Through camping, kids from diverse backgrounds develop important skills such as self-reliance, problem solving, socialization and an appreciation of and commitment to the natural environment.


The CCA's goal is to provide information and services for the hundreds of camps across the country, the thousands of staff working in these camps and the many thousands of parents whose children experience the wonder of camp.


The CCA is here to serve you! For almost 80 years, the CCA has worked on behalf of Canadian camps to help grow, develop, and promote organized children's camping across the country.

The Canadian Camping Association is a nonprofit, national federation of Provincial Camping Associations. We are dedicated to the growth, development and promotion of organized camping for all populations in Canada.


Call For Papers: Canadian Camp Research Award of Excellence

Camp Directors: Please forward to your present and former staff. The annual Award honours and celebrates excellence in research and writing that...
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Update – LMIA Exemption Charitable or Religious Camps

Dear CCA Members, We have some important updates regarding the LMIA exempt work permits utilized by religious or charitable camps.  The new...
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Canadian Camp Research Award of Excellence Winner 2014

Catherine Laing, R.N., Ph.D. is the 2014 winner of the Canadian Camp Research Award of Excellence for her doctoral dissertation entitled: “It’s...
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News on Temporary Foreign Worker Program

Hi CCA Membership, We wanted to get in touch with a short-term, significant change to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. The government...
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