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2015 Bondar Challenge Award Winners!

Posted on March 21, 2016 by Catherine Ross

Diamond Level — most experienced, most difficult "Tall Trees" by Olivia Boyuk  of Camp Woolsey received the 1st place prize at the Diamond Level in 2015.

Diamond Level — most experienced, most difficult
“Tall Trees” by Olivia Boyuk of Camp Woolsey received the 1st place prize at the Diamond Level in 2015.

Visit The Roberta Bondar Foundation website and enjoy the world of nature as captured by award-winning camper photographers.

Consider joining the over fifty Canadian camps now benefiting from this excellent program, the Summer Camp Bondar Challenge, a fusion of the natural environment and photographic art.

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Communications Officer at Canadian Camping Association
Catherine's lifelong love of camping began in 1953 when she accompanied her mother, the new camp cook, to Camp Tanamakoon in Algonquin Park. She remained at Tan until 1978 as a camper and in several staff roles. After five years as a teacher, in 1979, Catherine and her husband George purchased Camp Mi-A-Kon-Da for girls in Parry Sound, Ontario which they owned for 20 years. Catherine has served on the Board of the Ontario Camps Association, and is Past President of the Society of Camp Directors. She is currently Communications Officer on the Board of the CCA. She is past editor of Camps Canada, published by the CCA, and the OCAasional News, the newsletter of the OCA. She is the author of four publications. Her articles on camping have appeared in numerous magazines.