TORONTO OFFICE:

The camp & charity office is located in Toronto near the intersection of Yonge & Eglinton.  It’s open year-round Monday to Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm.

Contact us here.

UNPLUGGING AT CAMP

The average child spends 7.5 hours a day in front of a screen! Camp is one of the last places in the world where children can experience life ‘unplugged.’ At Awakening, we want campers to enjoy nature – and new friends - without the distraction of screens and electronic devices.  Camp provides an opportunity for campers to leave those items behind and focus on having fun through face-to-face connections and experiencing life in the great outdoors.

One of the greatest impacts that camp can have on your camper is an increased sensation of self-confidence and independence.  A large part of this comes from campers being away from home for a short period. They need to “disconnect to reconnect”.

Please respect our rule that cell phones are not allowed at camp. Campers are not permitted to place or receive personal phone calls (except in the case of an emergency, in which case it will be on the camp phone) or send emails.  This helps campers to fully immerse themselves in the camp program.

AT CAMP:

Within the first 24-48 hours of camp, your child’s Program Director will give you a quick call with an update about how your camper is settling in.

If during the session we have ANY questions or concerns about your camper’s health, behaviour or emotional state we will call you to seek your advice and discuss options and strategies for helping them make the most of their camp experience.

MAIL:

Campers appreciate mail and parents are encouraged to write their camper while they are at camp! We can also accept pre-written letters and packages at the buses to be delivered during the session. Please number the envelopes in the order you wish them to be received.

Camp is located on a rural route. We recommend sending mail at least a week in advance!

For the Boys, mail should be addressed to:

[Camper’s Name] - Camp Awakening
c/o Kilcoo Camp
10735 Highway 35
Minden, ON K0M 2K0

For the Girls, mail should be addressed to:

[Camper’s Name] - Camp Awakening
c/o Camp Oconto
1126 Camp Oconto Rd
Tichborne, ON K0H 2V0