Welcoming the Executive Camp Director

December 7th, 2018

Dear Red Pine Campers,

The Board of Red Pine Camp is very pleased to announce that Janet Cottreau has been hired as our first Executive Camp Director. Many of you know Janet from her work making the Red Pine Leadership Camp and our rentals program a success, where she was responsible for  overseeing all the strategic and operational aspects of those two initiatives. She has attended camp since 1980, was on Junior staff in the 90’s, and was the summer coordinator in 2007 and 2008. She previously worked as a teacher in Toronto and until taking this full time position was an occasional teacher for the OCDSB.

Janet certainly knows Red Pine Camp, its challenges and opportunities. I’m convinced that the combination of her full time attention to the job and her broad skill set will serve to make the camp experience even better for everyone, staff and campers alike, while maintaining the traditions we have all come to cherish.

This is a new role for the camp, and it will be a challenging one. There is a lot to learn, and a lot to do. I encourage us all to support Janet as she grows into the job, knowing that if we do, the camp will grow with her.

This announcement is the culmination of almost two years of effort and I would be remiss if I didn’t thank the many people who took the time to help shape the role, define its objectives, and look into what it may mean for the future of the Camp. On the hiring side we had a high number of quality applications, so special thanks go out the board members who participated in the hiring committee, and the independent members who helped ensure we had a fair and transparent process: Brian Cornelius, a long time camper with extensive Red Pine experience,  and  Robin Cloutier of the Dovercourt Recreation Centre.

I encourage you to reach out to Janet with your thoughts and recommendations. At the end of the day this is your camp, and your involvement is key to making it the great place that it is. Janet can be reached through the camp office:  613-828-0700,

Neil Knudsen
Red Pine Camp.

Now Welcoming Senior Staff Applications!

December 5th, 2018

The Operating Committee is accepting applications for Summer 2019 Senior Staff Positions. Send in your cover letter, with your top three choices for Senior Staff, and your resume before December 17th. Submitting your application sooner than the last day allows for us to schedule an interview time that works for you.  Interviews will be held in Ottawa December 27 – 29th.  The Operating Committee is looking forward to meeting you!

EXTENDED – Accepting Applications for Summer Camp Directors

November 12th, 2018

Do you know someone who would make an amazing Red Pine Camp Summer Camp Director?  Please encourage them to apply today!  Deadline for applications is January 1st, 2019.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to send their resume’s to the camp office attention to the Red Pine Operating Committee, through, for consideration for Summer Camp Director / Assistant Summer Camp Director positions for 2019.

Information about Red Pine and the Summer Camp Director positions can be found through the below link.



Applications Closed – Executive Camp Director

September 5th, 2018

Thank you to all who applied this fall, the application process is now closed.

– September 2018

Red Pine Camp Executive Camp Director

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Ottawa Citizen Article – Aug 2018

August 28th, 2018

Enjoy this Ottawa Citizen article from one of our campers – John Richardson.


Summer of 2018!

August 4th, 2018

We are looking forward to hosting you this summer at Red Pine Camp!

Wondering what to pack?  Follow this link for handy suggestions!

Want to see a map of camp? Follow this link to take a peek!

Curious to know your weekly program theme? Follow this link!

Any other questions, please feel free to email or call the office or 613-625-2355

2018 Work Weekends – Get Camp Ready!

May 23rd, 2018

Dear Campers, 

This this is our last work weekend to prepare Red Pine Camp for campers arrival on Canada Day Weekend.

We encourage you to join us this weekend!  June 8-10

Meals begin with a Pizza supper on Friday and our summer chef will be cooking for us and exploring our kitchen – please welcome him to the camp.

Cabins are first come first choose in the grove, and there are many tasks for all abilities.  Pack some warm blankets, work clothes, bug spray, sun screen and a hat and we will see you under the pines!

REGISTER to Volunteer on the last Work Weekend HERE 

100 for 100 Campaign 2018

April 23rd, 2018

Hello Campers and Friends,

While you request your booking and make a payment for 2018 summer, please consider donating to Red Pine Camp’s 100 for 100 campaign. This year, we continue the program started in 2017 to refresh and rebuild the camp’s aging infrastructure in the lead-up to RPC’s centenary year in 2025.

This year we’ve introduced online payment to make it easier for you to donate while registering for camp. While giving at any time is always welcome, we can save you the trip to the camp office this summer and you can make a payment in advance.

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Cozy up with our Winter Newsletter

January 8th, 2018

Keep warm thinking about the fun of the past summer and the anticipation of another great summer in 2018 while reading our Winter edition of the Red Pine Times Newsletter.

2018 Junior Staff Application Season Now Open!

January 4th, 2018

If you wish to be a part of a super Junior Staff Team in 2018 – follow the path to our information page and online application today!  Junior Staff are 16 or 17 by July 1st of this year.  Best Wishes to All!!