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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
Contacts: Cathy Philpott - Office Administrator
Service Description: Organization offering 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 handicapped accessible), a community lodge for all-weather/all-season meals and activities, a petting zoo, an in-ground pool with lifeguard supervision, 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 in July-August

Meeting: 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 - Population(s) Served: Low income families, with at least one child 16 years or younger * families with no other options for summer vacation
Age: 16.00 years and younger
Languages: English ; French
Language Note: French programs offered * French interpretation available upon request
Area(s) Served:
Québec ; Eastern Ontario  

This information was last completely updated on October 12, 2017

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