Frequently Asked Questions
So what is this day all about?
This day is about celebrating the past 75 years of Kwasind, and celebrating that we are just getting started! Part reunion, part day-at-camp, this will be an amazing opportunity to enjoy all the amazing activities that camp has to offer, a meal, and a lot of fun with fellow Kwasindians. Please see HERE what the day will look like!
How much does it cost?
The day is free! We are so happy to host you, but we are also happy to accept donations. Please click HERE to donate to Camp Kwasind.
If it is free, do I still need to register?
Yes please! In order to accommodate food and all the amazing activities we have planned, we need to know you are coming. Please RSVP so we can plan for you.
Where do I park?
Since our camp parking lot is a wee bit small, we will be having you park offsite and a shuttle bus will happily take you to and from camp! Details to come at the beginning of the summer regarding this information.
Can I stay overnight? Where can I stay?
To enjoy the overnight camp experience please register for our Celebration Weekend. We are unable to provide overnight accommodations for this celebration. If you are looking for places to stay overnight on August 17th, there are many great hotels, inns and camping spots in Huntsville, Bracebridge and surrounding areas to choose from. We recommend booking early!
Will there be babysitting for my young children?
Parents are responsible for looking after their own kiddos!
What food will be served for the day
We are happy to be providing a BBQ lunch, snacks and drinks throughout the day. Lunch will be served at 12pm-2pm
What do I bring?
There are so many options of activities to engage in that day! We would recommend being prepared for them all by bringing sunscreen, bathing suits, towels, bug spray, camping chairs and your favorite Camp Kwasind clothing!
Is there anything I should not bring to camp?
Please don’t bring tents or trailers, or your pets.
Can my children who are registered for Week 7 stay over at camp until Saturday August 17?
No. There is no ability for us to allow your children to stay at camp until the Saturday. But why not make a weekend of it and stay in Muskoka as a family that night! See the answer to the question about local accommodations.
Will I be able to lock up my valuables somewhere?
Kwasind can’t be held responsible for valuables, so we recommend you leaving them in your car, or carry them with you!
Will my family/friends and I be assigned to a cabin for the day?
Nope, but there will be places for you to change or have some quiet time if you need it,
Can I bring my own food?
We are happy to be feeding you that day, so that is not necessary! If you have dietary restrictions, we will do our best to accommodate any food allergies or restrictions. If you’re more comfortable bringing your own snacks then please do so but please don’t bring any nuts onto the property
Camp Kwasind is a Nut Sensitive Camp. Kwasind does not allow nuts of any kind at Camp and all of our food has been prepared in a safe facility away from nuts. This includes all food in the Tuck Shop. Please do not bring any nuts or nut products to Camp, to help us be sensitive to those with allergies.
How do I let camp know that I/my family member has a food allergy?
When you RSVP, please let us know about any food allergies.
Will there be a nurse on site?
Yes, there will be a nurse onsite that day.
Will the water front be open?
Yes! Swimming and boating will be available to all in attendance. Although we have lots of lifejackets Camp Kwasind, we do not have small lifejackets for children 5 and under. Please bring a small lifejacket for the small campers in your family.
How can I contribute?
You are always welcome to donate to Camp Kwasind, and you can also help by sending in photos or stories from your years at camp.