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John Island Camp

Everyone should have the opportunity
to make endless summer camp memories.

John Island Camp

Everyone should have the opportunity to make those endless summer camp memories.

YMCA Financial Assistance

Campership Program

The YMCA is dedicated to providing an experience that is accessible and open to all. If you want your child to attend summer camp, we want to do our best to support making that happen. The YMCA’s Campership Program is designed to do just that. We offer special funding and extended payment plans for anyone who finds that camp fees can sometimes be unmanageable.

How do I apply?

2020 Campership Application

To apply for financial assistance please download and fill out our 2019 Campership Application. Please take the time to fully read and ensure that you submitting all the necessary documents with your application (including a registration form). All applications must be fully complete in order to be assessed. Note: Applications for financial assistance are based on household income.

How long does it take to assess?

It is our Customer Service obligation to provide a fast response to your request, but incomplete information and missing documents will significantly delay confirmation and processing of your application. Please allow 3 weeks for your application to be processed, at which time you will be contacted at the preferred number listed on your application. Note: We will cannot accept applications that are submitted within 3 weeks of the program start date.

How do I submit my application?

You must complete the Financial Assistance Application Form and submit all required supporting documents. Complete applications can be submitted by one of the following methods:

YMCA Camping Services Office
140 Durham Street, Sudbury On P3E 3M7

Attn: Camping Services Office

In Person:
YMCA Camping Services Office
140 Durham Street, Sudbury On

Does my application hold my space in a camp program?

Submitted applications do not hold a space in a camp program. In order to secure your child’s space please allow for your application to be processed and payments to be scheduled. To immediately secure your space the full deposit specified to the program is required.

Payment Plans

Payment plans are also available for families who are requesting a fee reduction or those that would just like to spread the payments over a series of months to lessen the the final amount due on on June 1, 2019. Get in touch with the Camping Services Office at (705)674-6171 in order to speak with a camp representative to develop a payment plan that works for your needs.

How Can I Contribute?

The Campership program is funded through generous contributions by camp families, camp staff, local businesses, and other community partners. This year, help put a smile on a child’s face – consider making a $10.00 donation to the YMCA Campership program when you fill out your camp registration. The donation is tax deductible and every dollar helps send a child to camp.

Our staff are here to answer your questions!
At any time, please don’t hesitate to contact our office at 705-674-6171 or 800-465-9622 (toll free in Canada)

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