Social

Easter Seals Camp - offers a variety of camps for kids with disabilities including individual and family camp options.  Camps are very popular and fill up quickly so I would suggest to submit the application as soon as they become available.  Camps are located in Ontario.

Special Needs Summer Camp - Offers a comprehensive list of summer camp locations: accessible, special needs and/or kids recovering from illness such as cancer. Primary locations across Ontario, with some in Quebec

Cruisers - provides athletes with disabilities a chance to participate in different sports throughout the province.  Options include "multi-sport" which is for younger kids as well as specific sports such as basketball and hockey. Located in Ontario.

Ontario Wheelchair Sports Association (OWSA) - opportunities for athletes with disabilities in Ontario to participate in wheelchair athletics, wheelchair basketball, wheelchair rugby, and wheelchair tennis at recreational, competitive, and high performance levels.

Starlight Children's Foundation Canada - Whether it’s a trip to the zoo or an action-packed sporting event, Starlight’s families enjoy all of the excitement, laughs and fun of a getaway from the hospital and being sick – just what the doctor ordered.  It is easy to apply to be a member of Starlight Foundation.  Once you are a member you will receive regular e-mails to events at which point you can apply via SurveyMonkey to receive the tickets and go to the event.

The Dance Ability Movement - provides inclusive and accessible programming in dance studios so that everyone can participate.  Multiple programs and locations across Ontario.

T.E.A.D - provides therapeutic horseback riding instruction to people with physical and cognitive/communication disabilities.  Located in Mount Hope Ontario.

Team Hoyt Canada - Awesome foundation that organizes and partners with running events for families with disabilities across North America. From their website: "Team Hoyt is an inspirational story of a father, Dick Hoyt, & his son, Rick, who compete together in marathons and triathlons across the country. Team Hoyt Canada was founded in 2015 and is proud to honor the name of The Hoyts."

Variety Village - Located in Danforth,  provides children's programs and the use of a swimming pool and gym.  There is a membership cost, and cost for the programs.  They do provide discount for cost for low-income families.

Kids Bowl Free - A really cool idea for kids to participate in a fun, social activity with other kids! From their website:

"This program is designed by bowling centers to give back to the community and provide a safe, secure, and fun way for kids to spend time this summer.

Children whose age does not exceed a limit by a participating bowling center are eligible to register for 2 free games each day of the KBF program, all

Online Social Network Resources

SPINALpedia - a social mentoring network/community that provides shared SCI knowledge, voices and stories.

CareCure Community - a forum allowing members around the world to post on topics such as care, equipment, exercise & recovery, family, travel etc.

Spinal Cord Injury Ontario - If you are 16 years or older they can provide you with peer support.  If you are a parent, they may be able to provide a connection with another SCI individual near you.