What To Bring To Camp

The Northway and Wendigo Outfit Lists are a suggested list. The Northway list is based on a 25-day session, while the Wendigo list is for a 13-day session. Please adjust your packing accordingly. Remember that a good camper travels light! This is particularly true for those children who will be flying to camp, as many airlines […]

Electronics at Camp

Cell phones, iPads, and other electronics etc. have become a part of daily life for many children. When surrounded by this technology “bubble”, it is difficult for them to see how it impacts their lives. In such a hectic world, it is a rare opportunity for kids to step outside this bubble and engage with […]

Communicating with Your Child at Camp

By Mail Receiving mail at camp is fun and exciting. Receiving letters regularly is what campers love. The content of the letters is secondary—a quick note is just as appreciated as several pages. Mail to camp can be slow. We recommend sending a letter a few days before your child leaves for camp so they […]

Homesickness: Tips for Parents & Campers Alike

It is never too early to start planning for your son or daughter’s summer at camp. There are many exciting things about going to camp for the first time—new friends, great adventures, and an opportunity for increased independence. Camp can be a great “life-training” experience for children, building their independence and teaching self-reliance and social […]

The Camp Northway Store

The Northway Camp Store is open 3 days/week. It allows campers to purchase various items using the deposit you have made for them. There are snack items such as chocolate bars, chips, and juice bottles (limits apply). A variety of necessities are also on hand in case your camper runs out: toothpaste, soap, toothbrushes, flashlights, […]

Safety First!

Staff Certifications All Northway staff are required to have at minimum the Bronze Cross swim certification and CPR. Our Canoe Trip Guides have their Wilderness First Aid certification. Counsellors have Standard First Aid certification. Water Safety All Northway Staff and campers must wear a life jacket when on the water. Campers undergo a swim evaluation […]

For Campers Flying to and from Camp

Please plan flights to Toronto to arrive before noon and flights from Toronto to depart after 1:30 pm. If your daughter or son will be flying to camp, please advise us if they will be travelling in the care of the airline. Your child’s flight will be met by a camp representative at Toronto’s Pearson […]


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