Database of camp research papers
Baker, Amanda. (2016). Becoming and being a camp counsellor: a study of discourse, power relations and emotion.
Beesley, T., Fraser-Thomas, J., & Ridell, M.C. (2016). S’more than just a Camp: exploring youths’ development of life skills within a Type 1 diabetic sports camp.
Bialeschki, M. Deborah, Fine, Stephen M., Bennett, Troy. (2016). The Camp Experience: Learning through the Outdoors
Blakey, J. B., Coughlan, R. (2016). Nature and physical activity at camp: a qualitative eco-psychological study.
Bustamante, K., (2008). Exploring the Link Between Wilderness, Belonging and Residential Summer Camp Use among Canadian Immigrants
Campbell, C. E., (2010). Tracing Environmental Awareness at a Boy’s Camp
Case, Emily. (2012). Specialized Summer Camp for Children and Adolescents with Learning Disabilities: A Naturalistic Context for Enhancing Social Competence, Friendship, and Self-Concept.
Cousineau, Luc & Roth, Jennifer. (2012). Pervasive patriarchal leadership ideology in seasonal residential summer camp staff.
Cox, Alicia. (2015). Pines over Pews: The Spiritual Experience of Campers Who Do Not Attend Church in the United Church of Canada.
Crombie, G., Walsh, J. P. & Trinneer, A., (2003). Positive Effects of Science and Tecnology Summer Camps
Dabrowski, Hannah (2018). “Unfreezing” Year-Round Programming: A Case Study of Organizational Change in Summer Camps.
Feltis, Lindsey (2020). Be Kind to Your Mind: A Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing the Benefits of Mindfulness and Self-Compassion vs. Social Skills Training Among Children and Adolescents.
Fichman, L., Koestner, R., & Zuroff, D.C., (1996). Dependency and Distress at Summer Camp
Fine, S.M. (2005). Contextual Learning within the Residential Outdoor Experience: A Case Study of a Summer Camp Community in Ontario
Fine, S. M. & Tuvshin, T., (2009). Cosmopolitan Citizenship through the Residential Camp Experience
Fine, S.M. (2016). Emotional Intelligence and Summer Camp
Franz-Odendall, Tamara et al., (2014) Career Choices and Influencers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math: An Analysis of the Maritime Provinces
Gaucher, Joel. (2012). Facteurs d’attraction et de rétention des animateurs de camp de jour au Québec
Gaucher, Joel. (2012). Attraction and Retention of Day Camp Counselors – English Translation.
Glover, T. et al., (2011) Canadian Summer Camp Research Project
Glover, T. et al., (2013): CSCRP Phase 3: Parent Perception of Changes in Children after Returning Home from Camp
Goldlust, Walton, Stanley, et al., (2009). Injury patterns at US and Canadian overnight summer camps
Goodwin, Donna, L, et al. (2011). Connecting Through Summer Camp: Youth with Visual Impairments Find a Sense of Community.
Goodwin, D. L. & Staples, K., (2005). The Meaning of Summer Camp Experiences to Youths with Disabilities
Handler, A., Zahavi, A., Lustgarten, M., & Freedman, D. (2016). Summer camp health initiative pilot study: an overview of injury and illness in two Canadian summer camps.
Hayward, Karen. (2014). The Teresa Group Summer Camp Program, Evaluation Results.
Hutchison, P., Mecke, T. & Sharpe, E., (2008). Partners in Inclusion at a Residential Summer Camp, A Case Study
Ko, Clara, Lunsky, Yona, Hensel, Jennifer, & Dewa, Carolyn S., (2012). Burnout Among Summer Camp Staff Supporting People with Intellectual Disability and Aggression
Laing, Catherine Mohrea. (2013).It’s not just camp: Understanding the Meaning of Children’s Cancer Camps for Children and Families
Martiniuk, A. L. C., (2003). Camping Programs for Children with Cancer and their Families
Michalski, J.H., Mishna, F., Worthingston, C., & Cummings, R., (2003). A Multi-Method Impact Evaluation of a Therapeutic Summer Camp Program
Murphy, Joel. (2016). Religious Summer Camp Programs to Bridge Civic and Religious Development.
Parker, Mitchell S., (1998). Mainstreaming Developmentally Disabled Teens at Residential Summer Camp
Pearson, Erin S., Irwin, Jennifer D., Burke, Shauna M., & Shapiro, Sheree, (2013). Parental Perspectives of a 4-Week Family-Based Lifestyle: Intervention for Children with Obesity
Shore, Amanda. (2015). Notes on Camp: A Decolonizing Strategy
Straver, Jennifer. (2017). Returning Year After Year: The Motivation and Retention of Coaches at Madawaska Volleyball Camp.
Tim Horton’s Children’s Foundation. (2012). Report on Impact of Camp Experience.
Ungar, Michael. (2012). Camps Help Make Children Resilient
Wall, Sharon, Y. (2008). Making Modern Childhood, the Natural Way: Psychology, Mental Hygiene, and Progressive Education at Ontario Summer Camps, 1920–1955.
Wall, S., (2005). Totem Poles, Teepees, and Token Traditions: ‘Playing Indian’ at Ontario Summer Camps, 1920-1955
Watson, G.P.L., (2004). Place as Educator, Concepts of Nature: Children, Summer Camp and Environmental Education
Watson, Gavin, P. L. (2006). Wild Becomings: How the Everyday Experience of Common Wild Animals at Summer Camp Acts as an Entrance to the More-than-Human World.
Wilson, Cait., Sibthorp, Jim., Browne, Laurie. (2019). Youth Impact Study: Canadian Camping Association Oversample.