Through camping, kids from diverse backgrounds develop important skills such as self-reliance, problem solving, socialization and an appreciation of and commitment to the natural environment.


The CCA's goal is to provide information and services for the hundreds of camps across the country, the thousands of staff working in these camps and the many thousands of parents whose children experience the wonder of camp.


The CCA is here to serve you! For almost 80 years, the CCA has worked on behalf of Canadian camps to help grow, develop, and promote organized children's camping across the country.

The Canadian Camping Association is a nonprofit, national federation of Provincial Camping Associations. We are dedicated to the growth, development and promotion of organized camping for all populations in Canada.


SterlingBackcheck Expands Service with New Positions of Trust Check

Rod Piukkala is Vice President with SterlingBackCheck. He introduces the new Position of Trust Check (PTC) program for those camps requiring vulnerable...
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Dear Parents & Guardians Alike

Dear Parents and Guardians Alike, Please send your kids to camp. For your benefit. For theirs. For the camp and for the...
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YMCA/YWCA Director Praises Bondar Challenge

In 2014, 30 camps (including 16 returning camps) from British Columbia to New Brunswick participated in the Roberta Bondar Foundation photo challenge...
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ChariTree Is Taking Root!

This past summer on a family, cross country, camping trip, Andrea Koehle Jones, Executive Director of the ChariTree Foundation, visited several camps...
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