We do not allow campers to keep or take any medications in their cabins. Why?
For the safety of the entire cabin, medication needs to be properly stored and administered for medications.
Even the most responsible children can easily forget to take their pills.
Please explain to your child that the only medication he/she may keep in the cabin and self-administer is an inhaler for asthma and/or an Epi-Pen, and that our nurses are very careful to keep medications confidential.
If your child needs an inhaler, send at least two. One stays with the child, the other (labelled) goes to the Health Centre in case the first one gets lost and sent on overnights. If your child requires an EpiPen, please read the Life-Threatening Allergies section.
All medications must be stored in and administered by our Health Centre. If your child is coming to Camp with medications, label them and give them to the bus counsellor.
If you are driving your child to Kenora, please give them to the Camp Staff at the Main Docks upon arrival.
We ask that you have your child’s oral medications that are in pill, capsule, or caplet form pre‐packaged in “bubble packs” or “blister packs” by your local pharmacy.
This ensures our efficient tracking that your child has received his/her medication. Most pharmacies will provide this service upon request.
Don’t send over-the-counter medications “just in case.” We stock plenty of Advil, Claritin, Gravol, etc.