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Accession Number: 82-007


Society of Camp Directors fonds. Additions. -- 1969-1980. -- 15 cm of textual records.

Biography / History

The Society of Camp Directors was founded May 21, 1969, after a long gestation period, from about 1957, when the subject was first broached in the Ontario Camping Association. Members of the OCA who were camp directors were instrumental in the formation of the new society.

Custodial History

The fonds was created by and in the custody of the Society of Camp Directors until it was transferred to Trent University Archives.

Scope and Content

This addition to the fonds consists of minutes, by-laws, correspondence, financial records, and membership lists of the Society of Camp Directors. Also included is a questionnaire on canoe trip practices and a proposal for a new project titled "Why Children go to Camp."


Title based on the organization which created the fonds.

The fonds was donated by the Society of Camp Directors.

Restrictions: N

Finding aids: Y

This fonds, along with 85-012 and 86-019, are additions to 74-002.

Finding Aid

Box 1


1: minutes of board of Directors and other meetings; membership lists, correspondence, financial statements, by-laws, 1969-1971

2: contents as per folder 1, 1972-78

3: S.C.D. Research Committee - Tripping Questionnaire and tabulated responses, 1978-79 - proposal for new project "Why children Go To Camp", nd.

4: Financial Report, as at 30 April 1980