Extracts from a few of our Certification reports…
« 48 consecutive years devoted to creating an ideal outdoor education environment where human values have priority. Thousands of children have had the chance to grow, share and be happy! Father Carmel and Pauline succeeded to meet this incredible challenge:
- Because of the power of their leadership;
- Because of their natural talent to work with children inspired by love and respect;
- Because of their work ethics, their creative approach and their commitment to reach excellence.
You have here in a nut-shell the incredible story of Camp Claret, a story of tenacity and dedication! »
(QCA Consultant: 2014 report)
« Exceptional team, active and engaged young people, warm welcome; let there be no doubt, Camp Claret knows what it means to strive for excellence! »
« Adult-Camper ratios exceed the requirements of the Association. Father Carmel, founder and Director of Camp Claret inspires passion, commitment and dedication as well as deep respect. Many senior staff members have been with the camp for several years. One feels the total commitment of everyone for the camp and for the children. »
(QCA Consultant: 2008 report)
SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARDS :
Founder of Camp Claret in 1964, Father Carmel can certainly be proud of his accomplishment.It is with gratitude that the Quebec Camping Association chose to honor Father Carmel by naming him as honorary co-president of the 2008 World Conference held in Quebec City. On this occasion, at the international dinner, he was awarded the 1st Award of Excellence of the QCA to highlight his passion for camping for the past 45 years and his quest for excellence and dedication to the education of the youth.
Father Carmel has always been very active in the development and life of the Quebec Camping Association and he is an inspiration for many of its members.
Canadian Camping Association
The Canadian Camping Association is a National Non-profit Federation of provincial camping associations that has as a Mission to be dedicated to the growth, development and promotion of organized camping for all populations in Canada.
« Certification is the identification and assurance of high quality professional camping practices. »