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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…

An Open Position On Our Staff - Transport Co-ordinator/Driver

We have an open position on our awesome Sloane Superhero Staff team this summer — we are looking for a Transport Co-ordinator/Driver! This position involves coordinating all camper and staff transportation to and from camp property using Camp Sloane YMCA vehicles, and to physically drive campers and staff to and from camp property using Camp Sloane YMCA vehicles.  This position shall meet…

Checking In At Camp Sloane

We are now a few days into our first week of staff training and everyone's getting excited for the arrival of our first campers in just 13 days! If you're new to camp, you might be wondering how it all works when you first drop off your child on check in day (which is on the first Sunday of every session between 1pm and 3pm). We've put together an instructional video that runs through…

Sloane Superheroes 2015: Boy's Camp Section Heads

A while ago we introduced the Girl's Camp Section Heads and now it's time to meet the leaders of Boy's Camp for summer 2015!    Name: Raul  Role…

Sloane Superheroes 2015: Activity Heads (Part 3)

Here's the last Superhero introduction of our Activity Heads— these awesome staff members will be running some of the most popular areas on camp this summer!    Name: Carter  Role at camp: Boating Director  Number…

Open House - June 7th!

Our last Open House of the season is happening Sunday, June 7th! Come along between 12pm and 4pm to meet some of our fantastic staff and get a tour of camp.     No reservations required… just turn up and we will show you around! Any questions, call…

Sloane Superheroes 2015: Junior Counselors

Please welcome our Junior Counselors to the Camp Sloane staff this year! These wonderful guys and girls have all been campers for many years and have now made their way through the L.E.A.D. Program and onto staff!   Name: Jemma Number of years at camp: 10…