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Accession Number: 85-013


Quebec Camping Association fonds.-- 1948-1982. -- 90 cm of textual materials.

Biography / History

The Quebec Camping Association Inc. was formedin 1937 and is a chartered unit of the Canadian Camping Association.The Quebec Camping Association is made up of individuals, representativesof agencies and institutions interested in the development oforganized camping in the Province of Quebec. The membership includescamping directors, camp staff, institutional and agency directors,and others who are interested in or associated with camping. Alltypes of camps (private, church, school, organizational and institutional,long and short term and day camps) are represented by the Association.The Quebec Camping Association's objectives are furthering thewelfare and interests of children and adults through camping asan educative and recreative experience; raising the standard ofcamping practices and to be the voice of camp leaders by interpretingcamping to parents, educators, the legislature and the public.(Taken from: The Quebec Camping Association)

Custodial History

This fonds was created by and in the custodyof the Quebec Camping Association before it was donated to theTrent University Archives.

Scope and Content

This fonds consists of correspondence, minutesof meetings, camp visitation reports, historical background papersfrom the standards committee, provincial board reports, relatedfiles from Association records from Miss Kelly and other recordsrelating to the Quebec Camping Association.


Title based on the creator of the fonds.

This fonds was donated by the Quebec CampingAssociation.

Most of the records in the fonds are in French.

Restrictions: N

Finding aids: Y

For related records see: 78-004, 82-012, 85-014, 86-022, 88-007, 92-004 and 93-022 (Canadian Camping Association) and 82-016 (Ronald H. Perry fonds).

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Box 1


1: Camp visitation reports and related correspondence, 1962-1968

2: As above, 1968-1971

3: As above, 1972-1978

4: Comité Provincial des Cours; ACQ-QCAProcedures de stages (Miss F.M. Kelly)

5: As above, minutes and correspondence,1974-1975

6: As above, 1976-1977

7: Provincial Standards Committee/ComitéProvincial des Normes (Miss F.M. Kelly);minutes and correspondence

8: As above, 1975

9: As above, 1976

10: As above, 1977

11: Q.C.A. Inc. Provincial Board, minutes

12: Q.C.A. Inc. Provincial Board, office files

13: Q.C.A. Inc. Provincial Board, Director'sSeminar

14: Q.C.A. Inc. Provincial Board, HauteCommissariate

15: Q.C.A. Inc. Provincial Board, meetings

16: Q.C.A. Inc. Provincial Board, correspondence

17: Q.C.A. Inc. Provincial Board, AnnualReport

18: Q.C.A. Inc. Provincial Board "InternationalCamping Day"

19: Q.C.A. Inc. Provincial Board, awards ofmerit; photograph of people receivingawards

20: Q.C.A. Annual Meetings, minutes 1953;photographs of Q.C.A. annual meeting of1965 and of the Laurentian Fresh AirCamp (2)

21: Q.C.A. Standards, correspondence, 1953-1973

22: Q.C.A. Executive Director

23: Q.C.A. Bill 278 (Permit to Operate Camp)

24: Q.C.A. Canada Week, 1975

25: Q.C.A. Camping Grounds

26: Q.C.A. Brochure

27: Canadian Association of Child Drama andtheatre for Children

Box 2


1: Q.C.A. Inc., T. Eaton Co. Seminar on Camping

2: Q.C.A. Leadership Training Program 1969

3: As above, 1970

4: As above, 1971

5: As above, 1972

6: As above, 1973

7: Q.C.A.-A.C.Q. seminar, 1973

8: Q.C.A. Camp directors seminar, 1974

9: Q.C.A. Directors and Senior Staffseminar, 1975

10: Q.C.A. membership fees; structure

11: Q.C.A. membership-correspondence

12: Q.C.A. personnel-camps, members

13: Q.C.A. general correspondence

14: Q.C.A. minutes of general meetings,1948-1972

15: As above, 1972-1979

16: Q.C.A. minutes of executive meetings,1955-1970

17: As above, 1970-1974

18: As above, 1974-1979

19: Q.C.A. Newsletters, 1968-1978

20: Q.C.A. historical background

21: Q.C.A. historical records (F.M. VanWagner)

22: Q.C.A. Centennial Commission

23: Q.C.A. articles on camping

24: Q.C.A. advertizing, 1970-1975

25: Q.C.A. articles on publicity andadvertising

26: Q.C.A. publicity and public relations

Box 3


1: Q.C.A. medicare in camps

2: Q.C.A. grants to non-profit organizations

3: Q.C.A. holiday greetings

4: Q.C.A. "Indian Lore"

5: Q.C.A. Association of Leisure TimeServices

6: Q.C.A. Information and Referral Centreof Greater Montreal

7: Q.C.A. fraudulency in camps

8: Q.C.A. Dr. H.G. Martin, Camp Wildwoodand Camp Laurentide

9: Q.C.A. complaints

10: Q.C.A. constitution and by-laws

11: Q.C.A. camp staff - placement bureau

12: Q.C.A. The Cost of Camping

13: Q.C.A. Department of Citizenship andImmigration

14: Q.C.A. nutrition; Department of National Health and Welfare