Facilities

Situated in Saint-Sauveur on 550 acres of pristine wilderness, Camp YMCA Kanawana is only 45 minutes north of Montreal in the beautiful Laurentian region.

Camp YMCA Kanawana's facilities include:

  • 3 private lakes (Lake Kanawana, Lake Wilson and Round Lake)
  • 6 overnight campsites 
  • Wood cabins with bunk beds and separate sleep quarters for staff
  • Platform tents with bunk beds
  • Eco-friendly bathroom and shower facilities
  • An infirmary with 5 beds and a private washroom
  • Pavilion for workshops and trainings
  • 30-foot rock climbing wall
  • Sand beach with marked swimming area
  • Archery range
  • Low ropes course with team-building challenge obstacles
  • Boating waterfront with canoes, kayaks, paddleboards, a barge and rescue boat
  • Indoor gymnasium (the Katimavik)
  • Dining hall (capacity: over 300 people)
  • Activity/sports field
  • Nature nook
  • Gaga ball pit
  • Arts & crafts building
  • Activity lodge
  • Firebowls for campfires and cookouts
  • Nature interpretation trails