Fonds 85-013 - Quebec Camping Association fonds.

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Quebec Camping Association fonds.

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  • 1948-1982 (Creation)
    Quebec Camping Association

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90 cm of textual materials.

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The Quebec Camping Association Inc. was formed in 1937 and is a chartered unit of the Canadian Camping Association.The Quebec Camping Association is made up of individuals, representatives of agencies and institutions interested in the development of organized camping in the Province of Quebec. The membership includes camping directors, camp staff, institutional and agency directors, and others who are interested in or associated with camping. All types 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 the welfare and interests of children and adults through camping as an educative and recreative experience; raising the standard of camping practices and to be the voice of camp leaders by interpreting camping to parents, educators, the legislature and the public.(Taken from: The Quebec Camping Association)

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

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This fonds consists of correspondence, minutes of meetings, camp visitation reports, historical background papers from the standards committee, provincial board reports, related files from Association records from Miss Kelly and other records relating to the Quebec Camping Association.

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This fonds was donated by the Quebec Camping Association.


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Most of the records in the fonds are in French.

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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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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/Comité Provincial 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, Haute Commissariate

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 of merit; photograph of people receiving awards

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 and theatre for Children

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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 Staff seminar, 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 and advertising

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

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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 Centre of Greater Montreal

7: Q.C.A. fraudulency in camps

8: Q.C.A. Dr. H.G. Martin, Camp Wildwood and 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

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