How are YOU? We hope all Camp Awakening campers, families and alumni are happy, safe and as hopeful as we are about summer 2020! Although we are all apart at the moment (social distancing is key!), we wanted to share with you some cool activities to make this time a little easier and a lot more FUN! Camp has taught … Continue reading →
We are seeking dynamic individuals to join the Awakening Board of Directors, especially those with expertise in Finance and Fundraising. If this sounds like you, please contact Executive Director Tracy Morley for more information. p.s. Yes, that is current Board Chair Jamie Macintosh at camp in the 80’s!
Get ready to party to the max like it’s 1982! Celebrate Camp Awakening’s 35th Anniversary and help send kids to camp at our totally awesome 80’s-themed fundraiser on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at Steam Whistle Brewing in Toronto. Food, drinks, live band, silent auction, costume contest and more! Tickets are $100 (or 10 for $900): https://campawakening.com/big-night-tickets/ This is 19+ event.
Camp Awakening is looking for a dynamic university or college student to be responsible for the onsite management of the Boys Summer Camp Program. Learn more by reading the 2017 Program Director Posting.
Applications for Youth Week 2017 are now online! Camp Awakening’s one week summer camp & recreation retreat for young adults 19-24 years, offered in partnership with March of Dimes Canada at YMCA Geneva Park in Orillia, from Sunday, June 25th to Friday, June 30th. Deadline to apply is March 10thApplications for Youth Week are now online! One week summer camp … Continue reading →
There are just 10 days left in 2016 and many Canadians are thinking about making an end-of-year gift to charity. Help send kids with physical disabilities to one of Camp Awakening’s summer camp programs by giving the gift of camp this holiday season! As a registered charity that receives no government funding, Camp Awakening relies on the generosity of individuals, … Continue reading →
Sadly due to a lack of responses, and both campers & counsellors having prior engagements, the annual Winter Reunion originally scheduled for Saturday, December 3, 2016 has been CANCELLED. We hope to work with our partners at Kids Up Front Toronto during the winter months to secure tickets to sporting events & concerts and gather our camp community together in … Continue reading →
At Camp Awakening we encourage campers to unplug from technology to gain independence; discover the wonders of nature; form genuine friendships; and learn to lead healthier, more actives lives. However, cameras are allowed to capture the magic of camp and precious memories of the summer. The winning submissions for the 2016 Annual Camper Photo Contest are: … Continue reading →
Camp Awakening has a few spots available for teen campers 15 – 18 years. Don’t miss out on a great summer experience! Call the camp office 416-487-8400 today.
Laura Clydesdale‘s recent article published in The Washington Post’s On Parenting section, speaks to the trend of kids being over-scheduled and too intensely focused on classes, extra-curricular activities and internships. Summers should be a time for kids to unplug, foster their creativity (being in nature is great for that!) and find some “quiet mental space” to re-focus. In other words, kids … Continue reading →