A unique resort that offers a vacation opportunity for dialysis patients and their families


Lions Camp Dorset has a wide variety of units available for visitors. The cottages and efficiency units are fully equipped. However, guests must bring their own bedding, towels and food for the week. As there is no television reception, guests may want to bring a portable DVD player. There is a TV with DVD and VCR in the gathering room of the Community Centre only.

There are certain other personal items that you should bring for yourself. View list

14 Cottages

3 Bedroom Cottage

3 Bedroom Cottage

(Prices for Dialysis Families only) | $400/week (based on 6 people)*

Every cottage is equipped with:

  • Three bedrooms (double/twin size beds)
  • A living room
  • 3 or 4 piece bathroom
  • A well-equipped kitchen

Some cottages have a deck. Each has a picnic table with either lawn chairs or Muskoka chairs. The cottages are designed for family use to ensure the entire family can spend their holiday together.



15 Efficiency Units

(Prices for Dialysis Families only)$250/week (based on 2 people)*

Inside Efficiency unit

Inside Efficiency unit

The efficiency units are essentially self contained bachelor apartments.

They contain:

  • A three piece bathroom equipped with a wheelchair friendly shower enclosure
  • A kitchenette with fridge, stove, microwave and all necessary eating and cooking utensils
  • A living room area; and a double or twin bedsDSCF2890-001
  • Units have radiant in floor heating

There are garden doors which open out to a patio walkway equipped with lawn chairs.

These units are designed for couples.

Trailer & Camping Spaces (with hookups)



(Prices for Dialysis Families only) $150/week **

These sites all have electrical and water hookups, with 1 dump station nearby. Each site has a picnic table and fire pit. Fire wood is provided for free.

The campground area also has its own washroom and shower facilities that have been rebuilt the Spring of 2011.

* Cottage occupancy is based on up to 6 people (family and/or friends).

Efficiency occupancy is based on 2 people OR a family unit i.e. Mother, Father & 2 small children

*Guest fees for cottages and efficiencies (a maximum of 2 Guests allowed per unit , maximum of 8 persons per cottage and 4 per efficiencies.)

Adults (ages 13 and up) $20.00/person/day to a maximum of $100.00/person/week

Children (ages 3-12) $10.00/person/day to a maximum of $50.00/person/week

Children under the age of 3 are free.

**Guests of Trailer Park clients are charged $5.00/day or $25.00/week.
(Prices for Dialysis Families only)

Those Clients unable to cover the cost of accommodation can approach their Renal Social Worker to obtain assistance through The Kidney Foundation Patient Assistance Program.

Please make cheques payable to Lions Camp Dorset. Indicating on your cheque or money order the week you are attending camp as well as the name of your dialysis unit.

Send your $50.00 deposit and…

Correspondence to:

Medical Centre Administrator
Lions Camp Dorset
P.O. Box 306
Dorset, Ontario P0A 1E0

Phone: (705)766-2220
Fax: (705)766-2735
Email: lionscampdorset@xplornet.ca

***Please note: Lions Camp Dorset only accepts payment by cash, cheque or money order.

$25.00 charge for NSF cheques.