FAQs

Where is the Camp located?

We are at 54 Lakefield Road, Cassidy Lake, N.B. You will see our Camp Gate and Walk In Entrance on one side of the Road, and our Gathering Place Building on the opposite side.

When is the Camp Open?

We open every year on Victoria Day, and we close on Thanksgiving Day.

What are the Camp’s hours?

 From 7 am to 6 pm every day of each week from Victoria Day to Thanksgiving Day. We are a day use only facility.

Is there parking at the Camp?

Parking is available outside the Camp Gate on Lakefield Road, near our Gathering Place Building. Then use the Walk In Entrance at the Camp Gate. Signs will guide you to our 3.2 km Three Bridges Hiking Trail, our portable toilet, and to our other facilities.

Is there drinking water at the Camp?

No. We encourage you to bring your own water in your own reusable bottle. It is not advisable to drink from the property’s streams or from Cassidy Lake.

Can I stay overnight at the Camp?

No. Overnight camping is not permitted. We are a day use only facility.

Who can use the Camp’s facilities?

The Camp is reserved exclusively for active and retired Military and First Responder personnel and their immediate family members (siblings, spouses, parents, and children under the age of 18 when accompanied by an adult), at no cost to them. 

Who operates the Camp?

The Camp operates as a registered charity (# 733533715RR001) directed by our leadership team, whose bios can be found on our website at: https://www.campcassidy.ca/our-leadership/.

Who owns Camp Cassidy?

The Camp Property is owned by the Cassidy Lake Foundation, a registered charity (# 859874828RR0001).

What can visitors do at Camp Cassidy?

Visitors can hike our 3.2 km Three Bridges Trail, roam our heritage apple orchard, use our labyrinth (coming in summer 2024), swim, fish and kayak/canoe in Cassidy Lake from the access point near our Gathering Place Building, (and can enjoy a picnic in the grassy area near the Building).

Are there toilets at the Camp?

Yes, there is a portable toilet at the trail head.

How can I volunteer at the Camp?

You can contact us at admin@campcassidy.ca for information on how you can help us!

How can I donate to the Camp?

Donations can be made at: https://www.canadahelps.org/en/dn/59492?v2=true
Thanks so much!

Is there an admission fee?

No. Use of the Camp facilities is reserved for the exclusive use of active and retired Military and First Responder personnel and their immediate family members (siblings, spouses, parents, and children under the age of 18 when accompanied by an adult) at no cost to them.

Who can use the Camp’s Gathering Place Building?

Small groups (from 2 to 25 people) of our visitors who wish to use the Gathering Place Building for wellness sessions or meetings are encouraged to reach out to us at admin@campcassidy.ca to make arrangements to use the Building, at no cost. Please note: the Building currently has no power or water. Toilet facilities are located at our Three Bridges Trail Head.

Is the Camp a registered charity?

Yes, we have been a registered charity (# 733533715RR001) since our founding in 2019.

How do I provide feedback on my visit to the Camp?

We welcome your feedback! Please leave us a message at admin@campcassidy.ca

What information do you collect from Camp visitors?

We do not collect information from the Camp’s visitors.

Is there a picnic area at the Camp?

Yes, active or retired Military or First Responder personnel and their immediate families (siblings, spouses, parents, and children under the age of 18 when accompanied by an adult) are welcome to use the grassy area near our Gathering Place Building for picnics. There are no picnic tables on site so please ensure you bring your own picnic blanket, pack out any refuse, and leave the area tidy for others.

Is the Camp affiliated with any religious or other groups?

No, we welcome all active or retired Military and First Responder personnel and their immediate family members (siblings, spouses, parents, and children under the age of 18 when accompanied by an adult.

Can children visit the Camp?

Yes. Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied at all times by an adult.

Is the Camp wheelchair accessible?

Not at this time.

Is the Camp dog friendly?

Yes. Dogs must be kept on leash at all times when on the Camp Property.

How difficult is the Three Bridges Trail?

The trail is moderately difficult.

How can I contact Camp Cassidy?

We would love to hear from you! You may write to us at: admin@campcassidy.ca