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est 1921

Fostering Outdoor
& Environmental

Over the past decade Camp Kawartha has taken a leadership role in fostering stewardship and environmental awareness. We are an accredited, award-winning, not-for-profit organization that is dedicated to the promotion of the highest standard of programming, Established in 1921, Camp Kawartha has expanded into a year-round facility, offering day and overnight summer camps for children ages 4-17, curriculum-linked outdoor and environmental education programs for students in grades K to 12, and facility rentals for meetings, workshops, group retreats, and conferences. Camp Kawartha also offers workshops on environmental education, sustainable living and is working with the entire community to foster stewardship at each and stage of a child’s development.

What We Do

Open year-round with two facility locations, we offer a variety of programs for children, youth and adults. Explore our website to find out what Camp Kawartha can offer you.

Summer Camp

  • Day & Overnight summer camps at both locations
  • For children ages 4-17

Facility Rentals

  • Both of our locations offer scenic and relaxing venues from September to June
  • Perfect for group retreats, conferences or meetings

Curriculum-Linked Education Programs

  • 80+ curriculum-linked outdoor and educational programs
  • Programs for elementary and secondary students grades K-12
  • Programs for homeschooled children available at our Peterborough location

Team Building

  • Experienced facilitators
  • Programs designed to foster positive communication and leadership
children exploring pond

Outreach Camps

In partnership with local Cottage Associations, we deliver environmental camps, teaching about stewardship, ecology and enjoying the outdoors.

Campers smiling outside

Continuing Education

We provide Eco-Mentorship courses for College and University students.

Community Partnerships

Our Pathway to Stewardship and Kinship is a community-based strategy to inspire our children and youth to create healthy and vibrant communities for themselves and for the planet.