Here Comes Summer Camp 2018!

After a tremendous 2017 season, the energy and excitement for the 2018 season is building rapidly. We have reached 84% of registered capacity for the 2018 season which has resulted in numerous FULL Periods and those with very LIMITED registration remaining.

Registration is available online, and our most recent registration update is below.

** FULL indicates a waiting list is now being taken. Limited indicates less than 10 open spots.

PERIOD
REGISTRATION STATUS
BOYS CAMP
GIRLS CAMP
JULY CAMP (One Month)
Sunday, July 1 – Saturday July 28
FULL
LIMITED
AUGUST CAMP (One Month)
Sunday, July 29 – Saturday, August 25
LIMITED
LIMITED
PERIOD ONE (Two Weeks)
Sunday, July 1 – Saturday, July 14
10 +
10 +
PERIOD TWO (Two Weeks)
Sunday, July 15 – Saturday, July 28
FULL
FULL
PERIOD THREE (Two Weeks)
Sunday, July 29 – Saturday, August 11
LIMITED
FULL
PERIOD FOUR (Two Weeks)
Sunday, August 12 – Saturday, August 25
FULL
LIMITED
 
PERIOD 1A (One Week for 8-12)
Sunday, July 1 – Saturday, July 7
LIMITED
10 +
PERIOD 1B (One Week for 10-15)
Sunday, July 8 – Saturday, July 14
10 +
10 +
PERIOD 3A (One Week for 8-12)
Sunday, July 29 – Saturday, August 4
10 +
FULL
PERIOD 3B (One Week for 10-15)
Sunday, August 5 – Saturday, August 11
10 +
10 +
PERIOD 4B (10-15 years)
Sunday, August 19 – Saturday, August 25
LIMITED
10 +
PERIOD FIVE (Five Days / 8-12 years)
Monday, August 27- Friday, August 31
10 +
10 +
WEEnonah 1 (Three Days / 5-7 years)
Friday, June 15 – Sunday, June 17
LIMITED
LIMITED
WEEnonah 2 (Three Days / 5-7 years)
Monday, August 27 – Wednesday, August 29
FULL
FULL
 
JULY POLARIS (One Month / 16 years)
Sunday, July 1 – Saturday July 28
LIMITED
FULL
JULY WCIT (One Month / 17 years)
Sunday, July 1 – Saturday July 28
LIMITED
LIMITED
AUGUST POLARIS (One Month / 16 years)
Sunday, July 29 – Saturday, August 25
10 +
LIMITED
AUGUST WCIT (One Month / 17 years)
Sunday, July 29 – Saturday, August 25
LIMITED
LIMITED
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2018 Registration Is Now Open!

2018 registration is now underway.

We are pleased to offer a Priority Registration period with a significant discount on camper fees to Summer Camp families. The Priority Registration Period is available through Friday, September 8.

Registration is on a first come, first served basis for returning families for all Camp Periods. With many campers increasing the length of their stay at Camp each year, we are unable to commit to holding spaces from one year to the next.

Associate Director Caron Brick is at our Burlington Office accepting 2018 Summer Camp applications throughout July and August.

When applications are received, they are entered in order of receipt. Families will receive an automatic email as confirmation of their application(s). If you do not receive an automatic email your application has not been submitted and your camper is not registered.

If you have any questions you can reach Caron at (905) 631-2849 or by email (caron@campwenonah.com).

Mini Warbler

Our Mini Warbler includes information on Summer Camp, 2017 Capital Projects, and some exciting developments for 2018. Watch for your copy in the mail, but here is a sneak preview…

Download and read the Mini Warbler.

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Preparing for Camp

Over 1000 campers spend parts of their summer at Wenonah each year. That means that we get lots of questions from parents about how to best prepare their eager campers for the Wenonah experience.

Below are answers to some of the most common questions we get from campers and families:

What should I pack for my child?

There are lots of important items to make sure you send with your child to Camp, and also some things we ask that you not send.

Link to Packing List

When is Visitor’s Day?

Visitor’s Day is held twice during the Summer, for one month campers only:

Saturday, July 15 – July one month campers, July POLARIS, July WCITs

Saturday, August 12 – August one month campers, August POLARIS, August WCITs

What if my child is bring medications to Camp?

If your child is taking the Camp bus from Julliard Public School, we ask that you give all of your child’s medications (and written instructions) to a Camp staff member before your camper boards the bus. Look for the designated table at the bus stop where you can drop off your child’s medication.

The staff member will ensure the medications get delivered to the nurses safely upon arrival at Camp. Please ensure that all medications are in their original containers and timing/dosages are clearly marked.

We provide all ‘as needed’ medications (i.e. Benadryl, Tylenol, Ibruprofen and Gravol) so you don’t need to send them!

When your child returns home, please remember to pick up your child’s medications from the Camp staff member who was on the bus when you pick them up at Julliard P.S.

If you are dropping your child off at Camp by car, please visit the Health Centre to drop your child’s medications off (and meet the nurses and Health Centre staff!). Your child’s medications will be packed in their luggage on the last morning of Camp.

What are some other health notes I should consider?

What if my child has had a fever prior to Camp?

To help keep our Camp community healthy, please contact our Muskoka Office if your child has had a fever at any time during the week preceding the start of their Camp Period.

We thank families for helping us keep influenza like illnesses from being brought into Camp.

Head to Toe Checks

Midway through your child’s stay at Camp, the counseling staff carry out a Head to Toe check – a quick look to make your child is healthy and clean! Any bumps, bruises, scratches or rashes are highlighted to the nurses.

If there are any concerns, the Camp nurses will contact you.

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Important notes about contacting Camp this Summer

As you start getting ready to send your child to Summer Camp, we have included a few answers below to common questions about reaching us while your camper is at Wenonah.

Can I email my child at Camp?

Yes, you can! Simply send an email to campers@campwenonah.com and we’ll deliver it to your child.

Please put your child’s name (and their cabin or tabin name, if you know it) in the subject line, and we’ll print the email off and deliver it to your camper after dinner.

Please note that campers do not have access to the internet while they are at Camp, and won’t be able to respond to your email.

What about writing letters?

Camper mail is picked up each weekday, and delivered to campers after dinner.

If you’d like to write a letter to your camper, please address it to:

Camper Name / Period Attending / Cabin or Tabin
c/o Camp Wenonah
1324 Bird Lake Road, RR#3
Bracebridge, ON P1L 1X1

Campers are encouraged to write letters home each day during rest hour. We deliver mail to Bracebridge two times each week.

* Tipsend some self-addressed stamped envelopes to Camp with your child for when they want to write to family and friends!

Who can I contact if I have any questions or concerns?

Don’t forget, our Handbook is a great resource if you have any questions in the lead up to your child going to Camp.

You can also contact Caron Brick through email (caron@campwenonah.com) at our Burlington Office (Caron will be away for a couple of weeks in July, but the office will stay open and we’ll be checking any emails sent to her!)

Office Coordinator Lauren Zucker oversees all activity at our Muskoka Office throughout the Summer. To reach our Muskoka Office, you can call (705) 645-6163. You can also email Lauren at summeroffice@campwenonah.com.

Nancy Vandenbergh is available to answer any questions you may have about camper health and wellness. You can email Nancy at nancy@campwenonah.com.

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