The series documents the camping and outdoor programs of the Montreal YMCA in the Laurentian region north of Montreal, from their founding through the twentieth century. Programs covered include boys, and later boys and girls, residential camping, family camping, and skiing. The records relate to planning, administration, land ownership, facilities, staff, campers, and activities. The series documents day camp programs that have taken place in Montreal. It includes records related to various camping associations to which the Montreal YMCA has belonged.
The series includes includes correspondence, reports, photographs, logs, maps, lists of campers and camp officials, application forms, architectural sketches and plans, building specifications, notes on activities, inventories, and financial records related to camp and outdoor planning and program, land, buildings, equipment, provisions, transportation, and campers.
The series is arranged according the following sub-series and sub-sub-series:
P145/12B Kamp Kanawana.
P145/12B01 General administration.
P145/12B02 Financial administration.
P145/12B03 Land, facilities, equipment, supplies.
P145/12B05 Staff, counsellors.
P145/12C Camp Otoreke.
P145/12C01 General administration.
P145/12C02 Financial administration.
P145/12C03 Land, facilities, equipment, supplies.
P145/12C05 Staff, counsellors.
P145/12D Camp Becsies.
P145/12E Camp Dorval.
P145/12F Camp Weredale.
P145/12G Camp Perrot.
P145/12H Ski lodge.
P145/12I Camp Thunderbird.
P145/12J Wilderness Survival Camp.
P145/12K Les Voyageurs de la Vérendrye.
P145/12L Lake St-Joseph/Camp Jubilee.
P145/12M Day camp.
P145/12N Camping associations.
P145/12N01 American Camping Association.
P145/12N02 Canadian Camping Association.
P145/12N03 Quebec Section, Canadian Camping Association.
P145/12N04 Quebec Camping Association/Association des camps du Québec.