YMCA Overnight Camp provides children, teens and young adults with the opportunity to connect and engage with nature and each other in ways that build confidence, improve social skills, and foster independence and leadership—all while having fun. Our YMCA Overnight Camp has a focus on healthy, active living and personal growth.

Thank you for taking the time to complete our survey. You will receive one invitation to complete the survey for each child in your family who attended camp. This is an opportunity to have a good conversation with your child about their time at camp; you may wish to complete the survey together with your child.

Please allow 5 - 10 minutes to answer all the questions. There are ample spaces for your comments, but if you have any immediate questions or concerns about your child’s YMCA Overnight Camp experience, please contact your camp directly.
SECTION A: OVERALL IMPRESSIONS

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* 1. Overall, how satisfied were you with your YMCA Overnight Camp experience this summer?

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* 2. How likely are you to recommend YMCA Overnight Camp to a friend, relative or colleague?

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* 3. All things considered, will you be sending your child to this YMCA Overnight Camp next summer?

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* 4. Thinking about your plans to send your child to this YMCA Overnight Camp next summer, what is the single most important reason influencing your answer?

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* 5. What were your main reasons for choosing this YMCA Overnight Camp this summer? (Choose all that apply)

SECTION B: YOUR YMCA OVERNIGHT CAMP EXPERIENCE - YOUR CHILD’S LEARNING AND GROWING AT CAMP
YMCA Overnight Camp programming is intentionally designed to provide children and teens with the opportunity to learn and grow. As you talk to your child after camp and observe their behaviours, do you see a change? For each of the questions below, please select the statement that best reflects the experience or personal growth outcome of your child at camp this summer.

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* 6. I had fun at camp

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* 7. I made new friends

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* 8. I reconnected with my friends from past summers. (If this was your first year at this camp, please skip this question and go to Question 9.)

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* 9. There were ample opportunities for me to be physically active at camp

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* 10. Learning new skills at camp this summer (i.e. swimming, sailing, canoeing, etc.)

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* 11. Counsellors supported me by paying attention and responding to my needs

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* 12. I felt physically safe, in an environment with appropriate safety procedures and equipment

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* 13. I felt emotionally safe, in an environment free from bullying and other unsafe behaviours

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* 14. Responsibility - I got better at taking care of age-appropriate day to day personal responsibilities.

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* 15. Connection to the Natural World - I benefited from being in the natural environment of YMCA camp and developing a stronger connection to the natural environment.

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* 16. Additional comments on your child's experience.

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