Residential Programs

Camp YMCA Kanawana offers an array of residential camp programs for youth aged 7 to 16. Mornings and evenings are spent in creative and innovative cabin group or all-section/all-camp activities while afternoons are spent in Interest Group activities designed to teach new skills or improve existing skills in specialty areas of the camper’s choice.

ACTIVITIES MAY INCLUDE:

  • Aquatics: water trampoline, swimming, paddleboarding, kayaking, canoeing;
  • Sports & Recreation: low ropes course, archery, rock climbing, soccer, Gaga Ball;
  • Arts & more: theatre, music, arts & crafts, nature, dance, survival skills, woodworking projects.

All activities are designed to teach new skills, provide opportunity for creativity, challenge participants, encourage outdoor exploration, and foster friendships.

All of our programs are offered in English, though most of our staff can speak both English and French.

6 days - Woodsmen (boys) / Pioneers (girls) - Ages 7-12 12 days - Woodsmen (boys) / Pioneers (girls) - Ages 7-12 12 days - Explorers - Ages 11-12 12 days - Coureurs des bois (boys) / Pathfinders (girls) - Ages 13-16 12 days - Adventurers - Flat Water - Ages 13-16 12 days - Adventurers - White Water - Ages 13-16 5 days - Coyote Camp - Ages 7-15 Changeover Weekend - Ages 7-15