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Notice of Annual General Meeting (AGM) The Association’s 2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place Saturday April 21, 2018 at Camp Breton Dean,  965 Hillside Rd, Albert Bridge, Cape Breton, NS B1K 3L6 – Click here for a Google map. Registration opens at 10:00 AM Morning Program starts at 10:30 PM Complimentary lunch starts at 12 …
2016-17 Financial Statements Now Available! The 2016-17 Financial Statements of the Association are now available! Click here to download a PDF of the Financial Information package.
Our Association Has Partnered with Foodbuy to Help Reduce Your Camp’s Food Costs! To learn more how your Camp can SAVE $$$s on your food purchases just email Heather Cormier at Heather.Cormier@foodbuy.ca . A number of our Association’s Member Camps already belong to the Foodbuy program and are saving on their food purchases. It is so easy to join the program – just …
Add Your Camp Logo to Your Camp Page! Simply email Derek at derekmitchell@venturepartner.ca a jpeg of your camp logo and we will add it to your Camp webpage. Please ensure the maximum jpeg file size is no more then 400 x 250 pixels.
Notice of Annual General Meeting The Association’s 2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place Saturday April 29, 2017 at Camp Geddie,  3555 Shore Rd, Merigomish, NS – Click here for a Google map. Registration opens at  10:00 AM Complimentary lunch starts at 12 NOON AGM starts at 1:00 PM sharp Please RSVP by  April 15  to Derek Mitchell at derekmitchell@venturepartner.ca to let us …
Wilderness Remote First Aid (WRFA) Course – May 12-14, 2017 The Wilderness Remote First Aid (WRFA) Red Cross Certification Course is again being offered this spring, from May 12-14 at Big Cove YMCA Camp Click here for a map. If your Camp is planning to offer Out-Trips next summer, that are more than 30 minutes by motor boat or vehicle from …

Want to know the best way to take a break from exam studying (read: procrastinate)?
Apply for an awesome job with an even awesome-er program!
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'Tis the season... for camp applications!! D-Camps West and Atlantic D-Camps applications open DECEMBER 12 (that's tomorrow!!) at 9 am EST. Interested in a position on our Senior Staff, Resource Team, or Atlantic Program Team? Now's your chance! Be sure to visit us at dcamps.ca/staff.aspx to see the staff opportunities, and submit your application! Please note: applications for our Program Teams and Health Teams will open in mid-January!

1 month ago  ·  

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You can also get your campers involved by participating in the GLOBAL version of the remake of P!NK’s song ‘What about us’ by Kids United and PS22?
Here’s how. Check out the linked video. Film your campers doing their signature #WorldChildrensDay move, and share it using the #WorldChildrensDay hashtag. If you’re selected, your moves will be part of the ‘world version’ of this video to be released in December. You’ve got this. Good luck!
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Happy Universal Children's Day! This year's theme is #KidsTakeOver. UNICEF has invited children from around the world to take over key roles in media, politics, business, sport and entertainment to voice their support for millions of their peers who are unschooled, unprotected and uprooted. Also, In honour of this day, here's the link to the United Nations Convention on Rights of a Child. www.unicef.org/world-childrens-day/UNICEF_WCD_CRC_child-friendly.pdf

2 months ago  ·  

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Hey there Nova Scotia & PEI camps,

Our CANSPEI president, Patti just shared her #thankstocamp story.
Will you share yours?
It's simple, just share a photo or video of yourself and tell us how camp has impacted you, with the hashtag #thankstocamp
You can share on all forms of social media, and you can tag your camp too!
Encourage your campers, staff, and alumni to do the same.
This national initiative is going on until the end of October. Let the world know why camp is so important!
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#ThanksToCamp I learned the skills to be come an entrepreneur. Thanks to camp I met my Patchwork Marketplace business partner AND thanks to camp I had the courage to resign from my full time job to set out to start of camp of my own!! Camp has most definitely impacted my life in huge, wonderful ways. What's your #thankstocamp story? Share using the hashtag. 🤓

3 months ago  ·  

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Have you seen the new initiative by the Canadian Camping Association to help spread the word about the impact that camp has on campers, families, staff, volunteers, and community members.

Share with your camp communities and tell us what your #thankstocamp is.
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4 months ago  ·  

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