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Camp is for Kids

Insights and Information About Camp for Parents and Campers
For many city-dwelling children, camp may be the only way to experience the outdoor activities that many parents, and certainly most of today's grandparents, thought of as a normal part of childhood. Camp is For Kids is a reminder of the importance of summer camp and the outdoors in the lives of children.

The Sasamat Holiday T-Shirt Contest!

posted on 12:55 PM, January 8, 2015
Congratulations Emily, Gordie and Becky! These three submitted the winning photo for the first annual Sasamat Holiday T-Shirt Contest on our facebook page and will be the recipients of the gift basket this year.  
 
Thank you all for your participation, we will look forward to your photos next year!
 
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The Sasamat Holiday T-Shirt Contest!

posted on 12:51 PM, December 16, 2014
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In the spirit of the holidays, we invite you to throw on your favourite Sasamat t-shirt, some holiday glitter and take a fun photo! We are searching for some holiday camp spirit out there and eager to see what you can come up with! The top five photos will be selected by staff, posted to our Facebook page (Sasamat Outdoor Centre OFFICIAL) and whichever photo receives the most "likes" will win the holiday gift basket for 2014!  
 
Gift basket includes: an assortment of new and old apparel, a voyageur canoe memento from our fallen boat, and a lovely box of chocolates! 
 
Photo submission deadline: Friday December 19, 2014. Email photo submissions to kristen@sasamat.org. 

Summer Camp Reflections

posted on 4:31 PM, September 10, 2014
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Summer Camp ends suddenly. One day there are hundreds of campers and staff in camp and the next day there are just 5 staff. The loss of that all that youthful energy is palpable. Even the weather seems to change. Days are cooler and the light takes on a different feel, nights arrive earlier and temperatures drop lower, leaves begin to fall here and there. 
 
Planning for next summer is already underway as online registrations for next year's programs will be active before Christmas,  but now is the time to thank all of the hardworking, dedicated individuals who made summer camp such a success this year - the senior staff team, office assistant, camp coordinators, resident and day camp leaders, out trip leaders, lifeguards, CIT leaders, kitchen staff, cleaners and volunteers.
 
Successful summer camps are the result of a strong team effort and this year's team was exceptional. Close to 1900 campers attended summer camp programs, gaining new experiences, making new friends, and learning new skills through living and playing in the outdoors. 
 
Great job everyone. We look forward to seeing all of you next year.
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