Camper Bags

The Classic Camper Bag

Originally, all the bags were blue w/tan trim:

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2nd Generation also blue w/ Bathurst Manor Day Camp. Plastic handles:

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3rd Generation – multicoloured – smaller size – without printing for at least one year:

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4th Generation introduced colour coding. Originally made of canvas. Later versions were vinyl. Handles were originally tubular plastic. Later plastic straps, then woven straps. The first bags did not provide a location for the camper name. Later, a white rectangle was added for this purpose.

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Camper Bags were replaced by backpacks in 1991:

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Original Colour Coding:

Red: Peewees

Green: Zoolus

Yellow: Jetsons

Blue: Pioneers (co-ed)

Orange: Rangers (co-ed)

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Changes:

The coed units Pioneers and Rangers were changed to Boysworld (Blue) / Girlsworld (Maroon)

Boysworld and Girlsworld were changed to Mustangs (Orange) / Mavericks (Blue)

Peewees changed to Muppets – colour remained the same (Red)

Tennis Camp Added: Green

Computer Camp: Blue

Teen Town: Blue