A Different Kind of Summer!

Camp Big Canoe is still offering a variety of program options in 2020, even if we can't meet in person:

Big Canoe's Camp Everywhere!

A safe space for campers online! Our virtual program for campers of all ages offers interactive and engaging camp style activities 4 times every day, with special events on weekends. Stay connected and keep that camp spirit!

FREE!

Big Canoe's eLIT

Our Leader in Training program has moved online for 2020! For campers turning 15 or 16 this year. Earn an OSSD high school credit and don't miss a beat in your leadership development. Financial assistance is available

$400 +HST

Big Canoe's Camp-In-A-Box

Receive crafts, stickers, activities and other surprises in a care package – right to your home. We will stuff as much camp into your Camp-In-A-Box as we can*.
(* beach sand and campfire not included)

$20pp + $10 s&h +HST

6-, 7- and 12-day Sessions (returning in 2021)

For 8 to 14 year old campers, an unforgettable overnight camp experience on our own private lake! Days are filled with swimming, paddling, crafting and so much more, including our legendary campfires, campwide games, theme days and canoe trips

High School Credit Leadership Courses (returning in 2021)

The most fun you will ever have taking a class! Our "Outdoor Skills" and "Leader In Training" programs give 15 and 16 year olds the opportunity earn OSSD credits while learning valuable outdoor and leadership skills

PeeWee Camp (returning in 2021)

If your 6 to 9 year old camper is ready for an overnight camp experience, PeeWee Camp is ready for them! Experienced staff welcome campers to a fun and safe introduction to camping at Big Canoe in this 5-day stay

Camp Big Canoe is an overnight camp for boys and girls aged 6-16 affiliated with the United Church of Canada. 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.

Meet our Directing Team

Our staff team at Camp Big Canoe is comprised of a group of dedicated, compassionate and well-trained counsellors, most of who have been campers at Big Canoe themselves, led by our awesome Directing Team:
Aidan on the dock

Aidan Bell

Business Administrative Director

Aidan brings his education in business to Big Canoe this summer and looks forward to his 5th staff summer. He has an uncanny ability of injecting enthusiasm into everything he does, and is an excellent rolemodel that our community looks up to!

Annabelle under a canoe

Annabelle Clark-Lepard

Big Canoe Everywhere! Program Director

After 3 summer in the Tripping department, most recently as our Head Tripper, Annabelle brings her unabashedly amazing organization, creativity and drive to our Directing Team this year. She can't wait to show you the creativity we can bring to the online environment!

Jack at the campfire

Jack Stebila

Virtual LIT Program Director

2020 will be Jack's 5th summer as staff at Big Canoe, including stints as counsellor and LIT leader. He is leading the charge on helping our young leaders continue their growth in a brand new online world with the eLITe program this summer!

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Location and Mailing Address

Camp Big Canoe
1012 Sherwood Forest Rd.
Bracebridge, Ontario   P1L 1X3

Call Us

+1 (705) 645-4963

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