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Onondaga Camp
Onondaga Camp
1120 Rackety Trail R. R. #3
Minden, Ontario,
K0M 2K0

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Onondaga Camp

1120 Rackety Trail R. R. #3, Minden, Ontario, K0M 2K0
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Type:
Overnight camp
Categories:
Traditional (multi activity)
Cost:
$1,500/week
Age:
6 to 16
Gender:
Coed
Capacity:
350
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About this camp

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For over 100 years, campers have come to Onondaga Camp each summer to discover the challenges and rewards of outdoor adventure. A true Canadian summer tradition, Onondaga Camp provides an inclusive environment where young people can play, explore, achieve and grow. Offering over 30 different activities, campers have the opportunity to experience the best in outdoor adventure.


The Our Kids review of Onondaga Camp

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Onondaga is one of the oldest camps in the country, having recently celebrated its centenary. It was established by Keith Crowther, a staff member of Upper Canada College, and was moved to its current site in 1931, and it’s been co-ed since 1975. There’s a lot of history, and the current owners, all past campers, bought the camp in 1992 and have since developed the property, including a new dining hall completed in 2004. While the site may not show its age in the way that other camps might, the program continues to reflect the ideals that were established with the founding of the camp all those years ago. Traditional activities have been augmented over the years, including high ropes, wakeboarding, and a driving range for golf instruction. The breadth of programming is a draw, both for campers looking to further develop their skills, as well as those interested in trying new things. The board of directors includes three past directors, which, in addition to Duncan Robertson’s 25 years at Onondaga, offers a nice continuity to the maintenance and development of the camp experience.

Camp Address
1120 Rackety Trail R. R. #3, Minden, Ontario, K0M 2K0, Canada

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Overnight Camp
Coed
Ages: 6 - 16
Traditional (multi activity) $5,195
First-aid/lifesaving |Credit Courses|Archery|Basketball|Canoeing|Fishing|Golf|Hockey|Horseback Riding/Equestrian|Kayaking/Sea Kayaking|Mountain Biking|Sailing/Marine Skills|Soccer|Swimming|Tennis|Waterskiing/Wakeboarding|Skateboarding|Yoga|Rock Climbing|Zip Line|Arts & Crafts|Painting|Woodworking|Ballet|Jazz|Drawing|Pottery/ceramics |Rope courses|Zipline
Overnight Camp
Coed
Ages: 6 - 16
Traditional (multi activity) $2,925
First-aid/lifesaving |Credit Courses|Archery|Basketball|Canoeing|Fishing|Golf|Hockey|Horseback Riding/Equestrian|Kayaking/Sea Kayaking|Mountain Biking|Sailing/Marine Skills|Soccer|Swimming|Tennis|Waterskiing/Wakeboarding|Skateboarding|Yoga|Rock Climbing|Zip Line|Arts & Crafts|Painting|Woodworking|Ballet|Jazz|Drawing|Pottery/ceramics |Rope courses|Zipline
Overnight Camp
Coed
Ages: 6 - 16
Traditional (multi activity) $3,235
First-aid/lifesaving |Credit Courses|Archery|Basketball|Canoeing|Fishing|Golf|Hockey|Horseback Riding/Equestrian|Kayaking/Sea Kayaking|Mountain Biking|Sailing/Marine Skills|Soccer|Swimming|Tennis|Waterskiing/Wakeboarding|Skateboarding|Yoga|Rock Climbing|Zip Line|Arts & Crafts|Painting|Woodworking|Ballet|Jazz|Drawing|Pottery/ceramics |Rope courses|Zipline
Overnight Camp
Coed
Ages: 6 - 15
Traditional (multi activity) $5,195
First-aid/lifesaving |Credit Courses|Archery|Basketball|Canoeing|Fishing|Golf|Hockey|Horseback Riding/Equestrian|Kayaking/Sea Kayaking|Mountain Biking|Sailing/Marine Skills|Soccer|Swimming|Tennis|Waterskiing/Wakeboarding|Skateboarding|Yoga|Rock Climbing|Zip Line|Arts & Crafts|Painting|Woodworking|Ballet|Jazz|Drawing|Pottery/ceramics |Rope courses|Zipline
Overnight Camp
Coed
Ages: 6 - 16
Traditional (multi activity) $3,235
First-aid/lifesaving |Credit Courses|Archery|Basketball|Canoeing|Fishing|Golf|Hockey|Horseback Riding/Equestrian|Kayaking/Sea Kayaking|Mountain Biking|Sailing/Marine Skills|Soccer|Swimming|Tennis|Waterskiing/Wakeboarding|Skateboarding|Yoga|Rock Climbing|Zip Line|Arts & Crafts|Painting|Woodworking|Ballet|Jazz|Drawing|Pottery/ceramics |Rope courses|Zipline
Overnight Camp
Coed
Ages: 6 - 16
Traditional (multi activity) $2,925
First-aid/lifesaving |Credit Courses|Archery|Basketball|Canoeing|Fishing|Golf|Hockey|Horseback Riding/Equestrian|Kayaking/Sea Kayaking|Mountain Biking|Sailing/Marine Skills|Soccer|Swimming|Tennis|Waterskiing/Wakeboarding|Skateboarding|Yoga|Rock Climbing|Zip Line|Arts & Crafts|Painting|Woodworking|Ballet|Jazz|Drawing|Pottery/ceramics |Rope courses|Zipline
Overnight Camp
Coed
Ages: 6 - 16
Traditional (multi activity) $1,585
First-aid/lifesaving |Credit Courses|Archery|Basketball|Canoeing|Fishing|Golf|Hockey|Horseback Riding/Equestrian|Kayaking/Sea Kayaking|Mountain Biking|Sailing/Marine Skills|Soccer|Swimming|Tennis|Waterskiing/Wakeboarding|Skateboarding|Yoga|Rock Climbing|Zip Line|Arts & Crafts|Painting|Woodworking|Ballet|Jazz|Drawing|Pottery/ceramics |Rope courses|Zipline

Upcoming Events February 22, 2015

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  • February 09, 2019: Visit this camp at the Toronto Camp Expo RSVP for free tickets
    Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5J 2J5
    Join us Saturday, February 09 from 12:00 pm - 04:00 pm

    The annual Our Kids Camp Expo, at Roy Thomson Hall, is a chance for families to meet 70+ camps of all stripes, such as day, overnight, adventure, sports, arts, and education.



Director's Message

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Duncan Robertson, Director and Part Owner

Leading our entire program is Camp Director and part owner, Duncan Robertson, who can call upon over 30 years worth of experience as a camper, staff member and director. Duncan has been actively involved with the Ontario Camps Association, serving as a board member for five years. He is also a board member of the Society of Camp Directors, and has given presentations on many topics over the years at provincial, national and international camping conferences. He is supported by an active Board of Directors: David Hadden, David Lever and Michael Moore, each of whom has been a director of the camp in the past.


Accommodation & Property Details

Property details

Sleeping Accommodations

  • Cabins
  • Platform Tent

Amenities

  • Electricity in Sleeping Area
  • Toilet in Sleeping Area

Washrooms Facilities

  • Flush Toilets
  • Showers (indoor)

Sports facilities

  • Archery Range
  • Baseball Diamond
  • Basketball Court
  • Climbing Wall
  • Horseback Riding Arena (indoor/outdoor)
  • Rope Course
  • Soccer Field
  • Tennis Court(s)

Landscape

  • Forested Area
  • Lake/Pond/River
  • Nature Trails
  • Open Field


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Cost & Financial Aid

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Cost: $1,500 /week

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Campfires and Variety Night

Campers have the opportunity to sign up for campfires and variety nights, giving everyone a chance to display a special talent or put on a preformance.


All Camp Game

At Onondaga we pride ourselves on going all out for our special afternoons and all camp games. Our creative staff have never ending ideas on how to create new games that the entire camp can enjoy.


The Blob

Onondaga Camp has three huge water trampolines, each with many accessories including "The Blob." This activity is always popular during activity periods and is a great place to spend free time as well.


Waterskiing

Onondaga Camp has three waterski and wakeboard sites. At this activity, beginners at the sport can learn basic waterskiing and wakeboarding skills, while those who are experienced can practice and improve known skills. Onondaga also offers a specialty waterski/wakeboard camp during our one week session at the end of August.


Associations

  • Canadian Camping Association/ Association des camps du Canada Associations
  • The Ontario Camps Association Associations

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