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Summer Fun Information

Tuesday May 24, 2016: Summer Camp Info Night at DCAFS 655 Riddell Road, Orangeville from 6:30pm -8:30pm. Representatives from various summer programs including the Town of Orangeville, Teamworks, Community Living Duffering and many more will be available to discuss their camps. RSVP by phone to Tina Pryce at 519-941-1530 x225 or by email: tina.pryce@dcafs.on.ca

Summer Inclusion Program for Children and Youth: This program is in keeping with Community Living Dufferin’s philosophy that people with developmental disabilities can integrate fully into the community.  It supports children (aged 4 to 14) to attend regular summer recreational programs offered in Dufferin County. Parents select a program and apply to CLD for the assistance of an inclusion counselor. Each child is provided with one to one assistance which supports them to partake to the best of their ability. For more information please call: Karen Bowen at 519-941-8971.

Special Services At Home (SSAH): MCSS/MCYS send out acceptance/confirmation letters out to all families in April. Once funding applications are mailed to the Ministry, DCAFS has limited to no further involvement.  Families are encouraged to contact the Ministry directly for follow up and/or questions that you may have after your application is completed and sent.  1-905-567-7177 or Toll Free 1-877-832-2818.

Autism Ontario: the 2016 One to One Summer Support Worker Reimbursement Fund is now open for application. We will accept all applications received between May 2, and June 3, 2016 and have a random draw to determine eligibility. Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Ginny at ginny@autismontario.com

Camp Information (Day and Residential): http://www.ontariocampsassociation.ca/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/campdirectory.pdf#page=9

Camp Subsidy Information: http://www.ontariocampsassociation.ca/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/campdirectory.pdf#page=9

Get On Board! Teen Sailing Program. Adapted program and accessible boats. Please click here to read more.

Group Sens*Say*Tion, A Sensory Social Communication Group: The Orangeville Speech & Language Clinic and My Kid’s OT will hold this sensory communication group for children ages five (SK entry) to nine. Please click here for more information.

Windy Willows Horseback Riding: Join Kim and Jen for a great night of riding and horsemanship. Please click here for more information.

Special Olympic Golf: New program starting at Caledon Woods Golf Course, 15608 Hyw 50 Bolton.  June 7-Aug 30. Tuesdays from 6-7:30pm. Cost still to be finalized but estimate to be ($40-$50 – t-shirt included). For more information please contact Mike Grierson by phone at 905-880-1400 x2322 or by email: mgrierson@clublink.ca or

Monthly Teen Group: This once/month group is designed for youth aged 13-18. This group focuses on making friendships. Youth are encouraged to take part in a community outing, promoting independence.  For dates and information email lara.mcquarrie@kerrysplace.org

Monthly Kids Club: This once/month group is designed for kids aged 9-12 years old. It helps children build social skills and independence while enjoying their night in the community.  For dates and information email lara.mcquarrie@kerrysplace.org

Dufferin Special Olympics Bocce Ball: Mondays from 5:30-6:30pm at Windy Willows Farm (10mins outside of Orangeville). Start date May 9th. Cost $10 for season.  For more information please contact Kim at 519-941-2-6184 or by email kimboughton@hotmail.com

Summer Camp Contact Information

Town of Shelburne: To visit their camp info please click here or to contact them please email: cdrccamp@shelburne.ca

Town of Orangeville: To visit their camp info please click here or to contact them please email:  spavao@orangeville.ca

Town of Grand Valley: To visit their camp info please click here or to contact them please email: bcook@townofgrandvalley.ca or to view their flyer click here.