The Society of Camp Directors Writing Awards encouage excellence in research and writing relevant to organized children’s camping that will enchance the body of literature on professional practice and qualified directorship in Canadian camps.
A hard copy of every submission will be added to the Society of Camp Directors Collection at the Trent University Archives. An electronic copy of each of the winners’ submissions will be on the SCD website.
The Society presents an Award of $1,000.00 annually at its November meeting, and may present additional Awards of $500.00 each.
The Awards are funded by the Society of Camp Directors, Canadian Camping Association/L’association des camps du Canada, the Ontario Camps Association and the Trent University Archives. The judges are an independent academic and professional committee of SCD Fellows.
The topic will have relevance to organized children’s camping in Canada from the perspective of any professional field or academic discipline.
It may be a term paper, thesis, research report, article, chapter or book.
The submission, in English or French, must be the author’s original work, with accepted academic citations, references, and bibliography.
Submit a hard copy for the Trent Archives, and an electronic copy for the SCD website. Books require electronic promotion information for the SCD website.
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: MAY 31, 2013
SUBMIT ONE COPY BY HAND, POST OR E-MAIL TO:
Sol Birenbaum, c/o Camp Walden, 483 Dupont Street, Suite 104, Toronto, ON M6G 1Y6
e-mail: [ firstname.lastname@example.org ].