Camp Life

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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Summer Camp Update for 2020

As difficult as it has been, we've decided that we will not open camp in 2020. We know that this is disappointing and we'll miss our campers and staff so much. But we hope to see you all back at camp in 2021!