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We care about learning, and feel that there is always a time to learn!

The Purple Camel is your source for everything educational.  We specialize in making learning fun and accessible for everyone.  We know that there are different learning styles, so we make sure that all of those are represented in the products that we carry.  From Tetris-style puzzles, to Chewlery for those who may need to have their attention focused on something, you can find those supplies here.


What we offer



We offer an array of multicultural education products. If we don’t have it we can get it for you!

  • Markers & Crayons
  • Puzzles & Games
  • Block People
  • Educational Posters
  • Paper & Paints
  • and more!


We carry all sorts of amazing special needs products. Just ask our staff what might work for you!

  • Fidget Toys & Chewlery
  • Pencil Grips & Scissors
  • Reading Strips
  • Weighted Products
  • Toob a Loos & Fine Motor
  • and more!


We are Thunder Bay’s leading educational supply store. We offer an amazing array of products from all sorts of brand names.

  • Puzzles & Games
  • Furniture & Puppets
  • Magnetic Products & Felt Boards
  • Homework Books
  • Craft Supplies
  • and more!

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    Purple Camel has an online catalog! Explore what we have to offer from toys to homework books.

    With thousands of items to choose from, our online catalog is your place to shop from home. You can order everything online and it can be delivered for in-store pickup!


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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where are you located?

    Purple Camel is located at 605 Hewitson St in Thunder Bay Ontario. Off the Harbor Expressway in Thunder Bay. The best way to find us is to come off the Expressway and we are across from the Holiday Inn!

    Do you offer purchase orders?

    If you are looking for purchase orders for your business or institution we can accommodate you. Our staff will work with you to create an order that suits your company’s needs. We will also work with you to ship it to any location.

    Do you have an online store?

    Purple Camel has an online catalog that is updated weekly with our new inventory. You can browse online and order to our store for pick-up. If you would like to browse our store, please feel free to visit us at our Hewiston St. location. We would love to see you.

    What forms of payment do you offer?

    Purple Camel offers payment in the form of cash, debit, MasterCard and Visa. If you are doing a purchase order we accept cheque.

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    Contact us for if you have any questions about our products or service.

    Open Monday – Friday 10am – 5:30pm Saturdays 10am – 5pm

    605 Hewitson St, Thunder Bay, ON P7B 6E4

    Phone: (807) 623-2871

    Toll Free: 1-888-7047-382

    Fax: (807) 623-2872