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.
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. …
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.
Financial assistance is available for Ontario summer camps. Every child deserves the opportunity to attend camp.
Could sending your child to summer camp be the best gift you have ever given them?
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 …
Welcoming new Canadian girls, originally from Syria, was an incredible program for Glen Bernard Camp. Read about their overnight summer camp experience!
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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