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Accession Number: 86-019


Society of Camp Directors fonds. Additions. -- 1969-1985. -- 12.5 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. The Society is a group of professional camp directors who meet periodically to discuss camp philosophy and methods of administration.

Custodial History

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

Scope and Content

This addition to the fonds consists of minutes, general correspondence, announcements, annual financial statements, bylaws and names and addresses of members.


Title based on creator of fonds.

This fonds was donated by the Ontario Camping Association.

Restrictions: N

Finding aids: Y

This fonds along with 82-007 and 85-012 is an addition to 74-002.

For related records see: 72-007, 78-006, 82-009, 84-019, 85-011, 86-018, 88-006, 89-015, 92-005 and 93-021.

Finding Aid

Box 1


1 materials from Barry Lowes - includes some minutes (Board) 1984, 85 and some correspondence

2 material from Helen Stewart; miscellaneous announcements and minutes

3 red binder (1979) with the following index:

Fellows (a) Names and addresses (b) Notices of proposed new fellows (c) Curriculum in preparation of membership

Board of Directors (a) notice of meetings (b) minutes of meetings

Notices of Society Meetings - minutes

Annual Financial Statement

General Correspondence - 1974-77

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