ACA Member Feature: Camp Bonadventure

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It’s a place where kids who may face barriers can have a summer of excitement, friendship and fun! It’s a place where children and youth thrive, feel encouraged and are challenged. At Camp Bonaventure kids can develop their abilities through horseback riding, canoeing, sailing, wall climbing, golf, swimming and many other exciting adventures!

About Camp Bonventure

Camp Bonventure is operated by Between Friends in Calgary. Between Friends has been offering social and recreational programs for people with disabilities in Calgary and surround area for over 30 years. Through all of their programs, they aim to benefit all people while increasing the community’s awareness, positive attitudes and sensitivity towards people with disabilities.

Camps are operated at Sandy Beach Park in Calgary, Alberta. This provides the perfect setting for plenty of outdoor fun in the sun, sing-alongs, games, crafts and all kinds of adventure. They also do day trips outside of the city to see the great wilderness!

Engaging in social and recreational activities, especially outdoors helps build self-esteem, quality of life and mental and physical health. This is true for children and youth without and with disabilities. That is why all children from the age of 4 to 17 years old are welcome to attend Camp Bonaventure. Individuals are divided into age appropriate groups and activities are customized to all ability levels to maximize the enjoyment and help kids be challenged and grow their individual potential.

Staff at Camp Bonaventure

Your kids will be well-cared for at Camp Bonadventure. They typically operate a staff to camper ratio of 1:4, but can accommodate 1:2 or 1:6 ratio too. Members who require 1:1 are welcome to participate with the help of their Personal Aide.

The staff at Camp Bonadventure are trustworthy, capable, positive role models, enthusiastic and well-trained. Staff are all over 18 years old and have obtained formal screening through The Calgary Police and Alberta Government Child Welfare. They also possess Standard First Aid and CPR certification.

Contact

205, 8989 Macleod Trail - Calgary, AB T2H 0M2

PHONE:(403) 508-0119

EMAIL: info@betweenfriends.ab.ca  

WEBSITE: https://betweenfriends.ab.ca/programs/camp-bonaventure/ 

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