6 X 9 inches, 164 pages
Essays on the Evolution of Youth Camping in Ontario
Edited by: Bruce Hodgins and Bernadine Dodge
Frost Centre for Canadian Studies & Heritage Development
ORGANISED SUMMER YOUTH camping has been a major feature in Ontario life for several generations. Tens of thousands of children and young people have had their lives deeply influenced by the experience of group living, out-of-town, usually in or close to wilderness and often on carefully led canoe trips further afield. Organised youth camping has always had educational purposes, however diverse.