Category Archives: Kettleby News

Summer Camp Teaches Resilience and Adaptability

Resilience and adaptability are important virtues that children learn while attending summer camp It’s tough to say what challenges our children might face when it comes to their working careers. Technological disruptions and automation are rapidly developing in the workplace, and it’s almost certain that the next generation will be subjected to a great deal…
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Kettleby Valley Camp History

Kettleby Valley Camp History Our Summer Camp history began in the late 1950’s, when a teacher in Richmond Hill by the name of Bill Babcock had a passion for adventure camps and the positive affect it can have on youth. Bill and his wife Jean established RICHILDACA – a day camp in Kettleby that offered…
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Our Summer Camp Philosophy

At Kettleby Valley, our summer camp philosophy focuses on developing confidence through promoting a healthy sense of independence. AN ENVIRONMENT OF GROWTH Through the use of a few core values, our summer camp staff works hard to ensure that each camper is provided with the environment necessary for individual growth. We insist that each camper…
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Ontario Summer Camp Kettleby Valley Offers New Option for Changing at Camp

Ontario Summer Camp Kettleby Valley Offers New Option for Changing at Camp Changing at camp is a fact of life. For day campers, they’re required to change for swimming. For overnight campers, they also have to change in the cabins. For some campers, it can be a bit awkward. For others, it’s downright uncomfortable and…
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