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Organization: Waupoos Foundation (The)  
Phone Numbers: 613-822-2189
Fax: 613-822-4526
2050 Rideau Rd
Gloucester, ON
K1X 1B1
Intersection: Bowesville Rd and Rideau Rd
Location: South of Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Irregular, email or call and leave message for more details
Public Contacts: Cathy Philpott - Office Administrator
Service Description: Organization offering July & August summer vacation opportunities at a minimal cost * Weekend school year vacation opportunities are also available on select weekend dates during the rest of the year

Hosts up to five families at a time providing refuge from the day-to-day challenges of poverty in the context of a recreational camp experience * activities include swimming, nature walks, bonfires, archery, arts and crafts and more * amenities include a detached cottage for each family, (one cottage is accessible for those with limited mobility), a community lodge for all-weather/all-season meals and activities, a petting zoo, an in-ground pool with lifeguard supervision (summer), and a farm management team

Facilities available for group rentals of up to 75 people * large meeting space * full kitchen * chapel * walking trails * recreational grounds * facilities are not available for groups during the summer vacation program

Meetings: Board of Directors meet monthly * Annual General Meeting in June
Fees: Program - Varies on the length of the stay * weekend vacation during school year: $40-$70 per family * summer vacations (six nights): $75 per family
Application: Application form is available online or by calling * first come first served basis
Eligibility / Target Population: Low income families, with at least one child 16 years or younger * families with no other options for summer vacation
Languages: English * French
Language Notes: French programs offered * French interpretation available upon request
Area Served:
Québec ; Eastern Ontario  

This information was last completely updated on October 17, 2018

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Updated October 17, 2018
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