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Around the MCA

International Camp Directors Course (ICDC)

The MCA is teaching the International Camp Directors Course (ICDC) October 21-25, 2024 at Roseau River Bible Camp


Lead Trainers: Jared Clarke and Kim Scherger

The ICDC is a professional development course
for camp managers, directors and operators.

This intensive four day course addresses all aspects of Camp Management in an interactive exchange environment with other members of the camping and outdoor community and builds on skills and learning of both faculty and participants.
Find out more

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Camp counsellor dreams

Once she turns 16, 12-year-old Rain knows exactly what

she wants to do: become a camp counsellor.

Vanessa Yaskiw said it was quite an ordeal trying to

figure out a way to get her daughter to camp.

“I wouldn’t be able to do it on my own,” she said,

noting she was thrilled when she learned about the

Sunshine Fund through a friend of Rain’s at school.

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What the Sunshine Fund Has Done for Manitoban Children so far in 2024




Children funded for camp

Accredited Camps in MCA

Funds provided to campers


Average amount of funding to help send a kid to camp


About Us
Manitoba Camping Association/Sunshine Fund

is a registered charity that provides financial support to children and youth whose families experience financial barriers that prevent them from participating in healthy recreation activities.


Each year, MCA, through the Sunshine Fund, sends around 600 children to various camp programs throughout Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario. 

Our goal is to raise enough money to provide more children the opportunity to experience camp and all that it has to offer, both now and in the future. 


Play a leadership role in promoting and supporting the community of organized camps, encouraging the growth and recreational experiences for children, youth and families. 


To be the recognized leader in the Manitoba camps community.

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Are you looking for information about Manitoba campgrounds/campsites?

Find the information you are looking for at the Manitoba Camping and Parks website

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