Children & Youth and Family programs

A group of four young people hold hands and jump in the air.

Youth Ontario United (Y.O.U)

Join other Ontario Youth for a monthly meetup via Skype or Teleconference. Learn, engage and share among peers across the province. Chat about a new topic and collaborate to develop new friendships, new skills and initiatives in your community.
A father and daughter ride a tandem bike at Lake Joe.

Family Programs

Our family program gives people with sight loss and their families an opportunity to enjoy the splendour of Muskoka on beautiful Lake Joseph in a safe and inclusive environment. Activities are available for all ages and there are also events just for adults, youth and kids.
A young boy surfs on a wakeboard on Lake Joe

Wilderness Immersion for Leadership Development (WILD) (ages 15-19) 

Wilderness Immersion for Leadership Development (WILD) is a two-week adventure program where you’ll work on skills like canoeing, hiking, rock climbing and high-ropes course elements while refining leadership skills.
A group of campers (in bathing suits) run into the Lake.

Pushing Limits for Active Youth (PLAY) (ages 8-18) 

Pushing Limits for Active Youth (PLAY) is for those that want to discover new sports at Lake Joe.
Two participants ride in a canoe on Lake Joe.

Leaders-In-Training (ages 16-19)

At Lake Joe, you'll learn you don't need a title to be a leader. Leaders-in-training (LIT) empowers you to take an active role in camp life.
Children playing on the beach. at Lake Joe. A rainbow appears in the distance.

Camp Abilities (ages 8-18) 

Want to try a triathlon, or work on paddling skills? This goal-based program is aimed at athletic development.
A father and daughter ride a tandem bike at Lake Joe.

Family Programs

Our family program gives people with sight loss and their families an opportunity to enjoy the splendour of Muskoka on beautiful Lake Joseph in a safe and inclusive environment. Activities are available for all ages and there are also events just for adults, youth and kids.
A group of  young campers huddle in a circle. Arms are raised in the air.

Summer Camp (ages 8-17)

Choose your specialization for the week as you learn new skills while developing confidence and independence in a safe and supportive environment.