Indigenous Rights Symposium

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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

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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. …

Let’s talk camp fees!

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Financial assistance is available for Ontario summer camps. Every child deserves the opportunity to attend camp.

AMICI Camping Charity

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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 …