Camp Wa-Thik-Ane booking

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For more information about these properties, or for assistance with your booking, please email qc-propertybookings@girlguides.ca.

Québec Council owns and maintains the beautiful Wa-Thik-Ane Girl Guide Camp, offering indoor and tenting facilities for all members. Camp Wa-Thik-Ane was founded in 1926 by the Québec Council of Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada.

2022 Availability Schedule | SG.4

Address:

240 Lac Bouchette Road
Morin Heights, Québec
J0R 1H0

Check-in and check-out times

Check-in: 4 p.m., check-out: 3 p.m. Requests can be made for early arrival depending on staff availability.

Sites

Stavert Lodge (overnight and day capacity: 20 indoors, 9 outdoors)

Guiding overnight booking rates:

May to October: one night: $400 + $150 damage deposit, two nights or more: $325 + $150 damage deposit
November to April: $700/weekend + $150 damage deposit

Guiding day booking rates: $10/person

  • Bunk beds with mattresses for 20 available (16 in youth dorm room and 4 in adult dorm room
  • 24 mattresses available for floor sleeping in the winter
  • Nylon tents (groups must put them up) are also available for the platforms behind the Lodge. Each tent sleeps a maximum of three people. Tents are limited; groups are encouraged to bring their own tents for sleeping outdoors
  • Main area for crafts and games with tables and chairs
  • Electricity, heating and running water
  • Fireplace in main hall (shared space used by all at camp from May to October and can be reserved for specific activity periods)
  • Kitchen with refrigerator, electric stove, microwave, dishes, and cooking equipment.
  • Outdoor area with electricity, lighting, flagpole, and picnic tables
  • Wheelchair accessible indoor flush toilets, one regular shower and one accessible shower
  • Firepit with grill, and firewood provided
  • Garbage site available at Main Gate 3, recycling and compost available outside the Lodge
  • Main parking lot: one car can be parked on site
  • Amphitheatre overlooking Lac Bouchette
  • High-ropes and zip-line course available offsite at Acronature (Ski Morin Heights about 10 minutes away from camp)
  • Marked hiking trails along the shoreline or up to the bluff
  • Swimming and boating available at the waterfront with Safe Guide approved waterfront staff and lifeguards
  • Ranger Lake offers a variety of pond discovery activities
  • Nature Study allowing for walks and program activities depending on the season
  • BBQ and Propane available for rent

Cree (outdoor overnight and day capacity: 28) (Open from May through October)

Guiding overnight booking rates:
One night: $25/person + $100 damage deposit
Two nights or more: $16.50/person + $100 damage deposit

Guiding day booking rates: $10/person + $100 damage deposit

  • Seasonal outdoor latrines
  • Limited nylon tents (put up yourself) and 7 tent platforms available, so groups are encouraged to bring their own tents. Each nylon tent sleeps a maximum of three people
  • Water tap with running drinking water close to kitchen area
  • Marquee with wood burning stove and electric stove, dishware and cooking equipment
  • Chest freezer and industrial walk-in refrigerator are also available in Food Storage building (shared between all tent sites)
  • Wooden dining shelter and activity shelter (Marquee) with tables and benches, lighting and electricity
  • Fireplace in main hall (shared space used by all at camp from May to October, and can be reserved for specific Activity periods)
  • Individual fire pits for patrol cooking at tent platforms and one main firepit with firewood provided
  • Garbage site available at Main Gate 3, recycling and compost available outside the Lodge
  • Main parking lot: one car can be parked on site
  • Amphitheatre overlooking Lac Bouchette
  • High-ropes and zip-line course available offsite at Acronature (Ski Morin Heights about 10 minutes away from camp)
  • Marked hiking trails along the shoreline or up to the bluff
  • Swimming and boating available at the waterfront with Safe Guide approved waterfront staff and lifeguards
  • Ranger Lake offers a variety of pond discovery activities
  • Nature study allowing for walks and program activities depending on the season

Algonquin (outdoor overnight and day capacity: 32) (Open from May through October)

Guiding overnight booking rates:
One night: $27.50/person + $100 damage deposit
Two nights or more: $17.50/person + $100 damage deposit

Guiding day booking rates: $10/person + $100 damage deposit

  • Indoor flush toilets
  • Seasonal comfort station with one shower available
  • Canvas tents on platforms
  • Outdoor water tap with running drinking water close to kitchen area and indoor hot and cold water with sink in Marquee kitchen
  • Marquee kitchen with wood stove and electric stove, dishware and cooking equipment
  • Chest freezer and industrial walk-in refrigerator are also available in Food Storage building (shared between all tent sites)
  • Wooden Dining shelter and Activity shelter (Marquee) with tables and benches, lighting and electricity
  • Outdoor area with electricity, lighting and picnic tables
  • Fireplace in main hall (shared space used by all at camp from May to October, and can be reserved for specific activity periods)
  • Firepit with grill, and firewood provided
  • Garbage site available at Main Gate 3, recycling and compost available outside the Lodge
  • Main parking lot: one car can be parked on site
  • Amphitheatre overlooking Lac Bouchette
  • High-ropes and zip-line course available offsite at Acronature (Ski Morin Heights about 10 minutes away from camp)
  • Marked hiking trails along the shoreline or up to the bluff
  • Swimming and boating available at the waterfront with Safe Guide approved waterfront staff and lifeguards
  • Ranger Lake offers a variety of pond discovery activities
  • Nature Study allowing for walks and program activities depending on the season

Iroquois (outdoor overnight and day capacity: 40) (Open from May through October)

Guiding overnight booking rates:
One night: $27.50/person + $100 damage deposit
Two nights or more: $17.50/person + $100 damage deposit

Guiding day booking rates: $10/person + $100 damage deposit

  • Indoor flush toilets
  • Season comfort station with one shower available
  • Canvas tents on platforms
  • Outdoor water tap with running drinking water close to kitchen area and indoor hot and cold water with sink in Marquee kitchen
  • Marquee kitchen with wood stove and electric stove, dishware and cooking equipment
  • Chest freezer and industrial walk-in refrigerator are also available in Food Storage building (shared between all tent sites)
  • Wooden Dining shelter and Activity shelter (Marquee) with tables and benches, lighting and electricity
  • Outdoor area with electricity, lighting and picnic tables
  • Fireplace in main hall (shared space used by all at camp from May to October, and can be reserved for specific Activity periods)
  • Firepit with grill, and firewood provided
  • Garbage site available at Main Gate 3, recycling and compost available outside the Lodge
  • Main parking lot: 1 car can be parked on site
  • Amphitheatre overlooking Lac Bouchette
  • High-ropes and zip-line course available offsite at Acronature (Ski Morin Heights about 10 minutes away from camp)
  • Marked hiking trails along the shoreline or up to the bluff
  • Swimming and boating available at the waterfront with Safe Guide approved waterfront staff and lifeguards
  • Ranger Lake offers a variety of pond discovery activities
  • Nature study allowing for walks and program activities depending on the season

Mic Mac (outdoor overnight and day capacity: 24) (Open from May through October)

Guiding overnight booking rates:
One night: $22.50/person + $100 damage deposit
Two nights or more: $15/person + $100 damage deposit

Guiding day booking rates: $10/person + $100 damage deposit

  • Indoor flush toilets
  • Seasonal comfort station with one shower (cold water only)
  • Canvas tents
  • Outdoor water tap with running drinking water close to kitchen area and indoor running water with sink in Marquee kitchen (no hot water available)
  • Marquee kitchen with wood stove, dishware and cooking equipment
  • Chest freezer and industrial walk-in refrigerator are also available in Food Storage building (shared between all tent sites)
  • Wooden dining shelter and activity shelter (Marquee) with tables and benches
  • Outdoor area with picnic tables and flagpole
  • Fireplace in main hall (shared space used by all at camp from May to October, and can be reserved for specific activity periods)
  • Firepit with grill, and firewood provided
  • Garbage site available at Main Gate 3, recycling and compost available outside the Lodge
  • Main parking lot: one car can be parked on site
  • Amphitheatre overlooking Lac Bouchette
  • High-ropes and zip-line course available offsite at Acronature (Ski Morin Heights about 10 minutes away from camp)
  • Marked hiking trails along the shoreline or up to the bluff
  • Swimming and boating available at the waterfront with Safe Guide approved waterfront staff and lifeguards
  • Ranger Lake offers a variety of pond discovery activities
  • Nature study allowing for walks and program activities depending on the season

Huron (outdoor overnight and day capacity: 40) (Open from May through October)

Guiding overnight booking rates:
One night: $27.50/person + $100 damage deposit
Two nights or more: $17.50/person + $100 damage deposit

Guiding day booking rates: $10/person + $100 damage deposit

  • Indoor flush toilets
  • Seasonal comfort station with one shower available
  • Canvas tents on platforms
  • Outdoor water tap with running drinking water close to kitchen area and indoor hot and cold water with sink in Marquee kitchen
  • Marquee kitchen with wood stove and electric stove, griddle, dishware and cooking equipment
  • Chest freezer and industrial walk-in refrigerator are also available in Food Storage building (shared between all tent sites)
  • Wooden dining shelter and activity shelter (Marquee) with tables and benches, electricity and lighting
  • Outdoor area with picnic tables, lighting and electricity
  • Fireplace in main hall (shared space used by all at camp from May to October, and can be reserved for specific activity periods)
  • Firepit with grill, and firewood provided
  • Garbage site available at Main Gate 3, recycling and compost available outside the Lodge
  • Main parking lot: one car can be parked on site
  • Amphitheatre overlooking Lac Bouchette
  • High-ropes and zip-line course available offsite at Acronature (Ski Morin Heights about 10 minutes away from camp)
  • Marked hiking trails along the shoreline or up to the bluff
  • Swimming and boating available at the waterfront with Safe Guide approved waterfront staff and lifeguards
  • Ranger Lake offers a variety of pond discovery activities
  • Nature study allowing for walks and program activities depending on the season

Montagnais (Wilderness) (outdoor overnight and day capacity: 18) (Open from May to October)

Guiding overnight booking rates: $10/person/night + $100 damage deposit

Guiding day booking rates: $10/person + $100 damage deposit

  • Seasonal outdoor latrine
  • Nylon tents (put up yourself) each sleeping a maximum or three people are available but in limited numbers; groups are encouraged to bring their own tents
  • Seasonal outdoor water tap
  • Chest freezer and industrial walk-in refrigerator are also available in Food Storage building (shared between all tent sites)
  • Groups are required to come self-contained
  • Outdoor site with picnic tables and covered shelter
  • Fireplace in main hall (shared space used by all at camp from May to October, and can be reserved for specific activity periods)
  • Firepit with grill, and firewood provided
  • Garbage site available at Main Gate 3, recycling and compost available outside the Lodge
  • Main parking lot: one car can be parked on site
  • Amphitheatre overlooking Lac Bouchette
  • High-ropes and zip-line course available offsite at Acronature (Ski Morin Heights about 10 minutes away from camp)
  • Marked hiking trails along the shoreline or up to the bluff
  • Swimming and boating available at the waterfront with Safe Guide approved waterfront staff and lifeguards
  • Ranger Lake offers a variety of pond discovery activities
  • Nature study allowing for walks and program activities depending on the season

Chippewa (Wilderness) (outdoor overnight and day capacity: 18)

Guiding overnight booking rates: $10/person/night + $100 damage deposit

Guiding day booking rates: $10/person + $100 damage deposit

  • Seasonal outdoor latrine
  • Nylon tents (put up yourself) each sleeping a maximum or three people are available but in limited numbers; groups are encouraged to bring their own tents. One tent platform is available, other nylon tents can be placed on the ground.
  • Seasonal outdoor water taps
  • Chest freezer and industrial walk-in refrigerator are also available in Food Storage building (shared between all tent sites)
  • Groups are required to come self-contained
  • Fireplace in main hall (shared space used by all at camp from May to October, and can be reserved for specific activity periods)
  • Firepit with grill, and firewood provided
  • Garbage site available at Main Gate 3, recycling and compost available outside the Lodge
  • Main parking lot: one car can be parked on site
  • Amphitheatre overlooking Lac Bouchette
  • High-ropes and zip-line course available offsite at Acronature (Ski Morin Heights about 10 minutes away from camp)
  • Marked hiking trails along the shoreline or up to the bluff
  • Swimming and boating available at the waterfront with Safe Guide approved waterfront staff and lifeguards
  • Ranger Lake offers a variety of pond discovery activities
  • Nature study allowing for walks and program activities depending on the season

Waterfront (shared site)

Waterfront operating dates are subject to appropriate weather conditions and dependent on availability of Safe Guide-approved waterfront staff. According to Safe Guide, swimming and/or boating tests (as applicable) must be done. It is recommended that these tests be done prior to your arrival at camp if possible. (See Safe Guide for detailed test requirements.) Swimming and boating are only permitted when the Safe Guide-approved waterfront staff are present. A waterfront schedule will be determined by the lifeguards upon their arrival at camp. Swimming and boating times cannot be booked in advance, so please keep your schedule flexible.

Youngson Memorial Campfire Site (shared Site)

This site is a large outdoor Amphitheatre (seating for 400 campers) overlooking Lac Bouchette. It has a recessed fire pit with firewood provided. This is a shared site by all groups on the property. It is a great place to bridge with other groups for a central campfire.

Equipment available for rent

Booking confirmation for equipment will depend on availability. Please submit the Equipment Booking Request form to reserve equipment for your unit or event.

BBQ with Propane

$25/weekend. Only available at Stavert Lodge

Propane

$15/weekend

Canoes and lifejackets

No cost for booking this equipment. 10 canoes available.

Cricket kayaks and lifejackets

No cost for booking this equipment. Six Crickets, sit-upon kayaks

Rowboats

No cost for booking this equipment. Three rowboats available.

Snowshoes

Snowshoes in assorted sized available for the winter season. No cost for booking this equipment.

Booking terms and conditions

Payments and cancellations

Balance of payment is due two weeks prior to the camping weekend, with no exceptions. Payments are transferred directly from the booking group's GGC Unified Banking account on the due date(s) listed in the confirmation email. Please ensure your account has sufficient funds. If your numbers are less than projected, the booking Guider must contact the Property Booking Coordinator at qc-propertybookings@girlguides.ca soon as possible before the camp to request a refund.

Bookings can be transferred within the same season based on availability. Cancellations must be made no later than one month before camp or full payment is required. If the site is rebooked by another group for the same time period, the balance will be refunded. No refunds will be given for circumstances beyond the control of the Property Committee.

Conditions

The Camping Season period comprises the months of May through September. Depending on the time of year and staff availability, those on hand could include a Site Manager, a lifeguard and a boating specialist (June through August). The cost of swimming and boating is included in the rental fees.

Day camp rental fees: Depending on the time of year, staff might or might not be available. Use of the Lodge for Day Camp rentals will be dependent on its availability.

Stavert Lodge is for the use of everyone at camp in the case of an emergency and/or inclement weather.

Minimum fees at outdoor sites apply for weekends between Victoria Day weekend, St. Jean Baptiste Day weekend, and Canada Day weekend, inclusive.

Guiding groups camping over a long weekend, or any weekend in the month of August will get three nights for the price of two.

There is a 75% site minimum charge for the last weekend of May, and the first two weekends of June.

The camping season period comprises the months of May through September. Depending on the time of year and staff availability, those on hand could include a Site Manager, a lifeguard and a boating specialist (June through August). The cost of swimming and boating is included in the rental fees.

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