I get asked “do most of the campers go to private school”? My initial reaction? Does it matter?
Indigenous Rights Symposium
Beginning with Mary S. Edgar in 1922, GBC has a long history of sharing with campers the culture and stories of Indigenous People, always done with respect and in the spirit of Truth and Reconciliation.
Developing Emotional Intelligence in a camp setting
Youth development in the camp setting: How does camp contribute to a young person’s emotional intelligence? In 2012 the University of Waterloo published a study, called the Canadian Summer Camp Research Project. This study focused on five areas of positive growth: 1. Attitudes towards physical activity 2. Emotional intelligence 3. Social integration and citizenship 4. Personal development and self-confidence 5. …
The importance of mail delivery
Mail delivery for campers attending overnight, summer camps is extremely important! It their way to connect to those outside of the camp environment when no cell phones are allowed.
Let’s talk camp fees!
Financial assistance is available for Ontario summer camps. Every child deserves the opportunity to attend camp.
Summer camp: The gift that keeps on giving
Could sending your child to summer camp be the best gift you have ever given them?
AMICI Camping Charity
Since 1989, Glen Bernard Camp has partnered with Amici Camping Charity to send children facing financial and social barriers to summer camp. Once an Amici camper attends GBC, she is a camper for life! Both GBC and Amici believe in the multi-year impact of summer camp to help children discover their full potential. Leadership skills, friendships, environmental awareness and self-confidence …
GBC for Syria
Welcoming new Canadian girls, originally from Syria, was an incredible program for Glen Bernard Camp. Read about their overnight summer camp experience!
Kids in Camp
Glen Bernard Camp is proud to support Kids in Camp! Summer camp for children is an important experience.
The Near North Enviro Education Centre is proud to call Sundridge, Ontario home. Glen Bernard Camp’s Owner and Order of Canada recipient, Jocelyn Palm, saw her vision come to life at the grand opening in September, 2017.
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