Camp Got2Go

Provided by: Crohn's and Colitis Canada - Maritimes Division

Service Description

Overnight summer camp for youth living with Crohn's, colitis, an ostomy, or a cecostomy. Campers get to form friendships with other youth who share a similar experience. Food and activities are specialized. Activities include:
  • Canoeing
  • Drama
  • Cooking
  • Environmental education
  • Outdoor recreation
  • Fine arts
  • Swimming

Information

Eligibility:
Youth ages 9-17 years who have been diagnosed with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis * Applicants must be healthy enough to attend overnight camp
Fees:
Camp fees are based on a 'pay what you can' fee structure
How to Access:
Apply online through Brigadoon Village website
Documents Required:
Completed Medical Authorization Form signed by your child's gastroenterologist or GI nurse (confirming your child's Crohn's or colitis diagnosis and your child's ability to attend a one-week, overnight camp)* Signed General Authorization Form * A brief summary (200-word maximum), in the child's own words, on why they would like to attend Camp Got2Go (see website for more details) OR the child can draw a picture or create a short 30 second video message
Program Hours:
Occurs in August each year
Language:
English
Coverage Area:
Prince Edward Island * Nova Scotia * New Brunswick * Newfoundland and Labrador * Ontario * Quebec

Service Locations & Contact Info