Parent and guardian information

We are so excited to have your child join us. All the details you need to know prior to attending our camps are below.

General information

What to bring

  • Running shoes 
  • Athletic clothing 
  • Bathing suit and towel (everyday)
  • Water bottle, Peanut-free snacks 
  • Sunscreen
  • Medication if necessary (EpiPens, medications, puffers) 

Campers who are required to take any medications during camp hours must have completed the Medical Authorization Form (PDF, 206.97 KB) prior to the start of camp. Please complete the form and send it directly to the camp coordinator at [email protected].

What not to bring

  • Valuables (e.g. money) (Campers are not allowed to use vending machines)
  • Electronics (e.g. cell phones) 

Gee-Gees Camps are not responsible for lost or stolen items.

Camp hours

Our camps run from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Included Free Extended Child Care: 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

  • Campers should be ready to move! Daily physical activity is a part of all our camps. 
  • Please ensure your child is dressed appropriately for all activities and weather. 
  • Pack sunscreen and a water bottle for your child. 
  • Pack your bathing suit, towel, and plastic bag for wet clothing everyday. All campers will have the chance to swim during the week. 

Our team

All our of camps staff hold a valid first-aid + CPR certification as well as an up-to-date vulnerable sector police record check.  

Moreover, staff go through an intense training period where they are educated in all our policies & procedures, childcare and safety practices.

Drop off and pick up locations

Please note, some of the locations change from morning to evening. Please refer to these maps of the uOttawa campus. Pick up locations may change based on weather. You will receive a phone call directly from camp leadership if this affects you 

Volleyball CampsMontpetit Hall Side Entrance
Football CampsMinto Sports Field
Soccer CampMinto Sports Field
Gee-Gees Multi-Sports CampsMontpetit Hall Side Entrance
Gee-Gees Swimmers CampsMontpetit Hall Side Entrance
Men's and Women's HockeyMinto Sports Field
Dance CampsMontpetit Hall Side Entrance
Cheerleading CampsMontpetit Hall Side Entrance
Leadership Development CampsMontpetit Hall Side Entrance
BasketballMontpetit Hall Side Entrance
Competitive Swimming CampsMontpetit Hall Side Entrance
Culinary CampsLEES Bloc C

Parking and public transit

Before and after care

Before and after care is included in the cost of the camp. It is offered daily from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m., and 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. For camps at the Minto Sports Complex: as of 5:30 p.m., all remaining campers will be brought to our camp office in the Montpetit building.

Please note that picking up your child after 5:30 p.m. will result in you being charged a “late fee” of $10 for every 15 minute period past the end of the after-care period. 

Absences and refunds

Food, allergies and health conditions

Medication authorization

Please make staff aware of any medication that your child requires and where it is in their daypacks during first-day sign in. For allergies requiring EpiPens, we ask that you send your camper with 2 EpiPens (1 will stay in the camper’s bag; 1 will remain in the camp office locked safe). 

If your child requires any medication, please complete the Medical Authorization Form (PDF, 206.97 KB) and send it to [email protected] or hand it in to your camp counsellor on the first day of camp.

Dietary Restrictions Program

Dining Hall lunch options meet the needs of campers who are vegetarian, vegan or follow a Halal diet. The Dietary Restrictions Program can accommodate most common allergies.

The allergies menu:

  • Provides one meat option (default) and one vegan option at every lunch.
  • Accommodates for the following allergies: Peanuts, Nuts, Gluten, Eggs, Dairy, Fish, Seafood and Legumes (if NOT vegetarian or vegan)
  • DOES NOT accommodate the following allergies: Soy and Mustard, or Legumes (if also vegetarian or vegan)

Special needs

Please note that the Gee-Gees sports camps will do their best to accommodate any campers with special needs. However, the university is not in a position to absorb any additional costs associated with this accommodation. Our counsellors will do their best to adapt the daily activities to the needs of the camper, where possible. If your child has any special needs, please notify the camp coordinator. This will help our camp team ensure the child has a positive camp experience. 

Lost and found

Please label all your child’s possessions so that we can keep track of whose items belong to who. Avoid bringing electronics like cell phones and iPods. The camp will not be held responsible for any lost or damaged items. It is the child’s responsibility to look after their own items. 

The Gee-Gees camps lost and found will be located in our camps office (MNT 102) please call or email us if you have a lost item prior to vising us in person. An additional lost and found is located at the Client Services desk in both Montpetit Hall and the Minto Sports Complex 

Contact information

Camps office

613 562-5800
Room 102 Montpetit Hall
[email protected]

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