We can't wait to see you at Hart Lake!

Camp Big Canoe is hoping for and anticipating the return of our regular summer camping programs in 2022! Here are some of things you will see this summer:

6-, 7- and 12-day Sessions

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

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 to earn OSSD credits while learning valuable outdoor and leadership skills

PeeWee Camp

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.

We are proud to be an Accredited Member of the Ontario Camps Association (OCA).

Meet our 2022 Directing Team

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

Kaitlynn McGregor (she/her)

Business Administrative Director

Kaitlynn has been involved in camping for over 12 years. She is finishing her degree for a future job in administration and is excited to bring her creativity, organization, and love of camp to Big Canoe this summer! 

Brie Paterson (she/her)

Head Program

Brie attended CBC for 8 summers and completing Outdoor Skills twice! She has a bachelor of physical education and just recently completed her Master of Teaching! She is looking forward to being back at camp for another summer and using all that she’s learned to make it the best one yet!

Kaitlyn McCleary (she/her)

Kaitlyn McCleary (she/her)

Head Counsellor

This is Kaitlyn's 7th year on staff and she is back for more! Any camper who has been to Big Canoe over the last several years will no doubt recall her booming voice in the dining hall and her sheer enthusiasm and energy everywhere at camp.

Dani Boon (she/her)

Head Tripper

Dani has been been running canoe trips at CBC for 5 years and has run our skills program twice! She brings incredible experience to our tripping program as she has been canoeing and portaging since she was two years old. She is passionate about sharing her love of tripping with campers and staff.

Sarah Crawley (she/her)

Head Waterfront

This is Sarah’s fourth year on staff at CBC, and it is her second year as head waterfront! Sarah brings a wealth of experience to the head waterfront position as she has been teaching swimming and lifeguarding for almost five years! She is excited to see waterfront busy with campers again this summer!

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Location and Mailing Address

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

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+1 (705) 645-4963