• 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

An experience like no other!

Why do you love Camp Big Canoe?!? Check out our video from Alec Whittal (staff alumnus) for a peek into the excitement of a summer at camp:

What is Camp Big Canoe all about?

Take a look at what we do:

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Virtual Camp Programming NOW!

CAMP EVERYWHERE! is a new program from Camp Big Canoe that is delivering interactive and active virtual camp activities for children!

Some of our awesome Camp Big Canoe Staff Family have teamed up with creative, insightful, fun and wacky camp-style programs designed to encourage positive social interaction.

There is live and interactive programming every weekday at 9am, 11am, 1pm, 3pm and 8pm; Saturdays at 11am and 1pm; special events on Sundays at 7pm. There is even a trivia night for all of you parents, alumni and staff every Friday at 8pm.

Camp Everywhere! schedule and info →

Camp Big Canoe and COVID-19

Camp Big Canoe is hoping for the best…

… prepping, planning, creating and getting excited for an incredible 2020 summer season!

… but preparing for all possibilities.

Camp Big Canoe continues to be incredibly intentional about your child’s safety. We have a Camp Big Canoe and COVID-19 page that will be updated as we move forward through these challenging circumstances. Check in to see our most recent statement regarding this summer, and join our mailing list to receive Camp Big Canoe news.

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Like Nowhere Else

Camp Big Canoe is an overnight 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… The Summer of 2020 is almost here!

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!

Camp starts in 35 days!

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News and Events

2020 Open House: Saturday July 4, 2020
We invite you to come up to Camp Big Canoe on Saturday July 4, 2020 for our annual Open House! Come meet our staff and stroll around our beautiful camp. We’ll have the waterfront open for you to take a dip, and sausages and hot dogs on the BBQ. Come any time between 11am and 3pm! See you soon!

2020 Car Wash Fundraiser in Bracebridge

Come on out to the Rotary Club parking lot in Bracebridge on Sunday July 5 for our annual Car Wash fundraiser! The staff will be out in full force from 10am to 1pm, rain or shine. Bring your dirty car in and we’ll spiff it up for you for a donation of your choice. Help send a child to camp this summer AND get rid of the spring mud on your ride! Win-win!

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Many Thanks to Our Sponsors

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