Individual Camp

Summer 2017 Applications will be available to download here, on January 10, 2017.

2017 Session Dates:

CAMP SESSION AGE LENGTH COST DATES CODE
 Merrywood  Explorers 8-12 10 day $2000 Jul 2-12, 2017 ME1
Jul 16-26, 2017 ME2
Jul 30-Aug 9, 2017 ME3
 Merrywood Pathfinders 13-18 10 day $2000 Jul 2-12, 2017 MP1
Jul 16-26, 2017 MP2
Jul 30-Aug 9, 2017 MP3
 Merrywood Pathfinders 13-18 5 day $1000 Aug 12-17, 2017 MP4
 Woodeden Explorers 8-12 10 day $2000 Jul 2-12, 2017 WE1
Jul 16-26, 2017 WE2
 Woodeden Pathfinders 13-18 10 day $2000 Jul 2-12, 2017 WP1
Jul 16-26, 2017 WP2
 Woodeden Pathfinders 13-18 5 day $1000 Jul 29-Aug 3, 2017 WP3

The full cost of Easter Seals Individual Camp sessions for Explorers and Pathfinders varies on session length – $2,000 for a 10-day session and $1000 for a 5-day session .

*Funding is available for campers who will be 18 and under as of July 1st and are not a Crown Ward of the government – please scroll down for more details.

Merrywood Campers

  • A 10-day overnight program at fully accessible camp for children and youth between the ages of 8 – 18 years (as of July 1st of the program year) – New in 2017: A 5-day version of our Pathfinder Camp will be offered at both Merrywood and Woodeden Camp
  • A camper to staff ratio of 2:1 to ensure that your child is well looked after
  • Specially trained Easter Seals camp staff facilitate summer camp programs for children and youth at two fully accessible overnight camps in Ontario.
  • A well-equipped health facility that is staffed by registered nurses
  • Flexibility: campers choose the activities they want to participate in, so they can try everything or focus on their favourite activities
  • A wide range of programs including: swimming, sports & games, archery, arts and crafts, life skills, environmental studies, leadership skills, overnight trips, sailing, camp fires and much, much more.
  • Campers under the age of 19 years as of July 1 (of the camping year) and who are not a Crown Ward, are eligible to receive funding from Easter Seals Ontario. Families are asked to pay what they can, with a minimum payment of $175. The remainder will be funded by our generous donors

Woodeden Campers

Special programs are offered at each camp:

Easter Seals Camp Merrywood – canoeing, kayaking, extended out-trips, sailing
Easter Seals Camp Woodeden – sledge hockey, wheelchair basketball, rock climbing and a fully accessible high ropes course

Eligibility:

  • Between the ages of 8-18 years as of July 1 (of the program year)
  • Registered with Easter Seals Ontario (Please note that the Incontinence Supplies Grant Program is a separate registry)
  • Meet the criteria for participation in Easter Seals residential camps (please see our “General Information / FAQ” page for more information).

Woodeden Camper and Staff - Swimming

A Typical day

Time Activity
8:00 am Breakfast
9:00 am Activity Period #1
10:00 am Juice Break
10:15 am Activity Period #2
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Hang Time
2:45 pm Activity Period #3
3:45 pm Juice Break
4:30 pm Activity Period #4
5:00 pm Dinner
7:00 pm Evening Activity
8:00 pm Campfire
8:30 pm Snack & Bedtime for younger campers
8:45 pm Senior Evening Program
10:00 pm Bedtime

For more information, contact the Easter Seals Recreation Co-ordinator at 416.421.8377 or 1.800.668.6252 ext. 325 or camp@easterseals.org.

Please note:
Merrywood Camper and Staff SwimmingEaster Seals camps are thrilled to offer exciting non-traditional camp programs. Please be aware however, that for safety reasons, specific criteria exists for participation in: out-trips and high ropes activities. Not all campers are well-suited for these activities.

Applications

Download Camp Applications here.