July News
President's Message

Dear OCA Members,

I hope your summer is going well. 

During the summer months, please know that there is ongoing support for you! If you have a crisis or serious accident at your camp, or are in doubt and require support, please note the following information: 
  • the OCA office is open during business hours from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at 416-485-0425 or 1-844-485-0425 
    you may contact the 24-hour Crisis Support phone number at 416-708-8131
  • the newly revised Crisis Response Resource Manual is available on the OCA website's homepage bookshelf and may be downloaded by clicking here
**The Camp Marine Module is available to Members. To view, go directly to the OCA website under Members' Info. Click here to download the module.

Please remember to contact the OCA with your training dates, the trainer's name and also each participant's name and birth-date, which are required by the government.

**Membership Renewal packages will be mailed to Members Tuesday, August 4, 2015. This year, you have a choice of renewing online through Wild Apricot or renewing by completing and mailing the forms to the OCA office. This will be the last year that the renewal package will be mailed to Members. However, consideration will be made for those Members who do not have a computer.

**Changes have been made to the Child Care and Early Years Act. Once all of the information has been provided, we will update you on the changes. 


If you have any information you would like to share with other Members in the newsletter, please send it to heather@ontariocamps.ca before the first of each month.


If you have any questions regarding the Association, please let me know. 

  Adam Kronick 

Child Fitness/Arts/
Disability Tax Credits

For the most recent findings regarding this topic, please click here.

 Playground Information
OCA can assist you with any of your questions regarding Playground Standards.

Active For Life
Physical Literacy 

Just in time for summer, our resources team has created a series of free lesson plan units in physical literacy for summer camp leaders. Click here for more information.

Health Care Resources

For all of our up-to-date Health Care information and resources, please visit the OCA website here.

ACA - Top Tips for Camps 

Understand the facts
about child abuse. For more information click here.
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