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During the Spring and Fall seasons Camp Kitchikewana operates as on Outdoor Centre serving a variety of groups and functions:

  • Curriculum fitting outdoor education programs for elementary, secondary and postsecondary schools
  • Outpost for school or group canoeing and/or hiking trips
  • Retreats and Getaway weekends including but not limited to Senior Women’s Week, Women’s Wellness Weekend
  • Leadership/team building retreats and training for youth, church and adult groups
  • Facility rentals for alumni weddings, family reunions, group functions and interest groups
  • Camp alumni events such as volunteer work weekends, reunions and weekend getaways
  • Family camp programs

Looking for Information on our outdoor education programs? Click here to find out more!

Retreats and Getaways

June 8 – 10, 2018. Do you know someone who wants to try camp for the 1st time? Or maybe you know a camper that just can’t wait until the summer for camp to start? Then Spring All Camp Weekend is a perfect fit! Campers will enjoy all of their favourite camp activities along with the 2nd Annual Treasure vs. Wanakita All Camp! New and returning campers ages 7 to 16 are welcome. For more information on the weekend click here. Fee: $125

To register, click here.

Sept 4 – 7, 2018. Join us on the beautiful shores of Beausoleil Island at our annual Senior Women on the Move Retreat. This retreat is specially designed to provide an environment where you can unwind and enjoy while developing spirit, mind, and body. Staff will offer a variety of workshops along with all the classic camp favourites like archery, swimming, boating, and so much more for you to enjoy! Enjoy a week full of relaxation, rejuvenation, and fun! Each year the retreat features a different theme that involves costumes, crafts, decorations and a theme night. Participants must be 55 years or older. Fee: $180

To register click here, or download the registration form. For more information call 705-330-0978 x641 or email camp.kitchikewana@sm.ymca.ca.

Sept 14 – 16, 2018. This program is specially designed to provide a relaxing environment which promotes the development of spirit, mind and body. Staff and a variety of guest speakers will offer workshops, fitness classes, cooking sessions, crafts and traditional camp activities. Massage therapy and aesthetician services are available (additional fees apply). For more information about the weekend click here. Fee: $250

2018 Women’s Wellness online registration is now available. Register here.

If you are not able to register online please contact our camp office at 705-330-0378 x641 or camp.kitchikewana@sm.ymca.ca to make alternate arrangements. If you are interested in planning or hosting a retreat please contact us at camp.kitchikewana@sm.ymca.ca.

Facility Rental
In the spring and fall Camp Kitchikewana is available for facility rentals of group functions such as alumni weddings, family reunions, leadership retreats, conference and special group functions. Give your group the unique experience of being on the island in the beauty of Georgian Bay Islands National Park. Our modern camper cabins can sleep 225 people and we have a large meeting space with our dining hall. We also have several indoor and outdoor meeting spaces. Rentals include food service and programs by request. Please contact us for availability and pricing information at camp.kitchikewana@sm.ymca.ca or 705-330-0378 x651.

Looking for a different experience? Check out the YMCA of Simcoe Muskoka’s other camping site at YMCA Geneva Park for their outdoor centre options.

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