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July 2022

High School Credit

July 31, 2022 - August 20, 2022

Muskoka | Teen & Leadership

This three week program provides Campers with the opportunity to earn a Grade 11 high school credit in Healthy Living and Out- door Activities while at overnight camp. Students will participate in outdoor physical activities, develop leadership skills, complete coursework, and enjoy the friendship and fun of camp. This program is for patients only. (Ages 16-18)

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August 2022

7Scape

August 14, 2022 - August 20, 2022

Muskoka | Overnight

Near the town of Rosseau: Summer overnight programs give kids the opportunity to meet new friends, sleep in a cabin, and try a variety of camp activities such as archery, high ropes, swimming and music. (One week options are available for first time Campers).

Toronto Family Camping Trip

August 20, 2022 - August 21, 2022

Toronto | Overnight

Join us on an overnight tent camping trip for the whole family! Cook dinner over an open fire, roast marshmallows, sleep in a tent, and sing around a campfire. We’ll provide all of the equipment.

Bereaved Sibling Week (formerly Teomul)

August 21, 2022 - August 27, 2022

Muskoka | Overnight

Near the town of Rosseau: Summer overnight programs give kids the opportunity to meet new friends, sleep in a cabin, and try a variety of camp activities such as archery, high ropes, swimming and music. (One week options are available for first time Campers).

Family Camp 8

August 21, 2022 - August 25, 2022

Rainbow Lake | Overnight

Near the town of Waterford: (Campers ages 0-18 and up to two parents/guardians per family.) At these 5-day family camps you can enjoy camp activities such as campfires, sleeping in cabins, canoeing, evening games, music, swimming and more! Connect with other families and take part in special camp traditions.

Hamilton Day Camp

August 22, 2022 - August 26, 2022

Hamilton | Community - Campers & Siblings

Experience all the fun and excitement of a week at camp, close to home! Enjoy camp activities such as arts & crafts, music, drama, games and more. (Day Camps run from 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.) Program eligibility: Campers who are on or off-treatment, siblings, or bereaved siblings. (Ages 4-7)

Ottawa Family Camping Trip 2

August 27, 2022 - August 28, 2022

Ottawa | Overnight

Join us on an overnight tent camping trip for the whole family! Cook dinner over an open fire, roast marshmallows, sleep in a tent, and sing around a campfire. We’ll provide all of the equipment.

Family Camp 9

August 28, 2022 - September 1, 2022

Rainbow Lake | Overnight

Near the town of Waterford: (Campers ages 0-18 and up to two parents/guardians per family.) At these 5-day family camps you can enjoy camp activities such as campfires, sleeping in cabins, canoeing, evening games, music, swimming and more! Connect with other families and take part in special camp traditions.


September 2022

Family WAC 1 – Rainbow Lake

Friday, September 16 - Sunday, September 18

Rainbow Lake | Community - Family

Join us for a three day, two-night weekend family retreat experience! Families will maintain household “bubbles” as they take part in special camp traditions. Seasonal activities include: campfires, sleeping in cabins, canoeing, evening games, and so much more! It will be fun for the whole family! (Campers ages 0-18 and up to two parents/guardians per family).

Family Picnic

Saturday, September 17 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Toronto | Community - Family

Join us for a picnic in the park! Come and play outdoor games, make crafts and enjoy snacks with your camp friends.

Pottery Workshop

Saturday, September 17 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

London | Community - Family

We’re heading to a professional pottery studio to make some beautiful clay creations. Learn how to use the pottery wheel and hand building techniques!

Bob Ross Paint Party

Sunday, September 18 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Toronto | Teen & Leadership

Put brush to canvas and join your camp friends for a paintalong party inspired by painting legend Bob Ross and his documentary series ‘The Joy of Painting’.

Algonquin Canoe Trip

Thursday, September 22 – Sunday, September 25 Thursday 5:00 p.m. – Sunday 4:00 p.m.

Algonquin | Teen & Leadership

A great beginner canoe trip in beautiful Algonquin Park. The trip will include paddling, portaging, and cooking over a fire. We will go up to Campfire Circle Muskoka Thursday evening and leave for Algonquin Park Friday morning. *Please note: you must arrange for your child to take Friday off school to participate in this program.

WAC A

Friday, September 23 - Sunday, September 25

Muskoka | Community - Campers & Siblings

(Ages 5-14) Come join us for a Weekend at Camp (WAC) filled with adventure! You will have a chance to do some of your favourite summer activities like rock climbing, arts & crafts, and campfire—plus some fall favourites like pumpkin carving.

Camp Olympics

Saturday, September 24 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Ottawa | Community - Family

Work with your family to compete in a variety of classic and silly Camp Olympic events to see how many medals you can win!

WAC B

Friday, September 30 - Sunday, October 2

Muskoka | Community - Campers & Siblings

Come join us for a Weekend at Camp (WAC) filled with adventure! You will have a chance to do some of your favourite summer activities like rock climbing, arts & crafts, and campfire—plus some fall favourites like pumpkin carving.

Family WAC 2

Friday, September 30 - Sunday, October 2

Rainbow Lake | Community - Family

Join us for a three day, two-night weekend family retreat experience! Families will maintain household “bubbles” as they take part in special camp traditions. Seasonal activities include: campfires, sleeping in cabins, canoeing, evening games, and so much more! It will be fun for the whole family! (Campers ages 0-18 and up to two parents/guardians per family).


October 2022

Fall Fair

Saturday, October 1 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Toronto | Community - Family

Get ready for some classic fall family fun, complete with a corn maze, cranberry fishing, a scarecrow photo booth, and more!

Minute to Win it Games

Wednesday, October 5 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Virtual | Community - Family

Work as a team to complete some silly camp-style challenges in one minute! There will be some skill-testing trivia, funny games and much more!

Family WAC 3

Friday, October 14 - Sunday, October 16

Rainbow Lake | Community - Family

Join us for a three day, two-night weekend family retreat experience! Families will maintain household “bubbles” as they take part in special camp traditions. Seasonal activities include: campfires, sleeping in cabins, canoeing, evening games, and so much more! It will be fun for the whole family! (Campers ages 0-18 and up to two parents/guardians per family).

Family WAC 1 – Eastern Ontario

Friday, October 14 - Sunday, October 16

Perth | Community - Family

Join us for a three day, two-night weekend family retreat experience! Families will maintain household “bubbles” as they take part in special camp traditions. Seasonal activities include: campfires, sleeping in cabins, canoeing, evening games, and so much more! It will be fun for the whole family! (Campers ages 0-18 and up to two parents/guardians per family).

Rock Climbing

Saturday, October 15 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Hamilton | Teen & Leadership

We’re heading to the Adventureworks challenge course to rock climb, repel, and have a blast with our camp friends!

WAC Teen

Friday, October 21 - Sunday, October 23

Muskoka | Community - Campers & Siblings

(Ages 15-18) Come join us for a Weekend at Camp (WAC) filled with adventure! You will have a chance to do some of your favourite summer activities like rock climbing, arts & crafts, and campfire—plus some fall favourites like pumpkin carving.

Family WAC 4

Friday, October 21 - Sunday, October 23

Rainbow Lake | Community - Family

Join us for a three day, two-night weekend family retreat experience! Families will maintain household “bubbles” as they take part in special camp traditions. Seasonal activities include: campfires, sleeping in cabins, canoeing, evening games, and so much more! It will be fun for the whole family! (Campers ages 0-18 and up to two parents/guardians per family).

Halloween Party – Ottawa

Saturday, October 22 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Ottawa | Community - Family

Celebrate Halloween with your camp friends! There will be pumpkin carving, a costume parade and so much more.

WAC Bereaved Siblings

Friday, October 28 - Sunday, October 30

Muskoka | Community - Campers & Siblings

(Ages 5-18) Come join us for a Weekend at Camp (WAC) filled with adventure! You will have a chance to do some of your favourite summer activities like rock climbing, arts & crafts, and campfire—plus some fall favourites like pumpkin carving.

Family WAC 2

Friday, October 28 - Sunday, October 30

Perth | Community - Family

Join us for a three day, two-night weekend family retreat experience! Families will maintain household “bubbles” as they take part in special camp traditions. Seasonal activities include: campfires, sleeping in cabins, canoeing, evening games, and so much more! It will be fun for the whole family! (Campers ages 0-18 and up to two parents/guardians per family).

Halloween Party – Teen & Leadership

Friday, October 28 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Toronto | Teen & Leadership

Join us for an evening of Halloween fun, full of spooky snacks, pumpkin carving, and more!

Halloween Party – Toronto

Saturday, October 29 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Toronto | Community - Family

Celebrate Halloween with your camp friends! There will be pumpkin carving, a costume parade and so much more.

Hamilton Party – Hamilton

Saturday, October 29 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Hamilton | Community - Family

Celebrate Halloween with your camp friends! There will be pumpkin carving, a costume parade and so much more!


November 2022

Fall Baking

Wednesday, November 9 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Toronto | Teen & Leadership

Gather around the kitchen to bake some fall favourites. We will use ingredients that are in season and learn some new baking skills!

Book Club

Thursday, November 10

Virtual | Community - Campers & Siblings

4:30 – 5:30 p.m. (Red: A Crayon’s Story by Michael Hall) 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. (The First Rule of Punk by Celia C. Perez) Choose one of the books we’ve selected and then join your camp friends to chat, craft, and play games all related to the book. Paperback, ebook, or audio book will be provided. (Campers ages 4–14)

WAC Siblings

Friday, November 11 - Sunday, November 13

Muskoka | Community - Campers & Siblings

(Ages 5-18) Come join us for a Weekend at Camp (WAC) filled with adventure! You will have a chance to do some of your favourite summer activities like rock climbing, arts & crafts, and campfire—plus some fall favourites like pumpkin carving.

Family WAC 5

Friday, November 11 - Sunday, November 13

Rainbow Lake | Community - Family

Join us for a three day, two-night weekend family retreat experience! Families will maintain household “bubbles” as they take part in special camp traditions. Seasonal activities include: campfires, sleeping in cabins, canoeing, evening games, and so much more! It will be fun for the whole family! (Campers ages 0-18 and up to two parents/guardians per family).

Spy Training PA Day Program

Friday, November 18 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

London | Community - Family

Calling all spies! Learn investigation skills and practise the art of disguise in this spy training course. *Please note this program is for kids only, ages 4-14

Glow-In-The-Dark Mini Golf & Arcade

Sunday, November 20 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Toronto | Community - Family

Join us for some groovy arcade games and glow-in-thedark mini-putt! Show off your skills and complete the course as a family.

Volunteer Hours: Killer Whale Count

Thursday, November 24 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Virtual | Community - Campers & Siblings

Earn volunteer hours—take part in global research initiatives through Zooniverse. Help identify and count killer whales and sea lion declines in Alaska. *Campers ages 15-18

Holiday Market – Ottawa

Sunday, November 27 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Ottawa | Community - Family

Wear your favourite cozy sweater for this holiday market, camp style! There will be festive crafts, make your own snow globes, wood burning art, and some fun family games.


December 2022

Holiday Market

Saturday, December 3 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Toronto | Community - Family

Wear your favourite cozy sweater for this holiday market, camp style! There will be festive crafts, make your own snow globes, wood burning art, and some fun family games.

Camper Graduation

Sunday, December 4 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Toronto | Teen & Leadership

We are inviting our graduating Campers to join us to celebrate their time at camp!  Limited family members are welcome. Join us for some fun activities, a photo booth, a grad video, and time to reminisce about the magic of camp.

Gingerbread House Decorating

Tuesday, December 13 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

Virtual | Community - Family

Join us virtually for this fun family gingerbread house decorating party! We will send you the ingredients in advance.