Easter Seals Ontario - Northern Ontario

Site: Regional Office - No Physical Address

Service: Camps and Recreation Services

Description & Services
Public Comments Note: Recreational Choices Funding Program has been discontinued
Description (Service)
  • Offers 5 to10-day summer camp sessions for children and youth with physical disabilities who are registered with Easter Seals Ontario (note: the Incontinence Supplies Program is a separate registry) 
  • Operates two camp sites: Camp Merrywood, located in Perth, Ontario and Camp Woodeden, located in London, Ontario
 
Activities include:  
  • Swimming  
  • Sports and games  
  • Archery 
  • Arts and crafts 
  • Life skills 
  • Environmental studies 
  • Leadership skills 
  • Overnight trips 
  • Campfires
 
Exclusively at Camp Merrywood: 
  • Canoeing 
  • Kayaking 
  • Extended out-trips 
  • Sailing
 
Exclusively at Camp Woodeden: 
  • Rock climbing 
  • Fully accessible high ropes course
 
Camps are available for off season rental
Hours Hours not specified
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) - 26 year(s) 
 
  • Children must be registered with Easter Seals Ontario (Note: the Incontinence Supplies Program is a separate registry) 
  • Must be able to communicate a consistent yes/no (verbal or non-verbal)
Application
  • Applications can be found on the Easter Seals Camps website 
  • Online applications for Individual, Sport, Discovery, Out-Trip, GEAR-UP, Arts Camp, and Leaders in Training programs only
Languages English
Fees Program ; Campers registered with Easter Seals Ontario who are 18 and under as of July 1st of the camping year automatically qualify to receive funding and are asked to pay what they can, with a minimum payment of $150. Campers 19+ are required to pay full fees.
Contact Information
E-Mail camp@easterseals.org
Website www.eastersealscamps.org
Primary Contact Barb Gray, Manager, Provincial Services (Recreation); Phone: 416-421-8377 ext 369 * Toll Free 1-800-668-6252 ext 369; Fax: 416-696-1035; Email: bgray@easterseals.org
Alternate Contact Holly Guthrie, Recreation Co-ordinator; Phone: 416-421-8377 ext 325 * 1-800-668-6252 ext 325; Fax: 416-696-1035; Email: hguthrie@easterseals.org
Located In Community Northern Ontario
Address Northern Ontario
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Fundraising ; Donations