross Creek Centre for the Arts Camp, 555 Ross Creek Rd, Canning, NS B0P 1H0. Click here for a map. If your Camp is planning to offer Out-Trips next summer, that …
Notice of Annual General Meeting Saturday May 7, 2016 at Brigadoon Village Notice of Annual General Meeting Saturday May 7, 2016 at Brigadoon Village Registration opens at 11:00 AM Complimentary lunch starts at 12 NOON AGM starts at 1:00 PM sharp Please RSVP by APRIL 15 to Patti Sampson at camping@easterseals.ns.ca to let us know how many of your Camp’s Team are coming. …
Stephane Richard, a CANSPEI Board Director Elected as new President-Elect of the Canadian Camping Association (CCA) for 2017 Our Board is very pleased to share the news that Stephane Richard, a CANSPEI Board Director and the National Manager D-Campshas just been elected as new President-Elect of the Canadian Camping Association (CCA) for 2017. Please join us in wishing Stephane all the best in his new role!
CANSPEI attends the Canadian Camping Association’s National Leadership Forum in November Our President, Derek Mitchell just attended the Canadian Camping Association’s (CCA) National Leadership Forum in Bromont Quebec in November. The meeting was well attended by delegations from the other Provincial Camping Associations (PCAs) from across Canada and provided such a great venue for shared learning and to discuss the future …
Great Camp Canoe & Kayak Instructor Course at Big Cove Camp June 5-8 CANSPEI had a great Camp Canoe & Kayak Instructor Course at Big Cove Camp June 5-8! 7 of our Member Accredited Camps sent their staff for training and 14 new Instructors were graduated! Many thanks to Bob Howell, Russell Prime and Derek Mitchell, our CANSPEI Instructor-Trainers, and to Big Cove …
Camp Day on the Commons…What a Great Idea! Come and join CANSPEI for our first Camp Day on the Commons on May 24 from 10 AM to 3 PM at the Oval. Lots of great games, fun activities and the opportunity for parents and children to learn more about the amazing summer overnight camps in Nova Scotia and …

Hello NS & PEI Camp folks,

One of our member camps, Camp Triumph in PEI is looking for a Camp Chef. Please share this post with your networks and help this phenomenal camp find the perfect match!!

Check out the job description below:

The Camp Chef is responsible for all on site planning and preparing of meals at camp (breakfast, lunch, dinner, three snacks) in fully equiped commercial kitchen. He/she is responsible for executing and tweaking the menu, ensuring all proper/safe food preparation and handling procedures are followed, ordering necessary food, ensuring the kitchen is cleaned after meals, and for the supervision and guidance of the other kitchen staff.

He/she will continually liaise with the Camp Directors to ensure that the meal offerings meet the needs of the campers and that the kitchen operations are running effectively.

He/she resides on site for the duration of the camp session (July 11 – Aug 26). Experience cooking for groups of 85 or more is required. Food safety handling certification is required. Competitive salary, room and board provided.

Salary range: $600-750/week for eight week contract
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Check out some photos from our workshops and AGM on May 7th at the beautiful Brigadoon Village. ... See MoreSee Less

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The Camping Association of Nova Scotia & PEI (CANSPEI) updated their cover photo. ... See MoreSee Less

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Here's a great read about the important work that hundreds of NS & PEI camp counsellors will be doing this summer. ... See MoreSee Less

With #summercamp just around the corner, a reminder that camp counsellors really ARE awesome!! www.ccamping.org/camp-counselors-awesome-2/

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Our #CANSPEI President, Derek Mitchell dropped by former board member and outgoing Big Cove YMCA Camp Director, Mike LeDuc's recognition and celebration event at the #YMCA to present him with the #CCA's Award of Excellence.
Congrats Mike, and best of luck on your next adventure.
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