Tag Archives: Research

[:en]Think Tank on Camp Research Strategies and Strategic Directions[:fr]Groupe de réflexion sur les stratégies de recherche sur les camps[:]

[:en]On May 7, 2017 in Toronto, Dr. Stephen Fine, Chair of the CCA Research Committee, chaired a meeting of CCA Executive Members, John Jorgenson (President of the International Camping Fellowship), and several academics representing various disciplines: education, nursing, architecture, sociology … Continue reading

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[:en]Canadian Camping Association Research Award of Excellence Call for Papers[:fr]Appel de communications pour le Prix d’excellence en recherche 2017 de l’Association des camps du Canada[:]

[:en]Camp Directors: The CCARAE 2017 Call for Papers is now online. Please bring it to the attention of all staff or alumni who are engaged in camping–related research in their studies or work.[:fr]Directeurs de camps : L’appel de communications 2017 … Continue reading

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[:en]2016 Canadian Camping Association Research Award of Excellence Winner[:fr]Prix d’excellence en recherche 2016 de l’Association des camps du Canada[:]

[:en] CCA is pleased to announce that Mandi Baker, PhD, Griffith U AUS, is the 2016 winner of the CCARAE for her doctoral dissertation: Becoming and Being a Camp Counsellor: a study of discourse, power relations and emotions. Mandi attended … Continue reading

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[:en]Summer Camp Health Initiative[:]

[:en]The Summer Camp Health Initiative is a project developed by four medical students at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine. They are also keen, experienced campers. Their focus is on health promotion and injury and illness prevention at summer camps. … Continue reading

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[:en]Camps as Agents of Change[:]

[:en]The Sept/Oct 2015 issue of Camping Magazine contains an article by Dr. Stephen Fine, Chair of the CCA Research Committee, called Education for Global Citizenship: A Role for Summer Camp. Stephen advocates that camps can play a major role in … Continue reading

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Call For Papers: Canadian Camp Research Award of ExcellenceInvite des contributions au Prix D’Excellence en Recherche des camps dans le domain des camps au Canada

Camp Directors: Please forward to your present and former staff. The annual Award honours and celebrates excellence in research and writing that makes a significant contribution to the body of academic literature relevant to the organized camping movement in Canada. … Continue reading

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Canadian Camp Research Award of Excellence Winner 2014

Catherine Laing, R.N., Ph.D. is the 2014 winner of the Canadian Camp Research Award of Excellence for her doctoral dissertation entitled: “It’s not just camp: Understanding the Meaning of Children’s Cancer Camps for Children and Families.” Beautifully written in a … Continue reading

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A great idea worth emulating!Un exemple à suivre!

Barb Gray, Director of Ontario Easter Seals Camps, knows how to make camping research work for her! In a note to Dr. Stephen Fine, Chair of the CCA Research Committee, Barb writes: “I use the data from the University of … Continue reading

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Announcing the Canadian Camp Research Award of ExcellenceLe prix d’excellence en recherche sur les camps canadiens de l’ACC

The CCA is pleased to announce a new Canadian Camp Research Award of Excellence. This award encourages research in fields that relate to camping in Canada in its social, economic, technological, political and organizational environments. Camp Directors, we ask that … Continue reading

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Camp Research Project: Purpose, Findings and Practical ApplicationsProjet de recherche sur les camps de l’ACSC : objet, conclusions et applications pratiques

The Canadian Camping Association, as a federation of camps across the country, is experiencing a variety of challenges: rising costs, shrinking youth market share, increased government scrutiny and regulation, and risk management issues. Validated research is a powerful instrument for … Continue reading

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