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Camp Samac

Camp Samac’s co-ed summer programs are operated by Scouts Canada, and are open for ALL children in the communities we serve! Come join us for a wilderness experience in the heart of Durham Region! Fun, adventure, learning new skills and creating memories -- this is what Camp Samac promises to deliver to each camper. Whether it is your first time attending an outdoor camp program or you are a seasoned camper looking for a challenge, Camp Samac offers something for all ages & abilities!

You can choose from 4 different programs at Camp Samac. The Day Camp is for youth aged 5-13. Our daily activities include swimming, arts and crafts, canoeing, outdoor skills (i.e. fire building, shelter building, hiking, knot-tying, orienteering) and outdoor education activities. The Residential Camp offers the same activities above but extends the fun overnight, providing the outdoor experience of sleeping in tents and learning to live amongst and with nature. The Leadership Training and Counsellor Training programs are designed to support the development of personal and professional skills in adolescents 13-16 years.

For all other summer camp registration inquiries, please email campsamac@scouts.ca.

Camp Samac's CIT-LT Program

Overview: 

Our traditional Leadership Training (LT) and Counsellor-in-Training (CIT) programs will be merged this season to provide adolescents (12-16 years) vast opportunities for personal and professional development. This weekly program will be designed with outdoor adventure, personal growth, and community-building in mind. We endeavour to excite and challenge our youth with adventure while placing an emphasis on safety. Our LTs/CITs will be dropped off @ 9:00am & participate in programming until 4:00pm daily, Monday-Friday. Focuses will include: 

  • Team Building 

  • Effective Communication 

  • Conflict Resolution 

  • Resume Development 

  • Interview Preparation

  • Program Planning 

  • Leadership Styles 

  • Outdoor Skills Training  

​Participants will receive feedback from our seasoned Summer Staff throughout their experience. Youth can opt to participate in a mock interview and/or choose to plan and facilitate a session for their peers. Staff will provide a written evaluation for these LTs/CITs to speak in future portfolios or job interviews. LTs/CITs will receive a certificate acknowledging their successful participation in this program. 

All CITs/LTs will be required to abide by the health & safety protocols in place while on property, including but not limited to social distancing, handwashing/sanitizing, and masking requirements. 

Our CITs/LT group will have their own designated area on property with assigned programming times and will not be interacting with other guests on-site.

For more information check out our CIT-LT Overview.

Leadership-in-Training

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No One Left Behind (Participation Subsidy Information)

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No One Left Behind