December News
President's Message

Dear OCA Members,

On behalf of the OCA Board of Directors I would like to wish everyone a very safe and happy holiday!

Election information was mailed to all voting members on Friday, November 28th. More information regarding the Annual General Meeting may be found on the OCA website homepage under Calendar.  

I look forward to seeing you at:
The 82nd OCA Annual General Meeting (AGM) 
Tuesday, January 20, 2015

3:00 PM
Sunnybrook Estates - Vaughan Estates
Academy of Medicine (Room)

(If you are travelling south on Bayview, turn left at the lights after the bridge onto Armistice Drive. The first house that you come to is Vaughan Estates. Signage for the Vaughan Estates will help you find the house & parking lot.) 
The Awards Dinner
Tuesday, January 20, 2015

5:30 PM - Reception
6:00 PM - Dinner
Sunnybrook Estates - Vaughan Estates
Main Reception Area & Main Ballroom
(see above for directions)

All of us are very excited about the 2015 Annual Directors Conference, January 28 to 30, 2015. We have a wonderful new location, professional speakers, luxurious accommodations, mouth-watering food and great people who have already registered. Join us by registering now for the event of the year! All Conference information and the registration form may be found on the OCA website homepage under Calendar.

Health and happiness to you and your families for the New Year!

Adam Kronick 

Annual General Meeting 

Awards Night Dinner
Calendar of Events

Mark your calendars for important OCA event dates, please Read more

2015 Annual Director's Conference
January 28-30, 2015 at the
Hilton Hotel-Markham Suites
Cross one more thing off your holiday to-do list and REGISTER NOW for the 2015 Conference!
Join us on January 20th, 2015 for the AGM at 3:00 pm. For more info click here. 

Immediately following is the Awards Night Dinner beginning at 5:30 pm. RSVP here.

Summer Camp

By: Dr. Catherine Steiner-Adair

Healthy Eating Made Simple

Rainbow Plate 
rolls all the best ingredients of camp into colourful, interactive programming that sparks imaginations and changes lives.Can all this be done with fruits and vegetables? 

10 Reasons Why...

Noted child development expert Dr. Catherine Steiner-Adair and Maine Camp Experience share 10 reasons why gifting summer camp may be the best gift a kid can get this year.

Read more

 Pass the Music on #2
Congratulations to the seven participating camps who raised over $42,000 for Kids In Camp. And congrats to Rachel from Camp New Moon on her winning performance.

Event highlights

OCA Committees
Important Information

OCA Preferred Vendor & Affiliate Spotlight  

  AdventureSmart Trainers Workshop

Join AdventureSmart on Friday, January 30th, at 2:00pm, for their condensed trainers workshop for camp staff. Visit our Calendar for more information.
Special Needs Resource Committee
Click here for information on the 2015 Special Needs Fairs and here for three documents that will help answer all of your questions on filing your AODA Compliance Reports.

Health Care Committee
Were you unable to make it to this year's Day Camp Workshop? Read up on all that was discussed during the Health Care Panel here.
Best Wishes
The OCA staff would like to thank all Members for making 2014 a great year.

Have a wonderful holiday and see you in 2015!
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