CQE Alumni

Once a CQE camper, always a CQE camper! Whether it's been 5 or 50 years since you last came to CQE, it will always be your home away from home. 


Join our CQE Alumni community by filling out our CQE Alumni Contact Form.  By signing up, it will ensure that you will receive updates from the camp team, including our Alumni newsletter, The Offshore Echo, and information about events happening at camp.

Click here to access the CQE Alumni Offshore Echo: Fall 2020 Edition.

You can also follow us on both of our Facebook pages to receive regular updates.  Check out and follow our main Camp Queen Elizabeth Facebook page here and we also encourage you to join the CQE Alumni Facebook Group here to connect with fellow alumni, see fun camp updates, and find out about alumni events in your area.


Camp plays a big part in building healthy communities and providing camping experiences for youth regardless of their background, beliefs, or abilities. At the YMCA, we believe that everyone, regardless of their financial circumstance, deserves the chance to access our programs and services.
Last year, more than 192,000 participants turned to us for help, looking for a safe, welcoming place to engage in activities that improve their lives and help them achieve their goals. Every dollar donated to the YMCA Strong Kids Campaign directly supports kids and families in your community. 

Camp builds strong kids who build strong communities. Overnight camp experiences give children and youth the opportunity to build resilience and confidence, learn new skills, and deepen their connections to others and the natural world. 

CQE is not just an island.
It is a place where kids can just be kids.

CQE is not just a cabin.
It is a place where kids make lifelong friendships.

CQE is not just a camp.
It is a place where kids learn to become leaders.

Please consider giving the gift of camp so more kids have a CQE experience to look forward to.

  • Send a kid to camp for a half day $55 
  • Send a kid to camp for one day $110
  • Send a kid to camp for two days $220
  • Send a kid to camp for a week $1,000 
  • Send a kid to camp for a two weeks $1,500
  • Send a youth to a leadership program $2,500

Help improve our equipment and infrastructure so that campers can learn new skills and enhance their experience at camp!

Make a contribution towards the purchase of a canoe or kayak $250

  • Purchase a new canoe or kayak $2,000
  • Renovations needed in the main building $3,000

Leave a legacy at CQE or remember a loved one: 

  • Sponsor a camper cabin $12,500 (naming recognition opportunity)

Together, you and your camp friends can make a meaningful gift that creates lasting memories and honors your CQE experience. Flexible giving options are available, such as pledge payments of up to 3 years or determining a level of support that works for you. 

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Please Contact Amanda Sutherland, email or 519-907-5500 ext, 1152 for more information.