“To provide an opportunity for young people aged 9-18 who have ostomies or other special related needs (internal pouch, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, bladder exstrophy, cancer, cecostomy tube, Mitrofanoff or spina bifida), to attend camp and participate in camp activities under professional supervision”.
Each year (public health rules govern) Ostomy Canada Society staff and a team of professional and dedicated volunteers provide a welcoming and transformational experience for up to 40 children and youth to attend the Easter Seals Camp Horizon, Bragg Creek, Alberta (southwest of Calgary). For more information about the camp, please refer to the Camper Online Registration.
A five day fun-filled camp experience held in July at Easter Seals Camp Horizon near Bragg Creek, Alberta. Camp Horizon is a wonderful, all-accessible facility. In our week, volunteers and medical professionals who are mentors and experts in ostomy care oversee your children’s fun and well-being.
Easter Seals Camp Horizon provides individuals with disabilities and medical conditions with life-changing outdoor camp experiences. Camp offers a unique opportunity for campers to build self-esteem and self-care. Activities challenge their mind and body, while creating lasting friendships and life long memories (*see https://easterseals.ab.ca/camp-horizon/). The camper experience will include:
If you have any questions please contact our Camp Administrator (Lisa Gausman) at Ostomy Canada Society. (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Camp will run 5 days in 2023 – July 2-7, 2023. Contact Ostomy Canada Society for information about registration fees and financial assistance.