Forms & Resources
What to Pack
Check out this helpful video to assist you with the challenges of packing for your summer camp adventure around the corner!
Benefits of Summer Camp
Summer Camp as Social Suppliment for Modern Society by Andy Pritikin & Peg Smith
Our Kids Publication – Benefits of Summer Camp – Day 1
A few points to consider – Value of Summer Camp for Kids
“What an amazing world we live in, with more information and connections at our fingertips than we could ever imagine. This brave
new world has come with a price though, as we’ve gradually replaced human interaction with technological interaction, and created a generation of young people, many of whom are not fully equipped for college, the workforce or adult life…” read more
Getting to Know Camp-Can-aqua
Our Program Guide is a comprehensive information package that contains everything you’ll want to know about Camp Can-aqua, from the staff, to the activities, to what food we eat, tripping and much more. Definitely required reading for getting to know all about us.
“Camp Can-Aqua is a little slice of perfection! Our facilities are rustic and traditional, yet well maintained and current. Situated inside over 200 acres of stunning Ontario landscape, our site has been carefully designed and built to blend into the nature around us. Although our greatest feature is our stunning private lake, the property also includes a maple bush, walking trails, bike trails, and a cookout site…” read more
Check out the latest thoughts from Camp Director Andrew “Marty” Martin in the Camp Can-Aqua Can-Aqua News Winter
“Camp is not a two week decision over one summer holiday, but rather one of the largest, most significant decisions a parent can make for their child. I was reminded of this very fact throughout the entire summer as both campers and alumni made an effort to introduce themselves to me and welcome me to “the family”… read more
Camp Can-Aqua Blog
See what hottest off the press: check out our blog.
Ready to Register?
Click on over to our registration page to view all of our camp programs, session dates, rates and to register online or by downloading a registration form. Read our registration and cancellation policies here.
Preparing to Leave for Camp
Parent Information Handbook & Camper Guide
Take a look at our extensive guide outlining everything you need to know about Can-Aqua.
Check out our Packing List–a one-stop preparation list that is a must-read, especially for first-time campers and their parents.
First Time Camper Tips
Is this your child’s first time away at camp? Here are some helpful tips for new campers and their families.
Homesickness is part of normal development. Our job is to coach children through the experience, not to avoid the topic altogether. Have a look at what our years of experience have taught us about dealing with homesickness.
Looking for more resources? Homesick and Happy is a terrific book that talks through the challenging anxieties felt by all parents.
Camp Can-Aqua is a proud partner with Amici Charities. Together, we help make the summer camp experience accessible to all.