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Summer Camp Planning Workshops

Dear WRFN Community,

Last week, we sent out our January newsletter but missed including a great opportunity from KidsAbility we don't want anyone to miss out on! Please note, this opportunity is time sensitive, as the first event takes place next Tuesday, January 11. Links to register are below.

Summer Camp Planning Workshops
Are you thinking about a summer camp for your child?  Come join us for a summer camp planning workshop over Zoom!  This workshop is designed to give caregivers and service providers the information they need to plan a successful summer camp experience for a child with special needs. 
In this free parent workshop, you will learn about:

  • How to find inclusive and specialized camps in your community
  • The different types of inclusion supports available and how to access them
  • Funding options for camp fees and specialized supports
  • Sharing information about your child
  • Preparing your child for camp
  • Municipal and YMCA camps and supports available
  • Registrants will receive a Zoom link via email the morning of the workshop.

Cambridge Summer Camp Planning Workshop:
Date:   Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Time:   7:00 - 8:30 pm
Location:  Online via Zoom
Register:  https://summerplanningworkshopcambridge.eventbrite.ca
Registration Deadline: January 10, 2022
Questions?  Contact Sheryl Dedman at sdedman@kidsability.ca or 519-886-8886 x3260
Kitchener/Waterloo Summer Camp Planning Workshop:
Date:   Tuesday, February 15, 2022
Time:   7:00 - 8:30 pm
Location:  Online via Zoom
Register:  https://summerplanningworkshopkw.eventbrite.ca
Registration Deadline: February 14, 2021
Questions?  Contact Meg Shirley at mshirley@kidsability.ca or 519-886-8886 x1302

Leah Bowman at 11:22 AM
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