Camp Pathfinder, est. 1914, is an historic wilderness boys’ camp and canoe trip program, located for over a century in Algonquin Park. Pathfinder provides a rich in-camp and trip experience, with a 1:2 ratio of superlative, homegrown staff, a beautifully rustic north woods island facility, and the finest program equipment and meal service. Sessions range from 1- to 7-weeks for ages 7-16. Low-tech and small-footprint, we are a vibrant worldwide community of campers, parents, alumni and staff, with a camp culture emphasizing teamwork and brotherhood, lifelong outdoor skills and sport, friendship and service, guiding personal growth in a stunning natural setting.



This program has a particular approach or emphasis.

  • Canoe Tripping
  • Classic Summer Camp
  • Leadership
  • Traditional


Session Types

This program offers the following types of sessions:

  • Overnight Program

Session Timings

This program offers sessions during these parts of the year:

  • Spring (or March Break)
  • Summer
  • Fall

Session Lengths

This program offers the following session lengths:

  • 1 Week
  • 2 Weeks
  • 3 Weeks
  • 6 Weeks
  • 7 Weeks



This camp offers sessions for these ages:

  • 7 Years
  • 8 Years
  • 9 Years
  • 10 Years
  • 11 Years
  • 12 Years
  • 13 Years
  • 14 Years
  • 15 Years
  • Over 15 Years


This camp offers sessions for these groups:

  • Male
  • Intergenerational (Family)

Refugee Program

This camp has a refugee program. Contact them for more information.


This program offers the following activities:

  • Archery
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Biking
  • Camping / Cookouts
  • Canoe Trips
  • Canoeing
  • Capture the Flag
  • Climbing Wall
  • Counsellor in Training
  • Crafts
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Leadership Skills
  • Low Ropes/Team Building
  • Mountain Biking
  • Nature Studies
  • Orienteering
  • Red Cross Instruction
  • Ropes Course
  • Sailing
  • Stand-Up Paddleboarding
  • Swimming (Instructional)
  • Swimming (Recreational)
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Woodworking
  • Zipline


This program offers the following kinds of support:

  • ADD / ADHD
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Dietary Restrictions


Subsidy Program

This program offers subsidies. Contact them for more information.


Contact Info

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Source Lake, Algonquin Park
Huntsville, ON
P1H 2H1

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