Camp Kawartha

Preparing for Summer Camp

We strive to provide a rich and wonderful camping experience for all campers. We want your child to have a safe and happy time while at Camp Kawartha. Below, please find information to help prepare your kid for his or her arrival and stay at camp.

Forms Checklist

Have you submitted your child(ren)’s Health Form? To see what paperwork must be completed before your child comes to camp, please review our Registration Forms Checklist

Camper Code of Conduct

Pre-Camp Head Lice Check

Be sure to do a head lice check at home prior to arrival. Children found to have head lice on arrival will not be allowed to enter camp until the matter has been resolved. Please review this Pre-Camp Head Lice Screening information sheet, provided by Lice Squad.

Packing Lists for Camp

Personalized Labels from Lovable Labels

Please visit to purchase Lovable Labels – a fun way to personally identify all your children’s belongings when they visit camp, including labels, stickers, bag tags, bracelets and books. 20% of all sales will go to support our ongoing activities. During checkout, be sure to indicate Camp Kawartha as the Fundraiser Name.

camper arrivalArrival & Departure Info

Gift Store

On arrival and departure days during summer camp, we will have a selection of Camp Kawartha branded T-shirts, Hoodies, and other souvenirs available for purchase. Check out our online Gift Store for available items and prices. All proceeds go to supporting programs for children.

Preventing Homesickness

Please refer to the article Preventing Homesickness written by our Executive Director and published in the Peterborough Kids Magazine.


Transportation to and from camp is the responsibility of parents and guardians. Here are some useful contacts:

Summer Camp Survey

At the end of your camper’s session, please be sure to fill out our feedback survey. We value your comments and suggestions. We take what you have to say very seriously and will use your feedback as a way to modify and improve future camps. 

Forms are in PDF format and require the free Adobe Reader to view PDF files. If you are unable to print any of the forms, we will gladly fax or mail them out to you upon request.