Trillium Childhood Cancer Support Centre

Site: Oddfellow & Rebekah Island

Service: Camp Trillium Residential Camp Programs

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-527-1992
Toll Free Phone 1-888-999-2267
E-Mail volunteer@camptrillium.com
Website www.camptrillium.com
Primary Contact Joel Scadding, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: ext 28; Email: joels@camptrillium.com
Alternate Contact Marci Shea-Perry, Executive Director; Phone: ext 21
Site Information
Located In Community Bloomfield
Address & Map
Trillium Childhood Cancer Support Centre
940 Queensdale Ave E
Hamilton, ON L8V 1N4
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name Garratt's Island
Former Name Garratt's Island ; OuR Island ; Rebekah Island
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Programs are residential (sleepover) camps, that provide recreational and camping experiences, for children living with cancer and their families. It admits children suffering from cancer, those in remission, siblings, bereaved siblings, and parents of children with cancer.  
 
Camp includes swimming, kayaking, canoeing, hiking, arts and crafts, drama, target sports, bonfires, and more.  
Medical support provided by the Nursing Director, and a team of nurses is on duty at all times, including trips out. 
Programs include: 
Residential Camp (Ages 8-15 years) - This 7 or 11 day sleepover program offers a special place for youth to explore nature and learn about themselves in a natural setting. Bus transportation is provided from designated locations. 
Family Camp (Ages newborn-17 years, and parents) - This 5 day overnight program provides an excellent opportunity for families to interact in a relaxing environment with others who have had similar life experiences. Families are required to provide their own transportation to and from camp. 
Teen Leadership Camp (Ages 14-15 years) - A seven-day program with a focus on leadership skills, group dynamics, wilderness, and first aid training. 
 
Volunteers should be at least 18 years old to be group leaders and special friends at camp. 
 
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Dates Jul and Aug
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries All of Ontario
Eligibility Ages: 8 year(s) - 15 year(s) Children suffering from cancer and in remission, siblings, bereaved siblings, and parents/caregivers of children with cancer.

Residential Camp: ages 8-15 yrs

Family Camp: children, ages 0-17, attend with their parents/primary caregivers

Application Contact for information
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Leadership Development ~ Adolescents ~ Cancer ; Therapeutic Camps ~ Cancer ; Therapeutic Camps ~ Families/Friends of People with Cancer

Agency Overview


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