In addition to the articles and search tools on our website, we would also like to provide you with some useful links to tools that may make camp easier for you and your child. From what to pack and how to pack- to how to prepare emotionally for being away from home, these links can provide you with everything you might need that isn’t already on the Canadian Adventure website:
Examples of great packing lists for both overnight and day camps:
Labels for clothes and other packed items so what you send comes home with your child:
An Expert Opinion on how to deal with- and prepare for the inevitability of homesickness:
Some of the best research papers in the country on Camp (Compiled by the Canadian Camping Association):
A website that can take your kit list shopping online (ships from the US):
Everyone knows the value of getting away from routines and technology to spend time in nature. Around the world, kids feel a different kind of energy take hold as their camp busses roll off highways through camp gates each summer.
Beginning in 1946, Camp Bil-O-Wood Has been run by the Ludwig Family for generations.
Keats Camps has been serving youth and families for over 85 years as a part of the Canadian Baptists of Western Canada. Thriving during the summer months, our property comes alive with over a thousand campers & staff and all of their visiting parents & friends.
Founded in 1940, Manitoba Pioneer Camp has been operating ever since as a life-changing summer camp for children and youth. It is part of a network of nine Inter-Varsity Camps across Canada.