ALLERGIES: Camp Northland cannot create or warrant an allergy free environment. We make all reasonable efforts to accommodate all known allergies but cannot guarantee that there will not be exposure to allergens or cross contamination. eg. Our kitchen uses gluten products like flour and therefore cannot actually be gluten free (it is in the air and on surfaces etc). We are allergy aware and not allergy free. Nonetheless, we will do what we can to reasonably accommodate camper needs and special diets.

IMPORTANT re: Nuts and anaphylaxis/allergies:


Camp Northland has always attempted to order foods that are “peanut aware”. However, we cannot attempt to eliminate peanuts or tree nuts (“nuts”) entirely from camp i.e. the camp cannot be ‘nut free’. After research and consultation–speaking with campers, families, staff, caterers, other camp directors and our Camp Association–we believe that our camp community benefits from being able to include campers with nut allergies in an anxiety-reduced environment rather than attempting to eliminate peanuts or tree nuts entirely from camp.

In an effort to heighten this awareness:

If your child has a nut allergy, please educate them to be vigilant in understanding these realities of the camp environment and to always check ingredients before eating a product not known to be safe for them and their particular allergy.

If you as a parent or guardian are sending food with your child on any camp trip, function, bus ride, event, or otherwise it must be kosher and we expect it to be ‘nut free’. Products that are labeled as “safe to share” or ‘Peanut and Tree Nut free’ should be preferred over those that use language like “may contain traces of nuts.” We recognize that finding foods that are completely “nut free”, especially ‘nut free’ and kosher, can be difficult; however your added sensitivity when doing camp shopping is greatly appreciated.

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I understand that if I am having trouble following this code of conduct, the following could happen:

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As a parent and/or guardian, I am fully committed to this Code of Conduct and agree to its content. In addition, I will always treat the camp and the staff with respect regardless of circumstances or challenges that may arise. If I fail to meet this expectation, it will be deemed to reflect a failure to trust the camp and its staff. Therefore, I understand that my child(ren) may be sent home from camp and/or not be accepted back to camp as the case may be. I will also disclose any and all information as requested and implied in the medical form including medical, psychological and socio-emotional issues or concerns past or present. I also understand that comments or complaints are to be directed to the camp’s professional staff.

By applying to register, the camper(s) and family agree to abide by the Camper Code of Conduct.  If you have any questions about our Camper Code of Conduct, please contact the Camp Director at (905) 881-0018 or by email at

Head Lice Policy

Lice – No Nit Policy:

As always, the goal for this summer is to have a safe, happy and healthy camp season where campers and staff can enjoy all camp activities without interruption.

In an effort to keep our camp as lice free as possible, Camp Northland – B’nai Brith will adhere to a “No Nit Policy” which involves staff and campers coming to camp free and clear of head lice.

As a courtesy to fellow campers and staff, we are asking everyone who will be attending camp this summer to be checked 5-7 days prior to the start of camp. Any evidence of nits (lice eggs), nymphs (tiny immature lice bugs) and adults (mature lice bugs) must be thoroughly removed.

We will be working with The Lice Crew who will be conducting camp wide head lice screenings at the start of the first and second sessions. If your child is found to have any evidence of head lice, then the protocol is that they will be professionally treated on site by a qualified member of The Lice Crew.

A standard charge of $200 per child treated will be billed directly to each family to help offset the cost of this service. This charge will be applied to all incoming campers and staff at the start of each session as the infestation would have preceded camp. Alternatively, parents are welcome to pick up their child/children and bring them back to camp when they are completely lice free.

Please note that part of the process is after combing and depending on the severity of the case, this could be anywhere from 3-6 sessions in the infirmary. Not only does this disrupt the medical program, but more importantly, it takes time away from your child being able to enjoy camp as it is meant to be.

Information on how to treat and prevent head lice can be found on or feel free to e-mail if you have any questions that you would like answered or if you would like some free lice advice.

Please find below a discount coupon for a pre-camp and post camp screening if you would like to know with certainty if your child does or does not have head lice. If you are planning on booking a professional screening with The Lice Crew it is recommended that you call in advance as their clinics are by appointment. Direct numbers can be found on the above mentioned website. If head lice is found, it will be removed in a safe, effective, natural and cost effective manner.

Let’s all do our part to keep our camp lice free. Although head lice is not a public health hazard, it is a nuisance and is very easily spread in contained environments/close quarters. Thank you for your co-operation.

Kashrut Policy

Camp Northland serves strictly Kosher (supervised by COR) meals and snacks while on our camp property to all campers, staff, and visitors. However, during the summer, campers may choose to participate in organized trips to other summer camps, parks or sites for competitions, sporting events and/or programs. All campers and staff participating in these optional ‘out-of-camp’ opportunities will be offered kosher boxed meals and snacks. When campers participate in these activities they are given freedom at these sites during meal and snack times. We cannot take responsibility for the choices that they make with regards to food and snacks consumed outside of the camp itself. If kashrut off site is important to you and your family, you must have this conversation with your camper(s) independently and advise that they elect for, and limit their consumption to, the kosher options that are always made available.  

Mail, Faxes, Packages, and Email

  1. Any mailed packages to campers are opened upon arrival and checked for food, electronics, and safety considerations. Anything sent in a package not permitted in camp will be confiscated and not returned.
  2. Emails and faxes sent to camp, despite being intended for delivery to specific campers, remain in plain view of staff and should not be considered private and confidential nor should anything of personal nature be sent by email or fax with any expectation of privacy. Furthermore, emails and faxes may be reviewed by camp staff prior to delivery, and the camp reserves the right to decline delivery of any emails or faxes containing content that does not conform to the camp’s policies, the spirit of our policies and values as well as our camper code of conduct.
  3. This is not an exhaustive list of our camp policies. Please also refer to all camp manuals, information booklets, emails, and newsletter communications.

Cancellation Policy 2018

Fees and Discounts

Forms: Camper forms (medical, camper information) must be submitted in their entirety by April 13, 2018.

Tuition includes professional laundry service; out-of-camp trip expenses (admission, food, transportation, lodging and extra spending money); all in-camp programs, activities and supplies; and transportation on select dates to/from Toronto to Camp. Tuck is the place where campers get snack food and drinks, toiletries, stamps, camp supplies. The Tuck charge is included in your tuition.

Gratuity: In accordance with Ontario Camp Association guidelines, individual tips/gratuities are not permitted. A gratuity fund has been established to benefit all summer camp staff.  The gratuity charge is included in your tuition.

Sibling Discount: Families registering more than one child will receive a discount of $200 per camper. This amount does not apply to the deposit required for each camper.  Applicable discounts will be reflected on the account statement.

Additional Information

– This registration application is just one portion of the registration process. A camper is not considered fully enrolled until all required forms, documents and payments have been submitted to the camp office, and the camper has been accepted by the camp in its sole and absolute discretion. NBB may retain any and all monies paid in the event a camper’s registration is cancelled due to missing or insufficient forms, information or payment.

– Cancellation requests must be submitted in writing (by mail, fax or email) to the Camp Director. In the event of cancellation received by the dates specified, the following amounts will be non-refundable: prior to February 2, 2018, full deposit; after February 2 but prior to June 1, 2018, full deposit plus $500.  If cancellation is received after June 1, 2018, no tuition payment will be refundable. After June 28, 2018, campers reducing their session enrolment will be charged $200 in addition to the appropriate tuition, Tuck and gratuity. Refunds granted after April 2, 2018 will be paid via cheque issued in October 2018 regardless of reason.

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Privacy Policy 2018

Camp Northland is committed to keeping the personal information of our campers, families, and clients accurate, confidential, secure, and private. Our Privacy Policy has been designed to inform families, clients, staff, and third parties of Camp Northland of our commitment and recognition to meet the terms and spirit of generally accepted privacy expectations for camps of similar size and scope.


At Camp Northland, your privacy is, and always has been, very important to us. We are dedicated to providing you with excellent experience at Camp while protecting your privacy and safeguarding your personal information.


Camp Northland controls and centralizes the collection and distribution of information. However, we do transfer personal information to third parties for processing (i.e., the CampBrain or Camp Minder data management systems and related payment providers), data enrichment, demographics understanding and expanding our client base.


We collect information about your camper and family so that we can provide the best and safest experience for your child at Camp.  We also collect and share information to support growth and sustainability of the camp. Personal information allows us to ensure the safety and welfare of the children in our care and building the strongest and most sustainable camp.

We use personal information to share updates with our families and clients about news and other events at Camp. We also use personal information for business demographics and community analysis, and to provide statements of account to families when requested to do so.


The personal information we collect shall be limited to that which allows us to run a safe Summer Camp, and which helps us provide campers and other clients with a safe experience always with a view to further growth and sustainability of the camp and understanding our market. The information that we collect includes:

The Camper Application requests names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses for regular contact thorough the year and in cases of emergency.

Custody information that is important for camper safety and welfare.

Health Information Form requests personal health information about the camper as required by camp policies and/or the local Health Department.

Other health and behavioural information (i.e. special needs, mental health information, allergies, medical history etc.) is necessary for the counsellor, nurses, and program leaders to provide the best care for your child.

We may also collect other personal information orally or electronically throughout the year to support these purposes without limitation.


We may obtain your express consent to use personal information, or we may determine that consent has been implied by the circumstances. Consent could be in writing such as: signed application form, signed health form, submitted e-forms online, parent manual/packet disclosures, or verbally in person or over the telephone.

Providing us with your personal information is always your choice but failure to do so may limit participation or void registration. As part of the application process, we ask that you provide information that allows us to provide the best care for your child. In doing so, you consent to our collection, use and disclosure to appropriate third parties of such personal information for these purposes.


Camp Northland only uses and discloses the personal information in order to fulfill the identified purposes except when required by law.  Staff members whose job functions or responsibilities require personal information have access to all of your information.


It is important that your personal information is accurate and complete. Having accurate information about your family and child allows us to provide the very best Camp experience. You have the right to access, verify and amend the information we have about your family. We rely on you to keep us informed of any changes, such as a changes of address, phone number, email address, the health of your child or anything else – simply contact our Thornhill Office (905-881-0018) and let us know about any changes.


We use electronic and procedural safeguards to protect our systems and all personal information under our control against unauthorized access and use.


If we decide to change any part of our Privacy Policy we will post those changes here and in places we deem appropriate, so that you can be aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. You will always have a choice as to whether or not we can use your information.


You have a right to access your personal information that we have in our possession. On written request to the Camp Director, a client is informed of the existence, use and disclosure of their personal information that is under our control, and may be given access to that personal information as required and permitted by law.

You may challenge the accuracy and completeness of that personal information and request that it be amended, if appropriate.


If you have any questions about our privacy statement, please contact the Camp Director at (905) 881-0018 or by email