This summer, the Ontario Camps Association (OCA) will provide 350 free spots to refugee children in Canadian summer camps across the country. This is offered to children who are refugees who arrived in Canada in 2014, 2015 or 2016 and who are between the ages of 4-15.
Accredited camps are providing free spaces at a variety of camps, including:
- Day or overnight camps
- Specialty camps
- Religious or non-religious camps
- All boy, all girl, or co-ed camps
- One week or multi-week camps
Sponsors must first complete an application form for the family. More information is available at refugeesummer.ca .
OCA Press Release: April 27th 2016
Statement by Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship