Special Support Camp

A Vacation to Remember!

With 30 years of experience you can be sure to have a great vacation southern Ontario christian campat Camp Shalom. Because of the continually increasing popularity of this program, we have added and whole extra week! Many of our campers have been come for over a decade and even sign up for more than one week each summer.

We believe that each one of our guests deserve to have fun and experience new things. Guests can experience the pool, waterslide and spray pad, sing campfire songs and and participate in worship times, eat great food and meet caring counsellors. All while making new friends and learning about their saviour Jesus Christ.

Looking for more of a challenge? Maybe SPEC Trek, SPEC Sports or SPEC Arts is right for you.

Age: 10 years and up
Cost:  $940 no HST (-$40 early bird before April 15th and -$10 if you register online)
July 1-6, July 15-20 , July 29-Aug 3

View Low Support vs. High Support criteria

Criteria Low Needs (All Programs) High Needs
1. The guest requires adult briefs No No
2. Requires support/direction while bathing Minimal Hand-over-Hand or 1:1
3. Requires support/direction while dressing Minimal Hand-over-Hand or 1:1
4. Requires support/direction at meal time Minimal Hand-over-Hand or 1:1
5. Exhibits behaviours requiring extra intervention* No No
6. The guest’s sleeping habits: 4+ hours/night, No wandering at night Less than 4 hours/night and/or prone to wandering

Please Note: Camp Shalom is unable to provide lifting. Campers must be able to toilet and dress themselves with very minimal assistance.

SPEC Trek, SPEC Sports and SPEC Arts is intended to be a more challenging program than Special Support. Campers should be very mobile and independent for participate in Spec Trek.

Each camper will be in a cabin with around 5 other campers and 1 (sometimes 2) counsellors. This should give you an idea what level of attention each camper is able to receive.

Individuals who require high support are invited to attend our program if they supply their own support worker. There is an additional $50 fee to bring your own support worker.