Lions Camp Dorset

Record #: MUS1457
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 22 Jun 2021


Description (Service) COVID-19 Response
Due to concerns regarding COVID-19, the camp will not open for the 2021 season.

Regular Service
Camp for Ontarians on kidney dialysis and their families. On site medical centre with nursing staff and a dialysis unit to provide guests in renal failure with their dialysis three times a week.

Camp has cottages, efficiency units, and camping spaces available. Each cottage has three bedrooms, a living room, a four piece bathroom, a kitchen and a large deck. Guests must bring their own bedding, towels and food for the week. Camp community centre features an indoor swimming pool, hot tub, library, TV with DVD & VCR, craft room and banquet hall.

Outdoor facilities include tennis courts, baseball diamonds, playgrounds, canoes, paddle boats, fishing, and other outdoor activities.

Service Details

Hours COVID-19 Hours
Fully closed

Regular Hours
Mon-Sun 24 hours
Dates: Jun-early Sep
Dates Jun-early Sep
Areas Served Muskoka District ; Ontario
Eligibility Individuals on dialysis and family members. The summer schedule allocates a different week to guests from specific regions of Ontario. The Camp has established admission criteria. A nephrologist must review each medical history and decide if their clients meet these criteria.
Application Call for reservation and payment details
Languages English
Fees Program ; Prices are for immediate family for a one week stay. Spouses, mothers, fathers, dependent children, and primary caregivers are all considered immediate family.

Clients unable to cover the cost of accommodation can approach their Renal Social Worker to obtain assistance through The Kidney Foundation Patient Assistance Program.

Address and Location

Located In Community Lake of Bays Township
Address & Map
1087 Camp Dorset Rd
Lake of Bays, ON
Canada P0E 1E0
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Intersection Kawagana Lake and Camp Dorset Rds
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-766-2780
Fax 705-766-2735
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Primary Contact Barbara Gray, Dialysis Co-ordinator; Phone: 705-766-2220; Email:
Alternate Contact Jeremy Schumacher, Camp Manager; Email:
Mailing Address PO Box 306 
Dorset, ON 
Canada P0A 1E0

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