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Campers of the Week

Last week we heard from Caroline and Tatiana, now it's time to hear from two more campers about their experiences at Sloane! Name: Adam Section: Students 1.…

Session 4 Comes To An End

Wow, time really does fly when you're having fun! We can't believe it's the end of Session 4 already! The session began two whole weeks ago with an amazing Monday Funday, full of section time, camp tours and plenty of games, before we all got together for the Opening Campfire. Then…

Campers of the Week

Last week we heard from Liam and Maya about their Sloane experiences… now it's time to hear from 2 more campers! Name: Caroline Section: Pioneers 1. How many years…

Campers of the Week

It's that time of the week again… time to hear from some of our campers about why they love Sloane! Name: Liam Section: Students 1. How many years have you been coming to camp?: 2 years 2. What is your favorite activity?:…

Time Flies When You're At Camp!

It's hard to believe that Session 3 is over already! It seems like it was just yesterday that all the campers were arriving for the start of the session. And what a fabulous session it's been! We started with our Opening Campfire and then the next day was Monday Funday, with all the campers exploring camp and playing games with the other kids and counselors in their sections. Activities…

Campers of the Week

This week we're starting off a new series on the blog — Campers of the Week! Once a week we'll be posting a couple of interviews with some of our awesome campers, finding out what they really think of Camp Sloane and why they love it so much! Name: Rachel Section: Students 1.…

Describe Camp In One Word

How would you describe Camp Sloane in just one word? That was the question we put to some our campers and this was their response!

Oh What A Wonderful Session!

Today marks the end of Session 2 at camp and we can't believe how quickly it has flown by. The session started with the fun and games of Monday Funday, as everyone got to know each other, and then it was time for the first week of activities. There was Soccer and Swimming, Horse Riding and Climbing, Rowing and Waterskiing, and much, much more! We even had an incredible Square Dance too! Then…

Preparing For Camp: 4 Days To Go!

With staff orientation now well under way and camp starting in just 4 short days, the arrival of campers is something that is on everyone's minds! Whether this is going to be your child's first summer at camp, or you're the parent of a seasoned veteran, here are some very important things you will need to know before you pull through the gate, and your camper’s ‘best summer ever’ begins. Check…

Sloane Stories: Gordon Hope

In our newest Sloane Story we hear from Gordon, who came to camp aged 11 and has some great memories of hiking and swimming at the old Outpost. "I had a wonderful time at Camp Sloane, ages 11 & 12. I do have [...] a brief story. About 6 or 7 of us & our counselor hiked a few miles to the Outpost Camp, up a dirt/gravel road to a small but pristine pond that had the ruins of an old cabin…