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Supporting Kids in Camp

Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington are proud to continue to provide a great program each summer for families of children with special needs. Supporting Kids in Camp (SKIC) provides children who have special needs with trained and experienced one-to-one workers, called Support Counsellors, so that they may attend specialized and/or integrated community camps.

There is no cost to families for this service!

This program is funded by the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS) and will help to address one-to-one support needs during summer camps. If you are interested in applying for a support counsellor so that your child may be fully included and supported at a camp program, please read the following information:

Who can apply?

Please review the following criteria:

We support day camps in the Guelph-Wellington region. Use the map below to view the boundaries of the Wellington region.

All eligible applicants must follow the process described below.

Please Note: In fairness to all, applications for a Support Counsellor are limited to one week during the summer. Please be aware that registration is first come/first serve.

  • Applying to SKIC

    We are currently planning our SKIC program for Summer 2024, with registration opening April 2, 2024, at 12:00 pm.

    Please contact the Supporting Kids in Camp Coordinator at, if you have any questions.

    Steps to Apply to SKIC
    1. Choose a camp program for your child and register for that program.
    2. Fill out the SKIC Online Application. (Note: If the week that you are interested in does not appear in the pull-down menu, that week is currently full.)
    3. The Program Coordinator will contact the camp, to ensure they are committed to the philosophy of inclusion.
    4. Confirmation of SKIC support will be sent by e-mail based on availability and eligibility.
    5. A One Form will be sent by e-mail once your registration is confirmed.


  • Forms
    SKIC Online Applicationopening April 2, 2024, at 12:00 pm
    One Form

    Once your registration for SKIC support has been confirmed by email, you will be sent a One Form to fill out for your camper.  This is a personal information form that will provide helpful information, tips, and strategies.

  • Contact Information


    Luis Sandoval

    Recruitment and Training Coordinator

    1-844-264-2993 ext 2564


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