Camps Canada, about us…
Camps Canada is a program run by International Camps Network, a Canadian Corporation that over the last fifteen years has created an extensive communication system with a broad net of affiliated Camps & Outdoor Educational centers and its Directors, therefore it has consolidated a promotional effort in order to expand the Canadian Summer Camping traditions to the rest of the world. In conclusion, we promote diversity at camps, receiving an average of 45 different participants nationalities per season.
Our Values & Beliefs
We Foster Education
All of our programs include a wide diversity of activities, inducted under the premises of Experiential Learning. As a result, we develop
Non-Formal educational techniques aimed to develop many different areas of education. Most of all in improving soft skills, active practice of foreign languages, sport training, integral activities and also initiatives; Camps Canada offers Education content in a Recreational format.
We Pursue Excellence
Throughout the last decade, consequently, our programs have been evolving year after year in many core aspects, with the ultimate goal of improving the overall experiential learning process. Furthermore, our staff & counselors receive constant training updates, our office carries out end-of-season feedback checks, and the premises and program areas receive a lift and boost, constantly. Finally, we all share a super brain storm of great ideas to get started the planning of the following season.
We Celebrate Creativity
We are proud to present ourselves as a creative thinking team, in order to program and plan seasonal projects in which fantasy and creativity play a major role, especially with the aim of generating a surprise factor with which we are able to engage our campres, and mantain the hype high, session after session. Our theme weeks make it possible to offer a unique experience every single time, awakening the participation interest of every single camper.
We Create Lifetime Experiences
Whether it is adventure, languages, soft skills, culture, nature, recreation; our purpose of making a difference in every participant’s life, is achieved by surrounding them within an incredible atmosphere of friendship and enjoyment that fosters self-esteem and team building. Previous campers still keep in contact throughout time, and meet in Canada year after year.
Jeff has served in the past as president of the Canadian Camping Association. He has a life long trajectory at camp. Owner & director of Camp Wenonah, in Muskoka, for the last 20 years. Probably one of the most experienced individuals in the Canadian Camping scene.
Mariano started his camp as a University project that took off from the very beginning. Now, after 10 years, his camp is a story of total success, having turned out Camp Ecolart into one of Montreal’s all time favorite summer & winter programs. Hence, a passionate about his job.
Sharen is the founder & head director of one of the most prominent language caps in the country. Her trajectory goes back to 1998, when she started NSL camps. Since then, she has developed a magnificent program that is all about its international diversity.
“Willy” has a vast experience at camp, as he started attending summer programs since he was 8 years old. An amazing tripper, enthusiastic entrepreneur and positive & creative thinker; he founded Fireside adventures a decade ago. Because of Willys enthusiastic soul, many different socially-responsible projects have taken off in British Columbia.
Our Partner Organizations
A Canadian Corporation that promotes diversity and the benefits of Experiential Learning, through non formal educational models, implemented at summer camps and Educational centres across Canada, United States and Europe. Most noteworthy, Camps Canada is a project born from ICN.
Camp Ecolart in Montreal, Quebec.
FireSide Adventures in Vancouver, B.C.
Creative Toolbox in Vancouver, B.C.
National School Camp in Ottawa, Ontario
UNAM-Canada in Gatineau, Quebec
Camp Adventure Academy in Hamburg, Germany.
Although Camps Canada remains an independent program, we continously deal with other organizations within the Camping World. Our staff attends every year, different Congresses organized by:
Ontario Camping Association
Canadian Camping association
American Camping Association
International Camping Fellowship
GET IN TOUCH
We always love to hear from our participants, due to the fact that allows us learn and grow continously. Feel free to contact us by phone during our business hours or send an email any time. Our friendly staff will reply to your questions and inquiries in a maximum of 48hrs.
Monday – Friday From 6am – 10pm
Saturday From 7am – 5pm
29 Jardin Private. Suite 303. Ottawa, ON. K1K 2V6
Phone +1 343.883.6927