• An Experience Like No Other
    An Experience Like No Other
  • Like Nowhere Else
    Like Nowhere Else
  • Find the Spirit of Camp Big Canoe
    Find the Spirit of Camp Big Canoe

What We Offer

What We Offer - Camp Big Canoe Programs
The Spirit of Camp Big Canoe is in everything we do. Through our land, water, and arts activities, our leadership and out-tripping programs, and more, we are together and experiencing a camp like nowhere else.

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Countdown to Camp Big Canoe 2016

Camp Big Canoe is Hiring!

Camp Big Canoe is currently seeking 1 head tripper.  This is a position of responsibility and applicants should be 20 years of age or older.  Experience in canoe tripping, strong organizational skills, and excellent team work is required!

If you want to spend your summer in the great outdoors developing a love of nature in our campers, apply now!

Like Nowhere Else

Camp Big Canoe is a residential camp for boys and girls aged 6-16. Located on 240 acres surrounding private Hart Lake in the beautiful Muskoka district of Ontario, Canada, our campers are given every opportunity to experience the challenge and rewards of outdoor living and to appreciate their natural environment.

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Get Ready for Camp

Get Ready for Camp Big Canoe
Wherever possible we try to help you prepare your child for camp.
Find out what to pack, what not to pack, transportation info, preparation tips for first time campers, info on how you may contact your camper and even songs and camp lingo to get your camper in the Spirit of Camp Big Canoe!

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News and Events

Register now for summer 2016!

The summer of 2015 was one for the ages for Camp Big Canoe. It’s never too early to think about next summer. Register now for the Summer of 2016.

Operation Black Socks

Save Money. Be kind to the environment. Support an innovative Canadian company. Help send a kid to Camp. That’s a pretty good combo! If you purchase Dizolve Laundry soap, not only will you get those dirty camp socks cleaner than ever before, but your purchase of this Canadian made, innovative, eco and cost friendly detergent will help to send deserving kids to camp. Purchase yours today.

Bank of Nova Scotia Marathon

A big thanks to everyone who participated and supported our runners and walkers. Your help will ensure camp remains an affordable experience for all who deserve to enjoy the gift of Camp Big Canoe. Thank you for sharing the Spirit.

Pictures, Pictures, and More Pictures – Hugs, High Fives, and Smiles, Oh My!

Want to re-live the Summer of 2015? Check out our gallery for pictures from all four sessions and Pee Wee Camp. As you will see when you click, our gallery goes all the way back to 1998! Re-live the memories and once again share in The Spirit of Camp Big Canoe.

Open House 2016 – On Sunday, July 3 we will once again open up camp for all to come and enjoy the Spirit of Camp Big Canoe in person. Whether it is your first summer or your fifth, come on up to camp to enjoy a day at camp before the summer whizzes by!

Many Thanks to Our Sponsors

United Church of CanadaToronto United Church CouncilScotiabank Toronto Waterfront MarathonToronto Star Fresh Air FundLiving Waters Presbytery