Camp Kawartha

Awards

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Customer Service Excellence Award (2017)

Awards of Excellence presented by the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism

  • Recognizes business operators that raise customer service to a level of excellence and would therefore be considered a model for other businesses in the community to follow.
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Not-for-Profit Excellence Award (2016)

Awards of Excellence presented by the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism

  • This award recognizes a not-for-profit organization that exemplifies excellence in service to the community. The organization has an established reputation for innovation, strategic partnerships, effective volunteer management, successful marketing and promotions, delivering exceptional programs and services, and achieving measurable results for the betterment of the community.
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Customer First – Certificate of Merit (Top 3 Finalist, 2016)

Business Excellence Awards, Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce

  • In recognition of a business that demonstrates consistent top quality customer service, ongoing employee training and is able to provide examples of being friendly, honest, innovative, approachable and, as well, their community involvement.
Sustainable Peterborough Award

Healthy Communities Award (2016)

Partnership Recognition Awards presented by Sustainable Peterborough

  • In acknowledgement of our accomplishments and contribution to the community in the area of Healthy Communities.
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Senvion Community Project of the Year Award (2016)

Powering Prosperity Awards presented by the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA)

  • Camp Kawartha was recognized for the leadership in growing sustainability awareness amongst students of all ages.
Environmental Stewardship/Sustainability Award

Environmental Stewardship / Sustainability Award (2016)

Civic Awards presented by the City of Peterborough

  • Presented to the Camp Kawartha Environment Centre in recognition of our contribution to the community during the year of 2015.
Sustainability Award

Sustainability Recognition Award (2015)

Presented by the County of Peterborough

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Environmental Practices Award (2014)

Business Excellence Awards presented by the Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce

  • In recognition of a business that displays environmental responsibility and who has adopted new practices that encourage the sustainable use of renewable resources, and/or protection of environmentally sensitive areas and has community involvement.

Stewardship Award (2013)

Environmental Excellence Awards presented by the Otonabee Region Conservation Authority

  • Camp Kawartha received the stewardship award for continuing to find creative ways to deliver its mission of creating positive stewards of our natural and human communities.

“From establishing a unique eco-mentor program for student teachers in partnership with Trent University, to designing and implementing a water stewardship program for elementary and secondary students and embarking on an ambitious facility master plan, Camp Kawartha truly innovates and inspires.”

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Environmental Practices Award (2011)

Business Excellence Awards presented by the Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce

  • In recognition of a business that displays environmental responsibility and who has adopted new practices that encourage the sustainable use of renewable resources, and/or protection of environmentally sensitive areas and has community involvement.
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Environmental Achievement Recognition (2011)

Presented by Minister’s Award for Environmental Excellence 

  • The Minister’s Award for Environmental Excellence recognizes those that have made special contributions to improving Ontario’s environment.
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Environmental Practices Award (2009)

Business Excellence Awards presented by the Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce

  • In recognition of a business that displays environmental responsibility and who has adopted new practices that encourage the sustainable use of renewable resources, and/or protection of environmentally sensitive areas and has community involvement.
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Environmental Award (2009)

Eastern Region Awards of Excellence presented by the Kawartha Lakes Chamber of Commerce

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Environmental Practices Award (2008)

Business Excellence Awards presented by the Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce

  • In recognition of a business that displays environmental responsibility and has adopted new practices that encourage the sustainable use of renewable resources, and/or protection of environmentally sensitive areas.

Golden Hat Award (2007)

Presented by the Ontario Camping Association

  • for excellence in design and innovation for its unique energy efficient straw bale building.
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Platinum Award for Favourite Children’s Camp (2007)

Reader’s Choice Awards presented by Durham Parent

Staff & Volunteer Award Recipients

Richards Education Award 2008

Jacob Rodenburg, Executive Director – received the Richards Education Award, presented by Ontario Nature (2007)

  • Awarded to an individual who has succeeded in helping people understand the natural world and become enthusiastic supporters of conservation and environmental protection.

Jacob Rodenburg, Executive Director – received a Leadership in Environmental Education Award, presented by the Ontario Society of Environmental Educators (2010)

  • Offered annually to one or more persons who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in Environmental Education for at least five years. This award is designed to recognize direct and substantial contributions to the large scale improvement of Environmental Education at any level in the formal education system.

Neil Fortin, Head of Outdoor Education – received an award from the Peterborough Field Naturalists (2013)

  • Awarded for his work with the Junior Field Naturalists.

Cathy Romano, Health Care Coordinator and past Board Member – received the Volunteerism Award, presented by the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce Awards of Excellence (2010)

  • Presented to an individual in recognition of their volunteer contribution within the County of Peterborough.