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Camp at Home

The Camp at Home program series maintains our core values at the KOC as well as maintains the integrity of our primary program objectives. Programs will focus on strengthening family bonds through new or shared experiences, providing an increased sense of belonging, and getting a break from routine.  

There are four primary program streams currently offered in the Camp at Home series: 

  • Camp in a Box 
  • Online Respite
  • Family Programming – Free!
  • Youth Programming – Free! 

The details about each program are outlined below. 

The Camp in a Box program provides families with instructions and necessary supplies needed to participate in a variety of unique activities. The box is shipped directly to your home via Canada Post. Once the box arrives, you may participate in the activities at any time and in any way you wish! Our hope is that you do it as a family, but the box would also be an excellent resource for a respite worker spending time with your family at home.

To learn more, email Chelsea Brown at chelsea.brown@kinark.on.ca. This program is offered seasonally. Be sure to connect with Chelsea if you want to register for the next box. 

Through this program, a KOC mentor and youth connect virtually on a routine basis to participate in pre-determined virtual activities. Through one-on-one connection, children and youth will develop a relationship based on mentorship through shared participation over a period of time. While we require a caregiver to be present in the household and available if needed, this opportunity is one in which you can rest assured your child is engaged in a productive online relationship. The cost is $25 per hour.

Space is limited. If the program is full, please join the waitlist.

To learn more, email Chelsea Brown at chelsea.brown@kinark.on.ca.

  • Specialty Programs – Free!
    • Come together as a family to engage in a variety of of specialized family programming that is suitable for all ages! Events are always different, so be sure to check out Camp Brain for a list of the most up-to-date program offerings. Some events include: Holiday-themed nights, crafting, special interests, and more!
  • Trivia Nights – Free!
    • Join us once a month for a game of Trivia facilitated by our very own Outdoor Educator Staff Team.

To learn more, email Chelsea Brown at chelsea.brown@kinark.on.ca.

  • Specialty Programs – Free!
    •  Youth registered will engage in specific activities catered to the theme of the week, such as Break the Safe, Writer’s Club and an Escape Room night.
  • Registration Interest Programs
    • These programs are a great way to offer flexibility to family schedules. They are to gauge interest in a variety of different programs, and once we have hit our minimum number of participants, we will be in touch to find a suitable day and time that works for the greatest number of families! Programs include Book Club, Virtual Game Club, Dungeons and Dragons and Art Club. For more information, please visit the registration portal. 

To learn more, email Chelsea Brown at chelsea.brown@kinark.on.ca.