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Health & Safety

Health

Our well-equipped Health Centre is staffed with an expert medical team. A doctor and nursing staff live on site and therefore are available to your child at all times. As well, should the need ever arise, we are 15 km from a hospital. Our Health Centre is fully stocked with medical supplies to ensure that most camper ailments can be dealt with on-site.  All medications, except inhalers and epi pens, are kept in the Health Centre and dispensed after meals and before bed. Our medical team is hand selected for their nurturing qualities and ability to accommodate campers with varying degrees of needs. Every camper’s health issues are kept in strict confidence.

Our Health Centre staff also ensures that our cabin staff is trained in:
✓ Administering Epi Pens
✓ Sun protection protocol

Safety

You are entrusting us with your child and we take this responsibility very seriously. Therefore, we are committed to providing a safe and secure environment for all our campers and staff.

Some of our Safety Assurances:

✓ All of our swim staff are qualified lifeguards
✓ All of our waterfront staff have Bronze Cross or higher
✓ The majority of all staff are certified in first aid and CPR
✓ First aid kits are at all specialty areas and other key locations around camp
✓ We have a Night Watchman on duty
✓ Risk management of site, facilities and activity areas is strictly enforced
✓ All buildings & cabins have smoke detectors & fire extinguishers
✓ We do a thorough staff screening
✓ We are an accredited member of the Ontario Camps Association (OCA)

Any camp seeking O.C.A. accreditation must undergo a 2-year provisional period, with annual visits, and must meet the association’s standards before being accepted for full membership. Once a camp achieves full membership, it receives a visit every 4 years.

Camp NBB is a strong believer in the principles of the O.C.A. Our camp voluntarily adheres to over 400 standards covering all aspects of camp operations such as: health & safety, leadership, food service, site maintenance, staffing, programming, and administration. NBB is proud of continually being recognized as an accredited OCA camp in good standing!

Camper and Staff Immunization Policy 2017

Medical Alert Website

Serious Medical Condition Alert Form Camp Northland 2017

Anaphylaxis with Medical Liability Waiver 2017

Head Lice Fact Sheet

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