Camp McGovern

Record #: GRE0179
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 06 Jan 2022


Description (Service) An overnight summer camp located along the Saugeen River, dedicated to providing outdoor experiences for children who may not have such opportunities otherwise. Promotes the development of self-esteem, social skills and leadership through programs and mentoring relationships with staff. Also offers two and three week leadership programs for youth in grades 10, 11 or 12, see website for details.

Caters to children involved in Big Brothers/Sisters programs, United Way Agencies and Family and Children's Services.

Service Details

Hours Vary, call for details
Dates: Camp runs Jul-Aug, see website for details
Dates Camp runs Jul-Aug, see website for details
Areas Served Brant County ; Bruce County ; Chatham-Kent ; Elgin County ; Essex County ; Grey County ; Haldimand County ; Huron County ; Lambton County ; Middlesex County ; Norfolk County ; Oxford County ; Perth County ; Waterloo Region
Eligibility 6 year(s) - 17 year(s)
Application Email, call or visit website for information or schedule. Camp spaces filled on a first come, first served basis. Application can be accessed online at
Languages English
Fees Program - see website for details

Address and Location

Site Location Mailing address can be used year round
Located In Community Brockton
Address & Map
422102 Concession 6 NDR
RR 1
Brockton, ON
Canada N0G 1S0
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Buildings ; Buildings are accessible with new accessible bathroom facility (2012). Property is moderately accessible with varying terrain - some activities are adaptable, some terrain difficult to access, all main roads are gravel.

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-369-6704, Summer, during camp months ; 519-998-2646, Spring, Fall and Winter
Primary Contact Adam Overgaard, Vice Chair - Board of Directors; Email:
Mailing Address PO Box 20029 
Hanover, ON 
Canada N4N 3T1

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