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.


Parks Canada encourages outdoor experience for kids through Canada’s Coolest School Trip Contest

The My Parks Pass Canada program is entirely free and offers all grade 8 (secondary 2 in Quebec) students everywhere in Canada...
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5 Trends For the Next 5 Years of Summer Camp Management

Anybody who has been a camp director for more than 10 minutes knows this: camp is changing quickly. Looking at the pace...
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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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