April News
President's Message


Dear OCA Members,

Wow only 71 days before camp! I can't wait.

With all of the preparation for camp, Members still found time to come to the New Tradition is Good Nutrition Workshop February 24, the Infectious Disease Workshop held March 24, and the Campfire of Inclusion event honouring Jim McHardy held April 14.

You also will not want to miss the following Workshops: 
  

OCA Health Care Workshop
 
Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
hosted by the Health Care Committee
Bayview Glen Lower School - 75 Duncan Mill Road, Toronto
Online Registration - See Below! 

 

2015 Counsellor Conference
Saturday, May 23, 2015 - 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

hosted by the Educational Committee
Camp Robin Hood
Online Registration - See Below!
 

The OCA Office launched a new database and online registration using Wild Apricot. Members have been sent their codes to be able to go into the Wild Apricot site to change/add their camp's information and to register for the 2015 Healthcare Conference. In August this site will also be used for Members to renew their Membership. Please contact the OCA office for any assistance you may need with the new online registration or for updating your camp's information.

 

In addition, we are excited to announce that in the very near future you will be provided, in a separate email, with information regarding the progress we are making with OCA's Marketing Project. 

 

There are so many good projects currently in the works with Transport Canada, The Temporary Foreign Worker Program, Crisis Response Resource Manual, Tripping Guide and soon to be added to the project list is an updated Healthcare Resource Manual.

We will endeavor to keep you posted about all of the projects as information arises.

Thank you for your time and attention to this information.

Sincerely,
  Adam Kronick 






2015 Calendar 
of Events

For a list of upcoming events taking place in the OCA community, please visit our calendar here. 
Healthcare Conference
May 2, 2015 

It is important that all first aiders, nurses, doctors and camp directors attend this conference.

To Register
Counsellors Conference
May 23, 2015 

It is important that all first aiders, nurses, doctors and camp directors attend this conference. For more information and to register.


 
ORCKA Canoeing Instructor Courses


Dragonfly Paddling is hosting three great ORCKA Instructor courses: Basic Canoeing, Camp Canoeing and a Bridge course, in May and June. 

Wilderness
First Aid Certification Courses

Kandalore is excited to offer WFR/WAFA/Bridge and WFA courses throughout the month of June! Room and board are included in the course fee. 

Emerging Issues: Immunizations, Measles, and Other Communicable Diseases - ACA

Recent outbreaks of measles in the U.S. heightened attention to this highly contagious disease.


 

O CANADA! THE SPIRIT OF SPORT- A GREAT SUCCESS!

 

On April 9, Kids in Camp hosted a jovial, camping crowd gathered for a most enjoyable fundraising evening.  
 
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