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Ten Oaks Project

Contact Information
Office Phone 613-614-1537
E-Mail info@tenoaksproject.org
Website www.tenoaksproject.org
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/TenOaks/
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/tenoaksproject/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/tenoaksproject
Primary Contact Olivia Fogel, Programs Manager
Agency Information
Description (Agency) 2SLGBTQ+ youth services provider
Established 2004
Primary Executive Hannah McGechie, Executive Director
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Programs for children and youth from Two-Spirit, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and/or Queer (2SLGBTQ+) identities, families and communities

Camp Ten Oaks: week-long, sleep away summer camp for children and youth 8-17 years old from 2SLGBTQ+ identities, families and communities * two week-long sessions run annually with one outside of Kingston and the other outside of London, ON

Project Acorn: four-day community building space for youth 16-24 years old from 2SLGBTQ+ identities, families and communities in Ottawa

Oak Grove Family Camp: A weekend-long sleep away camp for families with children and/or parents from 2SLGBTQ+ identities and communities * Offered outside Lombardy, ON

Camp Lifting Leaves: A weekend sleep away camp for children and youth (aged 8-21) in and out of care, from 2SLGBTQ+ identities, families, and communities.

Trans Children and Youth Swim Night: A once per month swim meet for trans, gender-creative, and gender non-conforming youth and their families.

Shaping Parenthood: A 2SLGBTQ+ Ottawa Parenting Series - An ongoing series of workshops aiming to empower 2SLGBTQ+ communities in their family planning, providing them with knowledge of systems, practices, and resources available to make a family their way.
Hours By appointment only
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Children and youth 8-24 years old of (2SLGBTQ+) families and communities
Application Visit the website
Languages English
Fees Service - sliding scale ; Admission - Camp Ten Oaks $1200 * Project Acorn $300 (2021)
Site Information
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
251 Bank St
Floor 5
Ottawa, ON K2P 1X3
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Child / Family Services ; Community Programs ; Youth
HCSD Sub Heading 2SLGBTQ+ ; 2SLGBTQ+ Supports ; Camps
Service Categories LGBTQ2+ Support Groups ~ Youth ; Parenting Skills Classes ~ LGBTQ2+ Parents ; Residential Camps ~ LGBTQ2+ Youth ; Therapeutic Camps ~ LGBTQ2+ Youth

Agency Overview


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